On The Money: Brush up on tax vocabulary

By Chuck Myers

McClatchy-Tribune News Service (MCT)

Published: Monday, Jan. 13 2014 12:00 a.m. MST

Navigating the array of tax-related terms at tax time can be, well, taxing

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Navigating the array of tax-related terms at tax time can be, well, taxing.

But there is no need to become overwhelmed by tax jargon. Several websites offer in-depth glossaries that help make tax terms more clear.

Here are just a few places on the Internet you can go to sort out tax terminology:

Bankrate.com: Provides definitions designed to help filers become more tax-term fluent.

Efile.com: Serves up an extensive list of tax-related terms with brief descriptions. http://www.efile.com/glossary/

—FindLaw: Features list of common tax words and terms. http://public.findlaw.com/taxes/tax-basics/le10(UNDERSCORE)iglossary.html

—Kiplinger: A-to-Z list of tax terms you need to know. http://www.kiplinger.com/article/taxes/T054-C000-S001-kiplinger-s-tax-glossary-tax-terms-you-need-to-kno.html

—Investopedia: Offers concise definitions of an array of tax terms. http://www.investopedia.com/categories/taxes.asp


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