Congress may be ready to talk tax reform, but are Americans ready to talk about ending tax breaks that save them money?
While most of us pay at least something to Uncle Sam every year, some groups are exempt from federal taxes.
Experts say refunds are a bad deal, but taxpayers, particularly the young, like receiving an annual windfall. Last year's average refund was $3,003.
A Houston Astros fan had to pay income tax on a year's supply of doughnuts he won at a ballgame.
White House provides online calculator that breaks down your tax payment the way it is allocated by the fedral government -- at least most of it.
First family paid 26% of adjusted gross income, and the Bidens paid 23%. The Obamas are expecting a refund of $12,334.
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The average rate for top earners has plummeted from 26% to 17% since 1992, while the average rate for all has fallen from 9.9% to 9.3%. Congress is talking about cutting tax breaks, but which ones?
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