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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

Senate rejects Warren Buffett tax rule

Apr 17, 2012
The Senate yesterday rejected the so-called Warren Buffett Rule, a minimum tax on millionaires. It was a mostly party-line vote: Democrats saying "aye," Republicans "nay."
Posted In: Taxes, Buffett Rule, Senate

Are mobile phone taxes a real problem?

Apr 16, 2012
Congress is mulling over legislation that would freeze the taxes we pay for our cell phone service.
Posted In: Taxes, cell phone

2012 tax season: Later deadline, smaller refund?

Apr 16, 2012
Tax procrastinators, breathe easy. This year's deadline is tomorrow, April 17th. There's extra time because April 15th fell on a Sunday this year, and today is Emancipation Day in the District of Columbia.
Posted In: Taxes, tax refund, low-income

Uncle Sam doesn't mind taxpayers paying extra

Apr 16, 2012
Tomorrow is Tax Day. Some people write checks for more than they owe to help pay down the nation's public debt.
Posted In: Taxes, deficits

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