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Obama wants to retain or expand many tax credits, reinstate estate tax.
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Proposal would allow contributions to be deducted on 2009 returns.
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Breaking up big banks is an untested solution to the too big to fail problem that attempts to isolate and dismantle large, troubled institutions while protecting the rest of the economy.
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The IRS is struggling to combat identify thieves who file fraudulent tax returns in the names of older residents who don't need to file.