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Tax Tips

The Retirement Tax Cliff -- Time to Rethink How You Tap Tax-Deferred Assets

The Retirement Tax Cliff -- Time to Rethink How You Tap Tax-Deferred Assets

Consider this tax-efficient alternative to a long-recommended retirement withdrawal strategy.

05/18/15 - 10:41 AM EDT

You've Won Big -- What Will That Windfall Cost You in Taxes?

Uncle Sam generally wants a quarter of your lottery, casino, sweepstakes or even keno winnings over a certain amount. But there are ways to reduce the hurt.

05/11/15 - 10:22 AM EDT

How States Get Your Tax Dollars Even When You Don't Live There

How States Get Your Tax Dollars Even When You Don't Live There

Cash-strapped states are cracking down on domicile law, so it helps to commit to your tax-free second home if you want the breaks that come with it.

04/30/15 - 08:30 AM EDT

Going to Miss the Tax Filing Deadline? Here's What You Need to Do

Going to Miss the Tax Filing Deadline? Here's What You Need to Do

If you're going to miss the deadline for filing your taxes, you have options -- but they're limited.

04/15/15 - 03:47 PM EDT

The 10 Worst States for Spending Your Tax Dollars

The 10 Worst States for Spending Your Tax Dollars

Some states are better at spending our tax dollars than others -- and these are just the worst.

04/14/15 - 11:23 AM EDT

The 10 Best States for Spending Your Tax Dollars

The 10 Best States for Spending Your Tax Dollars

We all pay taxes, but some of us are getting more for our money. It depends on what state you live in.

04/14/15 - 11:22 AM EDT

Tax Deductions and Credits Homeowners Should Not Miss

Tax Deductions and Credits Homeowners Should Not Miss

Tax deductions for homeowners range from mortgage interest to discount points to property taxes.

04/13/15 - 05:00 PM EDT

Procrastinating on Your IRAs Could Limit Potential Investment Results

Procrastinating on Your IRAs Could Limit Potential Investment Results

John Sweeney, the executive vice president for retirement and investing strategies at Fidelity Investments, says 37% of all IRA contributions are made just three weeks ahead of the deadline.

04/09/15 - 03:51 PM EDT

Last Minute Tax Tips You Should Consider Before April 15th

Last Minute Tax Tips You Should Consider Before April 15th

  • Tickers in this article:
  • HRB
  • INTU

Greg Rosica, a tax partner at Ernst & Young, says taxpayers should look for easy deductions when applicable to lower their tax bills, and should double-check all their work.

03/25/15 - 06:16 PM EDT

Don't Miss Out On These Deductions When Filing Your Taxes

Don't Miss Out On These Deductions When Filing Your Taxes

Don't overlook potential deductions this tax season like missing items that carry over from a prior year or net gambling losses, said Greg Rosica, Tax Partner at Ernst & Young.

03/25/15 - 04:17 PM EDT

10 Tax Tidbits You Should Know Before Filing Your Tax Return

10 Tax Tidbits You Should Know Before Filing Your Tax Return

Here are 10 tax-filing tips as published by MainStreet, the personal finance site in TheStreet network.

03/13/15 - 08:30 AM EDT

How U.S. Corporations Use Overseas Cash in U.S. Without Paying Taxes

How U.S. Corporations Use Overseas Cash in U.S. Without Paying Taxes

Why the trillion dollars of U.S. corporate cash “trapped” overseas isn’t as much of a problem as you might think.

02/23/15 - 10:36 AM EST

San Diego Mayor: Infrastructure Top Priority, Immigration Reform Key

San Diego Mayor: Infrastructure Top Priority, Immigration Reform Key

San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer says his top priority is making sure the city's infrastructure works.

02/11/15 - 01:15 PM EST

Obama’s Proposed Tax on Foreign Earnings Would Hurt Retired Americans

Obama’s Proposed Tax on Foreign Earnings Would Hurt Retired Americans

The president's proposal to tax corporate profits parked overseas will kill jobs in America and impose stealth taxes on the elderly.

02/02/15 - 08:54 AM EST

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