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GOP: Cut Taxes, Change Brackets; but What About Deficits?

By Stephen Ohlemacher | Dec 29
Congressional Republicans are planning a massive overhaul of the nation's tax system, a heavy political lift that could ultimately affect families at every income level and businesses of every size.

West Virginia Candidate for Governor Owes Millions in Taxes

By Dylan Lovan and Jonathan Mattise | Oct 25
Jim Justice, a coal billionaire running for West Virginia governor, owes millions in back taxes to some of Appalachia's most impoverished counties.

Clinton - Not Trump - Proposes Closing Real Estate Loophole

By Nicholas Riccardi | Oct 13
Trump contends he has the expertise to fix the tax code, but is proposing changes that would benefit wealthy families like his. Clinton now is proposing changes to the tax code.

Farmers Seek Tax Credit for Donations to Food Pantries

By David Klepper | Aug 23
Each year New York farmers give millions of pounds of apples, squash, corn or other agricultural products to the state's food banks. Now they're looking to get some credit for those good deeds - a tax credit.

How the Trump and Clinton Tax Plans Would Affect Americans

By Christopher S. Rugaber | Aug 19
For America's wealthiest families, the presidential campaign presents a stark choice: A big tax increase if Hillary Clinton wins the election - or a big tax cut if Donald Trump wins.

House Speaker Ryan Proposes Simpler Tax Code

By Andrew Taylor | Jun 25
House Republicans led by Speaker Paul Ryan unveiled a plan for a simpler tax code, the sixth and last installment of a GOP agenda designed to be a policy counterpoint to the personality-driven campaign of Donald Trump.

Millionaires: Raise Our Taxes to Address Poverty, Fix Roads

By David Klepper | Mar 21
More than 40 millionaires, including members of the Rockefeller and Disney families, are asking to have their taxes raised to help address poverty and rebuild failing infrastructure.

Washington Considers Nation's First Carbon Emissions Tax

By Phuong Le | Feb 29
Washington could become the first state in the nation to impose a direct tax on carbon emissions from fossil fuels such as coal, gasoline and natural gas.

US Appeals Court Upholds Colorado Online Tax Reporting Law

Feb 26
A federal appeals court has upheld a Colorado law requiring out-of-state Internet retailers to tell customers how much they owe in state sales taxes on their purchases.

Congress Gives Final OK to Banning Local Internet Taxes

By Alan Fram | Feb 12
Congress voted Thursday to permanently bar state and local governments from taxing access to the Internet, as lawmakers leapt at an election-year chance to demonstrate their opposition to imposing levies on online service.

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