The president's debt commission is working on reforming the nation's tax codes, and one issue at hand is the corporate tax rate. The co-directors of the commission say the U.S. corporate tax rate should be reduced. But is it really that high to begin with? John Dimsdale reports.
Jeremy Hobson speaks to Republican Congressman Dave Camp of Michigan. Congressman Camp is a member of the President's member of the full deficit panel, and he join's Marketplace to discuss the proposed plan to cut U.S. deficits by $4 trillion over the next decade.
The day after Election Day, we already know that Republicans will take control of the House of Representatives in January. However, on in the last day of December, Bush tax cuts will expire. Scott Tong explains.
It's not cheap to have a cell phone these days, but many have gotten their phones discounted with their service plans. But it might not turn out to be as great of a deal as you think. Jeremy Hobson talks to the L.A. Times' David Lazarus about the extra tax some states are trying to charge.
Tess Vigeland and Kathy Kristof of CBS's Moneywatch answer your questions about tax shelters, real estate as investment and what to do if your employer overmatches your 401(k) and asks for that money back.
The American Dream -- the belief that anyone can work their way up the ladder to prosperity -- is deeply intertwined into U.S. culture. But it's also deeply affecting our thoughts about income taxes, says commentator Felix Salmon, and we need to become more realistic.