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Identity thieves could rake in $26 billion in tax refundsupdated: Tue May 08 2012 14:56:00

Criminals who file fraudulent tax returns by stealing people's identities could rake in an estimated $26 billion over the next five years because the IRS cannot keep up with the amount of the fraud, Treasury Inspector General J. Russell George said Tuesday.

IRS policies help fuel tax refund fraud, officials sayupdated: Tue Mar 20 2012 09:08:00

Criminals across the country are raking in billions of dollars in tax refunds through a new and brazen form of fraud that takes advantage of the IRS's fast online returns, law enforcement officials say.

CNNMoney: IRS has $1 billion in unclaimed tax refunds for 2008updated: Thu Feb 23 2012 13:04:00

If you still haven't filed your 2008 tax return, you could be missing out on some serious cash.

CNNMoney: Election 2012: How the candidates' tax plans stack upupdated: Fri Feb 17 2012 05:25:00

Pretty much everyone in Washington agrees that the tax code is complicated, inefficient and -- in general -- a major drag.

CNNMoney: The lessons of Mitt Romney's tax returnsupdated: Thu Jan 26 2012 08:27:00

Joseph J. Thorndike is a contributing editor at Tax Analysts and a columnist for Tax Notes Today, where a longer version of this article first appeared. He is also director of the Tax History Project at Tax Analysts, which includes an archive of presidential tax returns. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely his own.

Romney's returns show progressive taxes are dead for the superrichupdated: Tue Jan 24 2012 17:05:00

For a century, the bedrock principle of our tax code has been progressivity: The rich pay a larger share of income than the middle class and poor. Yet Mitt Romney's revelation that he paid 14% in federal income taxes on more than $40 million in income in 2010 and 2011 reveals an increasingly open secret: Progressivity is dead for the superrich.

CNNMoney: Is Romney's effective tax rate lower than yours?updated: Thu Jan 19 2012 11:00:00

So Mitt Romney thinks his effective tax rate is about 15%.

CNNMoney: Romney bashing: Part 2 may focus on taxesupdated: Tue Jan 17 2012 14:07:00

Should Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney choose to release his tax returns, it likely will spur yet more debate about how much the rich should pay in taxes.

Truth Squad: Romney tax-return pause consistent with recent GOP nominees?updated: Tue Jan 17 2012 03:16:00

During Monday's Republican presidential debate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney said he probably would release a tax return in April -- though he declined to commit -- asserting that recent GOP nominees waited until tax season in election years.

CNNMoney: Average tax refund slips to $2,913 in 2011updated: Tue Jan 10 2012 12:27:00

The IRS not only doled out fewer tax refunds last year, but it also cut smaller checks with the average refund slipping by nearly $100.

CNNMoney: GOP tax plans: What would Buffett pay?updated: Tue Jan 10 2012 10:13:00

How would millionaire and billionaire investors like Warren Buffett fare under the GOP presidential hopefuls' tax plans?

CNNMoney: Buffett made $62,855,038 last yearupdated: Wed Oct 12 2011 16:17:00

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett this week showed a little more leg in his campaign to get Congress to raise taxes on the uber-rich.

CNNMoney: Decoding Buffett's tax planupdated: Mon Aug 15 2011 18:23:00

Warren Buffett is once again begging Congress to tax him more.

CNNMoney: Pawning Rolexes to make payrollupdated: Tue Aug 02 2011 15:07:00

Squeezed by tight credit and tempted by record high gold prices, small business owners are finding an alternative to the bank: the pawn shop.

CNNMoney: Millionaires who owe no federal income taxupdated: Mon May 09 2011 05:25:00

When it comes to taxes, do the rich pay their fair share?

CNNMoney: IRS mobile app lets you check tax refund statusupdated: Mon Jan 24 2011 12:20:00

The Internal Tax Revenue unleashed its first smartphone app on Monday, called IRS2Go, which allows taxpayers to check the status of their refunds and find other tax information.

