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Tax day: invest in yourself

Apr 18, 2011
It's tax day, April 18th. What should you do with the money if you get a refund? (Approximately three-quarters of all taxpayers get money back from...
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A history of tax burdens in the U.S.

Apr 18, 2011
Joseph Thorndike of Tax Analysts explains how taxes for nearly everyone have been reduced over the past few decades.
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Better for business: Cali. or Texas?

Apr 15, 2011
A group of California lawmakers are in Texas today looking into why California has lost jobs over the past three years, while Texas as created them.
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Tax Question: Can Uncle Sam help me with heathcare?

Apr 14, 2011
All this week I've been answering last-minute tax questions as part of Marketplace Money's special report on tax season, and here's the latest....
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Poll: Most Americans think their taxes are fair

Apr 14, 2011
A new poll out today shows a small majority of Americans believe the taxes they pay are fair, according to the Associated Press and polling firm GfK.
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The taxman cometh

Apr 14, 2011
Let's stick with the theme of taxes with the looming April 18 deadline. America's modern tax system was created in 1913. The income tax form was a...
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Is it too soon to talk about raising taxes?

Apr 12, 2011
David Cay Johnston, professor of tax and business regulation at Syracuse University, explains the practicality of taxes in the wake of last week's budget agreement.
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Question: Charity starts at home, right?

Apr 12, 2011
All this week I'll be answering last-minute tax questions as part of Marketplace Money's special report on tax season. This next question comes...
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Question: Is dog food deductible?

Apr 11, 2011
All this week I'll be answering last-minute tax questions as part of Marketplace Money's special report on tax season. The first one comes from...
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Getting Personal: What to do with employer gifts

Apr 8, 2011
Marketplace Money host Tess Vigeland and tax expert Frank Degen answer a tax question about how to categorize gifts that your employer gives you, and explain what minimis fringe benefits are.
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