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What you need to know about taxes

Learn why it pays to start early so you can save big.

"Tax season is my favorite time of the year," said no one...ever. No matter how simple or complex your taxes are, it's hard to put a fun spin on totaling up your receipts, scanning through your W-2s, and trying to figure out how much of your home office you can deduct.

But just because taxes aren't fun doesn't mean they can't be profitable. In these six stories, Chase offers key tips to manage your taxes wisely and make the most out of your tax returns. By tackling the situation headfirst and avoiding common tax mistakes, you can save big on your returns this year. And securing those extra funds means taking one step closer towards reaching your important life milestones—including retirement.

Save or splurge? Tips to put your tax refund to work

When your tax refund comes, it's tempting to splurge on something fun. But before you spend all the money on a sudden impulse buy, take a peek at this list of the top ways to make your tax refund work for you.

Key tax tips, for small business owners

Staying on top of taxes can be a challenge for small business owners. To protect your bottom line, check out these essential tax tips for small business owners.

Smart ways to spend a tax refund as your life changes

Staying on top of taxes can be a challenge for small business owners. To protect your bottom line, check out these essential tax tips for small business owners.

What, exactly, is a 401(k)?

No matter where you are in your career, it's never too early to begin investing in your retirement. Even if you aren't ready for the long-term payoff, there are some immediate benefits—like possibly saving on your taxes. Here are some basic tips on retirement accounts—including why they can help you right now.

How to slim down your tax bill

Nobody likes paying taxes, but with a little planning, you might be able to give less to Uncle Sam...and spend more on the things that matter to you. Here are a few tips on the best places to start!

How to manage taxes when you're a freelancer

If you're part of the one-third of American workers who does freelance work, you may already know how difficult tax time can be. To make things a little easier, take a look at some of these suggestions for ways to take charge of your taxes—and save for the future.

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