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When Does Doing Your Own Taxes Make Sense?

Doing your own taxes can save you money and help you avoid scams, and with the latest technological innovations, it's easier than ever.

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Why Hiring an Accountant to Do Your Taxes Is the Right Choice

Let’s take a look at some of the advantages of getting someone else (a qualified someone else, that is) to do your taxes for you:

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What Exactly Is a 401(k)? 5 Things to Know About Your Retirement Fund

The primary source of retirement money for many Americans is also a source of confusion.

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And the City With the Best Tippers Is… [POLL]

If you work in the food service industry, your wallet may thank you for moving to this city.

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Man Who Hates Paying Taxes Threatens to Kill IRS Agent Investigating Him

Paying taxes isn't any fun, we know, but still—you really shouldn't threaten to kill the IRS agent who's asking about the money you owe Uncle Sam.

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Simple Ways to Lower Your Tax Bill — Part 2

Yesterday we took our first look at some basic, no-nonsense steps you can take to lower your tax bill. Here are a few more tips to help ensure you aren’t overpaying come tax time:

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Simple Ways to Lower Your Tax Bill — Part 1

Here’s a look at several simple things you can do to lower your taxes—and avoid getting into hot water with the IRS:

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3 Reasons Why You Should Do Your Own Taxes

If you're comfortable with numbers and know your way around the tax code, there may be no need for you to pay someone else to do your taxes.

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3 Reasons Why You Should Hire an Accountant to Do Your Taxes

As tax season grinds on, here are some important reasons for you to consider hiring a professional to prepare your 2013 return.

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IRS ‘Dirty Dozen’ Tax Scams for 2014, Part 2 — False Income, Fake Charities & More

Here's round two of the 12 nastiest tax scams out there. Be aware of what the crooks will try to pull over on you!

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