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Taxes 2022: Check the Status of Your Refund on the IRS App

The IRS2Go app is the Internal Revenue Service's official app. While you can't use it to submit your tax documents, IRS2Go does offer many features that simplify the filing process.  See: What Income Level Is Considered Middle Class in Your State?Find: 10 Reasons You Should Claim Social Security Early Using the IRS2Go app, filers can check their refund status, make a tax payment and get free tax help. You can also use the app to follow the IRS on social media platforms and sign up to receive IRS tax tips by email. The app is free to download and available…

Social Security: Benefit Recipients Should Know About These Two Credits This Tax Season

This year in particular, it's more important than ever to pay special attention to how you file your taxes; as a result of last year's stimulus bill, you could be entitled to credits and rebates you don't usually qualify for. These special credits are available to you even if you receive Social Security Supplemental Income and/or do not make enough money to file a tax return — or simply do not file one.  Taxes in 2022: Find Out Everything You Need To Know About Filing, Refunds and MoreFind: When Social Security Runs Out: What the Program Will Look Like in…

Young Workers Could Get an $800 Tax Boost This Year — No Children Required

Thanks to the American Rescue Plan's expansion of the earned income tax credit (EITC), young workers without children could see an extra tax boost this year. The EITC is the largest refundable tax credit for low- to moderate-income families, according to the Internal Revenue Service. See: Child and Dependent Care Credit Can Add Up to $8,000 — Here's How To Claim the Money on Your Taxes Find: Top Tips for Painless Tax Prep Thirty-seven percent of Americans ages 19 to 24 without dependent children are now eligible to receive the credit, with an average boost of $820, according to a…



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States With the Highest Property Taxes

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Tax Tricks and Loopholes Only the Rich Know

Tax Experts Reveal the Worst Ways To Spend a Tax Refund

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Tax Mistakes Everyone Makes — and How To Avoid Them

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Bitcoin and Crypto Taxes in 2022: What You Need To Know

Cryptocurrency is the Wild West of the investment world. Not only are these digital currencies completely nontangible, but they fluctuate with such volatility that trading and investing in them can feel more like playing a video game than investing in a real asset class. See: Best Undervalued Cryptocurrencies To Buy for 2022Check Out: 8 Best Cryptocurrencies To Invest In for 2022 But from a tax perspective, the IRS views cryptocurrency transactions the same as if you were buying or selling stocks, bonds or other financial assets. Here are the important tax-related things you need to know about cryptocurrency, whether you trade it…

An Adoptive Parents’ Guide to Taxes

The process of adopting a child can be both incredibly exciting and financially stressful. While the financial side of things may not be your primary concern, the truth is that adopting a child can be an expensive proposition. Fortunately, the tax code is designed to promote certain behaviors that are deemed to be socially beneficial, and adopting a child falls into this category. In other words, you might find some relief in the form of tax credits if you go through the rewarding but financially challenging process of adopting a child. Here are some of the main things adoptive parents…

10 Signs You Really Do Need Professional Help Filing Your Taxes

Paying taxes is painful enough. Why fork over even more of your hard-earned money to pay someone to prepare your tax return? Learn: Taxes 2022: Are Face Masks and Hand Sanitizer Deductible?Explore: Tax Filing 2022: How To Set up for the IRS You probably don't need to if your tax situation is straightforward. You can prepare your return on your own or with the help of tax software. But for some taxpayers, it's worth spending the money to get professional help. "For people who have complex taxes and don't want to do them, there's a tax pro out there waiting for…


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SNAP Benefits: How To Use Them for Purchases

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The Average Down Payment on a House Isn’t as High As You Think — Here’s Why

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23 Million California Residents to Receive up to $1,050 in Inflation Relief Funds

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66% of Workers Say Inflation Outpacing Salary Gains

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National Boycott Called as Gas Prices Drop For a Third Straight Week — Will It Work?

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Social Security: Can I Still Collect Benefits if I Live Outside the US?

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What Is an Adjustable Rate Mortgage and Why Is It Considered Risky?

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Housing Prices Are Expected to Drop in These Cities — Is Yours One of Them?

