Don't call the IRS; you may not get an answer.
Today is the deadline for filing your 2013 federal and state income tax returns. The envelopes must be postmarked by midnight tonight!
The average U.S. taxpayer has seen his tax burden rise to over 31% of income. Check out the Obamas' whopping tax refund figure.
Taxes are due on Tuesday just in case anyone had somehow forgotten. But for the self-employed, taxes a be a whole lot more complicated.
It is important when depositing money to your IRA that you identify the tax year for which the contribution is being made on the check and on any accompanying payment voucher or coupon.
It happens to the best of us: April 15 creeps up for months and then sprints to the finish, leaving so little time for last-minute moves such as funding an IRA. Happily, this doesn't have to be the headache it seems.
Even if your return was completed by a paid preparer, you are legally responsible for all the information reported on the return. To avoid problems, heed the following advice.
If both you and your spouse work, or if you are a working single parent, the cost of day care or after-school for your dependent child under age 13 care may eligible for the Credit for Child and Dependent Care Expenses.
Owing money to Uncle Sam this year is problematic enough, but there are countless online scammers who claim they are with the IRS and are waiting to seize the opportunity to defraud consumers of their hard-earned cash.
After paying down debt and investing in retirement funds, it's okay to make a smart purchase for your own long-term benefit.