CNNMoney: IRS: Itemizers can file on Feb. 14updated: Fri Jan 21 2011 11:13:00

Leave it to the Internal Revenue Service to further complicate the national mood on the only day of the year devoted exclusively to romance.

CNNMoney: Illinois lawmakers pass massive tax hikesupdated: Wed Jan 12 2011 15:54:00

Illinois lawmakers on Wednesday approved major personal and corporate income tax hikes to bring the state's budget back from the financial abyss.

CNNMoney: Do or die for massive Illinois tax hikeupdated: Wed Jan 12 2011 13:41:00

Democratic state lawmakers in Illinois are scrambling to pass massive personal and corporate income tax hikes Tuesday to bring their state budget back from the fiscal abyss.

CNNMoney: 50 million taxpayers must delay filing - IRSupdated: Fri Dec 31 2010 11:14:00

Itemize your tax deductions? Itching for a refund? You're going to have to wait.

CNNMoney: Yes Virginia, there is a Santa Claus rallyupdated: Wed Dec 08 2010 13:49:00

Lower tax rates may not get the economy back on track again. But they may spare investors from a nasty little sell-off at the end of the month.

Money Magazine: If I max out my 401(k), what's next?updated: Wed Nov 03 2010 10:01:00

Question: My wife and I have a combined annual income of about $250,000. If we max out our 401(k)s, can we each still contribute the full $5,000 this year to a traditional deductible IRA rather than just investing the money through a normal taxable brokerage account? -- Derek N., Colorado

CNNMoney: Companies push on dividend tax reliefupdated: Wed Sep 15 2010 14:04:00

As lawmakers debate how to extend the Bush tax cuts on income, heavy hitters from big business have their own goal: persuading Congress to extend tax breaks for dividends and capital gains.

CNNMoney: Estate tax in limboupdated: Fri Jun 18 2010 10:08:00

Estate planning attorneys may worry that their persistent headaches are a sign of something more serious. But once they remember what they do for a living, the headaches start to make perfect sense.

CNNMoney: GE: 7,000 tax returns, $0 U.S. tax billupdated: Fri Apr 16 2010 11:52:00

General Electric filed more than 7,000 income tax returns in hundreds of global jurisdictions last year, but when push came to shove, the company owed the U.S. government a whopping bill of $0.

CNNMoney: States: It's taxes, taxes and more taxesupdated: Wed May 20 2009 17:03:00

Facing mounting budget deficits and seeing few areas left to cut spending, states increasingly are turning to the only option they have left: raising taxes.

CNNMoney: Tax tips for the unemployedupdated: Mon Mar 16 2009 07:17:00

Tax season can be a frustrating and confusing time for those with a spotty employment record and little spare cash. But people who were out of work in 2008 will still have to report to Uncle Sam.

CNNMoney: DIY online tax filers surgeupdated: Fri Mar 13 2009 15:40:00

A growing number of people hungry for refund cash are filing their own taxes form home and ahead of schedule, according to a report released Friday.

CNNMoney: What they'll do to your tax billupdated: Wed Jun 11 2008 10:31:00

John McCain and Barack Obama have starkly different philosophies about tax policy - how to raise the revenue needed to support government programs, spur growth and ensure economic fairness.

CNNMoney: Tax rebates: Where's your check?updated: Sat Jan 19 2008 13:18:00

Consumers fuel the economy and if they're strapped, the thinking goes, better get them some cash to spend.

CNNMoney: 5 taxpayer traps for 2008updated: Wed Jan 09 2008 14:45:00

Delayed tax returns and late tax code changes are among the most serious problems facing taxpayers today, according to taxpayer advocate Nina Olson in an annual report to Congress Wednesday.

CNNMoney: Late filers swamp TurboTaxupdated: Wed Apr 18 2007 08:15:00

A flood of last-minute tax filers swamped Intuit Inc.'s e-filing system early Tuesday, causing long delays for taxpayers trying to check that their electronic returns had been submitted successfully.

