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  • Taxpayers and workers gouged by labor-law dodge

    WASHINGTON The largest government infusion of cash into the U.S. economy in generations the 2009 stimulus was riddled with a massive labor scheme that harmed workers and cheated unsuspecting American taxpayers. At the time, government regulators...
  • U.S. Senate investigators split on party lines over IRS scandal

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic Senate investigators criticized a watchdog for the U.S. Internal Revenue Service on Friday for "inaccurately and unfairly" damaging public confidence in the tax agency's political impartiality. Republican investigators...
  • Why is worker misclassification a problem?

    WASHINGTON Treating workers as independent contractors isn't a business decision that company owners have the right to make without considering federal laws. The Internal Revenue Service and the U.S. Department of Labor have the final word. Each agency...
  • 10 financial 'rules' you should start breaking now

    You should always max out your 401(k) and save for your kid's college education in a 529 plan, right? Maybe not. Most experts have long touted a number of practices that may actually be working against you. These are the top 10 money rules you should...
  • Take steps to limit damage if hackers snare your data

     Take steps to limit damage if hackers snare your data
    You might have gone to a supermarket, mailed a package at UPS or gone to a restaurant or hospital and thought nothing about holding your wallet tightly. Yet, a thief might have preyed on you anyway. And if you are like millions of Americans, you are...
  • Dozier, hindsight, and patriotism: Letters

    'I wished I would [die]' When I was 5 years old, I stood on the corner of Orange Avenue and Church Street and sold the Orlando Evening Star newspaper. It was a nickel back then. I graduated to a paper route in Azalea Park. That was 68 years ago. I...
  • Megan McArdle: Burger King and the whopper about global taxation

    Megan McArdle: Burger King and the whopper about global taxation
    Jacob Levy, an American professor living in Montreal, made a point on Twitter this week that I wish more journalists would take to heart: If you're writing about inversions, and you don't prominently mention global taxation in the first few paragraphs,...
  • Parent should take care in transfer of house to child

    Parent should take care in transfer of house to child
    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin Q: I am 63 and downsizing to a condominium, and want to sell my present house to my daughter and her husband. They have no money for a down payment but are able to pay $1,200 in rent, so we are considering a lease-...
  • Who is whistle-blower David Danon, who is suing Vanguard?

    Who is David Danon, and what drove him to take on his old bosses at Vanguard Group Inc., alleging that its nearly $3 trillion in assets were built on an illegal tax strategy? The son of a refugee from Bulgaria, Danon got in scraps as a schoolboy in...
  • Susan Tompor: Hard lessons about flood insurance policies

    Patricia Smith's frustration alone could flood a few more thousand homes in metro Detroit. After her basement was hit with several inches of water, Smith, 66, was angry when her insurance agent said he wasn't sure what coverage she had. Later, he said...
  • Doubts return at SandRidge a year after CEO ousted by investors

    HOUSTON (Reuters) - In June 2013, activist investors got the board of SandRidge Energy Inc to fire its CEO Tom Ward, arguing that he had mismanaged the Oklahoma City company and destroyed billions in shareholder value. The oil and gas producer's shares...