Taxes

How to Execute a Successful Backdoor Roth IRA When You Make Too Much

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

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?

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

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

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

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?

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

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

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

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

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?

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

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

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

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

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

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

The “Fort Knox” of Marijuana in Michigan Presents New Model For Cannabis Caregivers

The “Fort Knox” of Marijuana in Michigan Presents New Model For Cannabis Caregivers

Secure cannabis grow facilities seem to be the coming face of a burgeoning industry in Michigan and beyond.

So You're Going To Miss the Tax Filing Deadline: Now What?

So You're Going To Miss the Tax Filing Deadline: Now What?

Even if you waited until April 15 to file, prepare or even consider your taxes for 2014, you're not completely without hope. There are still options available.

Washington State Legislators Mull Complete Ban of Marijuana Vending Machines

Washington State Legislators Mull Complete Ban of Marijuana Vending Machines

What is behind the new move to ban pot vending machines in the Evergreen State?

Top Reasons Why You Are Getting Less of a Federal and State Tax Refund This Year

Top Reasons Why You Are Getting Less of a Federal and State Tax Refund This Year

Your tax refund can change from year to year for a variety of reasons.

How Do You Get a Tax Extension If You're Pressed for Time?

How Do You Get a Tax Extension If You're Pressed for Time?

Today is the deadline for filing your 2014 federal and state income tax returns. The envelopes must be postmarked by midnight tonight! But don't despair if you're behind.

Joint or Separate: Which Filing Status Is Best for You?

Joint or Separate: Which Filing Status Is Best for You?

The first choice taxpayers are faced with is selecting a filing status.

Last-Minute Tax Season Decisions: Make Your IRA Contribution on Time

Last-Minute Tax Season Decisions: Make Your IRA Contribution on Time

April 15 is not just the deadline for filing your tax return, and paying your taxes – it is also the deadline for making a traditional or Roth IRA contribution.

Don't Miss These Above The Line Deductions For Savings On Your Taxes

Don't Miss These Above The Line Deductions For Savings On Your Taxes

Not all deductions are created equal. While most aren't worth it for the average taxpayer, the IRS lets you take these benefits while keeping the standard deduction.

Tax Deductions and Credits Homeowners Should Not Miss

Tax Deductions and Credits Homeowners Should Not Miss

Tax deductions for homeowners range from mortgage interest to discount points to property taxes.

Best Mobile Apps to Help With Your Taxes (or De-Stress While You Do Them)

Best Mobile Apps to Help With Your Taxes (or De-Stress While You Do Them)

When paying taxes, smaller is better — whether it's paying less taxes or using apps to help manage the filing experience.

How to Minimize the Impact of a Divorce On Your Current Taxes

How to Minimize the Impact of a Divorce On Your Current Taxes

Even after the proverbial ink has dried on their divorce papers, many couples are still on the hook for owing money on taxes.

North Carolina Vets Organize to Put Medical Marijuana Use on State GOP Platform

North Carolina Vets Organize to Put Medical Marijuana Use on State GOP Platform

Fayetteville-based military veterans organize to put marijuana reform on the state Republican ballot as House Democrats introduce new reform bill.

Cannabranding Is All The Rage As Willie Nelson Announces Entrance to Cannabiz

Cannabranding Is All The Rage As Willie Nelson Announces Entrance to Cannabiz

Seeking to establish national presence in the face of federal restrictions, companies are turning to branding strategy in the marijuana sector.