Federal Income Taxupdated: Thu Apr 12 2007 11:12:00

April 15 is traditionally the last day when U.S. taxpayers can file their tax returns (or appropriate forms) with the federal government without being penalized. Because April 15 falls on a Sunday this year, and the following day, April 16, is Emancipation Day, a legal holiday in the District of Columbia, the 2007 deadline is April 17 for most of the country. Use this Extra! to help students understand federal income taxes.

CNNMoney: 10 tax blunders that can cost youupdated: Thu Mar 29 2007 10:46:00

It's virtually guaranteed to happen every year - the IRS gets a slew of tax returns loaded with errors.

Money Magazine: Parking extra retirement cashupdated: Fri Mar 23 2007 09:55:00

Question: I'm considering contributing after-tax dollars to my 401(k), but I'm wondering whether it would be better to put this money in a traditional deductible or Roth IRA. What do you think? - Richard Smarz, Dallas, Texas

CNNMoney: Biggest income tax burdens: Top 10 placesupdated: Mon Feb 12 2007 16:50:00

Manhattan and the metropolitan area of Stamford/Norwalk, Conn. have the highest paying taxpayers among U.S. counties and cities.

CNNMoney: And now... the Roth 401(k)updated: Fri Feb 09 2007 18:51:00

Here's yet another way to save for retirement. Starting in 2006, the law will allow employers to offer a new option in 401(k) plans: to contribute after-tax money that will grow tax-free.

Your e-mails: How are you spending your tax refund?updated: Fri Feb 09 2007 12:21:00

With W-2s arriving, many Americans begin thinking about how to spend their tax refund. Nearly half of those polled during last year's tax season -- 47 percent -- said they would spend their refund checks on paying down debt, according to a 2006 survey by the National Retail Federation.

CNNMoney: AMT: Keep it or kill it, you'll pay for itupdated: Thu Jan 11 2007 09:25:00

If lawmakers repeal or fix the alternative minimum tax (AMT), taxpayers are likely to foot the bill, even if tax rates aren't raised explicitly.

CNNMoney: IRS: $92.2 million in tax refunds unclaimedupdated: Wed Nov 22 2006 10:13:00

The Internal Revenue Service confirmed Wednesday it is waiting for taxpayers to claim undeliverable refund checks as soon as they update their addresses.

FSB: Who loves small biz? Top 10 for taxesupdated: Fri Oct 27 2006 12:12:00

Which places are low on taxes? Exclusive rankings for FSB.com from the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council.*

FSB: Who loves small business best? Top 10 statesupdated: Fri Oct 27 2006 12:12:00

Which places are low on taxes and light on government regulations? Exclusive rankings for FSB.com from the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council.*

FSB: Who loves small business best? Bottom 5 statesupdated: Fri Oct 27 2006 12:12:00

In exclusive rankings for FSB.com from the Small Business \& Entrepreneurship Council\*, we looked for places low on taxes and light on government regulations. These places aren\'t.

CNNMoney: E-filing trumps paper in filing tax returnsupdated: Thu Apr 13 2006 14:29:00

NEW YORK (CNNMoney.com) - If there's one thing you can count on in tax season it's the throngs of 11th hour procrastinators.

Federal Income Taxupdated: Thu Apr 13 2006 09:36:00

April 15 is traditionally the last day when U.S. taxpayers can file their tax returns (or appropriate forms) with the federal government without being penalized. Because April 15 falls on a Saturday this year, the 2006 deadline is April 17 for most of the country. Use this Extra! to help students understand federal income taxes.

CNNMoney: Common tax goofs...and how to avoid themupdated: Fri Mar 24 2006 10:28:00

With tax day just a few weeks away, there is no better time to cross your t's and dot your i's.

Money Magazine: The real tax nightmareupdated: Thu Feb 16 2006 11:43:00

Bob Reilly is just a middle-class schoolteacher trying to get by.

