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Amy Feldman

Sell your investment losers for a holiday tax present

Dec 22 2014

NEW YORK - In the few days left between now and year-end, when you're buying last-minute holiday gifts and making New Year's plans, you'll want to review your investment portfolio and figure out what to sell.

Selling the family silver might not make you rich

Jun 26 2014

NEW YORK Like a lot of American couples in the late 1950s, my parents got a set of sterling silver flatware for their wedding. And also like many, they have not used it for many years.

Selling the family silver might not make you rich

Jun 25 2014

NEW YORK (The opinions expressed here are those of the author, a columnist for Reuters.)

Tax nightmare: What if you can't pay the IRS?

Apr 10 2014

NEW YORK There are many tax-time nightmares, but here's one of the most common: You don't have the cash to pay what you owe on April 15.

Tax-time complexities for road warriors

Apr 07 2014

NEW YORK If you spend large chunks of your working life on a plane, you may have a tax issue: The tax complexities of road warriors can be mind-numbingly complicated, and consultants, entertainers, motivational speakers and others who work in multiple states may not even realize where and what they owe.

Column: Taxable swag: If you got free goodies, the IRS wants to know

Mar 28 2014

NEW YORK You might be able to score a free lunch these days, but get anything beyond that and the Internal Revenue Service may come after you for taxes.

How to sort through the changes for same-sex tax filers

Mar 20 2014

NEW YORK Married same-sex couples this year will file their U.S. income tax returns just like heterosexual married couples because of the Supreme Court's decision in June to strike down key parts of the Defense of Marriage Act.

Grab these tax breaks while you still can

Mar 14 2014

NEW YORK, March 14 - As you go to do your taxes this year, it may be the last time you get to take advantage of dozens of tax provisions that expired at the end of 2013.

Should you super-fund your 529 college savings plan?

Dec 16 2013

NEW YORK With college costs already astronomical and rising, saving for them isn't just a year-end thing. But if those prices - averaging $40,917 a year for a private four-year college or $18,391 for a state school, according to the College Board - have got you down, there are some ways to max out your savings before 2013 ends.

YOUR MONEY - Should you super-fund your 529 college savings plan?

Dec 16 2013

NEW YORK, Dec 16 With college costs already astronomical and rising, saving for them isn't just a year-end thing. But if those prices - averaging $40,917 a year for a private four-year college or $18,391 for a state school, according to the College Board - have got you down, there are some ways to max out your savings before 2013 ends.

World News

Trump briefed on Khashoggi murder by CIA, Pompeo

U.S. President Donald Trump, while flying to California on Saturday, was briefed on the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi after a CIA assessment that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the killing, the White House said.