Those who peddle their wares on eBay, Etsy and other sites are required to pay income and self-employment taxes on their profit. Big sellers will get a new form this year.
Parents whose incomes are too high to qualify for the college tuition tax credits should see if their children qualify.
You can claim a tax credit of up to $13,360 this year for adopting a child, but you have to document expenses and file a paper return.
The closely watched central bank is now just 140 characters and a typo from setting off a panic.
Don't miss the deductions and credits that are mostly likely to yield significant tax savings. Business, home and dependents are 3 key categories.
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States are competing to provide the best tax environment for retirees. But that generosity could cost all the taxpayers later.
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