How do organizations get tax-exempt status?

Apr 29, 2019
And how, or why, might that status be revoked?
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Tax the rich! OK … but how?

Mar 12, 2019
Lawmakers have a lot of ideas … can they make any of them a reality?
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There's no such thing as a free snack

Mar 8, 2019
You can make a meal out of free snacks at work, just don't tell the IRS.
Not to harsh the office vibes, but those work snacks have tax implications.
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Cardi B teaches us how she makes money move

Apr 6, 2018
Already a hit on the charts, the rapper finally releases her debut album, “Invasion of Privacy."
Cardi B performs onstage during the Warner Music Group pre-Grammy Party in association with V Magazine on Jan. 25, 2018 in New York City.
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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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Could tax reform lead to millionaire tax flight?

Nov 21, 2017
Local politicians worry that eliminating state and local tax deductions could send the rich packing.
A U-Haul truck sits in front of a U-Haul store in Morton Grove, Illinois.
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Expat tax burden could shift

Oct 30, 2017
Americans overseas pay income taxes both in the U.S. and in the countries where they work. Now lawmakers could lighten the burden for individuals. As the tax overhaul is drafted in Washington, a range of complaints about expat taxes will…

The powerful interests fighting tax simplification

Jun 5, 2017
The White House says a revamp will boost revenues. Democrats want an easier system, too. So why hasn't it happened?
“When you're doing your taxes, you're just the IRS' lowest-paid employee,” said Austan Goolsbee, former chairman of Obama's Council of Economic Advisers. “All you’re doing is typing in information they already have.”
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