You may want to buy office equipment, set up a retirement plan or pay next year's health insurance premiums before Dec. 31.
The plan extends tax cuts, including the estate tax and the child tax credit. It also cuts payroll taxes. The unemployed and businesses would benefit, too.
Partly because of the recession, Americans are devoting the smallest percentage of their income to taxes in 60 years.
A number of wealthy Americans have banded together to insist that their tax rates go up.
Is getting the homebuyer tax credit worth rushing your purchase? Maybe and maybe not.
The child tax credit and other tax breaks mean more middle-class earners are paying no federal tax at all. Is that right?
So far the $100,000 plug-in is the only vehicle to qualify for an electric-car tax credit this year.
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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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