FACT CHECK: Estate Tax Hits Fewer Than 1 Percent of Estates
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FACT CHECK: Estate Tax Hits Fewer Than 1 Percent of Estates

STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal estate tax inspires a lot of…

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10 Last-Minute Filing Tips as April 15 Tax Deadline Looms
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10 Last-Minute Filing Tips as April 15 Tax Deadline Looms

  (AL.com) – OK procrastinators, the clock is ticking. The tax filing deadline for 2014…

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Tax Refund Advances Appeal to More Cash-Strapped Americans
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Tax Refund Advances Appeal to More Cash-Strapped Americans

Hope Yen, ASSOCIATED PRESS   WASHINGTON (AP) — Cash-strapped Americans anxious for tax refunds are…

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The Poor Pay More in Taxes
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The Poor Pay More in Taxes

  (The Economic Populist) – Yes, the rich pay more in taxes (because they earn…

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GOP Focus for Congress; Cut Deficit, Don’t Stumble
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GOP Focus for Congress; Cut Deficit, Don’t Stumble

Alan Fram, ASSOCIATED PRESS   WASHINGTON (AP) — In the first Republican-dominated Congress to confront…

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5 Things to Do Now to Increase Your Refund
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5 Things to Do Now to Increase Your Refund

Erika Rawes, USA TODAY   (USA Today)—The end of the year is a busy time:…

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77,000 foreign banks to share tax info with IRS
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77,000 foreign banks to share tax info with IRS

STEPHEN OHLEMACHER, Associated Press   WASHINGTON (AP) — It will soon get a lot harder…

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Tax Refunds on Record Pace: What Will You Do with Yours?
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Tax Refunds on Record Pace: What Will You Do with Yours?

[Covestor] It’s never fun paying taxes, but the good news is that many Americans will…

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Beyond the Rhetoric: Those Hidden Cell Phone Taxes
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Beyond the Rhetoric: Those Hidden Cell Phone Taxes

By Harry C. Alford NNPA Columnist   Governments – federal through local – are run…

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Word and Number Games Played in Fiscal Showdown
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Word and Number Games Played in Fiscal Showdown

By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist   It should be embarrassing enough that President Obama…

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