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Not all taxes are created equal

Jan 14, 2015
A new study says local taxes are hitting low-wage earners much harder than others.
Posted In: Taxes, low income, income tax
The Chicago skyline.

Illinois faces sudden drop in state tax

Jan 2, 2015
Temporary tax increases expire, reducing Illinois revenue amid budget shortfalls.
Posted In: Illinois, Taxes, state taxes
The Internal Revenue Service building in Washington, DC.

Tax season outlook: 'Miserable'

Jan 1, 2015
Funding cuts, new mandates, tax breaks to complicate tax time, IRS commissioner says.
Posted In: IRS, Taxes, staffing cuts
Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., the next chairman of the House Way and Means Committee.

Why temporary tax breaks remain temporary

Dec 3, 2014
Money, and an inability to compromise.
Posted In: Taxes, the house, tax credits, Congress
People walk past restaurants illuminated at dusk as the Tsutenkaku tower, center, stands in the Shinsekai shopping district of Osaka, Japan. The country is trying to find ways to stimulate its economy.

A setback for Japan's 'Abenomics'

Nov 17, 2014
A hefty increase in Japan's sales tax is blamed for causing a recession.
Posted In: Japan, GDP, Taxes, economy stimulus

Affordable Care Act provision targets some exec pay

Aug 27, 2014
A look at a provision in the Affordable Care Act targeting executive compensation.
Posted In: Affordable Care Act, health insurance, Taxes

Where all those charges on your phone bill come from

Aug 18, 2014
A bunch of them are taxes - and a bunch are extra fees that just look like taxes.
Posted In: Taxes, cell phones, bills, hidden fees

My money story: Synthpop band Future Islands

Aug 15, 2014
Future Islands and the art of letting go.
Posted In: my money story, Music, band, DIY, Taxes
Adderall

Corporate inversion: an expensive way to save on taxes

Jul 15, 2014
Abbvie will pay $53 billion to buy Shire, with a view to cutting its tax burden.
Posted In: corporate inversion, Mergers and Acquisitions, Taxes

D.C. starts taxing more services, like yoga studios

Jun 24, 2014
Yoga classes, tanning salons and carpet cleaners will all be hit with a new tax.
Posted In: yoga, Taxes, Washington D.C.

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