Americans want a new tax system, a Pew survey finds. Democrats and independents are worried about fairness, while Tea Party Republicans decry complexity of the current system.
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Americans living abroad and dual citizens could owe penalties even if they don't owe back taxes -- and that possibility may prevent many from stepping forward.
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The rich use a variety of strategies, all perfectly legal and available to everyone, to reduce the size of their income tax bills.
Changes in estate and inheritance taxes at the state level will make it better -- or worse -- for families in the year ahead.
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