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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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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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.
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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.
Take advantage of your flex account, save for college in a 529 plan and hire your children to lower your tax bill.
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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By keeping track of moving expenses, using a Roth to save for your first home and timing your wedding, you can save come tax time.
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.
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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The IRS offers some tax credits to help alleviate the cost of trying to raise a family.
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.
If you're going through a divorce, taxes may be the last thing on your mind, so we’re here to help.
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After graduating from college, can you claim your own exemption?
As your life changes, so does the set of tax rules that affect you.
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.
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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.
Need professional help with your return? Here's how to find the right person for the job.
Launch a business this past year? Took on a little extra work to pad your paycheck? Here's an introduction to Schedule C and its sister form, Schedule SE, plus a few tips to help lower your tax bill.
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Having the necessary information at hand will make doing your business taxes easier.
These plans, which let employees share in their companies' profits, have advantages and disadvantages.
Make sure you receive all the forms you'll need this filing season.
You can fight City Hall over your property-tax bill.
Review your receipts now to make sure you can back up deductions at tax time.
Lower taxes make dividend reinvestment plans more appealing. Learn how to pick the best DRIP for you.
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Here's how to steer clear of five big problem areas for taxpayers.