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Tax season is hardly anyone’s favorite time of the year, but filing your taxes correctly is critical to your financial success. Filing right maximizes your tax refund and keeps more money in your pocket each month; filing wrong could lead to the dreaded IRS audit. So Debt.com has you covered with the latest news and tips on how to file your taxes this year.

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What’s In Store For Next Year With Your Taxes?

November 14, 2016 | Lucy Lazarony

Higher tax penalties and lower tax bills projected for 2017.

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How To Manage Your Finances When You Get A Raise

November 3, 2016 | Debt.com

Yes, you should think hard about what to do with this extra money.

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Take a Few Minutes Now to Save Yourself $1,000 at Tax Time

October 25, 2016 | Money Talks News

Making these simple moves now can take a big bite out of what you owe Uncle Sam next April.

What is tax debt?

Ask The Expert: My Husband Is Taxing My Patience!

September 28, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

A reader’s spouse didn’t turn in his taxes this year. What happens now?

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Dvorkin On Debt: Presidential Polling Isn’t The Most Important Kind

March 28, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

Where polling matters most isn’t in politics. It’s in personal finance.

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Dvorkin On Debt: Tax Season Can Be Pleasing

March 7, 2016 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

Doing your taxes isn’t fun, but the results can still make you smile.

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Filing Your Taxes Might Become More Costly, Complicated

January 19, 2016 | Money Talks News

An IRS plan to focus on helping taxpayers via online accounts could cost you, a taxpayer watchdog warns.

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5 Green Home Upgrades That Also Buy You a Tax Break

December 15, 2015 | Money Talks News

Adding these renewable-energy systems to your home can lower heating or cooling costs — and your tax bill.

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15 Places to Find A Part-Time Accountant for Your Startup

August 11, 2015 | John Rampton

Sure, there’s accounting software. But sometimes, you need a human being to help you.

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The Top Use For Tax Refunds: Paying Off Debt

March 25, 2015 | Jess Miller

Believe it or not, people are getting more responsible with their tax refunds. But it’s even better for you if you don’t get a refund at all.

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13 Percent Of Americans Will Make This Stupid Mistake With Their Tax Refund

March 9, 2015 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

While most of us will do the right things, these otherwise intelligent adults will do this.

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America Saves Week: How To Save Money AND Time

February 23, 2015 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

Give me 20 minutes, I’ll give you a guarantee: You’ll learn how to save big bucks on just about everything.

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Save Up To $2,000 On Taxes With the Saver’s Credit

February 17, 2015 | Brandon Ballenger

Most people don’t know that if you’re saving for retirement on a modest income, the federal government will cut you a break on taxes.

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Ask The Expert: Help Me Get Out Of Tax Debt!

February 11, 2015 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

A reader wants to know what to do if you owe taxes and cannot pay.

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14 Places to Get Your Taxes Done For Free Online — And The Catches

February 5, 2015 | Brandon Ballenger

If you make less than $60,000 a year, you don’t have to pay for an accountant or online tax software. You can get free tax prep and a fast refund.

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A Taxing Problem: ID Theft When You Turn In Your Tax Return

February 2, 2015 | Howard Dvorkin, CPA

Identity theft is already a serious problem. Combine it with tax season, and it’s a disaster.

Beat the IRA deadline and Uncle Sam, too.

How to hide thousands from Uncle Sam — legally

April 8, 2014 | Brandon Ballenger

There’s still time to stuff an IRA full of tax-deferred or tax-free cash.

Uncle Sam seems to be the only one who knows what taxes pay for.

Most Americans have no idea what taxes pay for

March 24, 2014 | Brandon Ballenger

The percentage of Americans who understand government spending is smaller than the percentage of tax money spent on national defense.

Do you pay use tax?

Most Americans don’t pay “use tax” — but they’re supposed to

March 19, 2014 | Brian Bienkowski

States could be itching to audit the 62 percent of Americans who don’t pay this online use tax.