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Taxes: To DIY or not to DIY?

Apr 8, 2011
According to the IRS, more people are opting to do their taxes using some kind of tax software. But many are still nervous about going it alone.
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A look behind the dreaded IRS audit

Apr 8, 2011
Last year, the government audited more than 1.5 million individual tax returns, an increase of 11 percent over the previous year. So just how bad is the audit experience?
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Did you pay your taxes?

Apr 8, 2011
Have you finished your taxes yet? If tradition holds, about a quarter of taxpayers still haven't filed. Still, most of us get our taxes done on...
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Tax Day looms in face of possible government shutdown

Apr 6, 2011
In a shutdown, people filing paper tax returns may be out of luck when it comes to a quick refund. People who e-file may have a different experience.
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Lower gas taxes lure drivers to Mo.

Mar 28, 2011
With lower state taxes on gasoline, among others, Mo. is easily undercutting its border mate, Ill., when it comes to the price to fill up.
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The U.S. tax system, according to GE

Mar 25, 2011
General Electric paid no taxes in 2010, but claimed a tax benefit of $3.2 billion, according to a report from the New York Times.
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GE scores big profits, but a small U.S. tax bill

Mar 25, 2011
From light bulbs to jet engines, General Electric is a symbol of a profitable American business. Why then doesn't it pay corporate tax?
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Companies press to repatriate overseas profits

Mar 24, 2011
Big U.S. companies launched a website promoting a tax holiday on foreign profits. But past experience shows that doesn't necessarily lead to expansion here or to new jobs.
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What if you can't pay the tax bill?

Mar 23, 2011
Money is tight. Pretty soon some people will face one more bill they can't pay: Taxes. What do you do if you can't write the check?...
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Cities take aim at couch surfers

Mar 18, 2011
Short-term housing rentals are the latest cottage industry coming on to tax collectors' radar screens.
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