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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 23, 2012 2:47PM on Smart TaxesBy MSN Money Partner

The GOP candidate classified millions as profits, not regular compensation, avoiding tens of thousands in Medicare tax. The IRS has won court challenges of this common tactic.

Jan 20, 2012 12:39PM on Smart TaxesBy MSN Money Partner

The previous exemption of the first $2,400 in unemployment benefits from federal tax is over. Job-search costs, training for a new job and relocation expenses may be deductible.

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.

Jan 18, 2012 6:44PM on Smart TaxesBy MSN Money Partner

Ths IRS processes electronic returns faster. Options include tax software, an accountant or, if you meet income guidelines, a free service.

Jan 9, 2012 11:55AM on Smart TaxesBy MSN Money Partner

H&R Block and Jackson-Hewitt are offering free preparation of 1040EZ forms at the discount retailer's stores. Wal-Mart also offers economical cashing of refund checks.

Jan 5, 2012 6:33PM on Smart TaxesBy MSN Money Partner

Organizing your financial information at the beginning of the year will make next year's tax return easier to prepare. Brush up on tax law, too.

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