Tax Day

Income Tax

Trickle Of Last-Minute Tax Filers Reported At Chicago Post Office

The U.S. Post Office on Ohio and Mcclurg in Chicago’s Streeterville neighborhood didn’t have too many people running to make the deadline for taxes.

04/15/2015

Donations Tax Forms

Tax Tips: What You Need to Know About Write Offs And Donations

Knowing what you can legitimately deduct off your taxes and what receipts you didn’t need to hold on to after all, can help both you and your accountant avoid a lot of headaches.

04/07/2015

New Family Taxes

5 Tax Breaks New Parents Should Know About

Tax breaks can make raising children a little more affordable.

04/06/2015

IRS2GO App

The New IRS2GO App Can Help You Track Your Tax Return

The new feature of the IRS2Go app makes it easy to track your refund.

03/30/2015

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Tax Professional Gail Rosen’s Advise On How To Fully Prepare For Tax Season

Tax professional Gail Rosen, CPA, shares her secrets for making tax season as painless as possible.

03/25/2015

Tax Credits

Best Tax Credits And Deductions Everyone Should Know About

Don’t miss out on some valuable tax credits and deductions. Here are a few of the most commonly missed credits, which could end up saving you a bundle.

03/24/2015

Health Care Tax Credit

How The Affordable Healthcare Act Affects Tax Filing

Learn how the Affordable Healthcare Act, and whether or not you have insurance, will impact the way you do taxes this year.

03/23/2015

Newlyweds Tax Tips, Tax Tips

5 Tax Tips For Filing Your Taxes As A Newlywed

If you recently said “I do” then you have more to consider when it comes to filing your tax return. Here are a few tips to help you get started.

03/17/2015

Tax Day, Tax Tips, College Tax Information

Tax Tips: What All New College Grads Need To Know

Welcome, students, to taxes for recent graduates 101.

03/16/2015

Small Business Tax Tips, Tax Help, Tax Tips, Small Business

Small Business Tax Tips: Are You Filing The Correct Forms?

It’s easy to make a mistake on your taxes, especially if you are a new business owner or running a small business. Before you file, dot your i’s and cross your t’s by making sure to use the correct tax forms.

03/15/2015

Ray Martin, CBS MoneyWatch (Photo Credit: CBS Interactive)

3 Things You Can Still Do To Lower Your 2014 Tax

Here are three things you can still do now — before filing your 2014 return — that can lower your taxes even more.

03/04/2015

CBS MoneyWatch Ray Martin

​Why You Might Need A Tax Pro This Year

As the IRS budget continues to be cut, its services are collapsing.

03/03/2015

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3 Mistakes To Avoid On Your 2014 Tax Return

If you haven’t already begun, now’s the time to prepare for filing your 2014 tax returns.

03/02/2015

Gov. Pat Quinn (Credit: CBS)

Quinn Urges Tax Filers To Support Fund For Military Families

Governor Quinn is making a pitch to last-minute filers to give a little back, and support military families, reports WBBM’s Michele Fiore.

04/14/2013

Walter Jacobson

Walter’s Perspective: Tax Day Not Fair On The Little Guy

Tax Day is not a good day for me, or for millions of Americans like me, digging deep for the IRS — while hearing on the news that President Barack Obama’s digging shallow, paying just a 20% tax rate; and Mitt Romney’s hardly digging at all, paying a 14% percent rate on the $20 million he earned last year.

CBS 2–04/17/2012

About 200 activists, including Occupy Chicago protesters, gathered at Federal Plaza on Tax Day 2012, to call on corporations to pay more in federal taxes, before splitting into four groups to deliver "tax bills" to Exelon, Verizon, BMO Harris Bank, and Bank of America. (Credit: CBS)

Activists Deliver ‘Tax Bills’ To Big Corporations On Tax Day

About 200 people gathered at Federal Plaza on Tuesday to send a message on this Tax Day 2012.

04/17/2012

A woman mails a package as the Christmas deadline looms. (CBS)

Postal Service: Online Filing Has Shrunken The Tax Day Rush

The tax filing deadline has arrived, and the U.S. Postal Service is gearing up for the usual last-minute filing rush.

WBBM Newsradio–04/17/2012