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I do? Tallying up the marriage penalty in the new fiscal deal

Jan 8, 2013
The fiscal cliff deal raises taxes on individuals making at least $400,000 and couples making at least $450,000. Of course, 400 plus 400 does not equal 450. So what's going on?
Posted In: Taxes, fiscal cliff, marriage penalty

Do the wealthy think they're wealthy?

Jan 4, 2013
The tax code may put high earners in the top bracket, but they don't always agree that they are rich.
Posted In: Taxes, wealth, Rich, fiscal cliff, progressive taxes

How the tax changes hit your wallet

Jan 4, 2013
Americans are already being greeted with smaller paychecks thanks to new tax rates. How taxpayers at different income levels will br affected.
Posted In: fiscal cliff, Taxes

Tax hikes prompt hunt for new tax shelters

Jan 3, 2013
Along with death and taxes, finding ways to avoid taxes is a fact of life. Can wealthy taxpayers blunt the impact of the first rate increase in years?
Posted In: Taxes, tax loopholes

Fiscal cliff deal raises payroll tax

Jan 2, 2013
The 2 percent payroll tax rise means that a person who earns $50,000 a year will pay $1,000 more in taxes.
Posted In: fiscal cliff, payroll tax, Taxes

U.S. still awaits a final fiscal cliff deal

Jan 1, 2013
The Senate deal permanently raises income taxes for individuals making more than $400,000 a year. It delays -- for just two months -- most of those automatic spending cuts that were set to kick in. And it includes a number of other provisions to stave off the most pressing aspects of the fiscal cliff.
Posted In: fiscal cliff, Taxes, Congress

The IRS in limbo as fiscal cliff debate continues

Jan 1, 2013
The IRS faces a ton of decisions, changes and updates in the fiscal cliff deals. But until there is a deal, the federal agency is as uncertain about the future as everyone else.
Posted In: fiscal cliff, Taxes, IRS

Marketplace's Guide to the Fiscal Cliff

Dec 31, 2012
Check out Marketplace’s explainers and decoders of the fiscal cliff. Find out what exactly could happen to your personal budget -- and learn how we got to this point.
Posted In: fiscal cliff, Washington D.C., Taxes

French court says au revoir to 75% tax on wealthy

Dec 31, 2012
The high court in France has rejected President Francois Hollande's controversial 75 percent tax on millionaires.
Posted In: France, Francois Hollande, Taxes

Alternative Minimum Tax increase looms

Dec 31, 2012
If no adjustment is made to the Alternative Minimum Tax, millions of Americans could face a whopping tax hike next year.
Posted In: alternative minimum tax, Taxes

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