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  • Investment strategy

    Financial advisors Jeff Rose and Tim Maurer share the 10 most effective strategies investors can adopt to reach long-term investment goals.

  • Healthcare costs

    Cut the cost of health-care premiums by buying insurance online at HealthCare.gov to qualify for a tax credit worth thousands of dollars.

  • Gov. Pataki: I cut taxes more than anyone on this stage!

    Gov. George Pataki of New York shares his tax plan and addresses whether Republican criticism of Wall Street has gone too far.

  • Hillary Clinton and Jeb Bush

    Whether its Jeb or Hillary in the White House, here's why tax reform will be the big winner in 2016, says political consultant Stephen Myrow.

  • Special Tax Break For Retirement Savers

    Most workers who are eligible for the Saver’s Credit don’t even know that it exists. An explainer on a little known tax break that could save lower income Americans up to $1,000 a year.

  • Money on table

    Smart investors try to boost true return by using low-cost investments and tax-loss harvesting to minimize taxes. Robo-advisors can help.

  • During the 'Obon' festival in Japan, an old man pays respects to his ancestors at a local neighborhood cemetery.

    Japan's government will increase the inheritance tax rate in January, while tax relief measures on gifting will be expanded.

  • The Fiat 500e electric car

    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne has a request for potential buyers of the automaker's Fiat 500 e electric car: Don't buy it.

  • IRS Internal Revenue Service

    The Internal Revenue Service paid more than $13 billion in tax credits last year to people who may not have qualified.

  • Protestors in favor of increasing the minimum wage, March 27, 2014, in Philadelphia.

    The federal minimum wage has been below what it should be to keep a family afloat. Should it be raised and how much?

  • Some wealthy and low-income married couples are losing out at tax time, but experts say eliminating the marriage penalty is complicated.

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    Thames Water has been slammed by public sector unions and politicians after the UK's biggest water company by revenue announced that it paid no corporation tax last year, the FT reports.

  • French tax form

    President Francois Hollande's government aims to save up to 2 billion euros annually from 2016 under a proposed reform of France's generous system of family benefits.

  • The Internal Revenue Service will play an important role in how health-care reform is managed, even deciding who will have to buy coverage.

  • A filing error has resulted in the delay of up to 600,000 tax refunds — among them students who need the money to pay for books and the tax receipt to apply for financial aid, the IRS said Tuesday.

  • Costly Credit Mistakes

    Did you know there is a 20 percent chance that you have a mistake on your credit report? CNBC's Eamon Javers has the details. And Mike Dewine, Ohio Attorney General, weighs in on what consumers can do about it.

  • London Bridge

    Big companies in Britain now pay less tax than they did 12 years ago despite a big jump in profitability. Tax campaigners say the trend is the clearest signal yet that tax avoidance has blossomed under a more business-friendly strategy at the UK tax authority Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs.

  • Democrats Will Stand Firm on Tax Rises: Expert

    Rebecca Berg, Capitol Hill Reporter at BuzzFeed, tells CNBC that in the debate over the debt ceiling the Democrats may be more obstructionist than the Republicans over tax cuts.

  • How the ‘Fiscal Cliff’ Could Hurt Married Couples

    There are many financial perks that come with being married. Filing taxes generally isn’t one of them.

  • Total Returns: 10,995,576Returns With Income Tax Liability: 6,760,829Returns With No Income Tax Liability: 4,234,747Nonpayers: 38.5%According to Kasprak, Texas doesn’t rank very high in terms of the factors that contribute to high populations of nonpayers. It is, however, second in the nation in terms of recipients receiving refundable child tax credits.“This indicates a higher-than-normal percentage of low-income people choosing to have children,” he said. “So that is likely a big part of the n

    Mitt Romney said "There are 47 percent of the people who pay no income tax." Who are these people, and why are they exempt? Click to see which states have the highest number of people who pay no federal income tax.