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State and Local Issues: TaxVox
Just as state governors and legislators are figuring out how to spend their unexpected budget surpluses, global events could wipe out much of those gains...
April 19, 2022Lucy Dadayan
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
As the April 18 deadline for filing income tax rapidly approaches, many people will complain about how complicated the process is. But there is a...
April 15, 2022William G. Gale
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Hope you had a Happy Tax Day. I’m still waiting for my refund. I filed my 2019 individual income tax return electronically on May 1...
July 16, 2020Howard Gleckman
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Sometimes, the junk mail and the bills pile up unopened on my dining room table. The Internal Revenue Service has me beat. After the COVID-19...
July 15, 2020Janet Holtzblatt
: TaxVox
As I finished my federal income tax return for 2018, I could not help but think about a return I filed 30 years ago. What...
April 23, 2019Mark J. Mazur
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
As April 15 approaches, it is fashionable to complain about how complicated the tax system is. And it is. But it’s time to recognize that,...
April 12, 2019William G. Gale
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
With less than two weeks to go before Americans must file their 2016 federal income tax returns, those who didn’t have required health insurance coverage...
April 5, 2017Roberton C. Williams
Campaigns, Proposals, and Reforms: TaxVox
Now that it’s February and you’ve probably received your W-2s and 1099s for 2016, it’s time to start thinking about filing your tax returns. What...
February 6, 2017Roberton C. Williams
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Don't say the nation's capital never does anything for you. Thanks to a District of Columbia (DC) holiday, the IRS moved Tax Day back three days to April 18 this year. Since 1955, April 15 has served as Tax Day in the United States , but the IRS can delay the filing deadline when it coincides with
April 4, 2016Richard C. Auxier
: TaxVox
No Virginia. The One Percent don’t dodge federal taxes . In 2013, they paid 35.7 percent of their income in federal taxes. Low-income households don’t dodge, either. While many paid no income tax, nearly all paid payroll tax. You can start your Tax Day exploring these and other common myths as TPC’
April 15, 2015Renu Zaretsky