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How to lower your income tax bill

Jan 18, 2018
For those who donate to charity, Washington Post columnist Allan Sloan has some advice for you.
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Companies might have raised wages even if tax reform never passed

Jan 11, 2018
Walmart is raising wages, but that might have less to do with taxes and more to do with the labor market.
Walmart employee Anna Hines walks through the parking lot of a Walmart in Chicago, Illinois.
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The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) building in Washington, DC.
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Born in the year of tax reform

Dec 22, 2017
Two 31-year-olds discuss the changes to a tax code that hasn't seen major reform since they were born.
Traffic streaks past the U.S. Capitol on December 20, 2017 in Washington, DC. 
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What the tax bill means for economic mobility

Dec 22, 2017
It's "going to increase our black-white wealth gap," says professor Dorothy Brown of Emory University.
From left, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Republican from Kentucky, and Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch, a Republican from Utah, arrive at a press conference after the Senate passed the tax reform bill today in Washington, D.C.
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Taxes shape our behavior. Here's what to look for in the new bill

Dec 21, 2017
The Republican tax bill moves away from using the tax code as social engineering, though some behaviors are still incentivized.
The Capitol dome is seen as lawmakers continue to work towards tax legislation on Capitol Hill on Dec. 18, 2017 in Washington, D.C.
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