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Tax Day 2014

Donald Rumsfeld Confused About The Whole Tax Thing

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 04.15.2014 | Politics

Donald Rumsfeld, the man formerly in charge of America's post-9/11 defense program, isn't sure if he filed his taxes correctly this year. The form...

Wondering What to Do With That Tax Refund?

Ishani Banerji, Ph.D. | Posted 06.15.2014 | Money
Ishani Banerji, Ph.D.

There seems to be a general belief around this time of the year that if you're getting a refund, then you should spend it on something fun. All the ads urging us to go out and splurge certainly seem to think so. But is that really the case?

The Hedge Fund Managers Tax Break: Because Wall Streeters Want Your Money

Dean Baker | Posted 06.14.2014 | Business
Dean Baker

The hedge fund managers' tax break is different from other tax breaks in that it has no economic rationale. With most other tax breaks, there's at least an argument as to how it serves some socially useful purpose. This is simply a case where the rich don't feel like paying taxes and are saying to the rest of us, "what are you going to do about it?"

What TurboTax Doesn't Want You To Know

ProPublica | Liz Day | Posted 04.15.2014 | Business

Over the last year, a rabbi, a state NAACP official, a small town mayor and other community leaders wrote op-eds and letters to Congress with remarkab...

Tax Day Freebies 2014: 8 Good Deals Even If You Don't Get A Return

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 04.15.2014 | Business

Itemizing all those receipts before filing taxes can be pretty soul-crushing. Why not enjoy some discounts and freebies? A slate of companies -- mo...

11 Annoying Bros Who Make Tax Season THAT Much Worse

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 04.11.2014 | Comedy

Tax season is a stressful time for most people. But there are those annoying few who not only seem to relish their yearly tryst with the IRS, but thor...

The 68 Stages Of Doing Your Taxes

Emily Cohn | Posted 06.08.2014 | Business
Emily Cohn

I'm going to file my taxes in January this year. Shit, I missed Tax Day. Wait, when is Tax Day? The IRS tax filing deadline is April 15. You've bee...