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What to do if your 1099 should have been a W-2

Due to the widespread problem of employees getting 1099-MISCs from their employers instead of W-2s, the IRS created a new form in 2007: the Form 8919.<p>…

3 Things to Know Before Filing Your Taxes in 2015

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images<p>Tax season has arrived — it’s time to start checking the mail for those W-2 forms and getting ready to send in your tax …

Personal Finance

Tax Time: Prepare Smart, File Fast

Income:<p>W-2 forms from employers (you should receive these by Jan. 31)<p><b>Servicemembers:</b> If you believe you’re entitled to tax-free combat pay, but it’s …

How to Get Free Tax Preparation Services

Scott Olson/Getty Images<p>Many taxpayers are aware of the free 1040-EZ filing services that tax preparation software companies like TurboTax and H&R …

5 Tax Deductions That Can Get You a Bigger Refund

Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images<p>Most people opt to keep it simple at tax time. Just 30% of U.S. taxpayers itemize their federal tax returns, rather …

Hawaii's Most Epic And Illegal Hike May Be Gone Forever

Remember that strikingly stunning and famously illegal hike in Hawaii that gave you the chance to view paradise from the heavens?<p>To refresh your memory, here was what it looked like:<p>Well, thanks to a powerful storm, it's gone. Possibly forever. And we're heartbroken.<p>The Stairway to Heaven, Hawaii's …

Water

Free Things to Do in Tokyo

TravelFree Things to Do<p>With a population that simultaneously embraces unapologetic trendiness and centuries-old traditions, Tokyo presents travelers with paradoxical experiences at every turn. Kimono-clad women amble past contemporary architectural masterpieces. Well-dressed young professionals …

Trails

Oscars 2015: Celebrity Fashion—Live from the Red Carpet

The 2015 Oscars red carpet is one of the most-watched fashion moments of the entire year. Here, in real time, see all of your favorite celebrities and what they wore.

Red Carpet

Engineers have created a smartphone HIV test that costs $35 to make

Let’s be honest: Smartphones aren’t necessarily thought of as devices that help to slow the spread of sexually transmitted diseases. In fact, …

The professor who 'cured' his cancer with a cocktail of everyday pills and 20 years on remains disease-free

Ben Williams' aggressive brain tumour was treated with conventional therapies - and with a mix of common drugs, including those for acne, insomnia and high blood pressure, as revealed in a new documentary. Could this approach work for others?<p>ONE day, some two decades ago, Ben Williams set out from …

UN envoy heads to Syria in bid to contain fighting

The UN special envoy to Syria is travelling to Damascus to try to reduce the fighting which has intensified in Aleppo, where rebels claim to have killed 300 government soldiers in the past week.<p>Staffan de Mistura, who is on his fourth trip to the country since July and is expected to arrive in the …

Street style tip of the day: Cashmere

Need we say more?<br>To find out all the details about this outfit on Sequins at Breakfast, click here! <i><br>Girl On The Street highlights the very best of</i> …

Kids, Allergies And A Possible Downside To Squeaky Clean Dishes

Could using a dishwashing machine increase the chances your child will develop allergies? That's what some provocative new research suggests — but don't tear out your machine just yet.<p>The study involved 1,029 Swedish children (ages 7 or 8) and found that those whose parents said they mostly wash …