Whether legally married or registered as domestic partners, gay and lesbian couples from certain states and the District of Columbia can file joint tax returns.
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Filing your tax return is a once-a-year event but trimming your tax bill is something you can do right now.
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Stash cash in a self-employed retirement account, be creative with your generosity and think twice about selling stock for a profit if you're subject to the AMT.
For tax savings, convert a vacation home to your principal residence, give an IRA to charity and double your family's estate-tax break with a by-pass trust.
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Time claiming Social Security benefits, keep careful records of necessary improvements to your home or car, and tote up out-of-pocket costs of doing good.
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Take advantage of your flex account, save for college in a 529 plan and hire your children to lower your tax bill.
Reduce the amount you owe to Uncle Sam by adjusting your withholding, switching to a Roth 401(k) and making IRA contributions sooner rather than later.
By keeping track of moving expenses, using a Roth IRA to save for your first home and timing your wedding, you can save come tax time.
Roll over an inherited 401(k), help your children earn a credit for retirement savings and rack up tax savings in the process.
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The IRS offers some tax credits to help alleviate the cost of trying to raise a family.
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Self-employment taxes run high, but there are also many options for deductions.
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Follow these simple guidelines to sell your home tax-free.
After graduating from college, can you claim your own exemption?
As your life changes, so does the set of tax rules that affect you.
Even if you’re just thinking about jumping ship, you'll need to keep in mind the tax pros and cons.
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Learn how mortgage interest, property taxes, rental property and tax-free profit affects your tax return.
Will getting married cut your tax bill or will you fall victim to the marriage tax penalty?
You can lighten your tax burden if you or a dependent faces a costly health issue.
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Learn how to reduce the tax bite on your salary and match withholding to the amount you’ll actually owe the government.
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With the American Opportunity Credit and the Lifetime Learning credit, Uncle Sam helps you defray some of the costs of getting a higher education.
There are all sorts of regulations controlling how money goes in and comes out of a 401(k). Knowing them is crucial.
Try these money-saving moves to help boost your contributions.
Cut your tax bill before you file you return by making the right moves throughout the year.
Need professional help with your return? Here's how to find the right person for the job.