CNNMoney: Alternative Minimum Tax 101updated: Wed Nov 09 2005 09:56:00

Maybe you've managed to ignore the recent spate of tax-reform stories, but that doesn't mean you'll dodge the Alternative Minimum Tax or its higher tax bite.

CNNMoney: Roth 401(k): A merger of unclear meritupdated: Thu Jul 21 2005 15:39:00

Starting in 2006, the law will allow employers to offer a new option in 401(k) plans: to contribute after-tax money that will grow tax-free.

Money Magazine: Tax Refunds Are Bad Newsupdated: Wed Jun 01 2005 00:01:00

When you get your tax refund, the instinctive reaction is, "Hey, free money!" But you know better: A refund means the federal government got to hang on to your dough for a whole year and is now pay...

CNNMoney: AMT reform? No sure thingupdated: Tue May 24 2005 06:17:00

Even as Congress remained riven over judicial nominations, legislators on Monday took up another impassioned issue and one that seems like a political no-brainer: tax reform for the middle class.

CNNMoney: The biggest tax mistakesupdated: Wed Apr 13 2005 12:24:00

It's that time of year: Tax Time. And if you haven't filed your return by now, you are (hate to say it), pretty strapped for time. The deadline is in two days.

Money Magazine: Test Your Tax Abilityupdated: Fri Apr 01 2005 00:01:00

1. Great Expectations This year the IRS expects that more than half of all taxpayers will:

Money Magazine: What's Newupdated: Tue Mar 01 2005 00:01:00

HOW TO HANDLE GAINS, LOSSES AND DIVIDENDS

CNNMoney: A new dilemma: Sales vs. state taxesupdated: Thu Feb 17 2005 10:28:00

Starting this year -- and for 2004 and 2005 only, under current law -- you can deduct either your state and local income taxes or sales taxes on your federal return as long as you itemize (and don't fall prey to the AMT).

CNNMoney: The taxman comethupdated: Wed Feb 16 2005 13:54:00

So it's only February. But with 2004 in the dust, he's on his way...the taxman cometh.

CNNMoney: Taxes: Countdown to April 15updated: Mon Jan 31 2005 09:16:00

SALEM, Ore. (CNN/Money) - Tax season is officially here.

CNNMoney: 'Survivor' winner faces tax chargesupdated: Tue Jan 18 2005 12:08:00

Richard Hatch, the first winner of hit TV reality show "Survivor," has been charged with filing false tax returns, the office of the U.S. Attorney for Rhode Island announced Tuesday.

Money Magazine: Future Shockupdated: Sat Jan 01 2005 00:01:00

President Bush has two big ideas about your tax bill.

CNNMoney: How e-filing can work for youupdated: Mon Apr 12 2004 12:03:00

Three days and counting until the taxman comes knocking on your door. If you haven't filed your tax return just yet, there's still time. But why not avoid waiting on line at the post office to mail your return, when you can do it electronically?

CNNMoney: Another sugar rush for the economyupdated: Fri Mar 19 2004 10:56:00

The U.S. economy is in the early stages of another sugar high, fueled by tax cuts, low interest rates and mortgage refinancing.

Money Magazine: Hello, Mr. Taxman! It's refund time for many investors--but it'll take some work. Filing is more complicated than ever. Here's hupdated: Mon Mar 01 2004 00:01:00

If you dread doing your taxes, there's good news and bad news.

CNNMoney: A barrel of trouble?updated: Fri Feb 20 2004 10:15:00

When economists talk about inflation being under control, they're often ignoring energy prices, which can be wildly volatile.

Money Magazine: Taxing Matters The latest federal tax cut has something for almost all of us. Here's how investors can mupdated: Tue Jul 01 2003 00:01:00

When Congress pushed through a $350 billion tax package in a mad dash before Memorial Day weekend, it signed off on the third largest tax cut in U.S. history and handed a big political win to Presi...

