Americans spend an average of $261 to get an itemized federal and state tax return done. Check out these tips to get free help with your return this year.
Thanks to 2013's government shutdown, the IRS will not start processing returns until Jan. 31. If you want your refund as soon as possible, there are ways to submit your forms early.
Free File's income eligibility limit has been increased to $58,000 -- $1,000 more than last year.
Estimated tax payments are usually required if you meet certain criteria.
Before you start preparing your 2013 tax return, review these important updates.
Maxing out these traditional tax shelters at the beginning of the year will pay off big time thanks to tax-free compounding.
Not only can you get a refund faster by not procrastinating, it can also help you avoid fraud.
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