Are you footing the costs of higher education for yourself or your family? Let your Uncle Sam lend a hand with some tax credits.» Read More
With medical bills still the leading cause of personal bankruptcy, buying the right health insurance coverage is a critical. Here's a helpful guide.
Using the right technology can make tax preparation go easier and faster. Here are seven apps and tools to try.
Where you live makes a difference in how much money you need to fork over to your state, the Fiscal Times reports.
Sen. Ron Wyden, (D-OR), shares his thoughts on gaining bipartisan support for tax reform, raising the debt ceiling, and the future of Medicare.
Unexpectedly robust revenues from taxes and other sources are filling state coffers, prompting battles over what to do with the newfound money. The NYT reports.
WASHINGTON, Jan 31- The chief of the U.S. Internal Revenue Service said on Friday that a new law meant to fight offshore tax dodging by Americans will not be delayed again beyond its July 1 effective date, despite a clamor among banks asking for more time and guidance.
E-filing season is underway, and so is the annual race between taxpayers and ID thieves who want to claim refunds in their name.
Jan 30- Shares of Alexion Pharmaceuticals Inc soared 27 percent to a life-high after the company forecast $2 billion in sales for its blood disorder drug this year ahead of analysts' average estimate.
CNBC.com Consumer Reporter Kelli Grant explains how to avoid one of the major reasons for tax return mistakes.
The consequences of a bad tax return are much more serious than a bad haircut. So why does every state regulate hair dressers but only four regulate tax preparers?
If you are dreading doing your taxes this season, don't blame the Internal Revenue Service for making it so hard. Blame Congress.
*Report estimates $3.7 bln in customs taxes, fines owed in Katanga. KINSHASA, Jan 30- Democratic Republic of Congo is owed an estimated $3.7 billion in unpaid customs duties and fines by companies operating in its copper-rich Katanga province between 2008 and 2013, according to an unpublished report commissioned by the public prosecutor's office.
Hairdressers are regulated in all 50 states, but fewer than five regulate tax preparers according to a new report and this is causing a lot of problems. CNBC's Herb Weisbaum offers tips to make sure your tax preparer is qualified.
Do you know where your federal income-tax dollars go? The National Priorities Project does. Learn how each dollar is spent when it gets into Uncle Sam's hands.
Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, (D-ND), discusses key points from President Obama's State of the Union address and weighs in on raising the minimum wage, workforce development and "MyRA," a new retirement-savings plan.
WHITE HOUSE SAYS WILL PAY FOR ALL NEW INITIATIVES AND WILL SUPPORT NEW DEFICIT REDUCTION THROUGH TAX REFORM.
WHITE HOUSE SAYS TO EXPAND TAX INCENTIVES FOR NATURAL GAS, OTHER ALTERNATIVE FUEL INFRASTRUCTURE FOR TRANSPORTATION.
OBAMA URGES CONGRESS TO PASS BIG INCREASE IN EARNED INCOME TAX CREDIT FOR WORKERS WITHOUT CHILDREN- WHITE HOUSE.
GENEVA, Jan 28- The British Virgin Islands got more foreign direct investment last year than the major emerging economies of India and Brazil combined, a United Nations survey said on Tuesday. China, the world's second biggest economy, got $127 billion, while major oil and metals producer Russia took in just $2 billion more than the British Virgin Islands.
Jan 28- Struggling department store operator J.C. Penney Co Inc said it lowered the threshold for triggering a takeover defense plan to protect about $2 billion in future tax benefits.