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Video: What Is the Fair Tax?
What do people mean when they mention the Fair Tax Movement, and why does this movement not affect you when you prepare your tax returns? Learn about the history and purpose of the Fair Tax movement in this video on tax basics. Read more…

A Guide to Social Security Tax
Understanding how the Social Security tax impacts you as an individual taxpayer can be complicated. Here, we provide the answers to a few common questions about this tax, from self-employment to receiving benefits. Read more…

Tax Considerations for Fantasy Sports Fans
Fantasy sports leagues can yield hefty winnings if Lady Luck smiles on you. If you win big—or even not so big—you'll need to save a portion of that money for the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). What many don't realize, is that those net winnings constitute taxable income. Read more…

How to File an Amended Tax Return with the IRS
Did you make a mistake on your tax return or realize you missed out on a valuable tax deduction or credit? You can file an amended tax return to make the correction. Filing an amended tax return with the IRS is a straightforward process. This article includes step-by-step instructions for when and how to amend your tax return using Form 1040-X. Read more…

Video: What Are Federal Taxes?
Federal taxes are taxes a person pays directly to the government of the United States. Research federal taxes with help from TurboTax in this video clip. Read more…

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