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Take My Tax Break. Please.

Mark D. W. Edington | Posted 04.11.2014 | Religion
Mark D. W. Edington

Full disclosure: I've benefitted from that provision of the tax code for most of my career in ordained ministry. But I think Judge Crabb is right. What's more, I think the clergy housing allowance is a bad idea for churches.

Back-To-School Tax Breaks On... Guns And Tech?

stateline | Elaine S. Povich | Posted 07.10.2013 | Politics

This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides daily repo...

Ben Hallman

Obama Sets Sights On Lucrative Tax Break Used By Romney

HuffingtonPost.com | Ben Hallman | Posted 02.05.2013 | Business

For chief executive Stephen Schwarzman, running the private equity firm Blackstone Group has proven enormously lucrative, bringing him nearly $140 mil...

How We Can Truly Honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 03.21.2013 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

Dr. King is not coming back. It's up to us to redeem the soul of America. He told us what to do. Let's do it.

6 Tips For Saving On Child Care Costs

LearnVest | Posted 01.30.2013 | Parents
LearnVest

Even in this weak economy, child care costs are rising through the roof. Here are a few tips on trimming this expense, many of which I've cashed in on myself.

Romney Gets Punked!

The Huffington Post | Catherine New | Posted 10.16.2012 | Money

It's a pretty bad day to be Romney's Tax Plan. First, Bill Clinton unloaded harsh criticism calling it an "illusion." Then, Bruce Bartlett, a form...

Amanda Terkel

GOP Lawmakers Short On Specifics About Tax Loopholes To Close

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.04.2012 | Politics

DENVER -- Mitt Romney refuses to identify which tax deductions and loopholes he would close in order to pay for the tax cuts he would push as presiden...

Puerto Rico Woos Hollywood With More Tax Breaks

AP | Posted 08.04.2012 | Latino Voices

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Puerto Rico's governor has signed another package of tax breaks aimed at luring more Hollywood film crews to the Caribbean is...

New Companies Love This Costly Tax Benefit

Reuters | Posted 06.10.2012 | Business

* Accelerated depreciation tax break has bipartisan backing * Congress edges toward debate on tax code revamp * 26 compa...

What Is a Roth IRA? A Short and Simple Guide

J.D. Roth | Posted 05.28.2012 | Money
J.D. Roth

Even if you don't have a retirement plan through your job, you can still save for the future. One of the best ways to do so is through a Roth IRA.

Friday Talking Points [168] -- Zombie Attack!

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.20.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Now all Americans can breathe a huge sigh of relief because the Centers for Disease Control just posted instructions so we can all adequately prepare for "Zombie Armageddon."

The New Corporate World Order

Robert Scheer | Posted 06.20.2011 | Business
Robert Scheer

It is argued that multinational corporations have the right to arrange their business as they see fit in order to maximize profit. But if that is the case, do beleaguered American taxpayers have to foot the bill?

High Unemployment Could Kill Corporate Profits In 2011

The Huffington Post | Abby Wendle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Despite an extended period of growth and expectations of the most profitable fourth quarter ever, more than a few corporate giants are facing little t...

Christina Marie Fierro

Tax Holidays: State Governments Gamble On Back-to-School Shopping Deals To Stimulate Consumer Spending

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Marie Fierro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Today kicks off the first tax holiday for the back-to-school shopping season, but low consumer morale may end up causing a further drain on state gove...

Glitch In Obama's Stimulus Tax Credit Means Millions Will Owe Extra In 2010

AP | STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON – More than 15 million taxpayers may owe the government $250 or more because of how the IRS last spring set up President Barack Obama...

Gretchen Morgenson: Lobbyists Win Again In Securing Tax Break For Home Builders

Huffington Post | Nicholas Graham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The New York Times's Gretchen Morgenson points out that lobbyists have won another victory that will lead to billions in taxpayer dollars being handed...

Fight Looms Over Continuing Tax Break For First-Time Home Buyers

New York Times | David Streitfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

When Congress passed an $8,000 tax credit for first-time home buyers last winter, it was intended as a dose of shock therapy during a crisis. Now the ...

Florida Weighing Tax Break For Yachts, Private Jets

Wall Street Journal | Robert Frank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

At a time when taxes are going up for everything and everyone, it's encouraging to see that Florida is working on a tax cut for two vital categories: ...

The GOP's "Tax Holiday" Myth

Mike Papantonio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Papantonio

Mainstream media did a poor job telling the story about how almost 70% of America's largest multinational corporations paid zero ...

Greenspan Warns Against Stagflation, Calls For More Aid To Homeowners

AP | Kevin Freking | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Alan Greenspan, former chairman of the Federal Reserve, suggested Sunday that a tax break or other government financial help for homeowners facing the...