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A Rollover IRA

Apr 16, 2008
Question: I was recently hired for a job in the public sector, working for the state of New York. My previous job was in the private sector. My 401...
Posted In: retirement savings, Taxes

Downsizing

Apr 15, 2008
Question: My wife and both turn 50 this year. Our son is graduating college and our daughter enters college this fall. We are downsizing into a...
Posted In: Housing, Taxes

We need a broader tax base. But how?

Apr 15, 2008
Presidential candidates are making their cases for change to the federal tax system. But commentator and economist James Poterba says trying to change the tax code will be tricky, no matter who's in the White House.
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Would an honor code curb tax cheats?

Apr 15, 2008
Commentator Dan Ariely says that for many of us, the temptation to do a little creative accounting with our taxes is too tough to pass up. He did an experiment with some MIT students and got some interesting results.
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Taxes in your online shopping cart?

Apr 14, 2008
Looking for new revenue sources, states are considering levying taxes on Internet retail. California is thinking about taxing music downloads, and New York says it's going to start hitting up companies like Amazon. Alisa Roth reports.
Posted In: Retail, Taxes

Nothing to gain from capital-gains hike

Apr 14, 2008
The tax code hasn't gotten much attention in the presidential debate so far. But commentator and business historian John Steele Gordon says proposals to raise capital gains taxes might not be so smart.
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Ask the taxman

Apr 11, 2008
You've got tax questions, the IRS has answers and we get you connected. We revisit a February segment where Frank Keith of the IRS answered your refund questions.
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Uncle Sam says 'Pay up!'

Apr 11, 2008
Tax Day is right around the corner. What should you do if you're afraid you won't be able to pay in full? Tess asks Andrea Coombes for some options.
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Why do illegal immigrants pay taxes?

Apr 11, 2008
It's tax time. Most of us wince when we see how much tax the government has taken. But imagine if you don't get any benefits from paying taxes. A lot of illegal immigrants are in that position. Stacey Vanek-Smith reports.
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What you should know about tax rebate

Apr 10, 2008
Most of us are going to get tax rebate checks as a result of the stimulus package approved a couple of months ago. But, there's a catch or two. Marketplace Money host Tess Vigeland has the details.
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