The hassle of doing your taxes is still a very fresh memory. Use that as motivation to take a few steps now to make next year's tax preparation much less stressful.
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.
Think the sequester affects only federal employees? Think again. The budget cuts may cause you to adjust your plans in the next few months.
Maximize your refund and minimize the wait by avoiding these errors.
Avoid scammers trying to steal your identity and others who urge you to cheat.
Here's how to determine if you need a professional to prepare your tax return and, if you do, how to find the right one.
Your adjusted gross income for 2012 could have a profound impact on how much you pay for health insurance next year if you don't get coverage through your workplace or a government program.
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