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Furloughed workers and consumers worried about shutdown-related refund delays may find it tempting to use so-called refund anticipation loans. Consumer advocates say they should still be a loan of last resort.
In two weeks, you'll be able to submit your tax return — even amid the shutdown, according to the IRS. Here's why you might still run into obstacles on your way to grabbing your refund check.
The deadline to pay your estimated quarterly taxes is on Jan. 15. And no, the shutdown won't earn you a reprieve.
Billionaire Jeff Bezos and wife MacKenzie are the latest power couple to hit the marital skids. Here's some of the biggest divorce settlements.
Among taxpayers who do their own taxes online, multitasking is a common practice, ranging from watching TV to online shopping.
Tax filing date? Check. Expected refund? Check. The IRS said it will take income tax returns on Jan. 28 and give taxpayers their refunds, but the shutdown could complicate other essential areas of filing season.
It will hurt lawmakers' popularity and the economy "if people don't get the [tax] refund they're expecting," the veteran trader says.
Potential home buyers are feeling the squeeze of high prices on dwellings and the prospect of rising interest rates. If you really want that house and you're willing to stay put, consider paying down points.
If you were short on your 2018 tax withholding, the IRS might let you slide on the penalty. What you should know.
The federal shutdown comes at a stressful time for accountants and taxpayers, who are bracing themselves for a hectic filing season under the new tax code.
If you want to stretch your retirement dollars and enjoy outdoor activities, consider heading south. Panama, Costa Rica and Mexico are just a few of the top foreign destinations for retirees, according to International Living.
Saving more for retirement is the fifth-most-popular New Year's resolution in a new survey. Here's a look, in broad strokes, at six other — out of a legion of possible — retirement-related moves you might consider making for 2019.
The next phase of life can come with surprises if you don't evaluate the financial implications of your decisions.
Want to trim your taxes for 2018? Consider pushing your year-end bonus into the new year. Why it pays to wait.
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Whether you're giving to a charitable organization or to friends and family, these tips will help ensure your gifts count for the 2018 tax year.