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NH opposes trend, considers cigarette tax cut

Mar 18, 2011
As many states face dwindling revenue, New Hampshire is the latest to lure out-of-state smokers with lower cigarette taxes -- a move that could fill budget holes.
Posted In: Retail, Taxes

Illinois expands sales tax for online purchases

Mar 11, 2011
New laws seeks to raise revenue from e-commerce by requiring Illinois-based affiliates of online retailers like Amazon.com to collect sales tax.
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Amazon affiliate program ends in Illinois

Mar 11, 2011
The mega retailer is closing down its affiliate program in the state of Illinois after Governor Pat Quinn signed into law a bill that would require...
Posted In: Amazon, business, government, Law, Taxes, Web Culture

Do you deserve your tax breaks?

Mar 10, 2011
As commentator Ron Lieber filled out his taxes and saw all the breaks he's entitled to, he wondered why he qualifies for them at all.
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The tax apps cometh

Mar 10, 2011
If your plans for this weekend include digging through a shoebox full of receipts and collecting all your tax forms, we have news. This year, you may be able to do some or even all of your tax prep work on your smartphone.
Posted In: Personal Finance, Taxes

Tax time! Got a question?

Mar 4, 2011
Now although I've already done my taxes - yeah I know it's a little out of control - many of you might have lingering questions about your taxes....
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The devastating impact of tax liens

Mar 3, 2011
Here's a disturbing number: The Internal Revenue Service filed liens against 1.1 million taxpayers in fiscal 2010. That's up from 168,000 in 1999....
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MID-DAY UPDATE: Mixed job indicators, changes to home loan requirements

Mar 2, 2011
The U.S. Labor Department releases its monthly jobs report Friday, but other key job indicators give us a sense of what to expect. Job placement...
Posted In: Health, housing market, job applications, jobless, labor, mid-day update, mortgage, soda, Taxes

The skinny on capital gains

Mar 1, 2011
Investors know that the long-term capital gains tax rate is attractive compared to ordinary income tax rates. But it's easy to get lost in all the...
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Should you be liable for "crash taxes"?

Feb 18, 2011
"Crash taxes" may go by other names, but they're essentially fees for public services like fire department response and clean-up in auto accidents. But who should foot the bill?
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