| 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 10, 2012
| 9:52 AM
Coming to a Broward location near you this tax season: An RV filled with workers who will help low-income families fill out their federal tax returns free of charge.
The United Way of Broward County is sending out its Mobile Resource Center from...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 10:02 AM
Uncle Sam is worried that thousands of Floridians aren't getting their Earned Income Tax Credit, worth up to $5,751 for the 2011 tax season.
Last year, each of the nearly 2 million Florida tax filers who qualified earned an average of just under $2,400...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 1:59 PM
Two recent studies show many of us aren't saving enough -- to the point we don't have enough stashed away for an emergency or for a comfortable retirement.
One survey released this week show that just barely half of Americans have more emergency savings...
| Jul 4, 2011
| 9:00 PM
The Internal Revenue Service has some good news for South Florida parents: That extra money they pay for summer childcare expenses may qualify for a tax credit, local IRS spokesman Mike Dobzinski said.
About 30 percent of South Florida adults have...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 7:32 AM
Do you want to start a charity to help others during a hurricane or other disaster?
The Internal Revenue Service is rebroadcasting its webinar, "Starting and Operating Charities for Disaster Relief," 1 p.m. Thursday, according to Michael Dobzinski, the...
| Feb 1, 2011
| 9:54 AM
Sun Sentinel career and workplace writer Marcia Heroux Pounds answers YOUR questions about surviving in the office, finding a job, unemployment benefits and more. To submit your question, e-mail mpounds@SunSentinel.com.
Please include your...
| Oct 9, 2011
BET ON WORKERS
We must focus our efforts on the hundreds of small companies based in our state and especially manufacturing firms.
I propose an incentive for hires in the high-tech and manufacturing sectors to build the work force for the future....
| Jan 25, 2011
| 6:31 PM
Text of President Barack Obama's State of the Union address, as provided by the White House:
Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, members of Congress, distinguished guests and fellow Americans:
Last month, I went to Andrews Air Force Base and welcomed...
| Aug 12, 2011
| 10:48 AM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The government on Friday laid out incentives for states and people to participate in health insurance exchanges, including tax credits and funding grants for the states.
Health regulators also clarified how they expect states to...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 5:22 PM
House Speaker Chris Donovan has proposed raising the minimum wage in Connecticut from $8.25 an hour to $9 on July 1 and to $9.75 the following July — and in the future having it rise with inflation.
Currently, only Washington has a minimum wage...