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  • How Do You Play the Cyprus Bailout? Tuesday, 19 Mar 2013 | 2:00 AM ET
    How Do You Play the Cyprus Bailout?

    Ashraf Laidi, chief global strategist at City Index, tells CNBC that investors, who want to play the Euro without the periphery, should play the Swiss Franc.

  • Filing Snafu Could Delay Up to 600,000 Tax Refunds Wednesday, 13 Mar 2013 | 8:18 AM ET

    A filing error has resulted in the delay of up to 600,000 tax refunds — among them students who need the money to pay for books and the tax receipt to apply for financial aid, the IRS said Tuesday.

  • As Tax Time Nears, Can You Trust Your Taxman? Tuesday, 12 Feb 2013 | 10:39 AM ET

    An attempt by the IRS to get new regulations to stop fraud among tax preparers has hit a roadblock. The issue raises the age-old question of credibility for those who prepare our taxes.

  • Three Simple Ways to Grow Your Federal Tax Refund Friday, 25 Jan 2013 | 4:08 PM ET

    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.

  • IRS Cracks Down on Deductions Tuesday, 15 Jan 2013 | 11:20 AM ET
    IRS Cracks Down on Deductions

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the IRS is watching extra generous "charitable donations."

  • Will Housing Go Over the Cliff? Tuesday, 11 Dec 2012 | 2:52 PM ET
    Will Housing Go Over the Cliff?

    Jed Kolko, Trulia chief economist, explains what will happen to the housing market if mortgage interest deductions are taken away.

  • Should Corporations Get Away With Avoiding Tax? Monday, 3 Dec 2012 | 2:00 AM ET
    Should Corporations Get Away With Avoiding Tax?

    Peter Toogood, investment services director at OBSR, a Morningstar company, tells CNBC that it is inevitable that indebted governments will start cracking down on corporate tax avoidance like Starbucks in the UK.

  • The Cliff and Your Mortgage Wednesday, 14 Nov 2012 | 10:43 AM ET
    The Cliff and Your Mortgage

    CNBC's Diana Olick reports how changes in the mortgage interest rate deduction will impact homeowners.

  • Limiting Tax Deductions: What It Might Cost You Tuesday, 13 Nov 2012 | 11:44 AM ET
    Limiting Tax Deductions: What It Might Cost You

    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.

  • CNBC Explains: What Are Payroll Taxes? Monday, 29 Oct 2012 | 10:27 AM ET
    Payroll Taxes: What Are They?

    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

  • Eliminate 'Sacred Cow' Mortgage Rate Deduction? Thursday, 25 Oct 2012 | 8:13 AM ET
    Eliminate 'Sacred Cow' Mortgage Rate Deduction?

    Robert Johnson, RLJ Companies founder & chairman, discusses whether the mortgage interest deduction is a tax loophole that should be closed.

  • French ‘Pigeons’ in Flutter Over Tax Rise Wednesday, 3 Oct 2012 | 2:04 AM ET
    A person fills out a tax declaration for the 2012 income tax on September 10, 2012 in Lille, northern France.

    François Hollande’s Socialist government is facing a new tax revolt – this time not from big business protesting against the president’s 75 per cent income tax band but in the form of a viral online campaign by small French entrepreneurs furious about a jump in capital gains taxes, the FT reports.

  • Offshore Tactics Helped Increase Romneys’ Wealth Tuesday, 2 Oct 2012 | 10:27 AM ET

    Mitt Romney's offshore arrangements enabled his individual retirement account to avoid taxes on its investments and may well have reduced his personal income tax bills, The New York Times reports.

  • How the ‘Fiscal Cliff’ Could Hurt Married Couples Wednesday, 26 Sep 2012 | 3:10 PM ET
    How the ‘Fiscal Cliff’ Could Hurt Married Couples

    There are many financial perks that come with being married. Filing taxes generally isn’t one of them.

  • Tax Hikes a Threat to Charitable Giving, Say Billionaires Wednesday, 19 Sep 2012 | 11:26 AM ET
    Stephen Ross, founder and chief executive officer of Related Cos LP.

    A poll of charitable billionaires found that a majority say taxes impact their giving.

  • Are 529 College Savings Plans Too Easy To Beat? Tuesday, 11 Sep 2012 | 10:56 AM ET

    Many say 529 savings plans are the best way to save for college, but interest in them is cooling.

  • Too Much Debt Talk from Paul Ryan Thursday, 30 Aug 2012 | 3:24 PM ET
    Paul Ryan

    My worst fears about Paul Ryan were borne out in Wednesday night's speech.

  • 'Fiscal Cliff' Tax Hikes That Could Hurt Entrepreneurs Tuesday, 24 Jul 2012 | 10:31 AM ET

    Dozens of tax changes take effect at year's end. While the "Bush-era tax cuts" get talked about often, here's what entrepreneurs need to know.

  • Are Self-Directed IRAs Too Good to Be True? Friday, 13 Jul 2012 | 3:02 PM ET

    An IRA can contain anything that makes you money, but as with any DIY investment, caution is required.

  • Senate Democrats Pushing Tax Cuts for Business Tuesday, 10 Jul 2012 | 5:22 PM ET

    Democrats want to push tax cuts through the Senate for companies that hire new workers, give raises or buy major new equipment this year.