Fortune: Taxpayer, Beware! Washington will soon be taking back a good chunk of that new tax cut. How? By using the updated: Mon Jun 23 2003 00:01:00

There will probably come a time in the next few weeks when you'll look at your paycheck, notice that the take-home dollar amount is a little bit higher and the "federal withholding" amount is a lit...

Money Magazine: Tax Guide 2003 More generous retirement plans tips for refinancers and home buyers, new deductions and free e-filing--the key taupdated: Sat Mar 01 2003 00:01:00

TAXABLE EVENTS. It seems that everything we do these days triggers one. Still, there is nothing like April 15, the mother of all taxable events, to put your nerves on edge. Thanks to changes enacte...

Fortune: The Ultimate Year-End Tax Guide Five smart moves to make right now--to avoid the pain next April.updated: Mon Oct 30 2000 00:01:00

In 2000 a strange new word entered the vocabulary of a generation of investors: loss. For those whose entire investment experience came during the epochal bull market, it has been a scary detour fr...

Money Magazine: Are Those $49.99 Lists Of Foreclosed Properties Legitimate?updated: Sat Apr 01 2000 00:01:00

Q. If I buy an advertised list of foreclosure properties for $49.99, will I get valid information on real homes? CHERYL DACEY ADDRESS WITHHELD

Fortune: Talking Taxes with the Experts WHETHER YOU'RE FACING A BIG CAPITAL GAIN FROM A HOT IPO OR NEED ADVICE ON YOUR updated: Mon Nov 08 1999 00:01:00

Few things can clear a room full of people faster than the mention of taxes. And with today's bullish economy creating new wealth in the form of soaring Internet IPOs and valuable stock options, ta...

Fortune: The Six Biggest Tax Mistakes THE BLUNDERS YOU MOST WANT TO AVOID ARE THE ONES YOU DON'T EVEN KNOW YOU'RE MAKING.updated: Mon Nov 08 1999 00:01:00

Not all tax mistakes are created equal. There are, for example, the kind that drive the IRS crazy. The revenuers say that nearly eight million 1998 tax returns contained at least one error, some of...

Fortune: Inheriting Tax Headaches PAYMENTS AND PAPERWORKupdated: Mon Apr 12 1999 00:01:00

One thing is clear from the last-minute tax-preparation questions I've received: Aging baby-boomers are starting to come into inheritances--big and small--and, having barely mastered the realm of 1...

Money Magazine: Grab These Tax Breaks WE'VE FOUND 20 surprising moves you can make with the new law to slash your taxes starting now and into thupdated: Thu Jan 01 1998 00:01:00

You know the line about how you should never watch legislation or sausages being made? Well, add this past summer's messy Taxpayer Relief Act to the list. With Capitol Hill lawyers pulling all-nigh...

Money Magazine: WHAT TO DO NOW TO AX YOUR TAX FRAZZLED BY THE FIENDISHLY COMPLEX NEW TAX LAW? NOT TO WORRY. HERE ARE 13 SAVVY WAYS TO SLASH YOURupdated: Sat Nov 01 1997 00:01:00

Think you've heard more than enough about this year's maddeningly complex tax law? Think again. Unless you're hip to its devilish details, you may overlook year-end moves that could save you more t...

Money Magazine: SEIZE YOUR SHARE OF THE NEW TAX CUTS INVESTORS, PARENTS AND HOMEOWNERS CAN SAVE THOUSANDS A YEAR WITH THE updated: Mon Sep 01 1997 00:01:00

So what's in it for me? That's the question millions of taxpayers have been asking ever since late July, when Congress passed a $95 billion tax cut. Even after that landmark act, polling showed tha...

Money Magazine: FIVE WAYS TO INVEST YOUR TAX REFUNDupdated: Tue Apr 01 1997 00:01:00

Right about now, you're probably feeling some lingering pain from that most dreaded April rite: completing your tax return. Well, cheer up. Although you probably poured a quarter or more of your ha...

