Economics editor Chris Farrell and Tess Vigeland answer listener questions, but first they explore whether to refund or not to refund, and what to do with the money if you do get some back from the IRS.
Officials in Germany, France and Britain want to enact a global bank tax, one U.K. prime minister Gordon Brown hopes would prevent bankers from shopping around for relief in other countries. Bob Moon talks to Marketplace's Stephen Beard.
State and local tax revenues have increased for the first time in more than a year, according to the Census Bureau. But what does that mean for local economies and will it continue? Alisa Roth reports.