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2014/04/20 00:29
2014/04/20 00:29
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SACRAMENTO -- Soon after Jerry Brown was elected governor in 2010, he invited the state's top budget official, Ana Matosantos, to lunch at his office. He had just two months to prepare his first plan...
2014/04/20 00:29
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2014/04/16 13:19
2014/04/16 13:19
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Welcome to Wonkbook, Wonkblog’s morning policy news primer by Puneet Kollipara. To subscribe by e-mail, click here. Send comments, criticism or ideas to Wonkbook at Washpost dot com. To read more by...
2014/04/15 20:26
2014/04/15 20:26
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President Obama, like many wealthy Americans, is paying more of his income to the IRS. The White House released the president's tax return last week. It shows he and the first lady paid $98,169 in...
2014/04/15 18:30
2014/04/15 18:30
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Taxing taxes: Who is paying more and should they be whining about it? The well-to-do are feeling the "bite of tax increases" as their share of the total tax burden increases, a Wall Street Journal...
2014/04/15 15:58
2014/04/15 15:58
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It’s about time! Tax season is coming to an end and Uncle Sam can finally get off our backs — unless you’re Terrell Owens and you’ve been slapped with a $244,000 tax lien, but I digress. April 15th...
2014/04/15 13:09
2014/04/15 13:09
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But perhaps more than any other law, taxes are a keen reflection of what we value as a country. You know what you're paying this year. Here's some information about where your money's going—and where...
2014/04/15 10:49
2014/04/15 10:49
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The tax system is only mildly progressive, with the top 1% of earners paying an effective tax rate of 33% on their $1.5 million in average earnings, while the middle class pays 28% in taxes on its...
2014/04/14 19:05
2014/04/14 19:05
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Uncle Sam Taking a Bigger Tax Bite Out of the 1%Posted: Monday, April 14, 2014 2:39 PM EDTUpdated: Monday, April 14, 2014 2:39 PM EDT NBC News - For most Americans, the tax increases passed in...
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2014/04/14 17:44
2014/04/14 17:44
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... As the political fight over raising taxes for high-income Americans fades away, so are predictions for negative economic fallout. The bill for President Barack Obama�s 2013 tax increases...
2014/04/14 11:23
2014/04/14 11:23
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Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen will speak Wednesday in New York City on the topic of... While members of Congress are out of Washington this week, the French economist Thomas Piketty will be...
2014/04/13 23:50
2014/04/13 23:50
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The jump in federal tax rates that kicked in last year is causing sticker shock for many higher earners this tax season. That, in turn, is rekindling a debate over a question likely to smolder for a...
2014/04/13 20:18
2014/04/13 20:18
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Yale economist and Nobel laureate Robert Shiller is warning about the consequences of waiting too long to address rising income inequality. Shiller recently addressed the topic in an interview with...
2014/04/11 10:42
2014/04/11 10:42
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One of the biggest selling points for tax reform is the claim that a new and improved revenue code would be easier for taxpayers to manage. Along with economic growth and fairness, simplicity has been...
2014/04/10 22:56
2014/04/10 22:56
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This week, many Americans were left with that anxious feeling that often hits the pits of Australian stomachs in October -- tax statements need to be filed by April 15. The Internal Revenue Service...
2014/04/10 16:49
2014/04/10 16:49
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For most taxpayers using a professional tax preparer, the tax filing proves consists of handing someone a stack of papers, getting another stack of papers in return, and signing on the dotted...
2014/04/10 16:44
2014/04/10 16:44
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The House Committee on Small Business held a hearing to discuss the biggest tax problems for small businesses. �If you talk with small business owners often, as members of the committee do, you know...
2014/04/10 15:16
2014/04/10 15:16
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Tax reform has become a hot-button issue in Congress and among taxpayers as discussion continues about whether the wealthy pay their fair share. But the issue is much deeper than a brewing controversy...
2014/04/10 14:42
2014/04/10 14:42
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Federal income taxes are complicated. That’s why roughly 90 percent of us either hire someone to prepare our tax returns or use computer software to do the job on our own. Only a tenth of us actually...
2014/04/09 17:20
2014/04/09 17:20
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... on Budget and Policy Priorities) This is day two of the hearings on U.S. Rep Paul Ryan’s (R-Wis.) 2015 budget. We knew a big part of it was the repeal of Obamacare. All of it. We also knew...
2014/04/08 16:56
2014/04/08 16:56
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A study shows how property taxes vary and affect homeowners across the country Property taxes are a burden for homeowners in these tough economic times. But, they are also an important revenue source...
2014/04/20 00:29
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