| Jan 1, 2013
| 9:08 PM
A bipartisan plan to avoid federal spending reductions and tax increases that would hit Maryland especially hard won final approval Tuesday night in the House of Representatives even as outside groups warned that the bill would simply delay difficult...
| Jan 4, 2013
Two years ago on their night of infamy, 1/11/11, General Assembly Democrats — and exclusively Democrats — voted to raise the Illinois personal income tax rate by 67 percent. Many Illinoisans have been furious about that sop to chronic...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 3:29 PM
In a classic "Seinfeld" episode, the ever-hapless George Costanza decides it's time to change his strategy. "Every decision that I've ever made in my entire life has been wrong. My life is the complete opposite of everything I've wanted to be."
| Jan 17, 2013
| 11:52 AM
For much of his life, Dannel Malloy has been an avid fan of hockey and rugby.
Both rough-and-tumble sports are highly physical and require quick movements, sharp elbows and fast decisions. A rugby player for 22 years, Malloy finally quit when his...
| Jun 10, 2012
A new report from the IRS shows that nearly 21,000 American households with incomes of $200,000 and up didn't owe federal income taxes.
If you're like me, your first question is: How can that be?
Your possible next question: Can I get that kind of tax...
| Jan 30, 2011
For taxpayers who are procrastinators, this is your year.
Not only is the Internal Revenue Service asking those with more complex returns to hold off filing until mid-February, but the usual tax deadline has been extended three days, to April 18, because...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 11:51 AM
Uncle Sam may provide you with some holiday gifts -- tax savings that can amount up to thousands of dollars -- if you act before Dec. 31.
The federal income tax credits and deductions may come in handy as this year couples will not receive the $800...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 7:38 AM
If you think you need help preparing your taxes, several South Florida groups offer free assistance, Tthe IRS also can help you find a free group at 800-906-9887.
Some people will be able to get free help with their income taxes at the Boynton Beach...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 6:46 AM
An estimated 25 percent of South Floridians will file their federal income taxes between now and the midnight April 17 deadline, according to Mike Dobzinski, the IRS spokesman in Plantation.
This year procrastinating South Floridians get an extra two...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 6:30 AM
It's federal tax crunch time.
In your haste to file on time, don't forget a key deduction if you itemize -- the one for state sales tax.
South Floridians can save up to hundreds of dollars off federal income taxes by taking that deduction.
| Jun 17, 2011
| 6:52 AM
Want to take a meaningful summer vacation and save money at the same time? Consider a trip to help a favorite cause. Doing so can also net you a federal tax deduction to save hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars.
That’s what Lacy Betton and...