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10 Things Taxes Pay For: Where Do Your Federal Tax Dollars Go?

Update: The IRS deadline for filing taxes is April 18th, 2023. This applies to most taxpayers. Those that request an extension will have until October 16th, 2023 to file. The federal government spent a total of $6.3 trillion from October 2021 through September 2022, according to the U.S. Treasury Department’s Combined Statement of Receipts, Outlays... Read More

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Help! Someone Else Is Getting My Tax Docs
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March 12, 2014

The Big Tax Deadline You Never Heard of
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March 7, 2014

A Brief Chat With a Tax Avoider
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March 5, 2014

The Little-Known Form for Avoiding a Big Tax Bill
An estimated 5.75 million forms reporting “cancellation of inde... Read More

February 27, 2014

How to Make Money Paying Taxes With a Credit Card
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February 24, 2014

I Can’t Pay My Taxes. What Do I Do?
As much as we’d all like a refund this tax season, not ever... Read More

February 7, 2014