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Huh? IRS Awarded $1 Million in Bonuses to Employees Who Owed Back Taxes
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Huh? IRS Awarded $1 Million in Bonuses to Employees Who Owed Back Taxes

While many of us scramble to file on time and avoid penalties, an internal investigation has revealed that IRS workers who owed back taxes were actually given bonuses.
Geoff Weiss
How Your Tax Bill Stacks Up Around the World
Taxes

How Your Tax Bill Stacks Up Around the World

Workers in Belgium, Germany, Austria and Hungary face the highest tax burdens, according to the OECD's annual report on individual income taxes.
Allison Linn
Tech Tools to Keep Organized Next Tax Season
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Tech Tools to Keep Organized Next Tax Season

Thanks to some savvy cloud-based services, handy apps and online bookkeeping tools you never have to worry about saving a paper trail.
Polly Brewster
5 Questions to Ask Before Filing a Tax Extension
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5 Questions to Ask Before Filing a Tax Extension

Think you need an extension? Don't decide until you weigh the insight of our tax experts.
Chris Newmarker
4 Ways to Plan Ahead For Tax Season Next Year
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4 Ways to Plan Ahead For Tax Season Next Year

Now is the best time to get organized and save yourself headaches in 2015.
Greg Jones
Learning From March Madness: Why Filing an Extension Could Be Your Sleeper Tax Strategy
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Learning From March Madness: Why Filing an Extension Could Be Your Sleeper Tax Strategy

Business owners should take a cue from 'bracketologists' and embrace unconventional wisdom when it comes to filing an extension this season.
Mark J. Kohler
All Business Entities Are Not Created Equal: Finding the Perfect One for You
Business Structures

All Business Entities Are Not Created Equal: Finding the Perfect One for You

With tax season in full swing, now is the perfect time to being planning next year and figuring out if you want to change your business structure to help reduce taxes.
Jennifer Friedman
5 Tax Mistakes that Startups Make
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5 Tax Mistakes that Startups Make

Get through tax time without a migraine or massive fines by avoiding these rookie tax blunders.
Polly Brewster
IRS Will Tax Bitcoin, Says It's Not Currency
Bitcoin

IRS Will Tax Bitcoin, Says It's Not Currency

In a historic ruling, the IRS said Bitcoin is property, not currency, and will be taxed as such. Here's what you need to know.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
How to Keep Your Tax Returns Safe from Hackers
Taxes

How to Keep Your Tax Returns Safe from Hackers

If you are e-filing this year, take these precautions to protect your personal information.
Tax Code Changes: What You Need to Know
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Tax Code Changes: What You Need to Know

These five changes in the federal tax code can impact the bottom line for you and your business. We outline the biggest shifts.
Chris Newmarker
Tracking -- and Maximizing -- Your Dining Write-Offs
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Tracking -- and Maximizing -- Your Dining Write-Offs

Before you file your taxes, maximize your dining write-offs for 2013.
Mark J. Kohler
Be Honest: Maybe You Shouldn't Do Your Own Taxes
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Be Honest: Maybe You Shouldn't Do Your Own Taxes

Our experts give you five reasons to reconsider taking the DIY route.
Chris Newmarker
Your Most Common Tax Questions Answered
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Your Most Common Tax Questions Answered

Take down your tax season stress with answers to five frequently asked questions.