First, a computer scans your tax return to compare specific trends.
Hey, we live and we learn.
Psst, you might be able to write off your home office!!
First of all, this year's tax deadline is May 17th.
"Thought I was doing a BuzzFeed quiz but turned out to be my tax return."
Joe Biden’s son was a constant target for the Trump campaign in the closing months of the presidential race.
Twitter Is Dragging People Who Think They're Rich Enough To Be Affected By Joe Biden's Tax Plan, And It's Hilarious
"If you ask your friends to Venmo you $5.73 for the Uber ride, do not worry about Biden's tax plan."
It's actually very simple.
Former Trump Supporters Are Revealing Their "Breaking Points" And Why They Won't Vote For Him In 2020
"I have questioned my vote for him since day one, but when he said 'it is what it is' about the COVID deaths, I was done."
Including whether or not you can actually claim your rent as a tax deduction.
Most US adults will qualify for the payments, which start at $1,200 for the lowest-income individuals.
The Coronavirus Is Hurting Service, Hourly, And Independent Workers’ Finances. Here's Some Basic Financial Advice.
BuzzFeed News called a few experts for advice on finances, benefits, and taxes as the coronavirus shuts down restaurants, public gatherings, and businesses.
Two lower courts had ordered the president’s accounting firm to hand over his financial records to the House, but the Supreme Court put that on hold while it considers the case.
The Vermont senator and presidential candidate has greatly profited from book proceeds over the last several years.
The jury saw charts prepared by government witnesses detailing the flow of money through overseas accounts prosecutors say Manafort controlled.
She made money moves all the way into the top tax bracket.
Shadow chancellor John McDonnell said he wanted to "hit the ground running" if Jeremy Corbyn beats the Conservatives.
Trump's rough tax plan would benefit America's "highest income households," according to a new analysis by the Tax Policy Center.
Investors are deferring income in hopes of lower taxes for high earners.
The Republican plan has been to repeal hundreds of billions of dollars in Obamacare taxes, most of which benefit the richest Americans, while making major cuts to Medicaid. But now some Republican senators are pushing to leave some taxes in place.
Puerto Ricans voted on Sunday in favor of becoming the 51st state. But Congress still gets the final say.
"I think the American population has plenty of information on his taxes."
An excuse to put tiny dogs in tiny sweaters.
From New York to DC and even Mar-a-Lago, thousands of people came together to show Trump they haven't forgotten about his taxes.
Who knew there were this many tax-related puns?
In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.
The disastrous attempt to repeal Obamacare has some realizing a massive tax cut could be just as difficult to push through Washington.
"Rachel Maddow is the Ryan Seacrest of breaking news."
Trump made $150 million in 2005 and paid $38 million in taxes that year, the White House said Tuesday, minutes before MSNBC show host Rachel Maddow was set to reveal a leaked copy of his tax returns.
New rules for the IRS would weaken the individual mandate, while changes at the Department of Health and Human Services aim to crack down on people abusing the system.
*waits on W-2's literally all January*
After saying taxes on imports from Mexico could pay for a border wall, the White House press secretary is backing away from the idea.
"People didn’t care. They voted for him."
Did you start making your own coffee? Cook in bulk? We want to know!
The average American household would save about $1,600 under the Trump plan, while the wealthiest 1% could save over $200,000 in taxes.
“There is no question about it,” Eric Trump told CNN's Dana Bash when asked if his father has paid federal income tax over the last 18 years.
Donald Trump on Monday addressed reports that he could have avoided paying income tax for years by blaming special interests for creating an unfair and complex tax system.
Only '90s kids will remember.
“We have rules to stop governments from giving out favors to a handful of companies at the expense of everyone else.”
US tax collectors would love to get their hands on the more than $200 billion Apple has stashed overseas. But squabbling in DC means Europe might get there first.
Tax increase, tax increase, tax cut, tax cut, tax cut, tax increase.
More than half of Prince's estate, estimated at between $100 million and $300 million, will go to state and federal taxes, experts say.
"They exaggerate everything."
Take a deep breath.
If you get an email from the IRS asking for your personal information, it's not the IRS.
Would you like fries, salad, or lols with that?
A huge increase on smoking taxes.
What advice should we give next?
Make it easy on yourself and get the money you deserve.
