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Are Some Americans Paying Federal Income Tax They Don’t Owe?
Headline got your attention? No, it isn’t a come-on for a new tax avoidance scheme. Rather, it reflects an interesting but little known problem with...
September 3, 2013
And Now for the Movie: Fewer Americans Pay No Federal Income Tax
The percentage of Americans who pay no federal income tax is falling, thanks to an improving economy and the expiration of temporary Great Recession-era tax...
August 29, 2013
Roberton C. Williams
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