The GOP candidate classified millions as profits, not regular compensation, avoiding tens of thousands in Medicare tax. The IRS has won court challenges of this common tactic.
Romney favors the orthodox GOP approach of lowering tax rates and overhauling the corporate tax system. Gingrich's plan is more radical and much more difficult to achieve.
The previous exemption of the first $2,400 in unemployment benefits from federal tax is over. Job-search costs, training for a new job and relocation expenses may be deductible.
Candidates want to eliminate or cut taxes on long-term capital gains, already taxed at a lower rate than wages. That would benefit primarily wealthy investors, such as Romney.
Ths IRS processes electronic returns faster. Options include tax software, an accountant or, if you meet income guidelines, a free service.
Married couples can give away $10.2 million tax-free. But getting that tax break requires filling out a complex form within 9 months of the first death.
Respected in the industry as one of the founding figures of the Web, Yang has come under fire from investors more than once.
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