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IRS Changes the Rules for Rollovers

A major decision by the tax courts affects a long-standing retirement strategy. Who's most likely to be affected?

What Are Capital Gains? A Guide to When These Taxes Apply

Capital gains can be a tricky concept: Here's what you need to know about them—and at what rate you'd be taxed.

11 Kid-Centric Tax Breaks Every Parent Should Know About

We don't have to tell you raising kids is expensive. You may get some relief with these 11 tax breaks every parent should know.

10 Tax Moves That Could Result in an Audit

From improperly deducting your home office to being overly charitable, doing these 10 things could raise the I.R.S.' suspicions.

7 Sneaky Taxes That Could Blindside You This Season

From the "jock tax" to the AMT, you'll want to be aware of these long before you file.

Quizzes

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11 Things You're Embarrassed to Ask About Taxes

Exemptions, filing status and freelance taxes: if any of these have you scratching your head, we can help.

10 Tax Filing Mistakes to Avoid

Our goal is to keep you far away from the IRS auditors, while making sure you pay as little as (legally!) possible.

Taxes 101

Understanding how taxes work can save you money and a lifetime of stress. We walk you through everything you need to know in this guide to taxes.

Checklists

I Want to Do My Taxes

This checklist gets you in and out of tax season with minimal fuss.

I Want to Fill Out My W-4 Withholding Form

Correctly fill out your withholding form so that, come April, you'll be in an ideal situation: You won't owe a lot in taxes, nor get a big refund.

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Ace Your Taxes

Get your taxes get done quickly and efficiently in this 5-day program.

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