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Tax-Free Weekends (or Weeks) for Back-to-School Shopping
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Tax-Free Weekends (or Weeks) for Back-to-School Shopping

Sales tax holidays are a great way to save money on clothes, shoes, backpacks, school supplies, and other back-to-school necessities.
July 12, 2021
Tax Changes and Key Amounts for the 2021 Tax Year
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Tax Changes and Key Amounts for the 2021 Tax Year

Americans are facing a long list of tax changes for the 2021 tax year. Smart taxpayers will start planning for them now.
June 28, 2021
4 Ways to Keep Your Taxes Down If You Are Self-Employed
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4 Ways to Keep Your Taxes Down If You Are Self-Employed

Whether you drive for a ride-hailing service on the side or work full-time as your own boss, these tips can help you save money when time comes to pay…
April 17, 2021
Sales Tax Holidays in 2020
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Sales Tax Holidays in 2020

Seventeen states are having sales tax holidays this year. If you plan your shopping around these tax-free periods, you can save big on back-to-school …
November 2, 2020
Tax-Free Weekend Savings from August 7 to 9
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Tax-Free Weekend Savings from August 7 to 9

Florida, Iowa, Maryland, Missouri, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Texas, and Virginia are holding (or starting) 2020 sales tax holidays t…
August 7, 2020

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IRS Form W-4: How Many Allowances Should I Claim?
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IRS Form W-4: How Many Allowances Should I Claim?

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 withholdin…
April 20, 2020
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
10 Things Every Worker Needs to Know About the New W-4 Form for 2020
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10 Things Every Worker Needs to Know About the New W-4 Form for 2020

The IRS overhauled the process for determining how much federal income tax to withhold from an employee's paycheck. As part of the fix, there's a new …
January 3, 2020