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Here Are 4 Smart Ways to Use Your Tax Refund

It’s important to not spend your entire tax refund. You must have a plan in…

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3 Last Minute Tax Tips

Making sure you don’t over-pay Uncle Sam

With all of the rush to get our taxes finished on time, it can be…

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What to Do if You Can’t Pay Your Tax Bill

A simple way to set-up a payment plan with Uncle Sam

The IRS is, however, willing to help you set up an installment plan that sets…

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3 Ways to Reduce Your Tax Bill

Tax Expert Barbara Weltman shares last minute tax tips

Tax Expert Barbara Weltman shares last minute tax tips.

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10 Easy Tax Moves You Should Make Now

These tips can increase your 2015 tax refund

With the holidays in the rear view mirror, most of us are focused on sticking…

By Denise Campbell Laidler

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Owe Uncle Sam? You May Have to Give Up Your Passport

Delinquent tax debt could mean your international travel plans are in jeopardy

President Obama signed the 5-year infrastructure spending bill that adds a new section in IRS…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Tax Planning Basics: Four Ways to Reduce Your Taxes

Use some of these strategies to keep more of your money

The goal of tax planning is to arrange your financial affairs so that you pay…

By Denise Campbell Laidler

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5 Mid-Year Tips for Small Business Owners

Here’s how you can help your company grow and finish the year out strong

Both large and small companies may benefit from simple business practices that will increase clientele,…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Prepare for New Tax Bill to Accompany Marriage

Expense for walking down the aisle may land you with a penalty or bonus

There is a new tax for walking down the aisle, which may result in a…

By Brittany Dandy

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3 Smart Ways to Use Your Tax Refund

Tonya Rapley talks best ways to spend your tax refund

Tonya Rapley gives three smart ways to spend your tax refund this year.

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Financial Literacy Month: Filing a Tax Extension? You Still Gotta Pay on 4/15

How to set up a payment plan with the IRS

According to a survey by GoBank, not only do 57% of Americans find taxes…

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Marijuana’s ‘High’ Sales Being Used to Fund Colorado Schools

High School means something totally different in Colorado

This January, Colorado saw Marijuana sales leap to a record high—no pun intended. According to The…

By Essence Gant

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Prudential’s Robert Fishbein Talks New Rules for Tax Season and IRAs

Know how healthcare legislation affects how you and your family files

Robert Fishbein of Prudential shares the new rules regarding tax season 2015 and IRA rollovers.

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Tax Time: Understanding Pros And Cons of a Refund and Bill

Sometimes what seems favorable may not be. Here's why

Consider these three quick guides for taxes, to assist you in the process of deciphering…

By Marquita Miller

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Up to 6 Million Americans Have to Pay Obamacare Tax Penalty

See if you're one of the millions who'll be paying the penalty

If you weren’t insured last year, you may find yourself among the three to six…

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IRS Publication Helps Consumers Learn about Health Care Law

New guide assists taxpayers with updates

Are you curious about how the Affordable Care Act will impact your taxes? Then you’re…

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Year-End Tax Planning Tips

Use this time to get on the right financial foot

The end of the year is the perfect time to get your taxes in order.

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IRS Releases Updated Standard Mileage Rates

New rates are here

The standard mileage rates are used to figure the deductible costs of using a vehicle…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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Deck the Halls With Savings: 5 Tips to Slash Your 2014 Tax Liability

Before you ring in the New Year, take a look into last-minute savings

‘Tis the season to be jolly, but don’t forget about those last-minute tax strategies you…

By Marquita Miller

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Take Advantage of the Saver’s Tax Credit

Don't miss out

One advantage of the saver’s credit is that it can increase your refund or reduce…

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Ask Sheree: How to Manage an Overload of Work

It is very common for a busy professional to feel overwhelmed with their job commitments…

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How to Watch Black Enterprise’s New Tech Podcast on Any Device

Tune into Black Enterprise’s BE The Code podcast hosted by Sequoia Blodgett for all the…

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