A word on capital gains; dividend taxes

Aug 20, 2008
If you wonder where the candidates are on dividend and capital gains taxes, commentator Glenn Hubbard can fill you in. Then, he'll explain why he thinks the government needs to keep them low.
Posted In: Economy, Taxes

Truth-testing Obama's tax plan

Aug 14, 2008
Barack Obama unveiled new details about his tax-cut plan today. It includes the tax cuts -- and who will pay for them. Jeremy Hobson looked at the math to see if Obama's numbers hold up.
Posted In: Taxes

A 0% Capital Gains Tax Rate?

Aug 12, 2008
Question: I have been told that in 2009, if my income is under $65,000, I do not have to pay capital gains tax on some stocks that I would like to...
Posted In: Taxes

Tax loopholes for corporations abound

Aug 12, 2008
A study out this morning from the Government Accountability Office looks at corporations and taxes, and which companies avoid paying them. Alisa Roth looks into how some corporations find tax loopholes.
Posted In: Taxes


Aug 6, 2008
Question: My parents are really excited for my wife and I to buy a house, as is my grandmother. So much so that between them they'd like to give us...
Posted In: Taxes

Summer School: Credits & deductions

Aug 1, 2008
We're taking you back to the basics with our summer refresher course on finance terms. Today, the difference between a tax credit and a tax deduction and what it means for you come tax time.
Posted In: Taxes

Reduced driving threatens highway fund

Jul 28, 2008
Americans drove 9 billion fewer miles in May this year over last year. As drivers cut back, the income from gas taxes which fund highway repairs and maintenance is dropping, too. Amy Scott reports.
Posted In: Taxes

Gas-tax hike is no holiday for Congress

Jul 21, 2008
With Americans reeling from skyrocketing gas prices, the last thing Congress wants to do is raise the gas tax. But as Jeremy Hobson reports, lawmakers are facing that very unpopular decision.
Posted In: Oil, Taxes

When churches cross the tax line

Jun 27, 2008
Churches usually don't have to pay property taxes, because the IRS considers them nonprofit causes. But when congregations meet in places that offer other services, the lines can be blurry. Ashley Milne-Tyte reports.
Posted In: Taxes

Smokers fume over NY cigarette tax

Jun 3, 2008
New York's cigarette tax moved up to $2.75 per pack today, a move officials hope will drive as many as 140,000 smokers to quit. Jill Barshay gets some smokers' reactions.
Posted In: Health, Taxes