Learn Where Every Penny of Your Taxes Go With This Site

Ever wonder where your tax dollars are actually going? While I have a decent general idea of what the government funds, I’ve never taken a look at how my money specifically is being used by the state and federal government.

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Here are the Biggest Costs and Cuts in Congress’s Spending Plan

Back in March, Trump proposed a pretty wild budget outline that would end a number of important programs. Here’s where that’s landed now, as Congress is set to approve the spending plan this week.

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What Trump’s Tax Plan Proposes and Who It Will Benefit Most

We told you what to expect from Trump’s Tax Plan, which was released this Wednesday. While it wasn’t very detailed, the plan more or less includes what everyone expected. Here’s a breakdown of who stands to benefit the most.

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Reminder: You Have Until Tomorrow to Lower Your Tax Bill With IRA Contributions

Tax procrastinators, here’s one last friendly reminder for the tax season. If you have an Individual Retirement Account and you want a lower tax bill, you have until tomorrow, April 18th, to stash money in your traditional IRA.

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You Could Save on Your Student Loan by Moving to a Different State–Here’s How Much

It sounds a little ridiculous to move just to save money on your loan, but the student loan burden is no joke. If you’re curious, Student Loan Hero has a calculator that will tell you how much you could potentially save.

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I’m Brad Smith, CEO of Intuit, and This Is How I Work

Brad Smith knows karate. Not “business karate” or any overwrought metaphor about teamwork; he literally teaches karate. Or at least he used to before he became chairman and CEO of Intuit.

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The IRS Will Split Your Tax Refund for You

If you’re getting a tax refund, you’ve probably got big plans for it. Ideally, you’ll use it for good: paying off debt or finally building your emergency fund, for example. Whatever you choose, keep in mind: the IRS will let you split your refund across multiple accounts.

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What You Should Know Before Paying Taxes with a Credit Card to Earn Rewards

 

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Don’t Panic, File a Tax Extension to Buy More Time

Doing taxes probably gets so buried in your to-do list that when the time comes to actually file them (now-ish), you think oh, crap! and panic mode sets in. Instead of driving yourself to drink, trying to hit the April 18 deadline, request an extension to file your taxes at a later date. Here’s how.

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PSA: Talk to Your Grandparents About Phone Tax Scams ASAP

Tax season is in full swing, which means tax scams are in full swing. The IRS just released an alert for seniors to watch out for phone scams, specifically. If you have grandparents or aging parents, you may want to let them know.

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