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Here’s Where to Buy Groceries in Bulk Online for Delivery — Will It Save You Money?

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Social Security: You Could Lose Your Benefits If You Didn’t Report Your Marriage to the SSA

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SpaceX Can Now Link Airplanes, Boats and More to Starlink Internet — Unless 5G Renders It ‘Unusable’

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Social Security: Most Americans Will Never Reach Maximum Benefits — Here’s Why

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US Technically in a Recession? Breaking Down Atlanta Fed Numbers and Potential Impact

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Costco’s Holiday Hours 2022

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States Whose Economies Are Failing vs. States Whose Economies Are Thriving

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What Stores Are Open on July Fourth?

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How Rich Is Former President Donald Trump as He Turns 76?

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SNAP Schedule: When Can I Anticipate July 2022 Payments?

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Social Security: Women Get $354 Per Month Less Than Men – Here’s Why

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Social Security: New Bill Could Give Seniors an Extra $2,400 a Year

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Uber Lost and Found Index 2022: The Strangest (and Most Common) Items People Leave Behind

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18 Fourth of July Freebies and Specials in 2022

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Despite High Gas Costs Most Americans Are Sticking With July 4 Travel Plans

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What Is the Next Big Cryptocurrency To Explode in 2022?

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8 Best Cryptocurrencies To Invest In for 2022

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5 Surprising Hobbies That Could Make You Money

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Summer Job Scams Are on the Rise – Protect Yourself With These Expert Tips

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What to Do When the SNAP Emergency Allotment Ends In Your State

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Your Ultimate Guide to NFT Gaming

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Get Amazon Prime Free (or at a Discount) Ahead of Prime Day — Here Are 6 Ways To Do It

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GO in the Know: July Fourth Travel, Social Security Info & Top Financial News for July 1

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How Rich Is Elizabeth Olsen?

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Tom Cruise: How Much Is the ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ and ‘Mission: Impossible’ Actor Worth?

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When Oil Prices Go Down, Why Don’t Gas Prices Follow?

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Child Tax Credit Update: What New Jersey’s $500 Payment Entails and Who’s Eligible

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How Rich is Cameron Diaz?

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Social Security Administration Turns to Unlikely Source To Improve Customer Service

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NFT Games That Will Bring You Back to the ’90s

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How Much Is Justice Stephen Breyer Worth Upon His Retirement From the Supreme Court?

Antalya, Turkey - April 25,  2021: Close up shot of alt coins cryptocurrency over computer circuit.

FTX Rumored to be Closing in on Deal to Buy Embattled Crypto Lender BlockFi

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Why Retirees are Returning to Work — It’s Not for the Paycheck

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Kohl’s Affirms Plans for Accelerated Share Repurchase Program After Ending Buyout Talks with Franchise Group

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IRA Rollovers Cost Americans Billions in Extra Fees, Study Finds – Here’s How to Protect Your Retirement Savings

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SNAP Schedule: When to Expect North Carolina EBT Payments in July 2022

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What Is the Average Social Security Benefit at Age 62?

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What Restaurants and Coffee Shops Are Open on July 4?

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Bitcoin Buoyancy: Why This Money Expert Still Calls Crypto ‘Wealth Creation Opportunity’ Not Seen in 35 Years

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Social Security Scams: How To Handle Calls Claiming There’s a Problem with Your Account

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Google Stock: Should You Buy, Sell or Hold Before or After the Stock Split?

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Grayscale Initiates Lawsuit Against SEC Following Spot Bitcoin ETF Denial

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SNAP 2022: Is My State Giving Out Extra EBT Food Stamp Money in June?

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15 Best Fourth of July Sales on Home, Tech & Clothing

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Goldman Sachs Sees Weak Quarterly Results for Tesla as Shares Continue to Tumble

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GO in the Know: Social Security COLA Update, Gas Prices Dip & Top Financial News for June 30

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How Much Is Ketanji Brown Jackson Worth?

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How Rich is Travis Barker?

