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Tax Rebates

Rolling in the D'oh!

Lester & Charlie | Posted 09.24.2013 | Comedy
Lester & Charlie

Wait a minute... We've heard of insurance companies giving their customers the runaround, or excuses, or, for that matter, giving them the middle finger. But giving them... money?

GOP ­Coddles the Rich, Cuts the Rest

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 04.27.2013 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

There will be no end to tax loopholes for the rich, House Speaker John Boehner has asserted. The Republican ruling: The vast middle class, the elderly and the poor must suffer.

Texas County Considers Making Controversial Apple Tax Break The Norm

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 05.29.2012 | Business

After giving Apple a controversial multimillion dollar tax break, one Texas county is considering instituting a policy that would give tax breaks to m...

PHOTOS: Top Non-'Taxing' Travel Destinations

trivago | Posted 06.10.2012 | Travel

Why not take those much-deserved tax returns and put them toward your next vacation?

Americans Use Tax Refunds To Go Broke

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 03.23.2012 | Money

While some debate whether to save or spend their tax refunds, others are just waiting on the money so they can go totally broke. New research from ...

Nissan Reveals Pricing For the 2011 Leaf

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

Disenchanted Prius owners, take note: Today, Nissan unveiled pricing details for the 2011 Nissan Leaf electric vehicle (EV), which will be available for purchase or lease in select markets in December.

Time to Rise Above Racism and Self-Interest

Rachel Farris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Rachel Farris

There are thousands of people in this country like my Uncle Billy, and they will go to the polls on November 4th with ignorance settled deep in their souls.

Obama Shifts, Says He May Back Offshore Drilling

AP | MIKE GLOVER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama said Friday he would be willing to support limited additional offshore oil...

Neither the Fed nor Popular Financial Advice Provide Economic Solution

Grant Cardone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Grant Cardone

America has become a country of people that waste too much. We have gotten away from exactly what made this country great in the first place -- production!

Tax Rebate Checks Do Little For Consumer Confidence

The Los Angeles Times | Richard Fausset, P.J. Huffstutter and Stephen Braun | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

ATLANTA -- It is better than nothing. That has been the subdued mantra repeated by working Americans in recent weeks as they spend the Bush administr...

Tax Rebates Being Used To Cover Cost Of Living

AP | DAVE CARPENTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

CHICAGO — Many Americans allowed themselves to fantasize about large-screen TVs, European vacations and other luxuries when they learned of the ...

Tax Rebate Checks 2008: Is Your Check In The Mail?

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The economic stimulus package will be mailed out according to a Social Security Number schedule, according to this report of when tax rebate checks go...

Back to the Most Important Story in the Country, After a Word from Our Sponsors

Patt Morrison | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Patt Morrison

Rather than rolling over to the privatizing of public discourse, the FCC should muster some guts and insist that networks, broadcast and cable, take turns broadcasting presidential debates in real time, commercial-free, to the entire nation.

Have Tax Rebate, Will Take Vacation

AP | DUNCAN MANSFIELD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — For many Americans, those tax rebate checks meant to stimulate the economy will be coming just in time _ for a vacation. The...

IRS Uses YouTube To Spread Tax Rebate News

USA Today | Erin Kutz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The IRS is taking a cue from aspiring comedians and Barack Obama aficionados this week, making use of YouTube to get its message out. The agency prod...

Most Americans Will Save, Not Spend, Tax Rebate Checks

CNN/Money | Ben Rooney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Tax rebates are the centerpiece of the government's plan to stimulate the economy, but many Americans are planning to put the money in the bank or use...

Economic Stimulus Package: No Stimulus for Green Energy

Miranda Marquit | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Miranda Marquit

The economic stimulus in question focuses a great deal on a short-term fix, rather than a long-term fundamental change. It's reactionary when it should be visionary.

IRS Sending Out Millions of Alerts

AP | MARTIN CRUTSINGER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Don't be alarmed. More than 130 million households will get letters from the Internal Revenue Service beginning next week and the n...

Bush On $4 Gas: "I Hadn't Heard That"

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

During a White House news conference Thursday morning, President Bush said the country is not headed into a recession, noting that the government has ...

Tax Rebate Stimulus Boost Will Wear Off

MarketWatch | Rex Nutting | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

There's a lot of skepticism in the country about how effective the $168 billion fiscal stimulus package will be, but economists who've crunched the nu...

Rebates: What You Need To Know

CNN Money | Jeanne Sahadi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Lawmakers have given their final seal of approval to a $170 billion plan intended to spark the slowing economy. The plan's centerpiece: tax rebates. ...

Senate Adds Aged, Vets to Stimulus Bill

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR and JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The Senate passed an economic rescue plan Thursday that would speed $600 to $1,200 in rebates to most taxpayers and $300 checks to ...

Bush Devotes Little Time To Economy In State Of The Union

New York Times | SHERYL GAY STOLBERG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Facing an unstable economy and an unfinished war, President Bush used his final State of the Union address Monday night to call for quick passage of h...

Rebates Could Stave Off Long Recession

AP | MARTIN CRUTSINGER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Despite remarkably quick passage, the economic aid plan and its cash rebates may come too late to prevent a recession this year. Fo...