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Following the money: Tax breaks

Earlier this year, Need to Know presented “A tale of four tax returns” which profiled four New Jersey residents with dramatically different incomes to demonstrate how current tax regulations disproportionately benefit some Americans more than others

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  Save USA

April 15 is just around the corner, and millions across the country are scrambling to get their taxes paid. But tax season may also offer a unique opportunity for some low-income Americans. “Save USA” is a program created by New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg and funded by federal, state and private dollars. The idea? [...]

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  Need to Know: April 5, 2013: Working bridges

In this program, we visit employers implementing the program, who agree it has dramatically reduced employee turnover and increased productivity.

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5 terms to know about taxes

The 1%: This past presidential election discussed the top 1% of income earners in the U.S. but many wonder just what income bracket that percent is. According to the Washington Post, as of 2010, the top 1% “had a minimum income of $516,633.

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  Need to Know: January 11, 2013: A tale of four tax returns

Four New Jersey residents with dramatically different incomes to demonstrate how current tax regulations disproportionately benefit some Americans more than others.

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  What’s at Stake: Jobs and taxes

From the beginning of the 2012 presidential campaign, probably no issues have received more attention than jobs and taxes. And perhaps no issues matter more to millions and millions of voters.

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  What’s at stake?

This year’s PBS Election special, What’s at Stake, presents viewers with an up-to-the-minute review of this year’s top campaign issues and considers how the outcome of the election could impact voters’ lives. In the past few years the United States has suffered from unusual weather; from the worse drought in over sixty years to Tropical Storm [...]

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  Cleaning up the tax mess

How do we make our tax code simpler and fairer? And how do we produce more revenue without stifling job creation? Ray Suarez hosts a panel of tax experts who debate how to fix the tax mess.

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