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The government shutdown came at a terrible time for the IRS, according to a report from the National Taxpayer Advocate. Filing season is likely to be rocky.
If you get a threatening call from the purported IRS or meet a tax preparer who promises you a giant tax refund, be wary. You're probably dealing with a fraudster.
Bill Gates says tax policies should focus on taxing wealth rather than income.
The plan would raise taxes on capital gains as a way to discourage companies from pursuing share repurchases.
The call to increase taxes on the wealthy has been gaining steam — but that isn't enough to stop to the growing wealth and income gap in America, says Democratic former Sen. Heidi Heitkamp.
The implementation of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is shaking things up this tax year. While many gripe about lower refunds, some will be surprised by bigger checks.
A fat check from the IRS this year likely means that you overpaid on taxes last year. Here's what you need to know.
The top 1-percent—and even more specifically the top 0.1-percent, "aren't paying their fair share," says Hughes, an advocate for wealth equality.
If you're lucky enough to have a Roth 401(k) at work, you have the makings of a tax-free bucket of retirement income. Here's what you should know about it.
Some early-bird tax filers are getting a nasty surprise from the IRS: a shrunken tax refund or a bill for amounts owed. Here's what you should know.
Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley will not tweak the new state and local tax deduction cap while he leads the panel.
Democrats will call for candidates to disclose 10 years of tax returns as part of a comprehensive ethics reform package known as HR1.
Whether you own a home or you're shelling out for higher-education costs, Congress has yet to approve these breaks known as tax extenders.
Mourinho accepted a one-year prison sentence for over tax fraud — but he won't be serving any jail time and will instead pay a fine.
The qualified business income deduction is a tempting tax break for entrepreneurs — as long as they are eligible to take it. Here's what you should know.
"It's very disappointing that over and over again I see the Democrats pursue really economically illiterate proposals just because they think they sound good politically," Kevin Hassett says.
Gambling wins are considered income, and the IRS expects you to report it every year at tax time.
Trump advisor Kudlow suggested Democratic plans to buoy taxes on the wealthiest Americans could cause troubles akin to those in Venezuela.
Although most taxpayers will never face an audit or even receive correspondence from the IRS, some things on tax returns generate more attention than others.
CNBC's John Harwood sat down with Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., to talk about taxes and whether the rich should pay more. Here's what she said.