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Is the Home Mortgage Interest Deduction Worthless?

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The mortgage interest deduction is as American as apple pie. But how many taxpayers are truly benefiting? Just the rich? Let's take a look.


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Avoid These Audit Red Flags When Filing Your Taxes

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If something looks “off,” that return could be audited. CNN Money has identified the following tax audit red flags to avoid:


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Choose The Right Default Cost Basis Method

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Did you know your broker or fund company sets a default cost basis method in taxable accounts that might not be best for your tax bill?


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How Financial Crooks Literally Have You at Hello

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My work cellphone buzzed with an incoming call the other morning, and as I gazed down upon the display, I could see that the caller ID flashed a local area code and exchange that originated from somewhere nearby in the DC/VA/MD area where I live. I answered the call only to discover that an automated voice in my ear was warning me that I had a critical message from my bank about my credit card.


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Why You Should File Your Tax Return -- Even If You Don't Owe

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If you don't owe taxes, you aren't required to file a tax return. Here are a few reasons why you should always file a tax return even if you don't or will not owe taxes.


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Deciphering Form 1099-B

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One of the more confusing tax forms for investments is form 1099-B. The tax code, and changes to it, cause most it. It’s up to you to decipher what the 1099-B says.


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4 Commonly Overlooked Tax Deductions Not to Miss

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Commonly overlooked tax deductions are easy to miss, but can be a nice help to your taxes. I share four of the more overlooked tax deductions not to miss.


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Are You REALLY Saving Your Tax Refund?

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The IRS reports that the average tax refund for this season, so far, is a little more than $3,000. However, even though many taxpayers say that they plan to save their tax refund, this money actually gets spent, according to CNBC.


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Tax Planning for the Year to Come

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The books are closed on another year, but that doesn't mean that you can't start planning your taxes better for the year to come. In fact, you might be better off if you look ahead.


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4 Signs Your Tax Preparer is Shady

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The IRS reports that around 60 percent of taxpayers turn to tax professionals when preparing and filing their returns. Here are 4 signs that your tax preparer might be shady.


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