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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…

Top 5 Myths About Tax Audits
The myths about who or who does not get audited—and why—run the gamut. But, tax audits do not have to be feared. Find out the real deal when it comes to IRS audits and why most audit concerns are unfounded. Read more…

Video: Filing Taxes After the Deadline
Have you missed the deadline for taxes, or is it fast approaching? There is still hope. Watch this video to find out about filing your taxes after the deadline. Read more…

What is My Tax Bracket?
The federal income tax system is progressive, which means that different tax rates apply to different portions of your taxable income. The term "tax bracket" refers to the highest tax rate applied to the top portion of your taxable income and depends on your filing status. Here's how to calculate your tax bracket. Read more…

Video: What is a Schedule A: Itemized Tax Deductions?
Taxpayers are allowed by the IRS to either itemize deductions or take the standard deduction. Itemization takes place on Schedule A. Watch this video to find out more about itemizing deductions. Note: The information included in this video is specific to tax year 2012. Read more…


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