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House Speaker Ryan Proposes Simpler Tax Code

FINANCE | 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

FINANCE | 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

FINANCE | 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

FINANCE | 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

PERSONAL TECH | 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.

Now You Can Marry. Welcome to Tax Time! Here's What to Know

FAMILY | By Carole Feldman | Jan 20
What's new when you file your taxes this year? Plenty - including the fact that now gay and lesbian families who have gotten legally married can file accordingly.

4 Things Every Small Business Owner Should Know About Taxes

FINANCE | By Joyce M. Rosenberg | Jan 14
Owners can make the process easier by being organized and watching out for tax pitfalls, accountants say. Here are four tax issues small business owners should be thinking about now and year-round.

Tax Error Complicates Financial Help for Some with Obamacare

FINANCE | By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Jan 13
About 1.4 million households that got financial help for health insurance under President Barack Obama's law failed to properly account for it on their tax returns last year.

Gay Rights Activists Want New Virginia Tax Policy

NATIONAL | Apr 30
An advocacy group is calling for changes to Virginia’s tax law.

Alaska Supreme Court: Gay Couples Have Equal Property Tax Righs

NATIONAL | By Rachel D’oro | Apr 26
Same-sex couples in Alaska are equally entitled to the same state property-tax exemptions for senior citizens and disabled veterans as married couples, the state Supreme Court ruled Friday.

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