Arts Apr 12

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Tool$ Tuesday: Tips For Tax Day

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…

Economy Apr 12

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Tool$ Tuesday: Tips For Tax Day

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…

Economy Mar 22

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Tool$ Tuesday: How the Government Spends Your Money

By Elizabeth Shell Just in time for tax season: a tax receipt calculator that shows you how the U.S. federal government spends your taxes. It's easy to use: just enter your federal tax amount for 2010 and press 'calculate…

Economy Mar 08

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Tool$ Tuesday: Tips For Lessening the Pinch at the Pump

You may have noticed that gas prices are up rather dramatically, in tandem with the drama in the Middle East and North Africa. No coincidence, obviously. The fear of supply disruptions, sabotaged wells, turmoil in general, has driven up the…

Feb 02

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One-Million Car March?

A warning to those expecting EVs (electric vehicles) to clog the roadways anytime soon, or even to meet President Obama's stated goal of one million by 2015: it's not likely to happen, despite the fact that the U.S. has as…

Nov 30

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Today's Tool$ Tuesday is another look at how the tax cuts might be implemented. This Bush Tax Cut tool comes by way of the Tax Policy Center, a much-appreciated think tank in today's hyper-polarized environment.

Nov 30

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Today's Tool$ Tuesday is another look at how the tax cuts might be implemented. This Bush Tax Cut tool comes by way of the Tax Policy Center, a much-appreciated think tank in today's hyper-polarized environment.

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