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State Tax Information

Below is information on state income tax rules, organized alphabetically by state. Information on U.S. territories and possessions is included at the bottom of the list. State Tax Information Alabama Maine Pennsylvania Alaska Maryland Rhode Island Arizona Massachusetts ... more

Tax Tips for Military Spouses

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Tax Tips for Military Spouses As a military spouse tax time can be a bit stressful to say the least. There are regular tax questions: What are the new changes to tax law? What can I deduct? Who can I claim? Then there is an entirely new set of questions because you're a spouse of a service member: How do I file our joint return with my service member deployed? What state do I file my taxes in? What benefits are we allowed as mili... more

Tax Tips for Two-State Residents


Let's face it -- the American tax system isn't known for its simplicity. And the confusion factor just climbs higher when you lived or worked in more than one state during the year.  To help out, we've tracked down the answers to some of the most common cross-state questions. As you ponder your situation, remember that seven states have no income tax at all: Alaska, Florida, Nevada, South Dakota, Texas, Washington and Wyoming. 1. What if I l... more

Taxes Taking a Toll?

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According to Pew Research, one-third of Americans say they prepare and file their own income taxes, while more than half report they rely on someone else. (We're not sure about the remaining folks, but perhaps the Internal Revenue Service is looking into it.) Most of those do-it-yourselfers choose to fill out the forms on their own. Some do it to save money. Others know that, because their returns are so simple, they can easily complete the ... more

What Documents Do You Need to Complete Your Taxes?

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Taxes are inevitable. Preparing them, however, need not be painful. Having everything you need when it's time to work on your return can make a sometimes-torturous task more tolerable. Bob Meighan, vice president of TurboTax®, has some basic advice, starting with the documents needed to get the job done. You'll need to collect: A W-2 from your employer, stating your total wages for the year, federal, state and local taxes paid, Socia... more

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  • Happy Family

    Military families must contend with moving and child care issues -- and both of these issues can be very expensive. However, Permanent Change of Station (PCS) and the Child Tax Credits can help eas...  more

  • Taxes

    For regular citizens, the fiscal cliff deal brings lots of changes to how our taxes will be calculated.

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    Military spouses in states that collect state income taxes may be able to pocket a little more of their paycheck under an amendment that allows spouses to retain their legal residency in their home...  more

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    If you paid someone to care for your child, spouse, or dependent last year, you may qualify for tax credit.



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