If you still need extra motivation to start or finish the process of filing, here are the top five reasons to file your taxes right now.
Today, on International Women's Day, we see both amazing achievements and formidable challenges. But I am an optimist and see beyond these challenges; our daughters and granddaughters will have even better opportunities than women have today.
When you have a billion dollars to throw around, you will have plenty of people willing to argue absurd positions. Therefore it is not surprising to see the Fix the Debt crew and various other Peterson derivative organizations pushing the line about generational conflict, but what is NPR's excuse?
I herewith submit a modest proposal for helping to relieve the suffering about to be caused by sequestration. The Republicans want to cut government s...
With the national savings rate hovering just below 1% and tax season in full swing, this seems like the most unfortunately opportune time to recognize how minuscule the balance of the average American family's checking account is at any one time.
It is very basic economics 101. Just cutting spending doesn't reduce debt without also investing in future growth.
Now the sequester is throwing more people out of work and denying hundreds of thousands of people benefits they need. Yes, this is stupid policy and the Republicans deserve a huge amount of blame in this picture. But it was President Obama who decided to play deficit reduction games rather than be truthful about the state of the economy.
During what is typically a quiet time in the tax season cycle, there are many new dynamics and nuances coming into play with the tax law changes, resulting in much confusion.
Happy Sequester Month! It's about time we talk about this sequester thing. But, what is it? It's confusin' to all of America... and that's Obama's plan. No one really knows what cuts are goin' to be made, we just know we're cuttin'.
How do you know whether it is more effective to take the standard vs. itemized deduction? Tax specialist Sanae Takagawa, EA has the answers. The most ...
What are some specific ideas for Medicare? How much money would they save? Are they sensible changes that will strengthen a program most Americans think works pretty well, or would they would leave millions of seniors sicker and more impoverished?
Have you heard about the undisclosed amount of new un-circulated $100 dollar bills that seem to have disappeared on their way to the Federal Reserve? It seems no one in the federal government even knows how much was lost. Was it billions, maybe trillions? Nobody seems to know.
Roses are red, violets are blue -- but what does being married mean when taxes are due?
It is an old debate. Back in the '50s and '60s, from Asia to Latin-America, an idea caught fire among development economists: governments should try to create industries.
It has always been difficult to find a genuine economist, even a conservative economist, who would buy into the theory that reducing taxes on the wealthy actually increases revenue. Because it is merely a theory, though, it was difficult to disprove -- until now.
The basic argument for moving away from an "income tax" is that the definitions and calculations are so fraught with interpretation and manipulation that they have lost relevance, not to mention the confidence of the tax-paying public.