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Most Won’t Sweat Income Tax Deadline, Poll Finds

By Kevin G. Hall, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — One in four Americans waited until the end of tax season to file their returns and a majority think they pay about the right amount in federal taxes, according to a new McClatchy-Marist Poll released Monday, a day before the tax deadline. The taxman cometh Tuesday, […]

April 14, 2014

TurboTax Maker Linked To ‘Grassroots’ Campaign Against Free, Simple Tax Filing

by Liz Day, ProPublica. Over the last year, a rabbi, a state NAACP official, a smalltown mayor and other community leaders wrote op-eds and letters to Congress with remarkably similar language on a remarkably obscure topic. Each railed against a long-standing proposal that would give taxpayers the option to use pre-filled tax returns. They warned […]

April 14, 2014

Married Status Adds New Wrinkle To Tax Time For Married Gays

by Stephanie Akin, The Record Tax time has been described as anxiety-inducing and unnecessarily confusing, and its inescapability has even been equated with death. Now, it’s a reason for celebration — at least for same-sex couples who for the first time can check off the box that says “married” on their 1040s. Tim Eustace and […]

April 14, 2014