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The Mailbag for April 29, 2005

Apr 29, 2005
Our economics editor Chris Farrell answers more of your burning money questions. This week: advice on spending a tax refund, investing in a self-directed IRA, and cashing in on college savings.
Posted In: Investing, Taxes

The "Straight Story" with Chris Farrell: The Estate Tax

Apr 16, 2005
It's time once again for economics editor Chris Farrell is to help you sort out what's smart, what's stupid and what's the Straight Story. The estate tax - also known as the "death tax" is back on the political agenda. Chris isn't ready to write an obituary.
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"Change for a Buck": Your Tax Dollar

Apr 16, 2005
On this installment of our occasional series "Change For A Buck," we track how "The Man" spends every penny of your tax dollar.
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The Tax Man Cometh

Apr 16, 2005
Sure, tax season is over for 2004. But here at Sound Money, we believe it's never too early to prepare for next year. Mark Everson, the IRS Commissioner, offers his tax tips for 2005.
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Refund Madness

Apr 16, 2005
Two thousands dollars... that's what the Internal Revenue Service says the average tax refund will be this year. What should you do with your tax refund? KUOW's Cathy Duchamp files the story.
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The Best Deduction Ever: Mustang Makeover

Apr 9, 2005
One way to lower your taxes is to take a deduction. In celebration of that idea, we offer the last installment in our series "The Best Deduction Ever." This week, an accountant puts the brakes on a Mustang makeover.
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"Day in the Work Life": Enrolled Agent

Apr 9, 2005
If you still haven't filed your tax return, you might be starting to feel a sense of panic. But don't worry -- it could be worse. You could need an enrolled agent. On this week's A Day in the Work Life... our weekly look at how folks trade their time for money... we take pointers from a man who defends clients against the IRS.
Posted In: Jobs, Taxes

Mailbag for April 9, 2005

Apr 9, 2005
Our economics editor Chris Farrell answers more of your burning money questions. This week: advice on buying mortgage protection insurance, opening up a joint savings account, choosing a reverse mortgage, and using the earned income tax credit.
Posted In: Savings, Taxes

From the Money Matters Desk: Last Minute Tax Tips

Apr 2, 2005
Still haven't filed your taxes? On this week's Money Matters... our regular look at how to improve your bottom line... we come to the rescue with some last minute tips. Tax attorney Donna LeValley joins Kai.
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Best Deduction Ever

Apr 2, 2005
One way to lower your taxes is to take a deduction. In celebration of that idea, we offer the second in our series "The Best Deduction Ever." This week -- an accountant says "I don't" to a client's proposed write-off.
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