March 15 is the deadline for some taxpayers to take action. It's also a good time to make a plan for how you'll pay taxes due April 15.
Many people enjoy getting tax refunds. But it makes better financial sense to adjust your withholding and use your money all year. Here's how to do that.
Employers are required to withhold taxes and pay Social Security and Medicare taxes for all workers to whom they pay more than $1,800. The IRS is making it easier to come clean.
A vacation would be fun, but you'll get more bang for your buck if you invest in energy-saving improvements or maybe even a new car.
Some employees have until March 15 to use up all the money in their flexible spending accounts. Here are some quick ways to use it so you don't lose it.
New laws require firms to report the 'cost basis' of stocks and other investments when they are sold. You should make sure the numbers on your 1099-B are correct.
If you're filling out your own tax return, here are some terms you need to know to get the deductions to which you're entitled and cut your tax bill.
Start by estimating what you'll owe in federal and state taxes and setting that money aside. Then look at potential deductions.
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