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Getting Personal: Identity crisis

Feb 17, 2012
Tess talks with David Lazarus of the the Los Angeles Times about how to cope with possible identity theft, the tax implications of airmiles and handling your credit profile when collectors come calling.
Posted In: Money, Taxes, identity, theft, ID, IRS, collection agency, debt

Tell us your tax filing rituals!

Feb 17, 2012
Posted In: Taxes, filing, rituals

$3.8 trillion budget released

Feb 13, 2012
President Obama has published his multi-trillion-dollar budget. Despite it being an election year, Karen Shaw Petrou thinks we should take it seriously.
Posted In: federal budget, Obama, Taxes

Corporate tax hits 40-year low

Feb 3, 2012
Thanks to “bonus depreciation,” corporations paid the feds only 12.1 percent of their profits in taxes in 2011.
Posted In: Corporate Tax Cuts, Taxes, corporations

Is major tax reform coming?

Feb 1, 2012
Like it or not, some form of major tax change is coming over the next several years. The reason is well-known: The federal government's dire long-term fiscal situation. The real question is what kind of tax overhaul.
Posted In: Taxes, tax forms, credits, deductions, tax reform, federal budget

Week in Review: Romney's 15.9% tax rate

Jan 27, 2012
How can ordinary Americans can get a tax rate like Mitt Romney's?
Posted In: tax, Taxes, romney, 15.9%, capital gains, income

How Americans would change the tax system

Jan 26, 2012
Taxing the rich has once again become a hot button issue. How do Americans feel about the amount they are handing over to Uncle Sam each year?
Posted In: Taxes, 2012 campaign

I-bonds are a worthwhile investment

Jan 25, 2012
There was a time that Marketplace Money was very pro I-bonds. I haven't heard them mentioned in years. This year, when I submitted my tax return, I was given the option to purchase I-bonds with my refund. Thoughts? Rebekka, Los Angeles, CA
Posted In: savings bonds, Saving, Taxes

How Mitt Romney's tax rate stacks up

Jan 24, 2012
Presidential hopeful Mitt Romney has finally released his tax returns. How does he compare to the average millionaire, and the average American?
Posted In: 2012 campaign, Mitt Romney, Taxes

What is an effective tax rate?

Jan 24, 2012
News is out this morning that Mitt Romney's effective tax rate is around 14 percent. But that's a different tax rate calculation than the one you're probably familiar with.
Posted In: Mitt Romney, Taxes, 2012 campaign

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