States are competing to provide the best tax environment for retirees. But that generosity could cost all the taxpayers later.
The Million Mustache March in support of the STACHE Act and a $250 tax deduction is all in good fun, but it does point up some absurdities in the tax code.
Requiring tax pros to take a competency test and engage in continuing education is unlawful, argues the nonprofit group that plans to file a lawsuit.
Penalties have been eased for the unemployed, and installment-payment options have been expanded. The IRS even has videos to explain the program.
Possible changes to tax rates for 2013 make it important for investors to focus now on what would normally be year-end tax planning for gains and losses.
Birth control has taken center stage as one of the hot-button social and political issues of 2012. Who should pay for it? MSN Money readers sound off.
Don't send off your forms before double-checking to make sure you've completed all the necessary steps, from signing in the right place to sending your check to the correct address.
Plans to suppress public spending on pensions are questionable on their merits and, from a fiscal discipline point of view, are just so much wishful thinking.
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The IRS is struggling to combat identify thieves who file fraudulent tax returns in the names of older residents who don't need to file.