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Tax Law for Selling Real Estate
If you live in a house for two of the previous five years, you owe little or no taxes on its sale. Knowing the tax laws can make a considerable difference in the tax picture when you sell a building, whether it’s your residence or a property that was previously your residence. Read more…

How to Estimate Property Taxes
There are a number of fundamental property tax concepts you should be aware of that can help you calculate your property taxes. Read more…

Paying Property Taxes Online
Many local agencies are set up to accept property tax payments online. When paying property taxes online, it is important to note some considerations that can affect your federal income tax return. Read more…

How Short Sales and Foreclosures Affect Your Taxes
If you engage in a short sale or your mortgage lender forecloses on your home, there are some important tax implications that you'll want to consider. Read more…

Video: Tax Tips for Paying Property Taxes Online
If you own a home, it's likely that you pay property taxes to your local government. But if you are used to writing checks, you may be interested to know that many agencies allow you to pay your property taxes online. Watch this video to find out more paying property taxes online. Read more…


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