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Chicago schools face $200 million in cuts

Jul 6, 2015
The cutbacks come just 2 years after the city closed almost 50 elementary schools.
Posted In: Chicago, Taxes, public schools, Unemployment, Transportation
Farmers wave Greek flags during a protest against government tax policies in central Athens in 2014.

Greece's tax collectors face public hostility

Jun 24, 2015
Greeks resent the prospect of tax hikes and also the way that powerful people seem able to avoid taxes.
Posted In: greekcrisis, Greece, Eurozone, European debt crisis, Taxes

Kicking the Highway Trust Fund can

Jun 24, 2015
The Highway Trust Fund runs out of money this summer.
Posted In: corporate profits, Taxes, Transportation

The hidden costs of marriage

Jun 19, 2015
Financial planner Jill Schlesinger crunches the numbers.
Posted In: marriage, weddings, finance, prenups, Taxes
Declining revenues from tobacco taxes are threatening preschool subsidies for disadvantaged families, including those in Los Angeles.

How tobacco tax revenues affect free preschool

May 28, 2015
The tale starts at tobacco shops like Drive Thru Cigarettes in Duarte, California.
Posted In: cigarettes, preschool, Taxes
Labour leader Ed Miliband, Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood, Scottish National Party leader Nicola Sturgeon and Conservative leader David Cameron take part in a debate at MediaCityUK studios.

What's at stake in the British election

May 5, 2015
It may well not be about the economy
Posted In: British elections, United Kingdom, Taxes, European Union

The biggest, baddest black markets in the US

Apr 24, 2015
A snapshot of what the black market says about us.
Posted In: black market, Taxes, statistics, drugs

Guilty conscience: the 1099 economy

Apr 15, 2015
The guilt of the on-demand economy
Posted In: Taxes, freelance
US IRS Tax forms

Little-known tax deductions that can save you money

Apr 14, 2015
Sam Weiner and Daniel Kibblesmith are here to save you money come tax day.
Posted In: tax day, Taxes, IRS, tax deductions, Commentary
An income tax form.

Why do people overpay their taxes, then get refunds?

Apr 13, 2015
Many taxpayers will receive a refund averaging $2,800. That's free money for the government.
Posted In: federal taxes, Taxes, tax refunds

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