Tax Bracket Changes Coming in 2019

After making big changes to the tax code at the end of 2017, the government made another round of changes to tax brackets for 2019.
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How to Track Your Tax Refund

You paid too much money to the government last year in taxes, have filed the appropriate paperwork, and are due a refund. At this point, you may be wondering how soon you’ll get your money back.
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How to Speed Up Your Tax Refund

While you are at the mercy of the IRS when it comes to getting your money back, there are a few things you can do to help you get your 2018 tax refund as quickly as possible.
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What You Need to Know About Filing 2018 Taxes

There have been a lot of changes to the tax code, and you’ll see some differences in your 2018 taxes this year as a result. For most people, the changes will be minor.
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Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Refund Dates

Most people are curious about when they will get their tax refund. For those who file and use the EITC for the 2018 tax year, they can expect to get their refund no earlier than February 27, 2019.
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Save Money on Your 2018 Taxes

2018 taxes will look different than years past. The standard deduction doubles and personal exemptions are gone. If you think you may owe taxes, you still have a time to take advantage of opportunities to reduce that burden.
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Smart Ways to Use Your Tax Refund

In 2017, the average tax refund was almost $2,900. According to a study conducted by J.P. Morgan Chase Institute, many people wait for their tax refund, so they can pay for medical expenses not covered by insurance. For example, close to one-third of people spent part of their tax refund at the dentist. Another 40% of medical spending from tax refunds went to ...
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Making Sense of 2017 Tax Brackets

Your tax bracket, determined by the taxable amount of money you made in 2017, tells you the percentage of your income you’ll pay to the United States government in federal taxes. It may also help you determine how much of a tax bill or tax return you can expect after you file your 2017 taxes. While these amounts fall starting January 1, 2018, because of the new tax ...
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5 Ways to Use Your Tax Return

It’s almost that time of year, when many Americans begin looking forward to their tax returns. Now is the perfect time to think about what to do with all that extra cash. Planning will help you make smart choices and set you up for a financially successful and fun 2018.
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Itemized vs. Standard Deductions

With a lower taxable income, you'll pay fewer taxes. The IRS allows for standard deductions that reduce taxable income. These fixed amounts change depending on your filing status.
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