Jan 4, 2013 Americans are already being greeted with smaller paychecks thanks to new tax rates. How taxpayers at different income levels will br affected.
Jan 4, 2013 How can I get my aging parents to talk openly about their financial situation? Is it a smart move to retire overseas? Are there any downsides to credit cards that help pay down my student loan debt? LA Times consumer columnist answers listeners' letters.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Jan 3, 2013 Along with death and taxes, finding ways to avoid taxes is a fact of life. Can wealthy taxpayers blunt the impact of the first rate increase in years?
Jan 2, 2013 The 2 percent payroll tax rise means that a person who earns $50,000 a year will pay $1,000 more in taxes.
Jan 1, 2013 The Senate deal permanently raises income taxes for individuals making more than $400,000 a year. It delays -- for just two months -- most of those automatic spending cuts that were set to kick in. And it includes a number of other provisions to stave off the most pressing aspects of the fiscal cliff.
Jan 2, 2013 The IRS faces a ton of decisions, changes and updates in the fiscal cliff deals. But until there is a deal, the federal agency is as uncertain about the future as everyone else.
Dec 31, 2012 Check out Marketplace’s explainers and decoders of the fiscal cliff. Find out what exactly could happen to your personal budget -- and learn how we got to this point.
Dec 31, 2012 The high court in France has rejected President Francois Hollande's controversial 75 percent tax on millionaires.
Dec 31, 2012 If no adjustment is made to the Alternative Minimum Tax, millions of Americans could face a whopping tax hike next year.
Dec 28, 2012 Gizmodo's managing editor Brian Barrett talks his tech predictions for 2013, and Lettrs.com offers a new way to trade old school correspondence online.