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In April, Medicare will start mailing new cards that don't disclose Social Security numbers. But the rollout will take a year.
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If leaving a job means losing your health insurance, you can get coverage through a government health care exchange or another insurer, or you can stick with your employer's plan for up to 18 months.
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Why you might want to hold on to that account.
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Using a new measure of inflation, the IRS has reduced the amount that people with family medical coverage can contribute to a health savings account in 2018.
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How you can use the money at colleges in the plan, and even at those who aren't.
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Home-sharing services and your homeowners policy may cover liability and damages by tenants, but the insurance may fall short.
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You can tap an HSA to pay for long-term-care insurance, but the amount you can withdraw tax-free depends on your age.
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There's no time limit for spending money in a 529 college-savings plan, so leftover dollars in an account can be used by other family members now or by a new generation in the future.
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You have up to three years to file an amended return and other paperwork with the IRS to claim missed tax deductions or credits.
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Filing your return electronically and using direct deposit can speed up the process by weeks.
The sudden windfall won't reduce your benefits. Here's why.
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Semiretired or part-time workers saving money in an IRA or other retirement plan may qualify for an often-ignored tax credit that will lower their tax bill.
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Federal rules allow you to roll over money from an IRA to an HSA once in your life. But you may forfeit a tax break by doing so.
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Identity thieves are getting more sophisticated at tricking taxpayers into revealing their personal information. Here are some scams you may encounter this tax season and ways to tell fact from fraud.
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The new federal tax law allows families to use 529 college plans to pay tuition for kindergarten through high school. But doing so before state laws are revised to reflect the new rules could trigger a tax and a penalty.
Contributing to a young worker's Roth IRA can help a student start saving for retirement, although the timing of this gift could affect financial aid for college.
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Under the new tax law, families with a 529 college-savings plan can now roll that money into a tax-friendly ABLE account to help a child with a disability.
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