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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...

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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...

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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...

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With tax season around the corner, it’s never too early to start getting organized. That way, you can avoid the headaches and stress of waiting until the last minute. These nine tips can help get you started and make sure you have what you need to file your taxes on time. more...

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Thinking about writing off that "business expense"? You may want to think again. Learn which tax breaks to use, and which ones to use with caution. more...

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With the year winding down, we can expect that it will not be known as one of the most prosperous years for our economy. However, that does not mean that we have to forfeit all hope when it comes to our tax bills. Ultimately, there are some great steps you can take to minimize your yearly tax bill.

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More than ever, the US government is giving away money in the form of tax cuts and incentives. Find out how you can get thousands from the government. more...

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The IRS makes changes to the tax codes every year. Make sure you're up-to-date on the latest changes before you file your 2008 return on April 15th. more...

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Are you inviting an audit? There's no guaranteed way to avoid an audit, but we'll show you the IRS's red flags and how to avoid them so you can reduce your chances of being audited. more...

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