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Dependent Schools - How the Public Pays More to Educate Students in Wealthy Private Schools Than Those in Public Schools

Don Hill | Posted 03.07.2016 | Education
Don Hill

(4th of 5 installments) Tax subsidies exist for private schools at least in part because the schools and their students' parents are deemed to serve ...

Dependent Schools - How the Public Pays More to Educate Students in Wealthy Private Schools Than Those in Public Schools

Don Hill | Posted 03.01.2016 | Education
Don Hill

Many booarding schools have found it difficult to consistently maintain full enrollments. Mercersburg was founded as a boys' school in 1893; it added girls in 1969 to counter a shrinking male applicant pool.

This Week Only: NO TAXES!

Mark Steber | Posted 08.13.2016 | Money
Mark Steber

You might be wondering how saving a tiny bit of sales tax on a box of crayons is really going to make a dent in your finances. As anyone who has been through back-to-school shopping before knows, these items can add up.

Campaign Finance Reform by a 'Stroke-of-the-Pen'

Paul Abrams | Posted 07.24.2013 | Politics
Paul Abrams

There is a silver (and gold) lining in the IRS flap. MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell has pointed out that the law under which the flap arose has been misinterpreted by the IRS since 1959.

When To Shop Tax Free

The Huffington Post | Alicia Ciccone | Posted 07.23.2012 | Money

The glory days of tax-free online shopping may be numbered. But shoppers can still come out on top by simply thinking ahead about when and where to sh...