Americans who are worried during tax season -- which includes almost everyone -- are easy targets for con artists. Don't let them get you.
AMC Entertainment and Kayak may also hit the market. But after mixed results in 2011, the prospects for the coming year are far from certain.
The rich use a variety of strategies, all perfectly legal and available to everyone, to reduce the size of their income tax bills.
Changes in estate and inheritance taxes at the state level will make it better -- or worse -- for families in the year ahead.
If you want to trade in Aunt Ethel's gift for something more to your tastes, you'll have an easier time if she shopped at one of these stores.
Expect fewer delays but just as much bureaucracy, as new forms and requirements go into effect. AMT patches are likely to expire but may return.
Both parties want to extend the Social Security tax cut, but they disagree sharply over how to pay for it. Plus, politics is at play in dictating what discussions to have when.
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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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