“Cats and dogs, you a frog.”
The tax preparation giant had offered a pilot program in Texas helping immigrants fill out forms with the government. The program was shut down under pressure from a national immigration lawyers' group, which said it ran afoul of the law.
Gov. Paul LePage removed the references to King's moving from Maine from a speech, but the author said that isn't good enough.
"Let me guess. You want to move to Los Angeles to become an accountant."
The windfall in January is 10 times what the state collected during the same month last year from the school-designated marijuana excise tax.
Is the IRS trying to take all of your money? Here's how to take some of it back!
Does college prepare you for the real world?
The world's biggest retailer has been offering more and more in the way of financial services to its shoppers.
Someone has to profit from your parking ticket!
"I married a rich guy and then he dumped me."
Tax season take a toll on you this year? Here are a few ways to gain your sanity back!
An American homegrown grass roots movement.
The medical marijuana legalization effort has real for-profit potential. But navigating the legal and financial hurdles is not easy.
For even the gay-friendliest employers, DOMA made employees in same-sex marriages more expensive. But with the law struck down, things might get a little easier for companies.
The New York Democrat was censured in 2010 for ethics violations including tax evasion.
"I have got no patience with it, I will not tolerate it, and we will make sure that we find out exactly what happened on this," says the president.
From whether you live with your partner to whether you break up, taxes and government benefits have the power to change your most intimate behavior.
Before the Super Bowl, Obama says he won't push for another increase to tax rates.
"I wish it didn't have to be this way for both of us." Ew.
There are no back-up plans. Boehner spokesman calls it "bizarre and irrational."
But the administration insists "the lines of communication are open," with Speaker of the House John Boehner.
A rush to make up after a bitter election. “A tactical shift," says an executive.
The creepiest painting you'll see today.
Don't believe the hype about mass defections from the no-new-taxes pledge. "I am officially not worried."
Sorry, Grover. And Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin says Democrats need to put everything on the table (except for raising the Medicare eligibility age.) On ABC's This Week, more hints at a path for fiscal cliff compromise.
In meeting with progressive leaders, Obama doubles down on vow to end tax cuts for the wealthy.
"I just want to point out, this was a central point in this election," he said, discussing raising taxes for the wealthy. "So let's get to work."
Lots and lots of fees.
Says Romney is changing his position since the GOP primary.
Explain Romney's tax plan. Obama brings out the big guns on the hours before his rematch with Mitt Romney.
The actress takes to Twitter to weigh in on Obama's DNC speech. Say what now?
The firm from which Anonymous hackers claim to have obtained Romney's tax returns is taking the threat seriously: "[A]t this time there is no evidence that our systems have been compromised."
Calls a reporter's questions about his tax returns "small-minded."
"Several" years required, Myers says. Romney has released just two years of returns.
They agree on foreign policy, but not how to handle deficits.
"If he refuses to release them, it is because: one, he had a lot more money in tax shelters in prior years than he does now. Two, he did something shady. Or, three, he's stupid."
The Maryland governor plays the Palin card while other Dem govs pile on.
An unlikely victory in 2008. “It’s an easy target for us now,” says a House Republican aide.
Might not be the best example. Republicans pounce.
The two ads will air in New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, Virginia, North Carolina, Florida, Ohio, Iowa, Colorado, and Nevada. "Governor Mitt Romney did cut taxes — on millionaires like himself — but he raised taxes and fees on everyone else."
His blind trust sold the shares in 2010. The New York Times uncovered a massive bribery scandal.
The Ohioan wants the candidates to reckon with taxmegeddon. “This is a big deal.”
Obama does it not just abroad, Romney says recycling a frequent campaign line, but at home too.
"If Romney Wins, The Middle Class Loses." Priorities USA Action to air ad in Florida, Iowa, Ohio and Virginia beginning today.
He's released one year, but his foes want the rest. Pro-Obama Super PACs American Bridge and Priorities USA launch petition and video to "tell Mitt to come clean."
Embraces the language of Occupy movement to sell his tax plan. Pushes "fairness" agenda like Obama.
In Arizona, Romney unveils his plan to cut tax rates by 20 percent across the board.
...if he gets that far.
Not because of the details. Because we're consuming valuable time talking about them.
He disagrees with his father.