Tying the knot this year? Add ‘marriage tax penalty’ to potential cost

Gorodenkoff | Istock | Getty Images If you’re happily saying “I do” this year, be aware that the IRS can be a real buzzkill. While many couples end up paying less in taxes after tying the knot, some face a “marriage penalty” – meaning they end up paying more than if they had remained unmarried … Read more

The IRS has sent more than 78 million refunds. How to check on yours

If you filed a last-minute tax return, you may see your 2021 refund faster than you’d expect. Nine out of 10 refunds have arrived within 21 days this season, according to the IRS. As of April 15, the agency has issued more than 78 million refunds worth over $ 242 billion in total, and the … Read more