How to sidestep a tax bomb when selling your home

With soaring prices and record home equity, you may expect a profit from selling your property. But the windfall may trigger an unexpected tax bill next April.  While home profits…

Got a Tax Refund? Here Are the Smartest Things You Can Do With Extra Cash.

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. The average tax refund this year is more than $3,200. For a small business owner dancing on the entrepreneurial tight rope, juggling…

I Bond hacks on tax returns and more as inflation hits 8.5%

A return to go-go inflation is lousy on the wallet but may be good for your tax refund. The U.S. inflation rate hit 8.5% in March over the past 12…

How to Save on Your Taxes and Other Last-Minute Tax Tips

After two years of extended deadlines, tax filing in April is back — and fast approaching. The pandemic led to delays in filing deadlines that stretched into late spring or…

Biden to propose new minimum tax on wealthiest Americans

Joe Biden will call on Congress to introduce a new minimum tax targeting the investment income of the wealthiest Americans as part of a new budget proposal. In a statement…

As Home Sale Prices Surge, a Tax Bill May Follow

There are steps you can take, however, to reduce the amount of your gain that is taxable. First, you can subtract costs associated with the sale of the house, like…

Made Green Upgrades in 2021? Don’t Miss These Tax Credits

Many Americans have woven green practices into their everyday lives — from recycling to going paperless and even cutting back on meat consumption. NerdWallet – NerdWallet Switching to clean energy…

If Your Life Changed in 2021, Watch for Income Tax Surprises

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Made a profit selling your home? Here’s how to avoid a tax bomb

If you recently made a profit selling your home, it may come with a costly surprise this filing season: capital gains taxes on your windfall. In 2021, the average U.S.…

New York State Tax Receipts Surge to $12.9 Billion Over Forecast

(Bloomberg) — New York state tax revenue soared to $84.4 billion in the first nine months of the fiscal year, $12.9 billion more than forecast, bolstered by a business tax…