Money Magazine: SMART WAYS TO LOWER YOUR IRS BILL BY 20% WE FOUND TOP SOFTWARE AND WEBSITES TO CUT YOUR '96 TAXES; PLUS WE OFFER SHREWD TACTICS updated: Wed Jan 01 1997 00:01:00

With April 15 fast approaching, your mission (should you decide to accept it) is twofold: You want to do everything you can to slash your 1996 taxes, while putting strategies in place to cut your t...

Fortune: THAT GOOD NEWS ABOUT CAPITAL GAINS YES, YOU HEARD RIGHT: PRESIDENT CLINTON AGREED TO PRETTY MUCH DO AWAY WITH updated: Mon Dec 09 1996 00:01:00

One of the unforeseen and pleasant consequences of the presidential election is that for the first time in a decade, we may see a significant reform of the capital gains tax. President Clinton in l...

Money Magazine: LOWER YOUR 1996 TAXES WHILE THERE'S STILL TIME THESE SIX WAYS WILL LET YOU STAY WAY AHEAD OF THE IRS.updated: Tue Oct 01 1996 00:01:00

Bill Clinton and Bob Dole are happy to tell you how they'd cut your taxes next year. But what about tax year 1996? Don't look to Washington for a lot of help here: Congress and the President haven'...

Money Magazine: WHAT TO DO IF YOU MADE A MISTAKE OR TWO ON YOUR 1995 TAX RETURNupdated: Sat Jun 01 1996 00:01:00

Oops. you mailed your tax return two months ago and, son of a gun, you just found an unopened year-end statement reporting $400 in dividends at the back of a desk drawer. Or perhaps you suddenly re...

Fortune: FUN AND GAMES WITH INFLATION IN WHICH THE AUTHOR EXPLAINS WHY CLEOPATRA IS THE MOST EXPENSIVE MOVIE EVER MADE--AND PREDICTS THATupdated: Mon Mar 18 1996 00:01:00

Last summer news reports regularly asserted that Kevin Costner's clunker, Waterworld, was the most expensive movie ever made. In fact, that dubious distinction belongs to Cleopatra, made way back i...

Fortune: IRS HONES ITS AX IS YOUR NECK ON THE BLOCK? NEW LAWS GIVE THE TAX COLLECTOR MORE POWER THAN EVER BEFORE, AND IT'S updated: Mon Apr 03 1995 00:01:00

So. You just got the final tally from your tax adviser, and as you settle back with this magazine in one hand, you may be clutching a stiff Scotch in the other. You couldn't write off what? You had...

Fortune: IT'S ALMOST NOW! A TAX CUT FOR CAPITAL GAINS THE CHANCES OF A RATE CUT HAVE NEVER LOOKED BETTER. THE VOTES updated: Mon Feb 06 1995 00:01:00

Few policy proposals put as warm a glow in the hearts of American business leaders, entrepreneurs, and investors as the idea of cutting the tax rates on capital gains. Lower capital gains taxes red...

Money Magazine: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW TO SHARPEN YOUR APRIL RETURNupdated: Wed Feb 01 1995 00:01:00

While Americans are lions at terrifying Congress and the President into clamoring for a tax cut, many are turkeys when faced with a tax IQ test. That's the unavoidable conclusion of a new Money tel...

Money Magazine: STOP PAYING 50% IN TAXES EVEN IF YOU ARE NOT DROWNING AT THAT HIGH- WATER MARK, YOU MAY BE GETTING CLOSE. DON'T updated: Sun Jan 01 1995 00:01:00

VOTER FURY LAST NOV. 8--PERHAPS INCLUDING YOUR BALLOT--HAS virtually guaranteed that one way or another Americans will see their federal tax load lighten in 1995. The new Republican leadership in t...

Money Magazine: Great Tax Moves for every stage of your life Whether you're 100 or one, you can cut your tax bill with these 28 strategies.updated: Tue Nov 01 1994 00:01:00

Tax planning is your single best hope of reducing your federal and state income tax bills. You know it. I know it. But do you really do it? (You may keep the answer to yourself.) Undoubtedly, your ...

