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Get Paid for Going Green

Those looking into environmentally minded home modifications may get a boost from Uncle Sam’s tax incentives.

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Donating Art: Taxation Abstraction

The tax rules that govern donating art are complex and confusing. Take a closer look.

Filing Final Tax Returns for the Deceased

The federal government requires deceased individuals to file a final income tax return.

“Dirty Dozen” Tax Scams to Watch For

Every year the IRS releases its list of tax scams, spotlighting some ways that people try to separate you from…

4 Tips for Deducting Charitable Donations from Your Taxes

It can be a stretch for households to donate to the less fortunate during the holiday season, but as the…

Understanding Marginal Income Tax Brackets

An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.

IRA Withdrawals that Escape the 10% Tax Penalty

The list of IRA withdrawals that may be taken without incurring a 10% early penalty has grown. Blurbs: There are…

Tax Deductions You Won’t Believe

Here are some examples of deductions from the IRS that were permitted and some that were, uh, too creative.

Your Changing Definition of Risk in Retirement

A change in your mindset during retirement may drive changes to your portfolio. During your accumulation years, you may have…

How Income Taxes Work

“Tip: Refund Stats. The average refund during 2017 was about $2,860.” — Source: Internal Revenue Service, 2018 The Internal Revenue…

How to appeal your property tax

For homeowners who think their property taxes are too high, there are ways to appeal.

How to make the tax code work for you

When you take the time to learn more about how it works, you may be able to put the tax…

The View on the Other Side of the Fiscal Cliff

Americans have a long history of independence: whether embarking on a harrowing voyage to an unknown land, striking out to…