Untangling tax terminology
Navigating the array of tax-related terms at tax time can be, well, taxing. Several websites, however, provide glossaries that break down...
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Navigating the array of tax-related terms at tax time can be, well, taxing. Several websites, however, provide glossaries that break down the tax jargon.
Here are just a few places on the Internet you can go to sort out tax terminology:
Bankrate.com: Provides tax definitions designed to help filers become more tax-fluent. bankrate.com/brm/itax/edit/definitions/definitions_taxes1.asp
Efile.com: Serves up an extensive list of tax-related terms with brief descriptions. efile.com/glossary
FindLaw: Features list of common tax words and terms. http://public.findlaw.com/taxes/tax-basics/le10_iglossary.html
Internal Revenue Service: A-to-Z tax definitions from the nation's tax collector. irs.gov/app/understandingTaxes/teacher/glossary.jsp
Investopedia: Offers concise definitions of an array of tax terms and conditions. www.investopedia.com/categories/taxes.asp