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  • Last minute tax tips for maximum returns     Thursday, 3 Apr 2014 | 7:30 AM ET

    It's getting down to the wire and your taxes are due soon. You don't want to miss out on important tax credits and deductions that can save you money. Sharon Epperson talks to Elda Di Re, a partner and tax leader at Ernst & Young, about retirement plan contributions, job-relaxed expenses, charitable donations and other tax moves that can help filers save money, even in the 11th hour.

  • Hedge fund vultures feast on Lehman corpse Friday, 28 Mar 2014 | 3:08 PM ET
    September 15, 2008, the day the 150-year-old Lehman Brothers declared bankruptcy.

    Lehman Brothers may be long dead, but its assets continue to be a lucrative investment for hedge funds.

  • College sports unions: 'Careful what you wish for' Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | 4:33 PM ET
    Northwestern University quarterback Kain Colter, No. 2, wears APU for "All Players United" on wrist tape as he scores a touchdown during an NCAA football game against Maine in Evanston, Ill.

    If the ruling on allowing Northwestern University football players to unionize stands all challenges, it may not be so easy to do.

  • Rep. Jordan: IRS needs a special prosecutor     Thursday, 27 Mar 2014 | 10:50 AM ET

    Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, discusses America's energy plan and his call for an independent special prosecutor to investigate the targeting of tax-exempt organizations by the IRS.

  • IRS position on bitcoin only positive: Pro     Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 11:38 AM ET

    CNBC's Jon Fortt and Jon Steinberg, BuzzFeed president & COO, discuss the decision of the IRS to treat bitcoin as a property, not a currency.

  • CNBC's Josh Lipton reports from CoinSummit, the bitcoin conference in San Francisco, where Marc Andreessen shared some tough words on bitcoin and putting it to work.

  • IRS: Bitcoin is property, not currency     Tuesday, 25 Mar 2014 | 2:18 PM ET

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the IRS is saying bitcoin should be treated as a property, not a currency.

  • Tax-fraud phone scam hits thousands: IRS watchdog Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | 9:00 AM ET

    Fraudsters have scammed thousands by posing as the US Internal Revenue Service and demanding money for unpaid taxes, said the IRS' watchdog.

  • Don't make these mistakes with your 401(k)     Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    For many people, most of their savings are tied up in their 401(k) where they think their money is safe and will continue to grow. CNBC's Sharon Epperson speaks with three top financial advisors about the most common mistakes people make with their 401(k) savings plans.

  • How to get tax questions answers fast     Monday, 17 Mar 2014 | 10:00 AM ET

    The countdown to the April 15th tax filing deadline is on and the IRS is inundated with taxpayers' calls. CNBC's Sharon Epperson explains how you can get help -- fast.

  • Radio talk show host Tony Katz shares his opinions on the IRS scandal.

  • Confused about taxes? Answers to tricky questions Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 | 8:00 AM ET

    Are you confused at tax time? You're not alone. TurboTax provided CNBC with answers to some of the most common questions on its website.

  • 3 ways to grow your 401(k), no matter your age Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    All generations of pre-retirees are facing some level of savings shortfall, but there are steps anyone can take to help build their 401(k).

  • Millions of Americans ask each year why is it so tough to get rid of the marriage penalty. As CNBC's Allison Linn reports, it basically comes down to the fact that you can't have both a progressive tax system and a system that treats married and single people differently without some falling into the hole -- and without some complaining.

  • Same-sex couples face tax challenges     Friday, 7 Mar 2014 | 2:00 PM ET

    Same-sex couples who took a trip to the alter this year, or are just filing a joint federal return for the first time, will have a host of new issues to deal with, reports CNBC's Allison Linn.

  • Tax don'ts & IRS red flags     Friday, 7 Mar 2014 | 9:00 AM ET

    CNBC consumer reporter Kelli Grant discusses IRS red flags that can lead to an audit.

  • IRS delay bites into H&R Block earnings, revenue Thursday, 6 Mar 2014 | 6:11 PM ET
    Tax preparer, left, helps a woman at an H&R Block office in San Francisco.

    H&R Block is blaming a delay in the opening of the Internal Revenue Service's e-file system for a huge shortfall in its third-quarter revenue.

  • IRS feud flares on Capitol Hill today     Wednesday, 5 Mar 2014 | 9:48 AM ET

    Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., frustrated by former IRS Director of Exempt Organizations Lois Lerner, dismisses a House Oversight Committee hearing before Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., has an opportunity to make his statement. Rep. Cummings voices his strong objection and continues, even after Chairman Issa leaves.

  • Refund dilemma: To save or splurge?     Friday, 28 Feb 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    The latest IRS data shows the government has already issued more 31 million refunds this year. The average individual refund so far is $3,211, according to the IRS. CNBC's Allison Linn reports on how, despite best intentions, many people find it difficult to save their refunds.

  • Big steps toward curbing overseas tax evasion Thursday, 27 Feb 2014 | 12:55 PM ET

    This past week saw important steps in the effort to combat offshore tax avoidance, a Treasury official explains.