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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.

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.

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.

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.

4 Ways to Plan Ahead For Tax Season Next Year

Now is the best time to get organized and save yourself headaches in 2015.

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.

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.

5 Tax Mistakes that Startups Make

Get through tax time without a migraine or massive fines by avoiding these rookie tax blunders.

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.

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

These five changes in the federal tax code can impact the bottom line for you and your business. We outline the biggest shifts.

Tracking -- and Maximizing -- Your Dining Write-Offs

Before you file your taxes, maximize your dining write-offs for 2013.

Be Honest: Maybe You Shouldn't Do Your Own Taxes

Our experts give you five reasons to reconsider taking the DIY route.

Your Most Common Tax Questions Answered

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

Put Your Kids to Work and Other Tax-saving Tips for Freelancers

What freelancers don't know can hurt them. Our experts outline the most common tax mistakes.

Are You (Finally) Ready to Do Your Taxes Online?

GoDaddy reveals that half of small companies still do taxes by hand and offers advice on how to go digital.

The 3 Most Common Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make on Their Taxes

CPAs reveal the big IRS no-no's committed by 'treps

S-Corps and Tax Advantages: What to Know

An S-Corp election can save small businesses on certain health care and employment taxes, amounting to thousands for eligible ventures. We explain the advantages.

Obamacare and Your Taxes: What You Need to Know Now

After a spate of health reform delays, we outline what you're up against.

The S Corp Deadline Is Approaching: What to Know

The March 17 deadline to take the S Corp election is nearly here. We explain who is eligible and how it might benefit you.

France Approves 'Millionaire Tax' Targeting Businesses, Not Citizens

Business owners are fuming at a legalized super tax of roughly 75 percent on the portion of any salaries exceeding 1 million euros.

Supreme Court Rejects Amazon's Case in Sales Tax Fight

E-commerce giants Amazon and Overstock were hoping to overturn a law requiring them to charge sales tax in New York state.

5 Hiring Practices to Keep You Out of Hot Water With the IRS

Distinguishing between independent contractors and employees properly means covering all your bases. Here are five important steps to take.

How to Respond to a Letter From the IRS? Breathe.

Getting a letter from the IRS can be a panic-inducing experience. Here's how to handle it and calm your nerves.

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