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  • 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-...
  • 'Birthplace networks' are a boon to immigrant homeowners, study says

    'Birthplace networks' are a boon to immigrant homeowners, study says
    Native-born Americans looking to move into homeownership for the first time could learn a thing or two from immigrant homeowners, according to recent research. Economists at Rutgers University and the Georgia Institute of Technology found that...
  • Calculating your estimated quarterly taxes

    Dear Liz: I recently retired and started my own consulting business, which is doing very well. My question is on taxes. I have been told that I must pay quarterly taxes, but I have no idea if I will make $10 this month or $10,000. How do I estimate my...
  • 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...
  • Tax refund thief nets $4.5M, then four years in prison

    Tax refund thief nets $4.5M, then four years in prison
    A Broward man who ripped off about $4.5 million by filing phony tax returns with the IRS was sentenced to four years in federal prison Friday. The punishment could have been worse, but Freddie Howard's cooperation with the government persuaded a...
  • Blotter: Caller fakes hostage situation, demands $3,000 in Morton Grove

    Blotter: Caller fakes hostage situation, demands $3,000 in Morton Grove
    The following items were taken from Morton Grove police reports: A resident in the 9000 block of Waukegan received a call stating his aunt had been involved in a traffic accident and was being held hostage until he paid for the damage and hospital...
  • Federal agents spotted at One South Street

    Federal agents spotted at One South Street
    Federal agents from the Drug Enforcement Administration and the criminal investigation division of the IRS were seen inside the former Alex Brown Building at One South Street on Wednesday afternoon.  An IRS agent appeared to be standing guard inside the...
  • Court rulings add urgency to state exchange decisions

    WASHINGTON As states ready their health insurance exchanges for a second open enrollment season in November, many have more to worry about than the computer glitches that plagued them last year. Last month's federal appeals court ruling that said...
  • Janna Herron: What it takes to borrow from home equity

    Breaking into the home equity nest egg is becoming a very real possibility for more Americans as home prices rise. But raiding the house bank is not as easy as it was before the recession, and not everyone meets the requirements to borrow from home...
  • Agency strips shuttered health clinic group of funding

    Agency strips shuttered health clinic group of funding
    Nearly two months after People's Community Health Centers shut the doors to five low-income health clinics in Baltimore city and Anne Arundel County, a federal agency confirmed it is no longer providing critical grant money to the nonprofit group....