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Cities with the Lowest Tax Rates
The total amount of tax you pay reaches far beyond what you owe the federal government. Depending on where you live, most likely you're required to pay additional taxes, including property and sales tax. The disparity between the amount of tax you pay in a low-tax city and that in a high-tax city can be dramatic. Living in any of these 10 cities could save you a bundle, although the exact amount may fluctuate based on your income and lifestyle choices. Read more…

Cities with the Highest Tax Rates
Much ado is made in the press about federal tax brackets, but cities can carry a tax bite of their own. Even if you live in a state that has no income tax, your city may levy a variety of taxes that could eat away the entire benefit of living in an income tax-free state, including property taxes, sales taxes and auto taxes. Consider all the costs before you move to one of these cities, and understand that rates may change based on your family's income level. Read more…

Top 10 Tax Deductions You're NOT Taking
You could be leaving hundreds of dollars on the table when you file your tax return this year. From magazines to medical insurance premiums, little-known tax deductions could make tax day a happier one for your family this year. Read more…

Tax Refunds—Better Than Christmas?
Every year, millions of Americans get a financial windfall in the form of a tax refund. Here, we've gathered some key tax filing statistics on how they're getting those refunds -- everything from how people file, to commonly-missed tax deductions, to the number of tax returns that are e-filed. Read more…

A Brief History of Income Taxes
Did you know President Abraham Lincoln, one of America's most beloved leaders, also instituted one of its least liked obligations—the income tax? In this brief history of taxes, see the historical events which shaped income taxes in the United States today. Read more…


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