Preparing & Filing Your Taxes
Important Tax Filling Dates and Deadlines
Calendar of important tax deadlines during this tax filing season.
How to Choose Your Filing Status
Choose only one filing status, depending on your situation. Generally, your filing status depends on your marital status as of the last day of the year.
Filing Your Taxes for the First Time
Preparing your first tax return is empowering and rewarding -- and much easier than you think. These practical tips will help you prepare your first return confidently and accurately.
Which Tax Form Should You Use?
How to figure out which income tax form is right for you.
Form 1040-EZ Tax Basics
Prepare your tax returns on Form 1040EZ using easy-to-follow steps.
First Step to Preparing Your 1040
Preparing your taxes can be taxing – not to mention exhausting! Fortunately, there's some tricks to making tax time a little less frustrating.
Filing Your Taxes: E-File or Paper File?
E-file is fast and safe, paper filing is low-key. Find out which is best for you, or if you are required to file on paper.
How to File for an Extension
About to miss the April 15 deadline? The IRS will give you extra time to file your tax return -- if you ask for it.
How to Report Cancelled Debt
When a lender cancels your debt, you may have to report this as taxable income on your federal income taxes.