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Corporate inversions: back from the dead

May 4, 2015
If you thought Congress put an end to corporate inversions, think again
Posted In: inversions, tax, business, treasury, government, corporate inversion, whiteboard
Screenshot from a 2015 Turbo Tax commercial asking, "Did you get married last year?"

Getting married can cost you at tax time

Apr 6, 2015
When both spouses earn similar incomes, married couples may pay more in taxes.
Posted In: Taxes, marriage penalty, Earned Income Tax Credit, marriage, tax

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

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