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Alternative minimum tax = maximum headache

Mar 2, 2007
The AMT is becoming a dirty word in the tax code. This year, more Americans will face the alternative minimum tax. Bob Moon reports.
Posted In: Economy, Taxes

Watch out for that audit

Feb 23, 2007
Taxpayers have been known to bend some rules here and there. Take an extra deduction. Or claim another loss. But the IRS might be paying more attention to what you write off. Kai Ryssdal speaks with Money Magazine's Donna Rosato.
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Tax File: When to hire an accountant

Feb 23, 2007
Marketplace Money's Tax File helps make your tax life easier, with advice and information on credits, deductions, retirement contributions, preparing your own taxes and much more. In our second installment, Tess Vigeland talks with Tom Herman, the Wall Street Journal tax columnist. Find out when you should hire an accountant, and when you can do it yourself.
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Self-filers beware: 1040s missing deductions

Feb 22, 2007
Billions of dollars in tax deductions may slip by filers this year because of a few omitted lines on 2006 tax forms. They were already at the printers by the time Congress extended the missing deductions.
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A healthy correlation with taxes

Feb 22, 2007
A new study finds that high taxes and good health go together. Researchers say states with higher taxes spend more money on social programs which ultimately leads to healthier kids.
Posted In: Health, Taxes

eBay resists taxing new responsibility

Feb 20, 2007
Lots of folks are making money on eBay these days, and not all of them are paying taxes on that income. The government wants eBay to report high-volume sellers to the IRS, but the online auction site says that's not fair.
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Closing the tax gap

Feb 16, 2007
The IRS wants to fix the tax gap. Going after uncollected tax revenue could mean more individual audits. John Dimsdale reports.
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A tax hike for the rich?

Feb 16, 2007
As Republicans work to win back public favor, there's word today that President Bush may be willing to tax the rich to take the Alternative Minimum Tax burden off the middle class.
Posted In: Taxes, Washington

Yo yo, tax man

Feb 13, 2007
Who says there's no market for taxertainment? The company that makes TurboTax software is using rapper Vanilla Ice as a spokesman to scratch up some business.
Posted In: Entertainment, Taxes

Sloan Sessions: Great-West tax solution

Feb 12, 2007
Newsweek's Allan Sloan says the Canadian insurance company has come up with a crafty way to get money today for tax savings it thinks it'll have in the future.
Posted In: Taxes, Wall Street

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