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The president seeks to raise $1.5 trillion in the next 10 years from wealthy Americans. Yet most of his proposals were also in last year's budget and went nowhere.
Americans donate billions to charities each year. But they're not all created equal. Learn how to tell a fake charity from a real one, and a good charity from one that's great.
Vacation budgets are down, and IRS audits are up. But that doesn't mean combining a family vacation with business travel is a bad idea.
Obama reiterates call for repeal after GOP leader says he was willing to 'take a look at' the multibillion-dollar subsidies.
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?
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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.