A proposal would make illegal immigrants ineligible for the child tax credit and use that money for the payroll tax cut. Opponents say that's not fair to the children, who are often US citizens.
The president wants to cut taxes on investment and add a 10% credit for businesses that create jobs or raise wages. Some of his proposals already have bipartisan support.
67 provisions will end this year, including deductible SUVs for the self-employed, home energy improvements and AMT 'patches.'
GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain -- the frontrunner, according to some polls -- has proposed a major overhaul of the U.S. tax system. What would it mean to taxpayers and the economy?
Congress may be ready to talk tax reform, but are Americans ready to talk about ending tax breaks that save them money?
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?
Inspector general faults IRS for paying out $513 million in questionable claims for homebuyer tax credit. Agency says it caught many bogus claims.
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