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2015/04/21 19:49
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WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — If you think undocumented immigrants don’t pay taxes, a new report may cause you to think again. Far from not paying taxes — as is alleged by critics — undocumented...
2015/04/21 19:49
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2015/04/21 19:42
2015/04/21 19:42
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It turns out that tax cuts for the job creators…don’t create very many jobs. By contrast, tax cuts for low- and moderate-income households can boost economic growth. Those are the results of an...
2015/04/20 20:50
2015/04/20 20:50
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Wonder how much the rich pay in federal income tax? According to estimates by the Tax Policy Foundation, the top 1 percent of earners (incomes in excess of $615,000) are paying nearly half -- 45.7...
2015/04/20 19:45
2015/04/20 19:45
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Marco Rubio is thinking about version three of his tax cut, the 0-0-0 plan.Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images Marco Rubio’s presidential campaign is running into an unusual problem without precedent in...
2015/04/19 14:48
2015/04/19 14:48
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MORTGAGE RULES FOR MOBILE HOMES: Voting 263 for and 162 against, the House on April 14 passed a Republican-sponsored bill (HR 650) that would spare the manufactured-housing industry from certain...
2015/04/19 02:43
2015/04/19 02:43
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... is the cruelest month,” wrote the poet T.S. Eliot, and indeed it is — but not, perhaps, for the reasons he envisioned. I doubt Eliot could have foreseen our modern income tax system, which...
2015/04/19 02:15
2015/04/19 02:15
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In the week of April 20, the House will debate bills on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and cybersecurity. The Senate will resume work on a sex-trafficking bill and may vote on the nomination...
2015/04/18 13:44
2015/04/18 13:44
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Dana Milbank is a columnist for The Washington Post Writers Group. Email: danamilbank@washpost.com. Give credit to Republicans in Congress. They've discovered, belatedly, that income inequality is a...
2015/04/17 14:19
2015/04/17 14:19
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... tax plan would give the average millionaire and billionaire a $50,000 tax cut. That’s about what the average middle-class worker makes in an entire year.” These comments by the president...
2015/04/17 07:19
2015/04/17 07:19
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... you look at the tax code in its totality, over nine out of 10 Americans – the vast, enormous, overwhelming majority — in its total, will save more money under this plan than they’re saving today...
2015/04/16 10:48
2015/04/16 10:48
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You Might Also Like As Brendan Nyhan at the New York Times explained in February, this sort of thing is called “issue-trespassing,” where one party attempts to co-opt an advantage of the other by...
2015/04/15 23:28
2015/04/15 23:28
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Over the years many celebrities have provided cautionary estate-planning lessons, and actor James Gandolfini, who died in June 2013 at age 51, is no exception. The actor, known for portraying mob boss...
2015/04/15 15:42
2015/04/15 15:42
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There is, for good reason, a lot of focus these days on the widening gap between the top and the bottom in the US economy. Since it’s Tax Day in America, that April 15 deadline for filing tax...
2015/04/15 02:39
2015/04/15 02:39
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Many last-minute tax filers may be in for an unpleasant surprise as they race to beat the federal filing deadline that hits at midnight Wednesday. For those who received federal subsidies that helped...
2015/04/15 00:13
2015/04/15 00:13
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The number of identity theft incidents involving the nation's taxpayers continues to soar, according to government statistics released this month. About 2.9 million incidents of tax-related identity...
2015/04/14 18:46
2015/04/14 18:46
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Tax day is Wednesday, and a quick search of the word “taxes” reveals how people feel about it. But who has the most legitimate gripe about paying income taxes? In other words, who pays the most? The...
2015/04/14 13:27
2015/04/14 13:27
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The high share of taxes paid by one-percenters is due partly to their share of income, but also to the progressive tax code, in which higher earners generally pay higher rates. The one percenters'...
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2015/04/14 07:19
2015/04/14 07:19
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... in South Dakota, we are land rich and cash poor, leaving roughly one-third of South Dakota farms vulnerable to the death tax, based on cropland values provided by the U.S. Department of...
2015/04/14 04:45
2015/04/14 04:45
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Senator Marco Rubio remembers the hell that was America circa 1999.Photo: T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images The most telling line from Marco Rubio’s announcement speech was his purportedly cutting...
2015/04/13 20:16
2015/04/13 20:16
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While many people fail to include insurance to cover long-term care costs in their retirement plan, buying traditional long-term care coverage may not be a wise move, according to this article on...
2015/04/21 19:49
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