The new Congress starts work this week, with the Republicans in control of both houses. Soon, they’ll also have the White House. What’s on the GOP agenda? William Brangham talks to Lisa Desjardins, Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report…
By Making Sen$e Editor
"No taxation without representation" — the rallying cry of the American Revolution — gives the impression that taxation was the principal irritant between Britain and its American colonies. But, in fact, taxes in the colonies were much lower than taxes…
By Julie Pace, Associated Press
President-elect Donald Trump sold all of his stocks in June as he plunged into the costly general election campaign, his transition team abruptly announced Tuesday. His advisers provided no proof of the transactions and would not explain the apparent sell-off.
By PBS NewsHour
On the campaign trail, Donald Trump promised to revive American manufacturing, get tough on trade with China, cut taxes and invest in infrastructure. Do those proposals recall other visions for economic development over history? Economics correspondent Paul Solman speaks with…
By Catherine Lucey, Associated Press
If Hillary Clinton makes it to the White House, a lot of eyes will be on her list of do's and don'ts.
By Elaine S. Povich, Stateline
NEW HAVEN, Conn. — When New Haven Mayor Toni Harp gazes out her office windows, she can see across the street to Yale University’s idyllic buildings and grounds — none of which are on her city’s property tax rolls.
By Steven M. Rosenthal
Leaked excerpts of Trump’s 1995 tax returns showed huge losses that the real estate mogul could have used to offset other income and zero out his income tax liability for many years.
By Christopher S. Rugaber and Nicholas Riccardi, Associated Press
Tax plans for the two candidates remain far apart. Here are summaries of their proposals.
By Jeff Horwitz, Associated Press
The New York Times obtained several pages of Donald Trump's tax returns, showing losses so large the may have allowed him to avoid paying federal income taxes for 18 years.
By PBS NewsHour
Federal financial aid for college is often underutilized due to the complexity of required paperwork; however, 90% of students who do complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) enroll in school. This year, the FAFSA is being streamlined…
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