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Fourth of July Food and Drink Deals, Discounts and Freebies You Won’t Want to Miss

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SNAP Schedule: When Georgia Recipients Can Expect July 2022 Benefits

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Job Interview Scam: FBI Warns Deepfaking It Until You Make It Allows Criminals to Infiltrate Sensitive Data

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Powell Says Fed Is Strongly Committed to Bringing Down Inflation: ‘There’s a Running Clock’

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Gas Prices Down for Second Straight Week — Will They Continue to Fall?

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Taxes: New Mexico Residents To Get $250 and $500 Tax Rebates in July — What You Need To Know

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How Rich Is Kid Rock?

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Social Security COLA for 2023 Could Increase 10.8% If Inflation Remains on Pace

Pinterest IPO at New York Stock Exchange, USA - 18 Apr 2019

CEO Shuffle: Pinterest Stock Jumps After Ben Silbermann Steps Down — Is It a Good Time to Buy?

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Profit from Debt Like You’re Rich — This Money Expert Explains How

Bangkok, Thailand - 1 July 2021: Cryptocurrency on Binance trading app, Bitcoin BTC with altcoin digital coin crypto currency, BNB, Ethereum, Dogecoin, Cardano, defi p2p decentralized fintech market.

Crypto Fees: A Full Breakdown and How To Minimize Costs

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Bed Bath & Beyond CEO Steps Down Following Disappointing Earnings, Shares Dip

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Cleveland Fed May Back 75 Basis Point Interest Rate Hike in July

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GO in the Know: Gas Prices Hurting Hourly Workers & Top Financial News for June 29

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SNAP Update: West Virginia Is Accepting Applications for $200 School Clothing Vouchers

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Binance Fees: A Full Breakdown and How It Compares

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Detroit’s Lifeline Plan Offers Flat Rate Water Bills as Residents Struggle to Pay Bills

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8 Best Oil Stocks of 2022

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July 4 Gas Prices May Mark Historic Holiday High: Travel Tips for Independence Day Weekend

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Pain at the Pump: Gas Stations Can Now Hold Up to $175 on Your Credit or Debit Card

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81% of Hourly Workers Say Record Gas Prices Have Negative Effect on Ability to Pay Other Expenses, New Survey Says

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Tesla Lays Off 200 Autopilot Employees After Musk Warned of Job Cuts

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IRS Tax Tip: How Gig Workers Can Stay on Top of Their Taxes

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SNAP Benefits: Delaware to Issue Monthly Emergency Benefit Checks – Do You Qualify?

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SNAP Schedule: When New Yorkers Will Receive July 2022 Benefits

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SNAP Schedule: West Virginia Mountain State Card Benefits for July 2022

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Social Security and Food Insecurity: 10% Increase in Benefits Could Save Half a Million Struggling Seniors

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Stimulus Update: Who Is Eligible for Oregon’s $600 Low-Wage Worker Checks?

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5 States That are The Best for Women-Owned Businesses

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Have Any $200 Quarters Lying Around? It’s Worth Checking Your Spare Change

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Bear Market Guidance: 5 Steps New Investors Should Take Before Putting Money Into the Stock Market

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Half of Americans Don’t Have Enough Retirement Savings, New Study Shows

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GO in the Know: Russian Gold Ban’s Impact, Work-Life Balance Tips & Top Financial News for June 28

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Stimulus Update: When $1,050 California Gas Tax Rebate Checks Will Reach Residents

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How to File a Final Tax Return for a Person Who Has Died

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July 4 BBQ 17% More Expensive Due to Inflation, Supply Chain Issues and War: Farm Bureau

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Head Start: What Services Does It Provide for Your Children and Are You Eligible To Enroll?

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New Fintech Platform Helps You Build Credit Where Traditional Approaches Fail, CEO Says

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How the G7 Nations’ Ban on Russian Gold Will Impact Metal Prices

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As McDonald’s Prices Go Up, Customers Are Taking Action

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How a Roth IRA Conversion Will Help Your Investments During a Bear Market

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How To Invest Like a Millionaire During a Bear Market

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5 Easy Steps to Improve Your Work-Life Balance

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More Than 9 in 10 Working Americans Have a Side Hustle in 2022 — But Is It the Best Way To Boost Income?