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Mar 12, 2012 5:47PM on Smart TaxesBy MSN Money Partner

Requiring tax pros to take a competency test and engage in continuing education is unlawful, argues the nonprofit group that plans to file a lawsuit.

Feb 22, 2012 10:47AM on Smart TaxesBy MSN Money Partner

20-somethings can get free or inexpensive help with returns and helpful fact sheets from the IRS. Watch for essential documents that come by mail.

Feb 13, 2012 9:57AM on Smart TaxesBy Stacy Johnson

Since taxes are complicated, you may think a pro is always the way to go. But if you don't need certain kinds of help, you're wasting your money.

Feb 4, 2012 1:26PM on Smart TaxesBy Stacy Johnson

Does $100 billion sound like a lot for taxes? It's not what Americans owe every year -- it's what we pay to get our returns filed. But 70% of Americans shouldn't be paying anything.

Jan 26, 2012 10:58AM on Smart TaxesBy MSN Money Partner

The paid programs are better and easier to use this year. Here is a comparision of the three most popular programs and their cost.

Jan 25, 2012 1:25PM on Smart TaxesBy MSN Money Partner

Taxpayers with simple returns have several free filing options, from using IRS forms online to getting help from tax prep firms at Wal-Mart.

Jan 24, 2012 11:45AM on Smart TaxesBy MSN Money Partner

Pay attention to your 1099 forms, because the IRS does. Even if you don't get a form, you still have to report the income.

Jan 19, 2012 7:39PM on Smart TaxesBy Teresa Mears

Start by contacting your employer. If that doesn't work, call the IRS. Even if you never get the form, you still have to file on time.



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