April 15 is Tax Day, as well as the date each year on which the largest tobacco companies pay $9 billion dollars to states because of tobacco-related illnesses such as cancer and heart disease. But what is the real cost…
By Charles Betley, The Conversation
Trump says incorrectly that he enacted the largest package of tax cuts in history. But the facts don't bear that out.
By Steve Karnowski, Associated Press
As we’ve seen in other countries, the way to bring about fundamental change in a dysfunctional tax code is to start over.
By T.R. Reid
Filing your taxes in other countries is not a work-intensive process that can take days or weeks; it can be as simple as clicking a confirmation sent online by the government. For his latest book, "A Fine Mess," J.R. Reid…
By Paul Solman
Journalist T.R. Reid's latest project was to find the world’s best income tax systems and report them back to the home of tax revolution: the U.S.
By Stephen Ohlemacher, Associated Press
The tax agency said Thursday that nearly 40 million taxpayers have yet to file their returns.
By PBS NewsHour
The IRS is facing tougher scrutiny than ever from Congress. Last week, lawmakers repeatedly pressed IRS Commissioner John Koskinen on why the agency wasn't moving faster to improve cybersecurity, after hackers were able to breach its computers last year. Koskinen…
By Laura Zulliger, Wendy De La Rosa, Kristen Berman
Being an independent contractor often means variable pay and complicated taxes.
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