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Tuesday March 11th, 2014
Usually, but not always. Here are two exceptions, and a way to help decide.
The alternative minimum tax surprises many people, defies understanding and raises tax bills. Here's how to minimize the damage.
For federal tax purposes, you can usually exclude much or all of the gain.
Tax Report: When the time comes to sell an asset, one important thing to know is how much you paid for it.
Change should cut paperwork for small businesses.
It's easier than ever to make mistakes, including overlooking valuable tax breaks. Tom Herman walks you through the biggest changes you'll see between now and April 15.
It exists no more—except for farmers and fishermen.
Retirement savers can cut their tax bill in the long run with timely withdrawals from their 401(k)s and IRAs.
Tax Report: As tax-filing season begins—and the tax code grows ever more complex—here are 15 common errors that can cost you dearly.
Most who don't buy coverage will pay more than the $95 often cited.
High earners who can't contribute to a Roth have another way in.
In most cases, no, though there are some exceptions.
The IRS allows you to estimate what you'll owe, and pay in installments.
There are several sources for people who qualify.
The U.S. Treasury said the federal government held $17.212 trillion in public debt as of Monday afternoon, reflecting the amount subject to the government's borrowing limit.
Conservative spending keeps Sean Misciagna and Joel Braverman on track to meet their financial goals, a financial planner says.
The IRS's 'Free File' program could save you time and money.
Popular provision, allowing for tax-free donations from IRAs, expired at year's end.
Will two North Carolina business owners succeed in wiping out current income taxes on their company's profits?
Make your 2014 investment now, not next April, to boost your nest egg and trim taxes.
Tackling readers' questions about taxes, Social Security benefits and IRA conversions.
File electronically, and use the IRS's free online guides.
The answer can be surprisingly tricky.
They allow tax breaks for charitable donations—but you need to act fast.
There are significant exclusions and deductions, but check with the IRS to see if you're eligible.
Trusteed IRAs can help make sure your heirs don't run afoul of tax rules
Investment professionals discuss the best opportunities as the U.S. edges closer to energy independence and becoming an exporter of oil and gas
December could be your last chance for tax-advantaged donations from your account.
You might get a deduction if you use your vehicle for business, medical or charitable purposes.