Tax Refunds

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  • February 14, 2013

    Maybe, if she wasn’t working last year, or didn’t earn very much. A qualifying partner gives you an extra personal exemption, worth $3,800. This works for same-sex couples, too.

    You can claim a live-in friend as a tax dependent if he or...

  • February 12, 2013

    Where's your refund? You can get your tax refund instantly by signing up for a tax refund advance.

    IRS Refund Cycle

    The IRS website states that “...

  • February 12, 2013

    NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Pew Research calls it the “Lost Decade Of the Middle Class.”

    “Since 2000, the middle class has shrunk in size, fallen backward in income and wealth and shed...

  • February 12, 2013

    When you’re hunting for tax savings on your 2012 returns, comb through the way you paid your taxes in the past. You might have missed an easy write-off that’s waving its hand and shouting, “look at me!” For example:

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  • February 7, 2013

    NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Filing and paying taxes can be the financial equivalent of root canal.

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  • February 4, 2013

    It's always good to get things for free - and filing your taxes is no exception. Getting professional help to file your taxes doesn't mean you have to pay for it. MoneyTalksNews.com's Stacy Johnson discusses the many ways you can file...

  • January 31, 2013

    A lot of people know that the more dependents you claim on your taxes the heftier the return. However, there are necessary tests that you must satisfy when trying to claim an adult as a dependent. Find out all about claiming adults as dependents...

  • January 24, 2013

    It doesn't matter what you're trying to accomplish - being organized makes a big difference. And taxes are no different. Filing your taxes is a much easier process when you've organized ahead of time. MoneyTalksNews.com's Stacy...

  • January 23, 2013

    Most people get their taxes done by an accountant. However, there are also a lot of people that use tax software. There are pros and cons to each tax preparation method and the ideal choice depends on your specific situation. CNBC contributor...