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The Other Cliff (Hint: It's in Your Tax Return)

Christopher Bergin | Posted 01.30.2013 | Business
Christopher Bergin

So, welcome to the other cliff. In Washington, our lawmakers continue to treat the cliffs they created like a game of chicken in a classic James Dean movie. And we all get to sit in the back seat.

The New Deal

Chris Weigant | Posted 01.28.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

There's going to be pain all around in whatever deal is struck. Most Americans are going to be directly impacted in one way or another by whatever bargain is made between President Obama and congressional Republicans.

The Better Base Case

Edward D. Kleinbard | Posted 11.14.2012 | Politics
Edward D. Kleinbard

By buying down tax rates from the bottom up, the savings are shared equally. Where would the final balance between spending cuts and tax hikes come out, and which spending programs would be curtailed?

Ouch! 10 Ways You'll Feel Fiscal Cliff Tax Bill Sticker Shock

The Huffington Post | Catherine New | Posted 10.19.2012 | Money

The dirty secret about the so-called fiscal cliff is that many taxpayers have already toppled over the edge. While much airtime is being devoted t...

The Alternative Millionaires' Minimum Tax

Chris Weigant | Posted 03.26.2012 | Business
Chris Weigant

President Obama last night called for a minimum tax rate of 30 percent on income over one million dollars. To some, this sounds like a radical idea, but it really isn't.

Tax Cut Package Provides Relief for Investors

Irvin G. Schorsch III | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Irvin G. Schorsch III

The tax relief act provides some clarity about where tax rates will be -- but only for the next two years. We'll be seeing a replay of the whole process again in 2012.

Gridlock Is Not Enough

Joe Minarik | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joe Minarik

Is it politically realistic for the two parties in Congress to agree to such a deal? Most probably not. But by that standard, the only politically realistic outcome is an eventual budget and economic meltdown.

Small Business Jobs Act: Real Value to Small Manufacturers

Brandon Edwards | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Brandon Edwards

Manufacturers with revenues under $50 million should pay close attention to the Small Business Jobs Act, particularly the elimination of the Alternative Minimum Tax barrier regarding business tax credits.

Helpful Ways To Ready Yourself For Tax Time In 2008

CNN | Gerri Willis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Before we ring in the New Year, there are some things we can do NOW that will help us out come tax time. Here's what you need to know. 1. Calculate yo...