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Here are the top ten articles for the Taxes Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!

1. HGTV Dream House Tax Nightmare
Is it fact or fiction that if you win the HGTV Dream House that it becomes a tax nightmare? Perhaps itís all an issue of perception and if you want to actually keep it or not. What would you do if you were the 2008 winner?

2. Is my Investment Loss Deductible for my Taxes?
You canít turn on a TV, Radio or Computer these days without hearing about the economy and the plummeting values of investments. So you might find yourself wondering if your losses for the year in the value of your investments is deductible for tax purposes...

3. Will I Owe Taxes If I Sell My Personal Residence
In slumping real estate markets it may seem that there are no homes selling at gains but in reality some people are still making money on the sale of their personal residences. This prompts the question of whether that gain is taxable for income tax purposes. Letís take a look at that query...

4. What is the Standard Deduction?
When you prepare your personal federal tax return, or have it prepared, you choose to reduce your gross income by the amount of your allowable standard deduction or allowable itemized deductions. You cannot do both. So how do you know which one is better or which one you qualify to take?

5. AARA 2009 - Tax Deduction for Vehicle Purchases
The 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act puts money into the struggling economy with individual and business tax relief. The goal is to stimulate growth and sales, including vehicle sales. If American made cars disappear, whatís next to disappear - baseball, hot dogs, and apple pie?

6. Tax Savings, Contributions, Homeless Pets
If you are looking for a reason to donate to Animal Shelters and Animal Rescue Organizations thereís the obvious opportunity to take a tax deduction if you itemize; and then thereís the opportunity to extend true charity and kindness by helping to care for rescued homeless animals.

7. The Taxing Subject of Taxes
The Taxing Subject of Taxes will undoubtedly always be a taxing subject but perhaps it will be less annoying if we all try to work together toward an outcome that benefits all classes of people who together are one taxing body of people who support America our country, our home!

8. Requesting an Extension of Time To Pay Your Taxes
So you owe the IRS money on your current yearís tax return or you filed your return for last year without paying the balance due and now you received a balance due notice from the IRS. Not sure what to do? Read on for some possible options.

9. Why We Pay Income Taxes
When was the first income tax levied and why? The telling of this tale of taxes is unfortunately not a child's storybook tale but there have been many big bad wolves around for years huffing and puffing and blowing hot disagreeable taxing air.

10. The Economy, Taxes, Outrage and ARRA of 2009
By this time everyone with access to any media source knows about the current economic conditions. Daily statistics are spouted by media sources that put their own spin on them. What is the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009? Who do you believe? What are the facts and what is fiction?

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