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Premature Occupy Wall Street Group Effort Wants Consumer Debt to Vanish with Rolling Jubilee

Steve Rhode | Posted 01.13.2013 | Money
Steve Rhode

Organizers are buying up consumer debt for pennies on the dollar and instead of collecting on it they are forgiving it. In my opinion the effort is misguided because this strategy can result in those with their debt forgiven, owing the IRS.

Five Surprising Things You Need To Pay Taxes On

The Huffington Post | Catherine New | Posted 02.29.2012 | Money

Remember: Taxes for 2011 are due on Tuesday, April 17. The IRS has said it plans to issue taxpayer refunds in 10 to 21 days. Electronic filing and usi...

Sam Stein

Senate Democrats Push Back On Reid Over Health Care Fix Policy | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Disagreements have broken out within the Senate Democratic caucus over Majority Leader Harry Reid’s endorsement of a proposed change t...

Sam Stein

Senate Dems Consider Health Care Fix That Could Hit Poor Consumers The Hardest | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats on the Hill are growing increasingly convinced and, in some cases, concerned that in an effort to offset the cost of repealing...

IRS Will Audit 6,000 Businesses and Some May Owe Lots of Money

Jerry Chautin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jerry Chautin

.before you decide to convert all of your employees to independent contractors, you need to know the difference as defined by federal and state law. The IRS is gunning for businesses that mischaracterize employee.