• 7 Types of Taxes and How You Pay Them

    Benjamin Franklin once said, "Nothing is certain but death and taxes." But what kinds of taxes do you pay? Here are the 7 types of taxes and the ways you pay them.
    By wearmanyhats February 17, 2012 

  • Why The IRS Can Take Your Refund

    There is nothing worse than filing your taxes and expecting a sizable tax refund only to receive a letter that the government has seized the money. There are real reasons why the IRS can keep your money and you should know every one of them.
    By Summer Banks February 17, 2012 

  • Don’t Fear Tax Time: One-Stop Resource for Home Office and Small Business Owners

    Each year, small business owners start thinking about tax time, tax returns, profits, losses and the materials they need to gather together to get the job done. A stressful time for any small entrepreneur! Here, Bright Hub experts have pulled together...
    By Jean Scheid December 7, 2011 

  • Quiz: What Do You Know About Personal Tax Laws?

    As the tax filing season in 2012 comes upon us, you might want to brush up on your knowledge of tax laws. Take this test to see how much you need to brush up on how the current IRS regulations will affect you.
    By Linda Richter November 29, 2011 

  • What Are Your Tax Questions?

    No matter what type of tax questions you have--common scenarios or something far out--we'll try to have the answers at your fingertips. We all know how expensive it can be to have the wrong information! Take a look through these tax topics, and...
    By Linda Richter October 23, 2011 

  • Fair Tax, Flat Tax or 999 Tax? Plain Talk Explanations for Your Confusion

    Are you confused or bewildered by the alternative tax plans being touted? Is it possible to reform the tax code and implement a simpler means of taxation or is that as big a fantasy as reforming healthcare? Here's what you need to know to...
    By Donna Cosmato October 18, 2011 

  • How Do I Get a Copy of My Tax Return for a Prior Year?

    Tax return information from prior years can be a requirement for such things as mortgage loans, student loans, and federal programs. Wondering how you get a copy of your old tax return? This article explains where to look and what to do.
    By Bruce Tintelnot October 9, 2011 

  • What You Need to Know about the Inheritance Tax

    What is the inheritance tax? Your first encounter with an inheritance probably came when you turned over the Monopoly Community Chest Card announcing that you had inherited $100.00. It was simple. No attorneys, no inheritance tax. Just $100...
    By Patricia Tokar, CPA September 28, 2011 

  • Taking the Standard Mileage Deduction for Business Use of Your Vehicle

    Even if you routinely itemize your tax deductions, you probably opted for the standard mileage deduction rather than itemizing your car expenses. However, there is a better way to determine if you could be saving more money by itemizing your car expenses...
    By moonshadow July 14, 2011 

  • How to Access Tax-Deferred Retirement Accounts

    Retirement accounts are a great way to save up for later years. Using tax-deferred accounts helps with IRS tax issues. There are different ways to access tax-deferred retirement accounts. Depending on which type of account you use will dictate which guidelines...
    By W. A. Swan July 14, 2011 
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