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  • Obama to propose overhaul of capital gains and dividends taxes

    President Obama, keeping up a push for what he calls tax fairness, plans to unveil a new package of tax proposals that target inherited assets, capital gains and large financial firms to pay for billions in new tax benefits for low- and middle-class taxpayers.
  • IRS cuts spell ire for puzzled taxpayers this year

    If you need tax help this year, don't count on the IRS bean-counters. Tight budgets and heavier workloads have created a "devastating erosion of taxpayer service" provided by the IRS, the country's top taxpayer watchdog said last week in her annual...

    How inversions leaped from the shadows to doom Treasury nominee

    NEW YORK So how did the previously obscure term tax inversions become part of Washington parlance, fodder for the next presidential campaign and the issue that helped derail a U.S. Treasury nominee? Thank, or blame, depending on your perspective,...

    McConnell must please Republican base without losing majority

    Mitch McConnell must balance twin goals as the new majority-Republican U.S. Senate convenes: pushing through legislation to please the party's base without harming members who will seek re-election or the presidency in 2016. Republicans get to set the...

    Boehner's restive Republican caucus hinders bid to build legacy

    WASHINGTON John Boehner's official online biography as speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives boasts that he eliminated legislative pork spending and required bills to be posted three days before a vote. It's not exactly the legacy of a Henry...