Here Is What You Need to Know About Filing Taxes This Year
Tax season is upon us. This year, the filing deadline has been bumped to April 18 instead of the traditional April 15.
Here Are 5 Things You Need to Doublecheck Before Filing Your Tax Return
Filing your taxes early is great and all, but skipping a few steps to do so can get costly.
Consumers Claim an Exemption from the Health Insurance Penalty
Despite the increase in the penalty for not purchasing health insurance, nearly three in four uninsured consumers who used TurboTax filed an exemption in January.
FATCA Is Forcing More Americans to Renounce Citizenship
The tax compliance act governing U.S. assets in foreign accounts was supposed to stop tax dodgers, but is costing the country citizens instead.
Top 8 Tax Credits Consumers Should Take Advantage Of When Filing Returns
Many tax credits benefit consumers and should not be overlooked when they are filing their returns this year.
How to Fix Tax Headaches Before April
If you haven't secured your online or mailed filings and returns, haven't received all your documents or haven't filled in your preparer about your travels, do it now.
How Do You Spot a Tax Scam?
The caller says he’s from the IRS and that you owe taxes – pay up or cops will be at your door in a few minutes. What do you do?
It's Time to Get Serious About Tax Season: Get Organized And Get Filing
The IRS began accepting tax returns this week, which means you can get the worst over with early if your employer plays along and your receipts are in order.
Welcome To Tax Fraud Season: Here's How To Survive It
Someone wants to file a fraudulent return for a huge refund with your Social Security number. You can either prevent it yourself, or hope the IRS helps you clean up.
Congress Faces Taxing Issues As Year Draws to a Close
While taxes may not be on top of most people’s minds in November, now is the time when Washington’s actions affect what you pay in April.
Here Is the Most Common Estate Planning Mistake - And How to Avoid It
The most common estate planning mistake may surprise you.
It Isn't Too Early to Start Planning Your Tax Strategy
Though Congress is making it difficult to determine your tax deductions for 2015, there are still steps you can take to minimize your tax hit.
Consumers Pay Heed to Oct. 15: Make Tax Payment, Repay Healthcare Subsidy, Convert Roth IRA
Consumers who filed an extension to pay their taxes, owe repayments for healthcare subsidies and conversions of Roth IRAs back to traditional IRAs face an Oct. 15 deadline .
How to Execute a Successful Backdoor Roth IRA When You Make Too Much
The backdoor Roth IRA -- It's one of most nimble personal finance tricks out there.
Lower Your Tax Burden: The Self-Employed Can Still Cut Their 2014 Tax Bill
If self-employed workers would rather contribute to their retirement than pay a huge tax bill, those who filed an extension can still seek shelter in IRAs and 401(k)s.
The Million Dollar Question: How Much Should You Save for Retirement?
Americans are reporting slightly higher confidence in their ability to retire, but how best to get there continues to confuse many.
Supreme Court Hands Obamacare Its Second Win
Obamacare will live to fight another day as the Supreme Court rules that people enrolled under federal exchanges can still get tax subsidies.
Groundbreaking PTSD Pot Study Moves Forward
Dr. Sue Sisley and her team have $2 million in research funds from Colorado, an independent lab and a group of veterans to launch groundbreaking U.S. medical cannabis trial
Organ Donor Wait-List Patients Can Test Positive For Cannabis in California
California leads the way in allowing its sickest patients to use medical marijuana
Record Numbers Are Renouncing U.S. Citizenship, Is it Worth it?
The highest number of Americans ever renounced their citizenship in the first quarter of 2015 and the numbers are increasing year on year.
Dispute Over Posting Of Hemp Test Results Leads To $100 Million Lawsuit By MJNA
CEO David Stewart issued a video statement to settle his firm Stewart Environmental out of litigation.
Say Goodbye, America: The Rich Are Renouncing Their Citizenship to Dodge Taxes
Record numbers of wealthy are abandoning U.S. soil.
One Marijuana Regulation To Rule Them All? Washington State Consolidates Pot Biz
A new law merges the recreational and medical marijuana business in the nation's second recreational pot state under heavy criticism.
How States Get Your Tax Dollars Even When You Don't Live There
Cash-strapped states are cracking down on domicile law, so it helps to commit to your tax-free second home if you want the breaks that come with it.
Did Your Tax Refund Get Bounced Because of Identity Theft?
The IRS is going to pay out $5.2 billion in phony tax refunds this year.
Use Your Tax Refund to Boost Your Credit Score Quickly By 50 Points or More
What if I told you that you could buy a better credit score with your tax refund?
Alaska Moves Forward On Regulating Marijuana Concentrates
The state may become the first to establish regulations in this part of the ganja biz after a ban of concentrates fails in the legislature
Alaska Considers Ban On Third Party In-State Marijuana Investors
The newest legislative tweak out of newly recreational Alaska has many worried about the imminent demise of the entrepreneurial pot biz.
Pot CEOs Lined Up to Pay Thousands Of Dollars In Income Tax in Cash
Tax Day in Denver was unusual due to banking regulations that prevent marijuana businesses from banking at traditional financial institutions.
New York Medical Cannabis Regs Promise Big Restrictions, Narrow Access
The new medical marijuana program in the Empire State will only allow 20 dispensaries for the entire state