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High-yield savings accounts are a great tool to help you earn more on your money — but they don't avoid taxes.

A high-yield savings account can earn up to 200 times more on your money — but don’t forget those earnings are taxed

Taxes on savings account interest is pretty simple. If you earned more than $10 in your high-yield savings account, you'll owe some income tax.
Tax credits directly reduce your tax bill.

Parents, homeowners, and students have a bonus tool to lower their taxes: tax credits

A tax credit is a dollar-for-dollar reduction of your tax bill. It's different than a tax deduction — you claim it regardless of whether you itemize.
Sen. Kamala Harris

‘Americans don’t want a food fight’: Kamala Harris brought the house down by bringing order to the 2020 debate stage

Sen. Kamala Harris was cheered on Thursday night for attempting to bring order to the 2020 Democratic debate stage.
George Soros.

George Soros, a Facebook co-founder, and a Disney heiress are among billionaires asking US politicians to tax them more

A group of ultra-rich called on politicians to tax them more, saying funds could combat climate change, boost the economy, and reduce inequality.

‘We pay every penny we owe’: Amazon hits back at Joe Biden, defending how much it pays in taxes

Foemer Vice President Joe Biden said earlier this week that he has "nothing against Amazon, but they should pay a few taxes."
President Donald Trump and Rep. Kevin Brady

A key GOP lawmaker just reversed on the promise that Trump’s tax cuts will pay for themselves

A key GOP congressman who helped craft the sweeping tax cuts passed in 2017 has conceded that they might not pay for themselves.
It's more complicated to find your tax rate than to calculate sales tax.

How to calculate sales tax on almost anything you buy

Sales tax in the US can vary by state or city, but is generally about 4% to 8% of the item's retail price, imposed when you check out.

How to get a tax ID number if you’re self-employed or have a small business

To get a Tax ID number, you can speak with your accountant or bank, call the IRS directly, fill out a form and mail it to the IRS, or apply online.
OPSHOT - A lit sign is seen at the entrance to Facebook's corporate headquarters location in Menlo Park, California on March 21, 2018. Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg vowed on March 21 to "step up" to fix problems at the social media giant, as it fights a snowballing scandal over the hijacking of personal data from millions of its users.s)

Facebook pulled in over $420 million from sales in Australia in 2018, but paid roughly 2% of that in taxes

Facebook has previously been in hot water with Australia's tax authority and was ordered to pay $21.8 million in 2017 following an audit.