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Kay Bell
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Native Texan. Journalist. Tax Geek. Blogger. Wife. Not always in that order.
Native Texan. Journalist. Tax Geek. Blogger. Wife. Not always in that order.

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When it comes to #taxes, Wyoming is a hero and a villain. That the take from two different tax system studies, one by the @TaxFoundation that focuses on businesses and the other from @ITEP that looks at #tax effects on lower-income residents.
A tale of two state tax studies
A tale of two state tax studies
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Donald J. Trump filed his extended 2017 taxes and, guess what, they're under audit. But he shouldn't take it personally; it happens to all occupants of the Oval Office. And chances are the public will never see these tax returns either.

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The midterm elections were supposed to be the time for the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act to shine. But no so much, thanks to voter problems with changes to state/local tax deductions.

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Mother Nature's rampage never seems to end. If you happen to be hit by a major disaster, you're eligible to claim your losses on your taxes. Here's how.

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An Illinois candidate for governor got a toilet tax break on one of his homes. The loss of some loos dramatically reduced its Cook County property assessment.

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Monday, Oct. 15 is the due date for most filers who got an extension of their 2017 tax return. But some folks who endured Hurricanes Florence and Michael get until next year to file last year's tax paperwork.

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Got a federal #tax filing extension? Your time is almost up. The due date for the 2017 Form 1040 (and probably your extended state taxes, too) is Monday, Oct. 15. Here are some tips to help you get it all done this weekend.

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There's never a good time for a hurricane to hit. But Hurricane Michael walloped Florida last week just before an important federal tax deadline. That's why the IRS acted quickly in announcing tax relief for filers facing Monday's Oct. 15 extended 2017 return filing due date, as well as other tax situations affected by this devastating storm.

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You put money into your 401(k). Now you're freaking out because of this week's crazy stock market. Don't panic. Do read these 7 ways to make the most of your workplace retirement plan.

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Social Security good news for retirees, not so much for workers. Benefits are going up in 2019. So is the amount of worker earnings subject to the Social Security portion of FICA payroll taxes.
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