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3 Steps to Make Taxes Easier Next Year

Taxes come around every year-surely there's a way to make this a bit easier to deal with!

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Filing Your Taxes Before the IRS Opens and Why It's a Good Idea

1040.com officially opens for business on Monday-so why file so early? Here are some great reasons to file before the IRS starts processing returns.

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Want a Bigger Refund? Check Out Above-the-Line Deductions

The standard deduction has been almost doubled this year, and above-the-line deductions stack!

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The Tax Filing Golden Ticket - Know Your 2015 AGI Amount

The IRS no longer uses e-file PINs to verify your identity, and is only using prior-year adjusted gross income (AGI) or your self-selected PIN.

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The Future of Your Taxes

Want a better tax system? Here's your chance. The IRS is kicking off a contest to design a better online experience for taxpayers.

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What are the Differences Between Form 1095-A, 1095-B, and 1095...

Forms 1095-A, 1095-B and 1095-C look very similar because each relates to your healthcare coverage. But they're actually quite different.

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Selling Stuff Online? Taxes for Etsy, eBay, LetGo, and More

Taxes for online sales isn't actually that hard-and some people may not even have to pay taxes at all.

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Keeping Your Identity Safe Online

Here are some tips for keeping your personal information, well, personal, and out of reach of hackers.

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Top Tax Questions: May 2017 Update

Sometimes you just need a straight answer. Here are your most asked questions for the month of May!

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Minimize the Time it Takes to File Your Taxes

Time spent filing your taxes is precious (hello, April!), so here are some tips to help you sail through the process with 1040.com.

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The Basics

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