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April 7  • 

New Survey Reveals 2014 Tax Trends

Avvo recently released the results of a survey of 275 consumers about how they prepare their personal income taxes.

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February 26  • 

Why More Americans Are Giving Up U.S. Citizenship

The United States is unique in that citizens living and working abroad must continue to pay U.S. taxes on top of taxes to the country in which they...

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February 17  • 

4 Universal Tax Myths—Debunked

With tax planning season now well under way, Wall St. Cheat Sheet spelled out four of these common tax myths and misconceptions.

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January 22  • 

What to Expect When Inheriting a Home

You just found out you inherited a house – congratulations! But before you pop the champagne, what are the legal aspects to consider?

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January 20  • 

Can My Employer Withhold My W-2 Form?

It's that time of the year again when your employer is required to file Form W-2 with the IRS. What can you do if you don't receive it?

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September 6  • 

Same-Sex Spouses Can Now Live Anywhere to Receive Tax Breaks

Same-sex couples who are married in the U.S. or abroad where gay marriage is legal are entitled to federal benefits, no matter where they live. These...

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June 3  • 

Lois Lerner Denies Wrongdoing in IRS Scandal

Scandal erupted at the IRS mid-May when it was discovered that conservative groups applying for tax-exempt status were subjected to extra scrutiny.

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April 12  • 

The Financial Cost of Winning Big — And How to Play Smart

Winning an expensive prize or a large stack of cash can make your day, but don't start celebrating just yet. You just might find that your winnings...

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April 4  • 

What To Do If You Can’t File Your Taxes By April 15th

Here's what to do if you can't file or pay by April 15th.

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February 20  • 

Should You File Your Taxes Separately or Jointly?

In general, filing jointly tends to be more beneficial, but there are some cases when it makes more sense to file individually.

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