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Where do taxpayer dollars go, anyway?

Apr 12, 2013
When lawmakers decide where our tax dollars should go in a tough economy, how exactly do they prioritize spending our hard-earned cash?
Posted In: Taxes, municipality, local government, state government

Just say no to joint tax filing

Apr 12, 2013
The joint tax return may seem as inevitable as the income tax itself. But commentator Anne Alstott says the joint return is obsolete, and the nation would be better off without it.
Posted In: Marriage and money, marriage, Taxes

Taxing poetic: Your Tax Day poems

Apr 12, 2013
April is National Poetry Month -- and also the time taxes are on our minds. So, why not combine the two and tax poetic?
Posted In: poetry, Taxes

Comparing U.S. taxes to other countries

Apr 12, 2013
Many Americans feel they pay too much in taxes, and get too little in return from government. But is that a valid complaint? For some perspective, a look at how America's tax system compares to other countries.
Posted In: Taxes

States and cities take gun laws into their own hands with tax plans

Apr 11, 2013
While Congress struggles with gun legislation in the wake of Newtown, states and municipalities are taking the lead, many with tax proposals
Posted In: guns, Newtown, Congress, Taxes

A third of Americans like doing their taxes

Apr 11, 2013
Thirty-four percent of Americans "like or love" doing their taxes, according to a new survey from the Pew Center for the People and the Press.
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Obama chooses between cigarettes, soda and booze

Apr 10, 2013
In his budget, the president chose to tax one sin more than others.
Posted In: Taxes, budget, cigarettes

The Tax Man Nudgeth: Freakonomics

Apr 3, 2013
April 15 is less than two weeks away and Stephen Dubner has found some new ways to convince Americans to pay their taxes.
Posted In: IRS, Taxes

4 tips to avoid an audit this tax season

Apr 3, 2013
Tax day is less than two weeks away. As you prepare for this year's returns, Marketplace's Senior Producer of Personal Finance Paddy Hirsch brings you tips to avoid an audit.
Posted In: Taxes, audit

E-filing increasing, but tax professionals still find their form

Apr 1, 2013
The IRS says e-filing by individuals has been increasing every year, but that doesn't necessarily mean tax professionals are taking a hit.
Posted In: IRS, Taxes

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