NEW YORK, April 10- "Conscious uncoupling" might become all the rage now that actress Gwyneth Paltrow and musician Chris Martin have announced they are separating in a cooperative and respectful way. But there is nothing touchy feely about divorce in the eyes of the Internal Revenue Service.» Read More
Amid speculation that the Defense of Marriage Act may be struck down, same-sex couples and their financial advisors are preparing for many possible changes in taxes and benefits.
Tax incentives to spur retirement-plan contributions lead only relatively wealthy, well educated Americans to save more, studies show. Automatic contributions work much better.
Despite changes to the alternative minimum tax rules, millions will still have to pay it and the number of obligated taxpayers will keep growing.
From early withdrawals from 401(k) accounts to how you handle gifts from Grandma, here are five pitfalls to avoid while applying for college financial aid.
CNBC's Sharon Epperson discusses gold's close for the day. The precious metal ended up above $1,600 over concern in Cyprus as investors looked for a safe haven.
Although it's known as the "nanny tax," it's not just for nannies, and Uncle Sam won't take kindly to you if you don't pay it. Despite what's often seen as something that only the rich should be concerned with, it's something all of us better be aware of.
April 15 is looming, but if you look carefully there are a variety of possible ways to lower your 2012 tax bill.
Make sure you claim all of the tax breaks you deserve, from other taxes you have paid to expenses for job hunting, and even good deeds so small you hardly remember them.
What to expect from tomorrow's trading session, with Noah Hamman, AdvisorShares CEO and Brian Evans, Bond Street Wealth Management.
Between 1995 and 2010, millions of Americans have moved between states in the U.S., taking with them $2 trillion in adjusted gross income. Travis Brown, author of "How Money Walks," and CNBC's Robert Frank break it down state by state.
CNBC's Brian Shactman and Robert Frank report on golf icon Phil Mickelson who said he "might have to make some changes," due to a tax increase. Will other wealthy Americans move because of higher taxes? Lindsey Piegza, FTN FInancial economist, shares her opinions.
Phil Mickelson is now saying he should have kept his opinions to himself on taxes, with CNBC's Brian Shactman and Robert Frank.
Not all American workers have seen the higher payroll tax in their paycheck yet, particularly those employed by small businesses, Carlos Rodriguez, CEO of ADP, told CNBC Tuesday.
India will delay by two years the implementation of controversial rules on tax avoidance to 2016, Finance Minister P. Chidambaram said on Monday, giving some respite to investors after the measures dented confidence at a time the country needs capital inflows.
State laws that recognize same-sex marriage clash with federal laws that don't, making tax season complicated and costly for same-sex spouses.
Mortgage interest deduction is one of the most popular provisions of the tax code. But Internal Revenue Service data show that only a quarter of tax filers claim it.
Gary Richards, senior corporate tax partner at Berwin Leighton Paisner, tells CNBC that the UK tax code is very complicated so it allows companies to plan to avoid it and avoiding tax through loopholes is not illegal.
A debt-laden U.S. economy has 'tons’ of under invested capital that could get put to work if the federal government solves its budget woes, Pimco CEO Mohammed El-Erian told CNBC Tuesday.
Limiting tax deductions as part of a "Fiscal Cliff" deal would force the wealthy to bear the brunt of the cost, with million-dollar earners getting hit the hardest.
Anyone looking at their paycheck stub and seeing the laundry list of taxes taken out might be saying to themselves 'Why am I paying these and where does all that money go?'CNBC explains