In your rush to get your return filed on time, watch for these pitfalls. Some can be difficult and expensive to fix.
Most store clerks who ask for your ZIP code aren't concerned with security. They want to use it to sell you more stuff.
Make sure you're getting all the deductions you should for your mortgage, charity efforts and work life. But don't raise any red flags.
Identity theft used to steal refunds again tops the list of the most common wrongdoings perpetrated against taxpayers.
Gains from stocks and mutual funds are taxed at a lower rate than regular income. But those aren't the only investments from which you can get the lower capital gains rate.
It's a great month to buy a Kindle Fire HD, a big-screen HDTV, and an Ivy Bridge laptop. Plus, look for lots of freebies on Tax Day.
Tax pros estimate twice as many Americans will need to file gift-tax returns this year, after rushing to give away assets during the 'fiscal cliff' frenzy.
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Homeowners associations ban them and environmentalists love them. All that aside, though, a clothesline saves you money.
Six weeks later, most Americans have forgotten about the 2014 tax season -- except those who didn't file by the April 15 deadline.
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