During the holidays, an estimated 75 percent of Americans plan to donate to charity but what many don't realize is that they can turn their generosity into tax savings by claiming a variety of donations on their tax returns.
America's Natural Gas Alliance (ANGA) -- the public relations arm of the oil and gas fracking industry -- has released its 2012 Internal Revenue Services (IRS) 990 form, and it's rich with eye-opening revelations.
Bob never intended for it to get this far. When he filed his return in April, he thought, "I'll pay this off in a month or two." Somehow, like many ...
Thousands of suckers -- I mean Glenn Beck Fans -- are paying good money to subscribe to Glenn Beck's internet-only shows, and this is what they're getting: ten minutes of Beck inexplicably playing with dolls from The Wizard of Oz. Seriously.
Hi there! My name is John and I'm looking for that special phobic, obsessive-compulsive woman who has worse self-esteem issues than I do. Are you that special someone?
The shutdown will likely affect some borrowers, but will have a minimal impact on housing in the short-term. The key for borrowers will be to ask your lender questions about necessary documentation and anticipated closing timeframes.
Well, it's official, the federal government has temporarily suspended select activities due to the collective failure of government to come to a resolution on spending activities. What does this mean to your taxes right now and for those who filed an extension due by October 15th?
This is a story about how bureaucratic bungling was turned into scandal by right-wing politicians desperate to spin gold from straw.
The recent brouhaha about the IRS unfairly scrutinizing conservative groups applying for tax-exempt status illustrates just how sticky -- and political -- nonprofit and charitable status has become.
The story of Adam, Eve, and the serpent in the garden of Eden is found in chapters 2 and 3 of Genesis, the first book in the Bible. Whether you inter...
The Internal Revenue Service's clumsy handling of applications for social-welfare status in 2012 has triggered a rash of fevered responses along with some serious policy proposals.
If we are to maintain the separation of church and state we must adapt to deal with the problems that arise.
Labor and contracting rules must be updated and need to be based on the economy and technologies of this century, not the last one.
The truth of the situation -- that the GOP lost its last chance to stop Obamacare in 2012 -- is too painful for the Republican base to accept. That's why they donate money every time the House passes a meaningless Obamacare repeal. That's why the House is still banning ACORN for the 13th time in 2013, even though it shut down in 2010.
The revelations about the government engaging in unprecedented levels of surveillance have inspired many people to worry about their freedom and privacy. It might seem odd to talk about a religious book in this context, but the Book of Mormon has a lot to say about this issue.
About a week ago I wrote a post, which noted that although Tax Analysts has been involved in various litigation with the IRS for more than 40 years, we were not founded to sue the IRS. Well, we just sued the IRS. Hypocritical? Not at all.