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It's tax time! What should I do with my refund?

Feb 14, 2014
A closer look at the psychology behind filing tax returns.
Posted In: Taxes

Hey commuters, your taxes are going up next year

Dec 30, 2013
Starting on Jan. 1, the maximum monthly tax benefits commuters can get for mass transit is set to drop.
Posted In: commuting, Taxes

Taxes make your airline ticket about 20 percent more expensive

Dec 19, 2013
Airport officials are urging Congress to raise the cap on passenger fees from $4.50 to $8.50.
Posted In: TSA, holiday travel, Taxes

Dog catcher more popular than IRS commissioner

Dec 13, 2013
John Koskinen is expected to be recommended for confirmation as IRS commissioner.
Posted In: IRS, Taxes

A tax by any other name? A fee

Dec 5, 2013
A deal to avoid another government shutdown seems to be coalescing around increasing revenues -- but not taxes.
Posted In: fees, Taxes, budget

The role taxes played in Microsoft's purchase of Nokia

Sep 10, 2013
Taxes may help explain Microsoft's recent purchase of much of Nokia.
Posted In: Taxes, Microsoft, nokia

Sales tax holidays: Economic boost or lost state revenue?

Aug 2, 2013
From Massachusetts to Alabama, sales tax on everything from socks to laptops will be waived. But not every state wants to leave those tax dollars on the table.
Posted In: Taxes, Retail, holiday shopping

IRS beats the sequester! Lucky you

Jul 22, 2013
The IRS is canceling its Monday furlough day because it has managed to cut costs enough to avoid it.
Posted In: sequester, government cuts, IRS, Taxes

Kids' crazy sports costs offer tax perks

Jun 21, 2013
A listener responds to our conversation about expensive sports programs for kids.
Posted In: Taxes, consumed, sustainability, whiteboard

Britain under pressure over tax havens

Jun 14, 2013
Britain is coning under pressure to rein in its overseas territories in the Caribbean which many say are a base for tax evasion and storing illicit profits.
Posted In: Britain, tax haven, Taxes

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