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7 Common Write-Offs You Can Deduct From Your Taxes

Taxpayers can reduce their tax bills significantly by claiming common tax write-offs. If they exceed your standard deduction, savings can be substantial.

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Are CDs Taxable? All You Need to Know

Interest earned by CDs is taxable, though tax payments may be delayed if they are held in some tax-advantaged retirement accounts. Learn the details of how this works.

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How to Maximize Your Tax Savings From Tax-Deductible Donations

You can achieve significant tax savings—and support charities you care about—by strategizing how you itemize tax-deductible donations. Learn which gifts qualify and how to organize them.