Is there a sweet spot for sugary drink taxes?

May 28, 2019
National Bureau of Economic Research figures show a national tax of between 1 and 2.5 cents per ounce of drink would save society $7 billion per year.
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Study looks at where the IRS audits more and less

Apr 15, 2019
“It is, in a way, a map of poverty in this country,” ProPublica reporter Paul Kiel says.
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Tax Day used to be a party at the post office

Apr 15, 2019
It was a deadline that brought people together.
A Playboy-branded Tax Day rest stop in the 1990s.
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Why so few people do taxes on their own

Apr 10, 2019
Fear of costly mistakes drives some taxpayers to use a professional or software.
TurboTax products sit on display at Costco in 2016.
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The history — and psychology — behind the tax refund

Feb 20, 2019
When did taxpayers and industries start to rely on the refund?
A neon sign is seen in a window of a tax preparation office in Des Plaines, Illinois.
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Confusion reigns for some businesses over "pass-through" deduction

Jan 14, 2019
Some companies are unsure whether a 20 percent income deduction applies to them.
Under the new tax law, LLCs and S corporations pay taxes based on their owner’s personal income instead of the corporate tax rate.
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What to expect on the new tax law in 2019

Dec 28, 2018
We’re still learning how the tax law is playing out and what it all means.
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How to maximize the value of flexible spending accounts

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Dec 14, 2018
Use it or lose it? Make sure you take advantage of every dollar.
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Verizon's bet on Oath falters

Dec 11, 2018
Verizon created Oath out of its investments in “legacy” digital media companies AOL and Yahoo. The goal was to compete with internet giants Facebook and Google. It seems that the world’s biggest wireless network just wasn’t able to make that…

President George H.W. Bush dies at 94

Nov 30, 2018
He came to office promising not to raise taxes, but later compromised to help cut the deficit.
U.S. President George Bush poses for photographers after his address to the nation, 27 September 1991, in the Oval Office of the White House. During his speech, Bush announced that the U.S. will unilaterally eliminate its land and sea-based short-range nuclear weapons.
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