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.

Self Employment Tax: What to Know and How to Calculate It

Self-employment taxes require quarterly payments calculated at a higher rate than employees who have their payments deducted from each of their…

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Reduce Self-Employment Taxes with a Corporation or LLC

Self-employment taxes can take a big bite out of your income—but you can take steps to minimize the impact.

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What Are Estimated Quarterly Tax Payments?

Quarterly estimated tax payments are one way the IRS makes sure you pay-as-you-go. Here's an easy guide to help you get it right.

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The 2020 Tax Extension: What Everyone Needs to Know

The deadline for filing federal income taxes and most state income taxes has changed to May 17th this year, though some taxpayers were still on the…

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What Are Inheritance Taxes?

Inheritance taxes are only collected in a handful of states, but if they apply to your inheritance, you're going to want to know the basics—and…

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Need More Time to File Your Taxes? File An Extension

It seems one minute you are receiving your W-2 in the mail, the next minute April 15th has passed. Maybe filing your taxes simply slipped your mind.…

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Do I Need to File a Tax Return for an LLC With No Activity?

Even if your LLC didn’t do any business last year, you may still have to file a federal tax return.

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7 Questions to Ask When You're Vetting a Tax Lawyer

Tax lawyers can help you through a tax controversy, or help you avoid one. To get the right lawyer for your needs, you need to know what to look for.

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10 Ways to Avoid a Tax Audit

Here are some steps you can take to reduce your chances of being chosen for a tax audit.

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Everyone Needs Life Insurance

Life insurance is one of the best ways to make sure your loved ones don't suffer financially if something happens to you.No matter what life stage…

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