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Tax Filing

Expert: There Are Options If You Can’t Pay Your Taxes On Time

Just four days remained as of Friday until the deadline for Americans to file their taxes. But even if you can’t pay your taxes, there are options that could save you time and money.

04/11/2014

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A Simplified Tax Option For Home Offices

This tax season holds good news for millions of self-employed people who work from home: Home office deductions, which used to require a litany of calculations and the completion of a 43-line form, have at last been simplified.

03/13/2014

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Disappearing Deductions Cost Taxpayers

Changes to tax laws last year reinstated some income-based phase outs of some widely used personal exemptions and itemized deductions, leaving many taxpayers with higher tax bills.

03/12/2014

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The “Dirty Dozen” Tax Scams Of 2014

The IRS has a warning for Americans — watch out for tax scams. Every year the agency releases a “Dirty Dozen” list of the worst tax scams out there. This year, identity theft and phone scams top the list.

03/12/2014

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How To Spend Your Tax Refund

The best part of paying your taxes is probably getting your refund check.

04/10/2013

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A Look At The Craziest Tax Write-Offs

It’s hard to think there’s anything funny about taxes when you’re under a mountain of paperwork, but CBS News contributor and analyst Mellody Hobson has a little comic relief for taxpayers.

04/02/2013

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How (Not) To Get Audited

It’s time to talk taxes: 1099 forms have gone out and you should be organizing your paperwork and getting ready to pay the taxman.

03/25/2013

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How Studying Your Taxes Can Help Your Career

About half of Americans say they feel underpaid. Are you one of them?

03/25/2013

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Avoid The Most Common Tax Mistakes

Avoid the most common tax mistakes to get a faster refund.

03/18/2013