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Inside the IRS - what goes on behind those IRS doors

Apr 15, 2005
Millions of Americans ship off their tax returns to the IRS today. So, just who has the unenviable task now of plodding through all of that paperwork? Monica Brady-Myerov takes us inside the IRS to meet the people whose responsibility it is to process our 1040s.

India and taxes? No, not really ....

Apr 15, 2005
If you are like most Americans, today's the day when you put your tax package in the mail. But unless you're getting a big check back from the government this year, you might find yourself wishing you were a citizen of India. The vast majority of Indians don't pay their taxes. Economists estimate that black money makes up half of the Indian economy. From New Delhi, Miranda Kennedy has more.

A look at Bush's Social Security

Apr 14, 2005
He said he'd hit the stump for two months to drum up excitement about changing Social Security. There are just two weeks left in President Bush's cross-country campaign -- and by most accounts -- he hasn't made many converts. Today -- the first in a two-part report on where we are in the Social Security debate -- Marty Goldensohn looks at the centerpiece of the reform effort, something called the individual investment account.

U.S. Soccer... post World Cup

Apr 14, 2005
Business of sports commentator Ed Derse talks about where professional soccer is in the U.S., 10 years after the World Cup.

Best deduction ever: Trip to France

Apr 14, 2005
Over the past few days we've been hearing tales of attempted tax deductions, our way of celebrating April 15th. Los Angeles accountant Michael Eisenburg says that a trip to France might be legit.

Old media and new money

Apr 14, 2005
Newspaper readership is going down. Blogging and online readership is soaring. So why isn't the old media doing a better job of capitalizing on the new money? Anne Marie Ruff reports.

Commentary: How to sell more papers

Apr 14, 2005
John Kelly of <i>The Washington Post</i> thinks he knows how to sell more newspapers: just teach more people how to read them.

How's that housing market

Apr 14, 2005
Are housing prices around the country about to plunge? Marketplace's money expert Chris Farrell tells host Scott Jagow while the country may not experience a pop in the housing bubble, we can expect a good-sized leak.

Don't fear the tax returns

Apr 14, 2005
With Tax Day less than 24 hours away (Friday), the Internal Revenue Service is battening down the hatches for an onslaught of tax returns. Host Tess Vigeland talks to IRS Commissioner Mark Everson about life at the IRS around tax time.

Best Deduction Ever

Apr 14, 2005
The Parakeet.

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