Jul 23, 2012 About a year ago a law went into effect called the Plain Writing Act, meant to compel federal agencies into communicating with the public in a more accessible way. Now a nonprofit has come out with its first report card based on the act, and most agencies are not doing very well.
Jun 29, 2012 The Supreme Court ruled that President Obama's health care mandate is constitutional. So what does that mean for citizens?
May 18, 2012 Winning big could saddle you with some serious debt. Tax expert Louis Barajas explains.
Apr 17, 2012 The IRS plans to require U.S. banks to report interest payments to nonresident depositors. Mexican nationals are concerned the sensitive info will wind up in the wrong hands.
Mar 5, 2012 We're less than six weeks away from tax day, and this year the IRS is gonna have to do more with less when it comes to processing all those returns. President Obama hopes to change that.
Feb 17, 2012 Tess talks with David Lazarus of the the Los Angeles Times about how to cope with possible identity theft, the tax implications of airmiles and handling your credit profile when collectors come calling.
Feb 2, 2012 Today is Earned Income Tax Credit Day, which highlights the benefit for low- and moderate-wage earners.
Jan 27, 2012 We speak to one of the founding members of the Tea Party in South Carolina about which candidate she favors and why.
Nov 10, 2011 The IRS says it has dredged up $2.7 billion from people who squirreled cash away in foreign bank accounts and failed to pay tax on it. The news t...