The president wants to cut taxes on investment and add a 10% credit for businesses that create jobs or raise wages. Some of his proposals already have bipartisan support.
Congress made few changes that will affect this year's returns. But the system is still complex enough to keep CPAs employed. Here are the issues to keep in mind.
Governors want to cut or eliminate income tax, but the challenge is figuring out how to make up lost revenue at a time when state budgets are already suffering.
Those who earn too much to contribute to a Roth IRA can get the same benefits by opening a traditional IRA and converting it. Should you?
One-Percenter of the Week: The coffee giant paid CEO Howard Schultz 55% more last year than the average S&P 500 CEO earned. But most strikingly, he got a $12 million retention bonus just to stay. Were they afraid he'd go to Folger's?
Two percent of the president's staff, 3% of the Senate staff and 4.2% of the House staff are among the 279,000 U.S. government employees who owe the IRS a cumulative $3.4 billion.
High debt isn't necessarily a sign of financial trouble. Residents in some states with high debt also have relatively high incomes and high credit scores.
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