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How to prepare for the fiscal cliff

Nov 14, 2012
Corporate CEOs, labor leaders and politicians have all weighed in on the fiscal cliff. But what will the budget and tax negotiations mean to you and your wallet?
Posted In: fiscal cliff, Taxes, Economy

Will taxing the wealthy really work?

Nov 12, 2012
It depends on the definition of wealthy. But however wealth is measured, increasing their taxes won't solve the whole budget problem.
Posted In: Taxes, wealthy, fiscal cliff, Bush tax cuts

For a small business owner, taxes are the key to their vote

Nov 7, 2012
We check back in with Olalah Njenga, a small business owner and formerly undecided voter.
Posted In: njenga, 2012 election, Mitt Romney, Barack Obama, Taxes

Greek editor stands trial over tax evader list

Nov 1, 2012
A Greek magazine editor goes on trial today after being accused of breaking privacy laws when he published a list of prominent Greeks who allegedly evaded their taxes.
Posted In: Greece, Taxes, Europe debt crisis, privacy

CEOs rally to pressure politicians on deficit

Oct 25, 2012
With the fiscal cliff looming, an all-star group of CEOs wants both parties to get serious about the deficit. The fix they're calling for will be tough for both parties to swallow.
Posted In: fiscal cliff, federal budget, Taxes, budget deficit

Two small businessmen, two views on taxes

Oct 24, 2012
Business owners share friendship and a passion for dirt bikes, but are far apart when it comes to taxes and politics.
Posted In: Election 2012, Taxes, Small Business, entrepreneurs

Cook County considers tax on guns and ammo

Oct 9, 2012
The Illinois County that includes Chicago wants to help cover the costs of the city's rising gun violence by taxing ammunition.
Posted In: Chicago, gun, guns, Taxes

Who would a $17K cap on tax deductions affect?

Oct 3, 2012
Mitt Romney says he wants to lower everyone’s tax rate by 20 percent, and one way of doing that is to restrict deductions of more than $17,000. Experts say Mitt Romney 's deduction cap would mostly impact the wealthy.
Posted In: Mitt Romney, 2012 elections, Taxes

France unveils strict measures to fix budget

Sep 28, 2012
The French government has just unveiled a budget for next year that includes major tax hikes for the rich and for businesses. France is the second largest economy in the euro zone and so far it has managed to remain a leader in the debt crisis, rather than a victim -- for the most part anyway.
Posted In: France, Taxes, budget

The 47% who don't pay federal income tax include middle class, poor, retirees

Sep 18, 2012
Mitt Romney wasn't wrong when he said almost half of Americans don't pay federal income taxes. Some of those people are retired, some are poor. Another big reason why some don't pay? Tax cuts.
Posted In: Mitt Romney, Taxes, 47 percent

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