Tax Tips

Self-employed can save with 9 tax tips

9:02 AM, Mar 15, 2013

The independence that comes with being your own boss is often a double-edged sword.

Time running out for 2009 tax refunds

7:36 PM, Mar 14, 2013

If you didn't file your federal tax return for 2009, you could be missing out on a refund.

Retirement living: 5 tax tips for future retirees

9:17 PM, Mar 11, 2013

There are plenty of things we think about when preparing for retirement. Unfortunately, taxes is not usually one of them.

Tax tips: 7 ways for homeowners to save

3:54 PM, Mar 6, 2013

While economists and investors can debate whether buying a home is still part of the American dream, it's undeniable that the tax code remains highly favorable to people who own instead of rent.

Picking the right tax preparer

8:16 AM, Mar 1, 2013

We're now 46 days away from tax day, and we have important information if you're planning to hire someone to fill out your return.

Tax filing deals to put more money in your pocket

2:56 AM, Feb 28, 2013

Free tax advice and serious savings on Turbo Tax, alongside H&R Block deals.

Property losses may mean valuable tax breaks

8:30 PM, Feb 19, 2013

Mother Nature has been on a mean streak in the last few months. Parts of Connecticut just got 3 feet of snow, Hurricane Sandy swamped Manhattan a few months back, and tornadoes continue to batter the Midwest and South with disturbing regularity.

Tax tip: Figuring out your stock's cost basis

7:42 PM, Feb 19, 2013

It's never easy for investors to make money in the stock market. And when they do, the last thing most people think about is how to report those gains to the IRS.

Quinn urges eligible taxpayers to file for credit

4:13 AM, Feb 17, 2013

Gov. Pat Quinn wants taxpayers to take advantage of a newly expanded tax credit.