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Experts Warn To Watch For Pitfalls During Tax Preparations

Your federal tax return is due at the IRS in less than seven weeks. Have you filed your taxes yet?

02/28/2014

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Gov. Corbett: ‘Public Safety’ Main Reason For Transportation Bill

Gov. Tom Corbett is defending a transportation funding bill that raises what he calls “fees” on gasoline suppliers.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–11/21/2013

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State Senator Proposes Taxing Plastic Bags

Every year Americans use more than 100 billion plastic bags.

08/23/2013

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Statewide Plastic Grocery Bags Could Cost 2 Cents Each

A new bill introduced by State Sen. Daylin Leach could impose a two cent tax on each new plastic bag used by grocery shoppers statewide.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–08/22/2013

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Pick-A-Side: Who Is Your Favorite Celebrity Tax Dodger?

04/15/2013

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A Look At The Craziest Tax Write-Offs

It’s hard to think there’s anything funny about taxes when you’re under a mountain of paperwork, but CBS News contributor and analyst Mellody Hobson has a little comic relief for taxpayers.

04/02/2013

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Penalty Waived For Some Late Tax Filers This Year

If you are among the millions of Americans who have not yet filed your tax returns, this may be good news for you.

03/29/2013

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How (Not) To Get Audited

It’s time to talk taxes: 1099 forms have gone out and you should be organizing your paperwork and getting ready to pay the taxman.

03/25/2013

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What Triggers an IRS Tax Audit?

The odds of an audit can increase substantially depending on your income, types of income, deduction amount and changes you have made since filing your last tax return.

03/25/2013

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What To Do With Your Tax Refund

Most tax filers are getting a refund after they file their 2012 return. With the average refund running about $3,000, a lot of people will be thinking about what to do with the extra cash.

03/18/2013

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Where’s My Refund? IRS Tool Answers That Question

The Internal Revenue Service has a message for taxpayers eager to learn the status of their tax refund: Please don’t check the IRS website every five minutes — once a day is enough.

03/18/2013

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Tax Prep: Don’t Miss These Juicy Credits and Deductions

The IRS expects that 75 percent of all 2012 returns will be entitled to a refund, so if you haven’t started preparing your taxes yet, do it: There’s no reason to wait for April 15 to roll around to get that money back from Uncle Sam.

03/11/2013

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Prepare Taxes Online Like A Pro

If you’re preparing your own taxes you should definitely do what the professionals do: use tax preparation software.

03/04/2013

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As The Tax Man Cometh, Tips For Getting Ready

The IRS expects 75 percent of all 2012 returns will get a refund, so if you haven’t started preparing your taxes yet, do it.

03/04/2013

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Need Tax Help? There’s An App For That

There are lots of websites and software available, but you may not have thought of smartphone apps for doing your taxes.

03/01/2013

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