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Last-minute tips for tax procrastinators

Apr 11, 2014
April 15 is the last day to file your taxes. A few things to keep in mind if you haven't yet filed your taxes.
Posted In: Taxes, tax, tax day, advice

Rep. Dave Camp on his tax reform plan

Feb 26, 2014
Rep. Dave Camp of Michigan discusses his tax reform proposal.
Posted In: tax reform, tax, Congress, politics

GOP eyes big reforms for nation’s tax code

Feb 25, 2014
Congressional Republicans expect to unveil their plan.
Posted In: Taxes, tax, Congress, reform

The roots -- and some results -- of the charitable tax deduction

Dec 9, 2013
The tax break for charitable deductions reflects American attitudes about government, and about the best way to help others.
Posted In: tax, deduction, philanthropy

Tax debate revives question of who's rich

Dec 18, 2012
Fiscal cliff negotiations on tax rates hinge on an issue that has vexed the tax policy debate for years: What income level defines rich?
Posted In: wealth, tax

The past, present and future of the estate tax

Dec 12, 2012
Some wealthy individuals say a higher estate tax is fair, but others are fighting against proposed changes.
Posted In: tax, estate tax, wealth gap, fiscal cliff

The fiscal cliff could increase state revenues

Nov 16, 2012
If federal lawmakers can't agree on tax deductions, states could have a larger pool of money to tax.
Posted In: tax, states, fiscal cliff

Not taxed enough? Check here to pay more

Sep 25, 2012
House Republicans have passed a bill to allow for voluntary contributions on tax forms. While the Treasury already welcomes donations, they typically only receive a few million dollars each year -- far from enough to pay down the deficit.
Posted In: tax, Buffett Rule

NY's high court considers: Is lap dancing a tax-exempt art?

Sep 5, 2012
New York's highest court is hearing legal arguments by a strip club about whether nude lap dancing is art -- and therefore eligible for state tax exemption.
Posted In: dancing, New York, tax

Detroit art museum wins taxpayer support

Aug 20, 2012
The Detroit Institute of Arts avoided a fiscal cliff when voters in three counties approved an tax increase that directly funds the 125-year-old museum.
Posted In: non-profit, Arts, tax, millage, Detroit

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