Kay Bell Archive
Published April 14, 2011
As the tax-filing deadline approaches, people wanting your money are coming at you from all sides. No, they're not with the Internal Revenue Service. They're con artists.
Published April 12, 2011
If you made home energy-efficiency improvements, you could qualify for a tax credit.
Published April 05, 2011
If you spent money last year on big-ticket items, you could get a federal tax break.
Published March 30, 2011
Tax season is prime hunting season for financial predators. Folks are worried enough about correctly filing their returns, so they take any indication that they've done something wrong very seriously.
Published February 22, 2011
By itemizing deductions, you can subtract many nonfederal taxes you pay from your federal income. The less income you have, the less you owe Uncle Sam.
Published February 15, 2011
When the end of matrimony leads to the start of alimony, each parting partner can feel the tax effects.
Published February 11, 2011
The Making Work Pay tax credit put some extra cash into most workers' paychecks in 2010. But it also created more tax paperwork.
Published February 09, 2011
If you paid work-related costs and weren't reimbursed, your dedication might give you a tax break.
Published February 02, 2011
Uncle Sam wants a bite of your income, but in some cases, your money is taxed only partially.
Published February 01, 2011
Are you getting a big tax refund? You may want to adjust your withholding