California car wash owner negotiating over debt that grow to $202.31 with penalties. He thought he had paid on time.
Business write-offs were extended through 2010, and foreign accounts will face more scrutiny.
Federal woes are just the beginning. States and cities also will have to raise taxes to stay afloat.
6 reasons why you won't go to personal-finance hell if the IRS owes you money.
Seven states and D.C. raised rates in 2009, with national average now 8.629%.
The younger you are, the better a deal it may be to convert in 2010.
Trying to collect from online retailers' affiliates may backfire. Amazon has halted affiliate programs in several states.
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