Many people have the urge to splurge with their once-a-year windfall. But how you use the money makes all the difference.
With tax time behind you, it's time to look at whether you really need all those piles of papers you've been saving.
If you didn't make the maximum contribution to your health spending account, you can still contribute and get a tax writeoff.
It's not too late to contribute to an IRA, a Roth IRA, a SEP-IRA or a health savings account. An extension will extend some deadlines to Oct. 15.
The tax agency reportedly plans to track tax cheats on social media. So be careful if your posts don't match your reported income.
The IRS will grant an automatic extension to anyone who asks. But you still have to estimate what you owe and send the money.
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.
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