Personal Taxes

Learn how to save, find some little-known deductions, get the latest in tax breaks, and more in our Personal Taxes articles section.

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No one likes doing taxes, but today there are software options and professional services that can take the edge off of the pain. Internet-connected software gives you hands-on satisfaction without worrying about formulas and math. Accounting professionals do even more of the heavy lifting, leaving you time to enjoy the money you’ve earned.

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A great deal of coverage was given to Mitt Romney’s income taxes during the last election cycle. Given the high-profile nature of the office he was seeking, the scrutiny could be expected. What might not be, is the fact that Romney came by his tax rate by investing soundly and using the system to his advantage. more...

Many of us have bought a ticket or two, especially when the jackpot is hitting upwards of hundreds of millions. But whether you’re in it to win millions in the state lottery or double your money at the local casino, your earnings may likely have tax implications. Know what to expect—just in case you get lucky. more...

Need help getting the most out of your taxes? It helps to have good software or a professional tax accountant on your side, but nothing beats the odds like planning ahead with these simple strategies. more...