Tax News

The U.S. tax code doesn't change frequently, but when it does, it can have a major effect on your life. From small form changes to major policy shifts, The Balance's tax coverage keeps you informed.
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You Can Turn Your Tax Refund Into a Crypto Investment
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IRS Will Scrap Facial Recognition Plan After Outcry
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Yes, It’s True: Tax Season Could Be Worse This Year
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IRS To Begin Accepting Tax Returns on Jan. 24
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The IRS Is Sending You Mail This Tax Season
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Divorce Adds Potential Snags to 2021’s Child Tax Credit
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5 Financial Moves You May Want to Make Before 2022
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Last Chance This Year To Get up to $1,800 per Child
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IRS Sends 430,000 More Refunds on Jobless Benefits
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IRS Could Give Tax Credits, Only To Confiscate Them
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Democrats Revive Push for More Bank Reporting to IRS
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Beefed-Up IRS May Not Bring In As Much Revenue As Hoped
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New Tax Credit Tool Launches for Low-Income Families
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Parents: Update Your Child Tax Credit Info by Aug. 30
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Child Tax Credit Payment Late? Check Likely in the Mail
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Child Tax Credit Sign-Up Tool To Go Mobile Soon
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Book Details How the Ultra-Wealthy Hide Trillions
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Nearly 14M Individual Tax Returns Still Need Processing
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Selling Cryptocurrency to Lower Taxes? Tread Carefully
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IRS Intends to Make Clear It Wants to Tax Crypto Deals
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IRS Sends More Supplemental Stimulus Payments
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IRS Launches Online Authorization for Tax Pros
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Be Prepared To Pay Taxes on Jobless Benefits Again
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Is Child Credit Still Relief Bill’s Best-Kept Secret?
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4M to Receive Refunds Under Jobless Benefit Tax Break
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Want Child Tax Credit Cash ASAP? Use This New IRS Tool
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First Child Tax Credit Payment Opt-Out Deadline Is Here
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Life Changes and Capital Gains Hikes: It’s Complicated
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Taxpayers Now Can Opt To Delay Payment of Child Credit
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Don't File Taxes? IRS Unveils Child Credit Registration
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You’ve Got Mail: IRS Sends Update on Child Tax Credit
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IRS Distributes 1.1 Million More ‘Plus-Up’ Payments
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Money Lessons for Kids Could Cost You the Kiddie Tax
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Why You Might Want To Delay Child Tax Credit Money
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IRS Doles Out 900,000 More ‘Plus-Up’ Payments
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Avoid a Shock at Tax Time by Adjusting Withholding Now
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Miss Monday’s Tax Filing Deadline? No Need to Panic
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Taxes Are Due. If You’re Not Set, Here’s What To Know
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New Monthly Child Tax Credit Payments To Start in July
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As Tax Season Continues, IRS Issues Tip for Next Year
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IRS Establishes New Office to Root Out Tax Cheaters
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States Still Spinning from Tax Season Curveballs
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Time’s Up! First Estimated Payment Is Due Thursday
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Tax Cheats Cost US $1 Trillion per Year, IRS Says
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IRS Gives Savers an Extra Month to Salt Away 2020 Funds
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Top 1% Makes Up More Than a Third of Unpaid Taxes
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IRS to Issue Automatic Refunds for Unemployment Taxes
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IRS: Early Filers Sit Tight on Jobless Benefit Change
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You Might Need to Refile to Get Unemployment Tax Break
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The First Question on the 1040 Tax Form? Bitcoin.
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The IRS Opens for Business and Urges Early Filing
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Waiting for the Dust to Settle Before Filing Taxes? Don’t.
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Don't Recognize That 1099 Form? Don't Pay Taxes on It
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Will I Be Taxed on My Stimulus Check?
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Millions Ambushed by Taxes on Their Unemployment Checks
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Tax Season May Start Late, But You Should File Early