Category: US

How to Get the Biggest Tax Refund This Year

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Refund season is in full swing. This is the time the majority of taxpayers are filing their taxes so they can get their tax refund. According to the IRS, about 75 percent of taxpayers received a tax refund close to $2,800 last tax season. But some of you may feel like your […]

Trump Tower fire: man dies in blaze on 50th floor

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A man was killed and six firefighters injured after an apartment caught fire on the 50th floor of Trump Tower in New York on Saturday. The victim, Todd Brassner, was found unresponsive in his apartment and was pronounced dead in the hospital, police said. The 67-year-old was an art dealer who was […]

Tax Credits and Deductions

Earned Income Tax Credit If you earn a low to moderate income, the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)  can help you by reducing the amount of tax you owe. To qualify, you must meet certain requirements and file a tax return even if you do not owe any tax or […]

Business Tax Information

Business Taxes As a business owner, it’s important to understand your federal, state, and local tax requirements. This will help you file your taxes accurately and make payments on time. The business structure you choose when starting a business will determine what taxes you must pay and how you pay […]

Retirement

Infographic: Common Options to Save for Retirement This infographic shows the most common ways people save for retirement. Video: Determining a Target Retirement Saving Rate Make a plan with the Retirement Saving worksheet. Learn more at Savings Fitness. Social Security and How It Works What’s Social Security? Social Security is […]

Top 25 Health Insurance Companies in the U.S.

The largest 125 U.S. health insurers collected approximately $713 billion in premiums, with the top 25 accounting for nearly two-thirds of the total. While being a large insurers does not necessarily mean they provide the best health insurance, it is an interesting look at total market share in the health insurance […]

4 Tax Deductions You Had No Idea Existed

What you don’t know can hurt you, especially when it comes to taxes. The onus is on you to find all the deductions you can and claim them. Here’s a look at four commonly overlooked tax deductions. Summer Day Camp for Your Kids Daycare isn’t the only type of childcare […]