President Obama has proposed raising the tax on capital gains and dividends from its current 15% rate to the same rates as earned income. Would it hurt more than help?
As Republicans slug it out in today’s primary, improving jobs numbers favor Obama on the road to November. The state has added 100,000 jobs in two years.
Depending on your employment status, you may be able to deduct up to 100% of your premiums on your federal tax return. Some states also give deductions or credits.
If you think your spouse is cheating on his or her taxes, you may want to file a separate return. Otherwise, you could be responsible for your mate's unpaid taxes.
Even 40% of Republicans like Obama's proposal to make the rich pay more, according to a new poll. But voters still would rather cut spending than hike taxes.
The IRS takes credit cards, but charges a fee of up to 2.35%. You might do better setting up a payment plan.
Economists are split over the president's proposal to give manufacturers more tax breaks. Under the current system, different industries have different effective tax rates.
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