If writing that big check to the US Treasury leaves a sour taste in your mouth, you might want to take advantage of one of the free sweet (and other) treats offered April 17.
Expect to hear a lot of political rhetoric this election year. But how many taxpayers and businesses would really be affected by the proposed tax increase?
New names may be popular, but old tech is still the place to put long-term money.
Most state tax returns are due April 17, but a few states have later deadlines. States collected 9.8% more in individual income taxes last year and 9.4% more in corporate income taxes.
It may take the IRS time to catch up with you, but penalties and interest pile up. At some point a three-ton gorilla may appear with a big bill.
A measure under consideration in Congress would revoke or deny US passports to citizens who are seriously delinquent on $50,000 or more in taxes.
These companies also grew like crazy and had little or no revenues, yet sold for a fortune.
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