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10 Tax Breaks for the Middle Class
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10 Tax Breaks for the Middle Class

Tax breaks aren't just for the rich. There are plenty of them that are only available to middle- and low-income Americans.
June 30, 2020
13 Tax Breaks for Homeowners and Home Buyers
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13 Tax Breaks for Homeowners and Home Buyers

Owning (or buying) a home is expensive. But at least there are some tax deductions, credits, and exclusions that can help you recoup some of those cos…
June 22, 2020
CARES Act Expands Tax Deductions for Charitable Giving
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CARES Act Expands Tax Deductions for Charitable Giving

Which tax break you can take under the economic stimulus bill depends on whether you itemize or claim the standard deduction on your 2020 tax return.
April 30, 2020
Working from Home: Can You Claim the Home Office Deduction or Write Off Other Business Expenses on Your 2020 Tax Return?
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Working from Home: Can You Claim the Home Office Deduction or Write Off Other Business Expenses on Your 2020 Tax Return?

People temporarily telecommuting because of the coronavirus pandemic are wondering if they can get a tax deduction out of it. It depends on your emplo…
April 14, 2020
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Claim These Tax Deductions Even If You Don’t Itemize
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Claim These Tax Deductions Even If You Don’t Itemize

One of the biggest changes the 2017 tax reform law brought was a near doubling of the standard deduction.
April 2, 2020

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Most-Overlooked Tax Breaks and Deductions for the Self-Employed
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Most-Overlooked Tax Breaks and Deductions for the Self-Employed

Have you recently gone into business for yourself? Check out these seven ways to make the tax law work for you.
February 13, 2020
15 Tax Breaks You Won't Believe Are Real
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15 Tax Breaks You Won't Believe Are Real

As you struggle with your tax return, trying to come up with some extra deductions to pump up your refund or reduce what you owe, don't you sometimes …
January 31, 2020
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10 Tax Breaks for the Middle Class
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10 Tax Breaks for the Middle Class

December 20, 2019
End-of-Year Moves to Trim Your 2019 Tax Tab
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End-of-Year Moves to Trim Your 2019 Tax Tab

It's time to look for last-minute moves that can shrink your 2019 tax bill. But the end of the year is coming fast, so don't procrastinate.
November 8, 2019
Last-Minute Tax Tips to Lower Your 2018 Tax Bill
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Last-Minute Tax Tips to Lower Your 2018 Tax Bill

November 12, 2018
What the New Tax Law Means for Small Businesses
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What the New Tax Law Means for Small Businesses

The most sweeping tax overhaul in three decades brings lots of good cheer for businesses, ranging from a lower corporate tax rate to big tax savings f…
May 17, 2018
Giving to Charity: Strategies to Ensure a Tax and Human Benefit Under New Tax Law
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Giving to Charity: Strategies to Ensure a Tax and Human Benefit Under New Tax Law

Changes to the tax law in 2018 have taken away most people's ability to deduct charitable contributions. But there are still a few options to consider…
January 31, 2018
5 IRS Rules for Renting Out Your Vacation Home
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5 IRS Rules for Renting Out Your Vacation Home

Whether you use your vacation getaway every weekend or just a few times a year, you may want to rent it out occasionally to offset some of your expens…
August 9, 2017
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Tax Deductions for Independent Contractors
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Tax Deductions for Independent Contractors

Write-offs for business expenses will help offset your self-employed income.
January 15, 2017
Tax Planning for Owning a Second Home
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Tax Planning for Owning a Second Home

Learn how mortgage interest, property taxes, rental property and tax-free profit affects your tax return.
December 14, 2016
Tax Savings for Single People
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Tax Savings for Single People

Reduce the amount you owe to Uncle Sam by adjusting your withholding, switching to a Roth 401(k) and making IRA contributions sooner rather than later…
January 7, 2015
Tax Breaks for Generous Grandparents
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Tax Breaks for Generous Grandparents

Many states offer a tax deduction for contributions to a 529 college-savings plan to any resident, not just the parents.
June 18, 2014
Tax Breaks for Buying a Home
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Tax Breaks for Buying a Home

From mortgage interest deductions to closing cost write-offs, find out the tax relief benefits for homeowners.
February 3, 2012