If your medical expenses exceed 7.5% of your income, you can deduct what you pay for medical care, including eyeglasses and mileage for doctor visits.
The IRS is cracking down on schemes that use ID theft to file for fraudulent tax refunds. New safeguards are delaying refunds to early filers.
The president wants to cut taxes on investment and add a 10% credit for businesses that create jobs or raise wages. Some of his proposals already have bipartisan support.
Congress made few changes that will affect this year's returns. But the system is still complex enough to keep CPAs employed. Here are the issues to keep in mind.
Governors want to cut or eliminate income tax, but the challenge is figuring out how to make up lost revenue at a time when state budgets are already suffering.
Those who earn too much to contribute to a Roth IRA can get the same benefits by opening a traditional IRA and converting it. Should you?
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