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Could friendly skies become a tollway?

Feb 5, 2007
CE0s who fly around in company jets might have to start paying special fees to use the FAA's air-traffic-control system. Commercial airlines say it's about time. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Taxes, Travel

Buzzword: Excise tax

Feb 2, 2007
Life is hard enough without having to decipher everything. Each week, Marketplace Money brings you a word or a phrase that has bubbled to the top of the news. For instance, "Excise Tax." You hear it, you see it, but do you really know it?
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Straight Story: Taxing time

Jan 26, 2007
It's time once again for economics editor Chris Farrell to help you sort out what's smart, what's stupid and what's the Straight Story. This week, it is the season for W-2s. Chris wishes for a season of tax reform.
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The health insurance tax break

Jan 24, 2007
President Bush has proposed tax reform which would treat the health insurance you get through your employer as taxable income. So who would benefit from his plan?
Posted In: Health, Taxes

New York gives back

Jan 17, 2007
Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced today a $1 billlion tax-relief package for New Yorkers. Alisa Roth reports on what this means for the Big Apple.
Posted In: New York, Taxes

New rule: Pay as you go

Jan 5, 2007
House Democrats have reinstated a rule that requires new spending to be matched by either a tax increase or cuts to something else in the federal budget. John Dimsdale reports.
Posted In: Taxes, Washington

Read my lips: No expanded payroll tax

Dec 22, 2006
President Bush says he's willing to consider Democrats' proposals for saving Social Security — including tax increases. Commentator Steve Moore thinks that if that idea becomes reality, the party's over.
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IRS sweetens reward for whistleblowers

Dec 21, 2006
A new law makes turning in income tax cheaters far more profitable, earning informants up to 30 percent of what the IRS recovers. Tax experts think it's a win-win solution, Steve Tripoli reports.
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Now, it just might pay to blow the whistle

Dec 20, 2006
President Bush signed a big tax and trade bill today. Part of it made blowing the whistle on tax cheats far more profitable. Easier too. Steve Tripoli has the story.
Posted In: Taxes, Wall Street

Not all charity is created equal

Dec 20, 2006
Americans are expected to give a collective record $200 billion in charitable donations this year. But commentator Robert Reich says we need to limit tax deductions for donations to <i>real</i> charities.
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