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Declining revenues from tobacco taxes are threatening preschool subsidies for disadvantaged families, including those in Los Angeles.

How tobacco tax revenues affect free preschool

May 28, 2015
The tale starts at tobacco shops like Drive Thru Cigarettes in Duarte, California.
Posted In: cigarettes, preschool, Taxes
Labour leader Ed Miliband, Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood, Scottish National Party leader Nicola Sturgeon and Conservative leader David Cameron take part in a debate at MediaCityUK studios.

What's at stake in the British election

May 5, 2015
It may well not be about the economy
Posted In: British elections, United Kingdom, Taxes, European Union

The biggest, baddest black markets in the US

Apr 24, 2015
A snapshot of what the black market says about us.
Posted In: black market, Taxes, statistics, drugs

Guilty conscience: the 1099 economy

Apr 15, 2015
The guilt of the on-demand economy
Posted In: Taxes, freelance
US IRS Tax forms

Little-known tax deductions that can save you money

Apr 14, 2015
Sam Weiner and Daniel Kibblesmith are here to save you money come tax day.
Posted In: tax day, Taxes, IRS, tax deductions, Commentary
An income tax form.

Why do people overpay their taxes, then get refunds?

Apr 13, 2015
Many taxpayers will receive a refund averaging $2,800. That's free money for the government.
Posted In: federal taxes, Taxes, tax refunds
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

Some same-sex couples still struggle at tax time

Mar 16, 2015
Living in a state that doesn't recognize same-sex marriages can mean multiple income-tax returns.
Posted In: gay, gay marriage, Taxes, federal taxes, income taxes

'Going Clear' explores the finances of Scientology

Mar 13, 2015
Alex Gibney and Lawrence Wright talk about their new HBO film
Posted In: scientology, IRS, Taxes, religion, exemptions
Taxes

Average tax refund so far this year is about $3,500

Feb 9, 2015
Why are you people filing your returns so early?
Posted In: IRS, Taxes, refund

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