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New taxes take effect to fund Affordable Care Act

Dec 25, 2012
Fiscal cliff deal or not, some taxes will go up either way.
Posted In: Affordable Care Act, health care, Taxes, health insurance

A look ahead at Washington's 2013 agenda

Dec 24, 2012
Fiscal cliff negotiations will likely dominate the conversation in the weeks ahead, but what economic issues will Washington be talking about the rest of 2013?
Posted In: Taxes, government spending, fiscal cliff, financial reform

Taxes on capital gains and dividends likely to rise

Dec 20, 2012
Top capital gains tax rates would increase to 20 percent, taxes on dividends would go as high as 39.6 percent.
Posted In: capital gains, Taxes, fiscal cliff

Defining 'rich' before the fiscal cliff deadline

Dec 18, 2012
President Obama made a new offer to the Republicans yesterday in the fiscal cliff negotiations. The President said he’ll extend Bush era tax cuts for households making less than $400,000, he’d previously drawn the line at $250,000.
Posted In: fiscal cliff, Taxes, Rich

Giving through the ages

Dec 14, 2012
Marketplace Wealth and Poverty reporter Shereen Marisol Meraji takes a look at how the charitable tax deduction has changed over time and why some think lowering it could benefit the middle class.
Posted In: fiscal cliff, Charity, tax deduction, Taxes

Letters: Relocating for love and taxes

Dec 14, 2012
Can moving expenses be written off of your taxes if you relocated to be closer to your mate? How should you report a large gift to a non-dependent? Financial expert Louis Barajas answers listeners' questions related to end-of-year filing.
Posted In: letters, Taxes

Why do we have a charitable tax deduction, anyway?

Dec 10, 2012
The history of the tax deduction for charitable giving and why charities are worried it could change.
Posted In: Taxes, fiscal cliff, charitable deduction, philanthropy

Rand Paul predicts 'Big, bad, ugly' budget deal

Nov 30, 2012
Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) joins us to share his thoughts on the ongoing negotiations to avoid the 'fiscal cliff.'
Posted In: Rand Paul, fiscal cliff, kentucky, Taxes

Republicans begin to chip away at anti-tax pledge

Nov 26, 2012
Several prominent Republicans are backing away from a pledge made to the anti-tax activist Grover Norquist, which could make 'fiscal cliff' negotiations easier.
Posted In: Taxes, Grover Norquist, fiscal cliff, Republicans

In defense of the income tax, a history

Nov 19, 2012
It took a natural disaster and a financial panic to get income taxes written into the U.S. Constitution. That was 1907. And even those who like public programs are still struggling to defend taxes.
Posted In: Taxes, income tax

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