In order to address North Carolina's economic inequality, policy leaders ought to adopt an integrated approach to economic development.
While New York City is home to some of the wealthiest people on the planet, basic human services, transit and infrastructure remain underfunded.
We need to be reminded that affordability is not simply a function of cash flow, but a price and expected value consideration, after all.
How you ask a question often decides a discussion. If you ask persons on the street whether they would prefer to increase taxes on the rich or cut tax subsidies for the rich, the chances are that you will get far different answers even though the economic effect is the same.
Illinois is one of nine states with flat-rate income tax. There are 34 states that use a graduated income tax system in which the percentage of income tax owed goes up with a taxpayer's income. Seven states, meanwhile, have no income tax.
Becoming divorced causes you to have to rethink many tax issues. With the deadline for filing federal income tax returns fast approaching, it might be good to be reminded of how the government treats the dependency exemption in an ended marriage.
The credit is over 30 years old, but has never been made permanent and, over its many renewals, new rules and regulations have been tacked on.
Today's Top 10 is dedicated to the not-so-optimistic commenters who sounded off on our previous list.
I don't know about you, but I sure would like to be "better off." Ten and a half million U.S. workers are unemployed and many of those have been sear...
The top three tax scams in the IRS "Dirty Dozen Tax Scams for 2014" are Identity Theft, Telephone Scams, and Phishing.
While news outlets don't just invent numbers on the budget, it would not be much of a change for the worse if they did. The news stories that we saw following the release of President Obama's budget followed the same practice we have seen in budget stories for decades. They threw very large numbers at readers that no one understands.
It's been a rough winter for most of the country. And, if you think Mother Nature hits hard, just wait a few weeks until Uncle Sam gets a crack at us.
As you start to gather your documents and tally your receipts for your taxes, don't forget to write off your kids! There are many tax breaks you can claim with Uncle Sam if you have children and some you may not even know about.
"Exodus on the Parkway," a new 36-page paper on the impact of tax rates on New Jersey's economic health begins by noting that it "does not provide pro...
Across America, lawmakers are eyeing tax revenue from legalized marijuana. In a few days, the Colorado Department of Revenue is due to report how much marijuana tax was paid there for January, the first full month of recreational sales anywhere ever.
You worked long and hard to save that retirement money. Now is the time to be wise about paying the least amount of taxes you can and keep all that you can.