U.S. tax evaders face a tough choice

Oct 14, 2009
The deadline is looming for Americans with offshore bank accounts to come clean to the IRS. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Taxes

$7,500 homebuyer credit

Oct 12, 2009
Question: I bought a house in 2008 and received the $7500 first-time home buyer credit (the first one not the $8000 giveaway). I lost my job and...
Posted In: Housing, Taxes

Too much in retirement savings?

Oct 9, 2009
Question: This may be an odd question in this economy. I've always tried to max out my pre-tax retirement savings. However, I'm wondering if this...
Posted In: Investing, retirement savings, Taxes

Just don't call it another stimulus plan

Oct 6, 2009
Democrats are talking about what else they could do to get the economy moving. One idea: taking more action against unemployment by extending safety net programs and introducing tax incentives. Steve Henn reports.
Posted In: Jobs, Taxes

Early withdrawal from 401(k)

Sep 10, 2009
Question: Is it possible to move the majority of my balance in my company's 401k to a self-directed IRA without penalty (or quitting my job)? I'm...
Posted In: retirement savings, Taxes

Mortgage and taxes

Sep 9, 2009
Question: I always enjoy listening to your comments and hope that you have a moment to settle a discussion a friend and I are having. Is the ...
Posted In: debt, Housing, Taxes

A way to make taxes less taxing

Sep 8, 2009
A group of tax experts has a few suggestions for President Obama's tax reform commission, including a form that would make the act of doing taxes a lot less complicated. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Taxes

Retirement savings and taxes

Sep 4, 2009
Question: Hi Chris - my husband and I are in our 50's and trying to plan well for retirement, including how to protect our retirement money from...
Posted In: retirement savings, Taxes

Settlement could unlock bank secrecy

Aug 19, 2009
An agreement reached between the U.S. and Switzerland over secret American accounts held at the Swiss bank UBS may open the way for revelations of tax evasion at other banks. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Crime, Taxes

Swiss bank secrecy may be damaged

Aug 17, 2009
Swiss bank UBS will hand over the names of thousands of American clients to settle a tax evasion case. Stephen Beard reports on what this means for Switzerland's bank secrecy.
Posted In: Taxes