Most Won’t Sweat Income Tax Deadline, Poll Finds

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 ...

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

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 sim ...

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Married Status Adds New Wrinkle To Tax Time For Married Gays

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 rea ...

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Walmart On Welfare

Walmart On Welfare

Next time you drive past a Walmart, think about how much in taxes you pay to subsidize the nation’s largest private employer, owned by the nation’s richest family. Your cost this ...

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As E-Filing Spreads, Tax Seasons Speeds Up

As E-Filing Spreads, Tax Seasons Speeds Up

By Elaine S. Povich, Stateline.org You can't blame Minnesota taxpayers for being confused this tax season. The eleventh-hour addition of 10 new tax credits has flummoxed many of t ...

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Who Cares About The Value Of Work?

Who Cares About The Value Of Work?

WASHINGTON -- Finding a way out of our current political impasse requires some agreement on what problems we need to solve. If anything should unite left, center and right, it is ...

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States Pursue Tax Cuts As Recovery Takes Hold

States Pursue Tax Cuts As Recovery Takes Hold

By Elaine S. Povich, Stateline.org WASHINGTON -- Maybe New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo should borrow a pair of crutches. They might have helped Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton's cause. Dayt ...

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Top Obama Advisor Urges Expansion Of Tax Credits To Cut Poverty

Top Obama Advisor Urges Expansion Of Tax Credits To Cut Poverty

When the modern income tax was first instituted in 1913, it was levied on only the top 1 percent of earners, and when the payroll tax was added in 1937, it started at a rate of on ...

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Colorado’s Recreational Marijuana Sales Rake In $2 million In Taxes In January

Colorado’s Recreational Marijuana Sales Rake In $2 million In Taxes In January

By Matt Pearce, Los Angeles Times Recreational marijuana sales in Colorado brought in more than $2 million in tax revenue in January, according to state figures released Monday. A ...

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Billionaire Tom Perkins: Paid A Million In Taxes? You Should Get A Million Votes!

Billionaire Tom Perkins: Paid A Million In Taxes? You Should Get A Million Votes!

Tom Perkins, the billionaire venture capitalist who recently made the worst possible argument against fighting inequality, is once again speaking up for the rights of the super-ri ...

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