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The stimulus checks are technically a tax credit that the government is giving out early. It won't lower the size of your tax refund.
You do not have to sign up or apply to get a stimulus check during the coronavirus pandemic. The process is automatic for most Americans who qualify.
There’s a tax deduction for people working from home, but it won’t apply to most remote workers during the pandemic
The home office deduction is only available to self-employed people, not employees, who use their space "regularly and exclusively" for business.
Some high earners may delay filing taxes to get a larger stimulus payment — but it won’t work for everyone
One benefit of waiting to file your taxes is the possibility of getting a bigger stimulus payment if your income was lower in 2018 than 2019.
The stimulus payment is an advance tax credit meant to offset your 2020 taxes. It's refundable, so you won't have to pay it back if you get too much.
Nancy Pelosi’s idea to retroactively lift the limit on state and local tax deductions would be almost useless for people who need the most help
Almost all the benefits of tossing out the SALT cap would go towards richer households — and not average Americans weathering the coronavirus fallout.
Some states have a stronger financial situation than others, based on fiscal data from the US Census Bureau.
As coronavirus spreads, the $2 trillion economic relief bill makes donating to charity more convenient than ever
Beginning with 2020 tax returns, taxpayers will be able to claim up to $300 in cash contributions to charity as a deduction without itemizing.
Senate Republicans slipped a tax break for wealthy real estate investors into the $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus package
The measure will cut taxes for wealthy investors by an estimated $170 billion over the next decade, according to The New York Times.
Anyone who isn't sick or directly impacted by the coronavirus should use a few hours of their newfound free time to file taxes.