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.
The phrase "frozen assets" is one that strikes fear into the heart of many a wealthy citizen. Yet, for investors interested in protecting and passing on their wealth, there is a way to re-appropriate the concept of "frozen assets" in a beneficial and advantageous way.
Martin Feldstein has long been one of the country's top conservative economists. He has been an economics professor at Harvard University since 1967. He was president of the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) from 1977 to 2008.
House Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp's tax reform plan hasn't generated a groundswell of support for comprehensive tax reform this year, but it off...
A new progressive populist movement is rising up in the United States. Inspired by an expansive vision of greater economic opportunity for all Americans, this new movement is also fueled by anger over politicians' broken promises.
It goes without saying that one of the key drivers of the Mustached American experience in recent years has been the skinny jean and lower nose foliage-clad American hipster species. Now it's time to educate hipsters in non-ironic ways.
President Obama's new budget is a solid blueprint that would reduce deficits, alleviate poverty, and boost investment in areas needed for future economic growth, such as infrastructure, education, and research.
Now the ball is in Obama's court. Is he going to present a big plan that tries to tackle the serious long-term fiscal problems the nation faces?
As with most things tax-related, choosing whether to file jointly or separately as a married couple is a highly individual and complex decision. That's why we consulted two certified public accountants to find out how common it is for a married couple to file separately, what it means for your taxes and in which situations it may apply.