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You can still save more for retirement if you haven't reached the 2019 contribution limit yet.
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If you've had too much or too little tax withheld from your paychecks, there's still time to submit a new Form W-4 to have your withholding adjusted for the rest of the year.
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Annually adjusted contribution limits and other requirements must be met if you're covering health care costs with an HSA in 2020.
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Deductions for lost or damaged property, filing and payment extensions, and fee waivers can help taxpayers impacted by the storm.
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The IRS allows some limited tax breaks on medical expenses and insurance premiums related to long-term care.
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This tax-saving move will result in more money in your pocket if you inherit employer stock.
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Beware penalties if you don't get your tax return to the IRS on time.
A handful of states impose special excise taxes on the sale of consumer fireworks.
The IRS and California will take about 46% of the game-show star's winnings.
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The number of withholding allowances you claim on your W-4 form can affect the size of your next tax refund. Start with our new withholding calculator.
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Don't panic, but arm yourself with knowledge. We provide links to the manuals IRS agents use to know what to look for when auditing various kinds of businesses.
The answer to this question will affect both your paycheck and next year's tax refund, so it's important to get this tricky number and your withholding right.
Hold onto your tax documents at least until the time limit for an audit runs out—and keep some records even longer.
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If you owe Uncle Sam money, filing your tax return late (or never) can come with costly complications.
Federal income tax returns are due April 15 for most taxpayers. However, some people have a little extra time. Are you one of them?
If you're making estimated tax payments, pay close attention to the due dates. You could be penalized by the IRS if you miss a deadline.
As you rush to meet the tax filing deadline, here are some pointers to bring your stress level down.