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  • Live in a Porsche? Designer labels draw Miami home buyers

    The wow factor for Miami's skyscraper condos no longer comes from a dazzling Atlantic Ocean view. It takes something more audacious to sell beachfront property these days to the global ultra-wealthy who arrive in Miami with millions to spend on second or...
  • You might get a tax break for going gluten-free

    If you're among the one in three Americans making a lifestyle choice to avoid gluten -- a protein found in wheat, rye and barley -- or the one in 100 Americans diagnosed with celiac disease, which prohibits gluten intake, you've likely seen your food...
  • Business brief

    Chartley Homeowners Association to participate in Project Clean Stream The Chartley Homeowners Association, in Reisterstown, will once again participate in the annual Project Clean Stream, sponsored by the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay. The...
  • Tax scams surging as filing deadline nears

    Tax scams surging as filing deadline nears
    You have only two weeks to file your taxes and with that deadline looming, the IRS is warning again that scammers are lurking. The agency says it has seen a surge in phone scams where IRS impersonators are threatening arrest, deportation and license...
  • Middle-class tax breaks are hard to find

    As tax-time comes around again, many people are left wondering: Where are all the middle-class tax breaks? When it comes to taxation of wages -- ordinary income -- there are few places to hide. And that's painfully apparent this time of year, when...
  • Tax reform at long last

    Stunning news emerged from Washington overnight as the Republican Congress and Democratic President Barack Obama agreed to comprehensively reform the nation's antiquated method of revenue collection. Needless to say, the development marks a sea change...
  • IRS chief: Processing backlog of tax-exempt groups is gone

    The IRS has eliminated a huge processing backlog of groups seeking tax-exempt status, the agency's chief said Tuesday. Tea party organizations' claims that they were singled out for tough treatment when they applied for that designation were at the...
  • Republicans love to hate the IRS, but it's a model of efficiency

    Republicans love to hate the IRS, but it's a model of efficiency
    As you labor over your tax returns this month, spare a moment of sympathy for the least-loved agency in the federal government: the Internal Revenue Service. Believe it or not, the IRS is becoming something of a model of efficiency among Washington's...
  • How do you solve a problem like the Clintons?

    NEW YORK -- This being the 50th anniversary of the film "The Sound of Music," please permit me a poor adaption of a few of its song lyrics, which fit in nicely with our current political climate. How do you solve a problem like the Clintons? Their...
  • The conservative group behind Scott Walker's political rise

    When Wisconsin Democrats failed recently to block anti-union legislation supported by Gov. Scott Walker, one name kept coming up: the Bradley Foundation. The Republican governor's opponents wanted to know whether the Milwaukee group helped draft the bill...
  • Susan Tompor: Five tips for people trying to file taxes by April 15

    The April 15 tax deadline will be here faster than many of us can finish off that last box of Girl Scout cookies. So we're going to tackle some questions that tax preparers say are top of mind this season. Q: Why do I owe so much in taxes? A: Erin...