Donations can help lower your tax bill if you know and follow the IRS rules.
Ah, the freedom to give money to the government -- together. New IRS rules apply to all married same-sex couples, no matter where they live.
If you owe the IRS money, ads claiming that you can get the debt forgiven can be tempting. But be careful: Many make it seem as if you're dealing with the government when you're not.
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.
The tax agency reportedly plans to track tax cheats on social media. So be careful if your posts don't match your reported income.
Because the IRS charges taxpayers a hefty fee to use plastic, it's usually not a good deal. If you don't have the cash, other options could cost you less.
A plain vanilla return is usually safer than one that stands out. But if you have deductions that are above average, it's OK to take them.
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