A federal housing incentive could have untapped potential.
With some tinkering, a federal tax credit that encourages developers to create new units that low-income Americans can afford to rent might yield other benefits.
Expecting tourists to pay a little more than locals is defensible – whether in Bruges, Venice or Thailand.
Trump’s tax plan may make it harder to win the ‘Fair Tax Game.’
The administration's plan to significantly cut the tax rate on so-called pass-through entities will likely lead to creative tax planning and outright evasion, damaging faith in the system.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin offers details of his boss’ proposed tax cut. ‘It’s big.’
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The bar for achieving that lofty goal was set almost 150 years ago when Congress cut taxes from as high as 10 percent to zero over two years.
So many forms, so little time.
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The burden of filing our taxes appears to be growing, especially for those who tend to wait until the last minute to fill in their 1040s.
No one likes taxes.
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As tax day approaches, here's a primer on how your dollars help fund the U.S. government, and how your share has probably increased.
Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan are giving billions to charity through their donor-advised fund instead of a traditional foundation.
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As these tax-exempt vehicles transform philanthropy, they’re drawing more scrutiny. Will Congress or the Trump administration tinker with the rules that encouraged their rapid growth?
Was Barnaby Joyce’s international comparison correct?
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Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce said backpackers would be better off working in Australia with a 19% tax than in New Zealand, England and Canada. Is that true? And what would a 15% or 10.5% tax mean?
Stacks at the Nucor Steel plant – one of the types of manufacturing sites that would be affected by a carbon tax – in front of the Space Needle in Seattle.
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Washington state's plan to create a carbon tax would make it a climate leader, but local environmental groups are fighting it. What gives?
Trump’s tax returns would tell us a lot about who he is.
A 1995 tax return shows a net operating loss so large that it raises concerns about whether it was reported properly – and if Trump has been honest about his taxes.
To understand the Trump Foundation, reporters are following the money.
The Trump Foundation has received lots of scrutiny in recent months questioning how much the candidate gives, where the charity's money comes from and how it's used. Here's what we know so far.
Is Trump the baby candidate?
How to make child care more affordable? Trump and Clinton have plans. Our experts offer background and insight.
The EU’s taken a bite out of Apple’s profits.
The EU's ruling is profoundly misguided and could undermine US investment in Europe.
Warren Buffett’s voice has been one of the loudest arguing it’s time to raise taxes on millionaires and billionaires like him.
Two centuries of tax policy show efforts to raise taxes on the rich hinge on questions of fairness. The history also suggests proponents have a tough road ahead.
The IRS may soon be able to snare every last $100 bill.
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The Panama Papers are part of a trend that suggests the U.S. tax gap – how much is still owed the government after Tax Day – may soon close. Could this mean the end of tax evasion?
The IRS is friendlier than you think.
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Million of taxpayers receive notices from the IRS about unpaid tax debts. Believe it or not, the agency understands.
Who’s to judge?
Research suggests some features of tax software can lead us to make more aggressive judgments when we file our returns, which could make an audit more likely.
Trump certainly thinks his will.
There's nothing as certain as death, taxes and a Republican with a plan to cut them. But how do the candidates' proposals stack up?
US tax law in three pages? Good luck!
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The Republican presidential candidate wants to whittle the tax code down to three pages – from 74,000 in laws and interpretations. Is it possible?
Tick tock, tick tock.
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The vast majority of us will get a refund from the federal government, while the odds of an audit or worse are akin to getting struck by lightning.