Mileage tax may fund new road repairs

Aug 17, 2009
Road repairs are funded though taxes on gas, but as more people buy hybrids, some are worried about what's going to happen to that revenue. Mitchell Hartman reports the search is on for a new method of taxing motorists.
Posted In: Auto, Taxes

What will UBS share about tax evaders?

Aug 14, 2009
Reporter Tamara Keith talks with Steve Chiotakis about the settlement between federal prosecutors and UBS regarding Americans that hid billions of dollars in accounts with the Swiss bank.
Posted In: Crime, Taxes

Medium-term savings

Aug 11, 2009
Question: I am a 24 year old engineer who has been extremely fortunate in this economic downturn. My wife and I have no college or credit card debt...
Posted In: Investing, Savings, Taxes

Obama must raise taxes on middle class

Aug 6, 2009
President Obama promised during the election that he would not raise taxes on anyone earning less than $250,000. But commentator Lawrence Haas says the president has to, and likely will, raise taxes on the middle class once the economy recovers.
Posted In: Taxes

IRA withdrawal

Aug 6, 2009
Question: If I borrowed amount $x from my IRA and invest it and make $x + 10% and return $x back into my IRA within the 60 day limit, what is the...
Posted In: Investing, Taxes

NYC goes after Lehman Brothers' taxes

Aug 5, 2009
It's been almost a year since Lehman Brothers bit the dust, and creditors are still lining up to get their money back in bankruptcy court. Near the top of the list is a very familiar name: the City of New York. Amy Scott reports.
Posted In: Taxes

As jobs evolve, so should tax code

Aug 3, 2009
The era of steady, lifelong 9-to-5 employment seems to be waning. These days more people work for themselves or telecommute for different firms. Commentator Amelia Tyagi says the tax code needs to adapt to a changing workforce.
Posted In: Jobs, Taxes

Demystifying the "Cadillac" health plan

Jul 31, 2009
"Cadillac" or "gold-plated" insurance programs have come under fire in the Capitol Hill debate about health care. But just what do the plans cover and how do they work? Joel Rose reports.
Posted In: Health, Taxes

Mass. says goodbye to sales tax holiday

Jul 31, 2009
Consumers in Massachusetts have enjoyed a weekend-long holiday from state sales tax every August for the past five years. But this year, the break is gone and taxes are going up. Abigail Beshkin reports.
Posted In: Retail, Taxes

Wealthy to Congress: More tax, please

Jul 29, 2009
A group of nearly 200 ultra-wealthy Americans is delivering a petition to President Obama and Congress today asking lawmakers to roll back high-bracket tax cuts. Stacey Vanek-Smith explains why.
Posted In: Taxes