Getty Images By Emily Brandon Certain types of retirement contributions must be made by the end of the calendar year to get a tax break, while you can wait to take advantage of others until you file your 2013 tax return. Pay attention...Show More Summary
Dear Media: This man is not a victim, nor are his conservative allies. Pro Publica: On its 2012 tax return, GOP strategist Karl Rove’s dark money behemoth Crossroads GPS justified its status as a tax-exempt social welfare group in part by citing its grants of $35 million to other similarly aligned nonprofits. [...]Show More Summary
NOM's attorneys have sent arch enemy Fred Karger the above letter (dated November 1st, but only just received) in which they demand that he not destroy any information he may have regarding the leaking of their tax return to the Human Rights Campaign, where Karger does not work. Show More Summary
Include Oh dear. Looks like Grover may have misused the funds supplied to Americans for Tax Reform by Crossroads GPS, the group started by Karl Rove. by Kim Barker ProPublica, Nov. 25, 2013, 9:04 a.m. On its 2012 tax return, GOP strategist...Show More Summary
By Kim Barker, ProPublica The dark money giant Crossroads GPS, launched by Republican strategist Karl Rove, told the IRS it raised almost $180 million in 2012, including one donation of $22.5 million, another of $18 million and another of $10 million. Show More Summary
This Associated Press article about income data, as seen through information from filed tax returns, has some really fascinating information. According to the article, the number of “income millionaires” in North Dakota has exploded since 2006, and nearly doubled from 634 in 2011 to 1,126 in 2012. But it’s not just millionaires. The average gross...
By Julie Patel November 20, 2013 This story was originally published by The Center for Public Integrity, which is a nonprofit, nonpartisan investigative news organization in Washington, D.C. New Internal Revenue Service tax returns shed...Show More Summary
State representative Nick Marshall is calling for the impeachment of Missouri governor Jay Nixon, after the latter's decision last week to allow married gay and lesbian couples to file state tax returns jointly. read more
In the never-ending swirl of anti-gay frenzy, Missouri Rep. Nick Marshall (R, obviously), wants to impeach Governor Jay Nixon for accepting joint tax returns from gay couples married in other states. Marshall wrote on his Facebook page: I will seek Articles of Impeachment against the Governor. He has openly disregarded the laws and Constitution of […]
Missouri Rep. Nick Marshall (R-Parkville) wants to impeach Governor Jay Nixon for signing an executive order accepting joint tax returns from gay couples married in other states, among other things, the AP reports: Nick Marshall, of Parkville, referred to the...
Before long, it will be 2014, and you'll have to think about filing your tax return. Don't freak out, you have some time. But it's important to make the right decisions to avoid paying more tax than you have to, and to plan correctly for the following tax year. Show More Summary
When the IRS implemented rules requiring tax preparers to register in order to prepare tax returns, the idea was that it would keep taxpayers safe. But is it?
If you cheat on your taxes, file late or commit some other offense, an explanation might help. You don’t want to say your dog ate your tax return or even your receipts. There are many tax excuses, but some work better than others. Of course, there’s no complete excuse to get you out of paying tax entirely. Still, [...]
"We sent a representative to the Washington, DC office of the National Organization for Marriage (NOM) first thing Friday morning to pick up both copies of NOM's federal tax returns for 2012. NOM's tax returns were originally due on May 15, 2013, but they took TWO extensions so their final deadline was Friday. Show More Summary
Given all the tax credits involved in the Affordable Care Act, it makes a lot of sense to make your purchase of health insurance a relatively seamless part of filing your tax return.
Some rather big news out of Missouri on Thursday. Governor Jay Nixon announced that he supports gay marriage in a press conference announcing that the state will accept joint tax returns from gay couples married in other states, the Columbia...
Two Karl Rove-backed Republican campaign groups raised more than $325 million during the 2012 election cycle, a draft tax return shows, a record haul for an outside political group that for the first time eclipses the fundraising efforts of a national political party.
Apple confirmed Wednesday that Italy is reviewing the company’s tax returns amid claims ithas not paid everything it owes. In a statement, company spokeswoman Kristin Huguet said that Apple is aware of the review and “confident” that it will find the firm is in compliance with all Italian tax regulations. Read full article >>
The percentage of nonpayers (taxpayers who owe zero income taxes after taking their credits and deductions) began to climb significantly after the Tax Reform Act of 1986, which increased the value of the standard deduction and nearly doubled the size of the personal exemption. Show More Summary
With less than two months to go before the end of the year, now is the time for some quick maneuvers so your tax return doesn't make you sick early next year.