Feb 2, 2009
The free market is a tough place. Only so many companies can be rescued by bailout funds, and the government's stimulus plan can't save everyone. Commentator Todd Buchholz says instead of trying to prevent failure, we should be looking for ways to ignite incentives, like tax cuts.
Jan 30, 2009
Many people have questions about how to reconcile such a dramatic economic year as they put together their tax returns for 2008. Host Tess Vigeland asks tax expert Frank Degan to clear up some of the confusion.
Jan 29, 2009
President Obama's economic stimulus plan makes its way to the Senate today, where tax cuts will be the focus. Some lawmakers have their eyes on the Alternative Minimum Tax. Sarah Gardner reports.
Jan 28, 2009
Question: For the first time in my life, I actually did my taxes earlier than usual. All this talk of stimulus packages, however, has me wondering:...
Jan 26, 2009
Thanks to some good tax attorneys, The New York Times won't suffer too much from its $250 million deal with billionaire Carlos Slim. Scott Jagow asks Fortune Magazine's Allan Sloan how a loophole called Hydo helped.
Jan 23, 2009
California lawmakers are threatening to downgrade the state's overall credit rating, which would have a lot of ramifications for state taxpayers. Rico Gagliano also explains why even out-of-state taxpayers should care.
Jan 16, 2009
National Taxpayer Advocate Nina Olson, who recently issued her annual report on the tax system, talks with Tess Vigeland about changes she'd like to see in the Internal Revenue Code.
Dec 19, 2008
Many of us are looking for helpful tax hints to make up for a dismal year. Tess Vigeland talks to Wall Street Journal tax columnist Tom Herman, who gives us some tips on moves we may want to make to prepare for the next tax day.
Dec 17, 2008
You've got two weeks to get your finances in order, when it comes to what you'll be paying Uncle Sam in income taxes. Tess Vigeland talks with the Wall Street Journal's Tom Herman to get some helpful hints on reducing the tax bite.