11 Tax Breaks for Military Families

In many cases, Uncle Sam recognizes the sacrifices members of our nation’s armed forces make, and offers special privileges to compensate. When it comes to paying taxes, for example, military members can claim a host of tax breaks that ...

Beware of These 5 Tax Season Scams

As the April 15 tax deadline draws near, swindlers are thinking of the best ways to defraud you of your hard-earned cash. Be vigilant and don’t fall for any tax-season scams. Here are five common ones: 1. The Early Refund Promise Scam ...

13 Tax Deductions You Shouldn’t Ignore

It’s been said that nothing in life is certain, except death and taxes. And since you work hard for your money, the smaller your bill is at tax time, the better. That’s why income tax deductions are so valuable. “Simply put, a ...

5 Ways to Spend Your Income Tax Refund

Are you part of the American tax-filing majority who’s about to get a big, fat tax refund? If so, I have a question: What are you going to buy yourself with it? What? A stranger is asking how you plan to spend your tax refund instead of ...

Avoid these 4 Tax Season Scams

As April 15 approaches, clever crooks use the IRS to try and separate you from your hard-earned money. Like most people, you probably have a healthy respect for the taxman. But don’t let that intimidation factor override your common sense. ...

Military Tax Deductions & Exemptions

Military service demands sacrifices — some personal, some financial. But in many cases, Uncle Sam recognizes those hardships and offers special privileges to compensate. When it comes to paying taxes, for example, military members can claim a ...