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Americans weigh in on fixes for the U.S. economy

Jul 19, 2012
Gallup's Frank Newport digs into the latest polling data on the cure for our economic ailments.
Posted In: employment, Taxes, 2012 election, Jobs

Tax rates hit historic low in 2009

Jul 11, 2012
A new report from the Congressional Budget Office says the tax rates paid by most Americans were at near-record lows in 2009. Who's paying less, who's paying more, and what's causing the change?
Posted In: Taxes, CBO, income tax

The biggest tax increase since...1993?

Jul 2, 2012
Where the Affordable Care Act ranks in U.S. tax history.
Posted In: Taxes, Affordable Care Act, health care reform law

The health care mandate and your wallet

Jun 29, 2012
The Supreme Court ruled that President Obama's health care mandate is constitutional. So what does that mean for citizens?
Posted In: Adriene Hill, Taxes, IRS, Affordable Care Act, scotus

Read my lips: A history of anti-tax pledges

Jun 26, 2012
22 years after he was forced to retreat from his famous tax promise, George H.W. Bush's anti-tax movement continues.
Posted In: Taxes, George H.W. Bush

States' tax revenues soar

Jun 12, 2012
A new survey says states are collecting taxes at levels not seen since the recession, but many are still struggling to balance budgets.
Posted In: states, Taxes

Taxing your winnings

May 18, 2012
Winning big could saddle you with some serious debt. Tax expert Louis Barajas explains.
Posted In: Taxes, winning, prizes, IRS

Facebook co-founder renounces U.S. citizenship

May 14, 2012
In letting go of his U.S. citizenship now, Eduardo Saverin will also be able to avoid paying nearly $600 million in U.S. capital gains taxes when Facebook goes public.
Posted In: Facebook, IPO, Taxes

Taxing the rich is good for the economy

Apr 18, 2012
Commentator Robert Reich says increased tax revenue greases the wheels of economic growth
Posted In: Taxes, fairness, economic growth, the wealthy

What small tax cheats can cost the government

Apr 17, 2012
You have until midnight tonight to file your taxes with the IRS. And if you're thinking about deducting a phony business lunch or padding your mileage -- you're not alone.
Posted In: Taxes

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