While many tax return mistakes made by pros are accidental, others are not. How to spot that and what to do.


Tax breaks available to investors often go unused, and time is running out. Although sometimes tricky, they are worth understanding.


Hillary Clinton on Thursday announced an increase to her proposed top estate tax rate in her latest nod to Sen. Bernie Sanders.

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Ireland will appeal against the European Commission’s ruling forcing it to recover billions in back-taxes from Apple.


Incomplete gift non-grantor trusts can shift tax exposure out of high-tax states to those with no state income tax.


In several states, annual back-to-school sales tax holidays will be noticeably more muted this year.


Financial advisors recommend paying attention to the presidential front-runners’ proposals affecting your wallet — for better or worse.


Don’t get too excited about the big Mega Millions jackpot. Taxes take a bigger bite out of winnings than you’d expect.


Among other advantages, working parents can save more than $2,000 in taxes when their kids are enrolled in summer day camp.


Big tax bills can crimp retirement more than you expect. These moves should help.

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Now that tax year 2015 is in the rearview mirror, it’s time to turn your attention to the return you’ll be filing next year.

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In addition to seeing smaller paychecks every week as they pay taxes throughout the year, millions of Americans have to pay even more to the IRS by the April 15 deadline.

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Accountants work so hard around this time of year that they’re literally making themselves sick.

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The clock is ticking for tax procrastinators — today is the deadline for filing your 2015 returns.


Buying a home no longer offers attractive tax breaks, due to near-record low mortgage rates and an increase in the standard deduction.