Many people think they can take a home office deduction, but that isn't always the case. At-home workers need to pay particular attention to the complex rules. Click through to see who can take this deduction and under what circumstances. The Internal Revenue Code (IRC) allows...

Be on the lookout for a surge of calls and emails from scammers trying to cheat you with promises of financial relief, just when you may be feeling desperate. Tax-related fraud and identity theft scammers are out and about looking to make a quick —...

Public health experts have been recommending that companies encourage employees to work from home to prevent the potentially deadly coronavirus from spreading around offices, on public transit and elsewhere. But sometimes remote work isn't possible: Millions of Americans need to be physically present to do...

Borrowers under federally backed family mortgages may submit a forbearance request if they are experiencing financial hardship due to the COVID-19 crisis. The lender must grant the request, without penalties, fees or interest, for a period of up to 180 days (subject to another 180...

From January 31, 2020, through the expiration of the national emergency declaration, reports to credit reporting agencies must show accounts current, even where there is a forbearance or agreement to defer or modify payments of a person affected by the COVID-19 crisis. OUR BOTTOM LINE: If...