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A Simplified Tax Option For Home Offices

This tax season holds good news for millions of self-employed people who work from home: Home office deductions, which used to require a litany of calculations and the completion of a 43-line form, have at last been simplified.

03/13/2014

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Disappearing Deductions Cost Taxpayers

Changes to tax laws last year reinstated some income-based phase outs of some widely used personal exemptions and itemized deductions, leaving many taxpayers with higher tax bills.

03/12/2014

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The “Dirty Dozen” Tax Scams Of 2014

The IRS has a warning for Americans — watch out for tax scams. Every year the agency releases a “Dirty Dozen” list of the worst tax scams out there. This year, identity theft and phone scams top the list.

03/12/2014

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How To Spend Your Tax Refund

The best part of paying your taxes is probably getting your refund check.

04/10/2013

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A Look At The Craziest Tax Write-Offs

It’s hard to think there’s anything funny about taxes when you’re under a mountain of paperwork, but CBS News contributor and analyst Mellody Hobson has a little comic relief for taxpayers.

04/02/2013

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How (Not) To Get Audited

It’s time to talk taxes: 1099 forms have gone out and you should be organizing your paperwork and getting ready to pay the taxman.

03/25/2013

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How Studying Your Taxes Can Help Your Career

About half of Americans say they feel underpaid. Are you one of them?

03/25/2013

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Avoid The Most Common Tax Mistakes

Avoid the most common tax mistakes to get a faster refund.

03/18/2013

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Total Information PM – Wednesday, April 27th

Bernanke Holds Unique Conference Jill Schlesinger, editor at large for CBS MoneyWatch.com, tells us about fed chair Ben Bernanke’s first ever news conference with a federal reserve chair. More Testimony in Coleman Trial Beth Hundsdorfer […]

04/27/2011

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Total Information AM – Monday, March 14th

The Japanese stock market took a tumble today. We talked about it with CBS MoneyWatch dot com reporter Jill Schlesinger. Then, Paul Brandus of the West Wing Report joined us to explain why Japan’s earthquake may increase gasoline prices of us (U.S.)

03/14/2011

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