Should man or machine be your accountant? The old adage that you get what you pay for applies when hiring tax preparers as much as it does when buying tax preparation software.
Taxpayers will see some of the biggest changes in the federal tax code in more than a decade.
While some taxpayers might have to pay more to the IRS this year, most won't see big changes until they file their 2014 returns.
Chain's owner vowed to refund recent purchases over $6,000 if Seattle team won.
Lawmakers' efforts to correct economic and social problems have over the years transformed the nation's tax code into a multi-headed monstrosity.
Changes in the volatility index indicate many on Wall Street are worrying about the next few weeks, but don't necessarily expect a major meltdown.
Most taxpayers concentrate on ways to reduce their taxable income, but they need to focus on adjusted gross income instead.
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