Feb 20, 2014 — A U.S. law aimed at tax cheats hiding money abroad has had unintended consequences and has complicated life for many Americans living overseas.
Oct 21, 2013 — Italian police have arrested a former UBS bank executive who is wanted in the United States on charges that he helped wealthy clients evade billions in U.S. taxes. Raoul Weill became a fugitive after a federal grand jury indicted him in 2008.
Sep 5, 2013 — The rule change, to be enforced beginning next year, will have an impact on restaurants that customarily add tips to the bill for large parties.
Aug 6, 2013 — Sen. Max Baucus and Rep. Dave Camp skip much of Washington's formality when they're out traveling the country to try to drum up support for simplifying the tax code. They want to convince Americans — and their colleagues in Congress — that it's possible, and worth it.
Jun 21, 2013 — Among the cities studied, New York City is estimated to have missed out on the most amount of money, at more than $205 million in 2012. The U.S. Mayors' Conference says it's a reason to back the Marketplace Fairness Act; not everyone agrees.
May 22, 2013 — Two Oregon counties have reportedly rejected property tax increases that would have funded law enforcement and public safety services. The counties once received federal timber subsidies, but those days are over — and now they're scrambling to pay for essential services.
Mar 29, 2013 — H&R Block claims it's equipped to guide you through the Affordable Care Act and the law's implications for your taxes this year. But the law doesn't really affect 2012 returns.
Mar 4, 2013 — More self-preparation tools have become available this tax season. Some people may be anxious about doing their taxes online, but an expert from Consumer Reports says it's worth a shot.
Dec 29, 2012 — They are the subject of the fiscal cliff drama, and we find that the favored phrase by NPR reporters and hosts covering the negotiations is to call them "the wealthy." Some listeners rightfully object. However, alternatives such as "job creators" are also inaccurate and political.
Dec 13, 2012 — Fifty-five percent of those surveyed said President Obama is making a "serious effort" to work with Republicans. Just 32 percent said Republicans are making a serious effort to work with the Democratic president.