Tax Tips

Our experts will count down moves to make to lower your tax bill.

April 16, 2019

How Long Should You Keep Tax Records?

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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April 16, 2019

Miss the Tax Deadline? What to Do If You Forgot to File Taxes

If you owe Uncle Sam money, filing your tax return late (or never) can come with costly complications.

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April 11, 2019

Tax Day 2019: When's the Last Day to File Taxes?

Federal income tax returns are due April 15 for most taxpayers. However, some people have a little extra time. Are you one of them?

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April 9, 2019

When Are 2019 Estimated Tax Payments Due?

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.

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April 8, 2019

Tax Tips for Last-Minute Filing

As you rush to meet the tax filing deadline, here are some pointers to bring your stress level down.

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April 5, 2019

How to Get an Extension for Filing Your Tax Return

Can't file your tax return by April 15? Don't panic. It's easy to ask the IRS for more time.

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March 14, 2019

Is There an Unclaimed Tax Refund Waiting for You?

The IRS has $1.4 billion in refunds from 2015 waiting to be claimed. Is any of that money yours?

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January 15, 2019

Will the Government Shutdown Delay My Tax Refund?

Despite the shutdown, the IRS says it will provide refunds to taxpayers without delay. We’re not so sure.

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January 14, 2019

Are Estimated Taxes Still Due Despite the Government Shutdown?

Don’t think you can skip your January 15, 2019 estimated tax payment, for 2018’s fourth quarter, just because IRS employees are furloughed.

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January 8, 2019

When Is the Earliest You Can File Your Tax Return in 2019?

Like to file your taxes early? Good news: The IRS will begin processing 2018 tax returns on time, despite the government shutdown.

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January 8, 2019

Tax Day 2019: When Is the Last Day to File Taxes?

Most taxpayers must file federal income tax returns by April 15. However, there are some exceptions to the familiar tax filing deadline.

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June 7, 2018

Betting on Sports? You May Owe the IRS

Prepare to pay taxes on winnings.

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June 7, 2018

You Can Still Trim Your 2017 Tax Bill

Now is also a good time to check withholding for 2018 taxes.

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April 27, 2017

How to Handle an IRS Audit of Your Tax Return

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.

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April 9, 2018

Last-Minute Tax Tips for Procrastinators

As you rush to meet the filing deadline, don't overlook money-saving tax breaks. This could be your last year to claim some.

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March 8, 2018

Smart Moves for Your 2017 Tax Return

This is may be your last chance to claim some tax deductions. We help you make the most of them.

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February 7, 2018

Under the New Tax Law, Is My Alimony Tax-Free?

The new policy goes into effect in 2019. Older divorces can be modified to follow the new rules—if both parties agree.

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