Money Magazine: Cut your '94 tax bill by 10% with nine summer strategiesupdated: Fri Jul 01 1994 00:01:00

You know about tax planning: It's what you should do to keep your tax bill as low as possible and what most of us never get around to. A great time to look for tax-cutting moves would be right afte...

Fortune: HOM TO TRIM YOUR TAXES Time is running out for 1993, but it's not too early to get organized for 1994. You may also need to chanupdated: Mon Mar 21 1994 00:01:00

PRESIDENT CLINTON and his allies spent a ton of time last year devising ways to make you pay more taxes. Have you spent any planning your defense? If not, listen up. A few last-minute tips may save...

Money Magazine: SAVE MONEY WITH THESE TIPS AS YOU FILL OUT YOUR RETURNupdated: Tue Feb 01 1994 00:01:00

If you're like the hardy 44% of Money subscribers who do their own taxes, you'll get a boost from the advice offered here by Mary L. Sprouse, a Los Angeles tax attorney and author of The Money 1994...

Money Magazine: CUT THESE STATE AND LOCAL TAXES While state tax hikes have slowed lately, rising property taxes are more than making up for the updated: Sat Jan 01 1994 00:01:00

| At long last, the voice of the taxpayer has been heard in state capitols all across the country. ''Voters are in a bad mood, and state officials are reluctant to risk their wrath by raising taxes...

Money Magazine: DO IT NOW DOES THE IRS OWE YOU A REFUND?updated: Sat Jan 01 1994 00:01:00

As you organize your 1993 tax records this month, take a moment to think whether you might have failed to collect your '92 federal income tax refund. Incredibly, some 96,000 taxpayers never got the...

Money Magazine: SLASH YOUR TAXES BY 30% OR MORE With new tax brackets in effect and higher taxes ahead, a tough tax-cutting program is your bestupdated: Sat Jan 01 1994 00:01:00

After two major tax increases in three years, many taxpayers hold two articles of faith -- both of them wrong. Article 1: Neither President Clinton nor Congress has the gall to ask us to pay more t...

Fortune: OUR SCREWED-UP TAX CODE It eats up time and money and -- worst of all -- penalizes saving and investment. Washington has just maupdated: Mon Sep 06 1993 00:01:00

The U.S. tax system is an unwieldy, inefficient, ungodly mess -- and this summer's shenanigans in Washington have just made it worse. It penalizes the very investment we need to create jobs and imp...

Money Magazine: Help from your tax proupdated: Sun Aug 01 1993 00:01:00

As soon as the new tax law is enacted -- it could be as early as this month -- call your tax preparer to find out if any of the changes in it will affect you significantly. You will almost certainl...

Money Magazine: How to Beat the Biggest Tax Hike Ever Contrary to most reports, the new taxes from Clinton and Congress won't sock only the wealupdated: Sun Aug 01 1993 00:01:00

Taxpayers have been tense and testy for months. The mood emerged not long after President Clinton announced his economic plan in February. Then, as the "deficit reduction" bills worked their way th...

Fortune: FIXING THE ECONOMY LET'S GET REAL ABOUT TAXES Neither Bush nor Clinton proposes the right mix to spur significant investment andupdated: Mon Oct 19 1992 00:01:00

AMERICANS don't save enough, and they don't invest enough in plant and equipment. Say that to almost any economist or politician -- liberal, conservative, progressive, supply-side, or neo-whatsit -...

Money Magazine: 5th ANNUAL TAX RETURN TEST TAX PAYERS, START WORRYING! Not a single tax preparer we tested this year turned in an error-free retupdated: Sun Mar 01 1992 00:01:00

MAYBE IT WAS INEVITABLE: EVERY YEAR SINCE 1987, MONEY has asked 50 professional tax preparers to complete the federal income tax return of a hypothetical family. And every year fewer pros have aced...

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