Candidates want to eliminate or cut taxes on long-term capital gains, already taxed at a lower rate than wages. That would benefit primarily wealthy investors, such as Romney.
Ths IRS processes electronic returns faster. Options include tax software, an accountant or, if you meet income guidelines, a free service.
Married couples can give away $10.2 million tax-free. But getting that tax break requires filling out a complex form within 9 months of the first death.
Respected in the industry as one of the founding figures of the Web, Yang has come under fire from investors more than once.
If you suffered losses from a flood, hurricane or other disaster that weren't covered by insurance, you may be able to deduct your losses on your federal income tax return.
It's automatic, but it will expire Feb. 29 unless Congress extends the tax break. Employers and payroll services that didn't make adjustments in time will refund overpayments.
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