10 States With the Lowest Sales Tax
Sales Tax Living in one of the lowest sales tax states doesn't always mean you'll pay less.
Did You Overpay for Thanksgiving Dinner?
Thanksgiving 2023 marks the second most expensive Thanksgiving dinner in history. But how much it cost depended on what you bought, where you live — and whether your state taxes groceries.
By Katelyn Washington Last updatedThanksgiving
Tax-Deductible Black Friday Deals for the Self-Employed
Black Friday Deals Some Black Friday deals can help the self-employed save on business expenses and taxes.
By Katelyn Washington PublishedBlack Friday Deals
Living Abroad for a While? Shakira Case Shows Taxes Matter — Wherever
Tax Residency Colombian pop star Shakira's tax fraud case in Spain shows how living in another country can affect your tax bill.
By Kelley R. Taylor Last updatedTax Residency
Mega Millions After Taxes: How Much Will the Winner Get?
Lottery Taxes The Mega Millions jackpot winner will take home much less than the advertised jackpot amount, thanks to taxes.
By Katelyn Washington Last updatedLottery Taxes
California Tax Deadline Extension 2023: What You Need To Know
Tax Deadlines Some Californians have a few more days to file federal and state tax returns because of natural disasters.
By Kelley R. Taylor Last updatedTax Deadlines
What Are the Capital Gains Tax Rates for 2023 vs. 2024?
Capital Gains Tax The capital gains tax rate depends on the type of asset, your taxable income, and how long you held the property sold.
By Rocky Mengle Last updatedCapital Gains Tax
What is Capital Gains Tax?
Capital Gains Tax It's important to understand what capital gains tax is and how it's calculated, and what tax rates apply.
By Orla O'Connor Last updatedCapital Gains Tax
Most Expensive States for Retired Military Service Members
Military Retirement Veterans can keep more of their military retirement pay by avoiding these high-taxed, most expensive states for retired service members.
By Katelyn Washington Last updatedMilitary Retirement
What's the 2023 Standard Deduction?
Tax Breaks Most people claim the standard deduction on their federal tax return instead of itemizing deductions. How much can you claim?
By Kelley R. Taylor Last updatedTax Breaks