Slate, the online magazine, has a fascinating explainer of an oft-asked question: can individuals help pay down the debt and if so, how?…
By Paul Solman
Tax day is breathing down our necks: just under one week left to file. And that's including this year's three-day extension; tax day bumped from the traditional April 15th to the 18th, since D.C. government workers have the day off…
By Elizabeth Shell
Tax day is breathing down our necks: just under one week left to file. And that's including this year's three-day extension; tax day bumped from the traditional April 15th to the 18th since DC government workers are off Friday (the…
In other news, the U.S. Department of Energy reported that global carbon dioxide emissions rose 2 percent in 2008, and Iran sentenced five people to death for inciting June's mass protests.
In an interview with Jeffrey Brown, IRS Commissioner Doug Shulman discusses the agency's efforts to close overseas tax shelters.
UBS AG, Switzerland's largest bank, will provide the names of some 4,450 account holders to the U.S. Internal Revenue Service as part of a tax-evasion settlement reached between the two countries' governments.
A New York Times reporter assesses the impact of Swiss banking giant UBS agreeing to give the U.S. Internal Revenue Service names of some account holders.
The Senate finance committee postponed Treasury Secretary nominee Timothy Geithner's confirmation hearing until next week after reports emerged of problems with Geithner's federal tax return payments. A Wall Street Journal reporter details the latest.
Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and National Review Senior Editor Ramesh Ponnuru discuss the presidential candidates' plans for the troubled economy and how voters are reacting as Election Day draws ever closer.
FBI and IRS agents raided the home of Sen. Ted Stevens, R-Alaska, in an investigation into possible connections to an oil contractor indicted on bribery. An Alaska-based reporter provides an update on the probe.
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