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Taxes & Income

You work hard, so it's important to understand how taxes affect income. See what makes a paycheck and be prepared for tax season.

You work hard, so it's important to understand how taxes affect income. See what makes a paycheck and be prepared for tax season.

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Your tax bracket explained

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What to do with your tax refund: 9 simple ideas

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Changing jobs

A new job means new financial changes. Consider these four things to help the transition from one employer to the next.

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Guide to your paycheck

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How will marriage affect your taxes?

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How to know if you need to file a tax return Watch video

Beyond salary: Benefits may matter more than you think

There’s more to your job than salary. Learn how benefits can help lower your tax bill and even earn you a refund.

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5 key tax questions to ask if you're self-employed

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Tax benefits for homeowners

Learn about the common tax breaks that may help reduce your tax bill and increase your refund.

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Tax planning when you work part-time

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Doing what you love Watch video

6 steps for 20-something tax filers

Whether this is your first time filing your taxes or your fifth, following 6 simple steps can help you avoid mistakes...

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8 tax deductions and credits to save you more money

Don’t leave money on the table at tax season. Consider these 8 common strategies to help you lower your taxes.

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Your guide to key tax terms

Knowing tax vocabulary can make filling out the paperwork less intimidating when it’s time to file. Check out 6 key terms that can help you make sense of it all.

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Intro to the W-4 Watch video

New job? Make the most of your employee benefits

New jobs mean big changes, but it’s important to remember the basics. These 4 details can help in your workplace transition.

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Ways to manage part-time job or freelance income Watch video

Documents you need to do your taxes

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Anatomy of a paycheck Watch video
The marriage penalty Watch video

5 ways civilian and military pay are different

Understanding 5 key differences between your civilian paycheck and your LES can reduce the likelihood of surprises — and help you pick the job that’s best for you.

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How allowances affect your paycheck Watch video
Anatomy of a W-2 Watch video
Pre-tax benefits Watch video
Calculating federal income taxes Watch video
How to fill out a 1040EZ Watch video
Calculating state income taxes Watch video

Tax time: Should you itemize deductions?

As you prepare your tax return, you may wonder: Should I itemize deductions? Before you get started, check out these 4 questions to see if itemizing deductions is right for you.

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Understanding the Alternative Minimum Tax (AMT) Watch video
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Where will I get health insurance?

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How to earn money from a hobby or skill

Could you make a profit doing something you love? Get smart tips on converting your hobby into a moneymaker that could supplement your primary source of income.

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Protecting your identity at tax time Watch video
Preparing your tax return for the first time Watch video
Tax tips for adult students Watch video

Is the Form 1040EZ right for me?

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What former military members need to know about taxes

Transitioning from time in the service to civilian life means different tax rules. Here are 5 things you need to know to avoid surprises.

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Want to claim the Earned Income Credit?

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Estate planning in a digital world

Learn how to keep your assets accessible, organized and secure in 4 steps for the digital age.

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Financial tips for women facing a career pause

If you’re planning a career break, these six financial tips can help you prepare for temporary workplace leave.

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Revisiting your finances after a raise, promotion or windfall

Coming into some extra money can be a good time to revisit your finances. See how a little planning can make a big difference.

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Negotiating salary: Get paid what you’re worth

Negotiating your first salary can be intimidating. These do’s and don’ts of offers can help you start off strong.

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Your pain-free guide to health insurance

This pain-free guide covers the basics you need to pick a health insurance plan that won’t break the bank.

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