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The US states that take the most from your paycheck

It can be a shock landing that exciting first adult job, only to find out how much of your paycheck actually goes to Uncle Sam. Thanks to a litany of salary deductions like federal and state income taxes and Medicare, you always end up going home with less than your advertised salary. Show More Summary

Don't pass up free retirement money from Uncle Sam

If you've never heard of the Saver’s Credit, it's time to become acquainted -- it just might cut your federal income tax

Numbing the pain of self-inflicted wounds in Trump's America

Lady Liberty is in an abusive relationship with Uncle Sam. Try as she might to break the hold that he has on her, she remains tormented by his maltreatment, but is bound by years of tradition and obligation, and unable to imagine a life independent of him. Show More Summary

Uncle Sam Loves Donald Trump So Much He’s Paying Him For His Vacations

Donald Trump's dream vacations are the stuff of Washington's feverish nightmares.

7 common tax mistakes that could cost you thousands

There aren't many people who like doing their taxes, but it's even worse when you end up paying Uncle Sam more than is necessary. Unfortunately, one in five Americans who did their own taxes paid an average of $400 to the federal government...Show More Summary

The 7 Most Common Tax Questions for Beginners, Answered

It's tax season: That joyous time when you look back on what you earned last year and figure out whether you gave enough of it to Uncle Sam. Think of it as Christmas for the government. If you're new to filing a tax return, the process can seem daunting. The forms have cryptic names. Making a...

Uncle Sam, We Need You Now

Jason Chaffetz just was handed a golden opportunity to go down in history as a principled American statesman, putting justice and country ahead of partisan political concerns, and gilding his so-far petty, small-minded career with a patina of patriotism. We’ve seen this before. Show More Summary

Batch 20 triples down on FinTech and Digital Health, Takes on Uncle Sam with GovTech

2 weeks agoTechnology / Startups : 500

500 Startups’ 20th program (B20) in Silicon Valley starts at time that will be remembered across the world. Only three days after a new (and highly controversial) United States government administration has taken power and Silicon Valley is preparing for a Trumpocalypse. Show More Summary

Have Unpaid Taxes? You Could Lose Your Passport

Here's some extra incentive to get that check to Uncle Sam on time.

Americans give Uncle Sam a surprising positive review

Citizen satisfaction with the federal government's job performance pivoted at the end of the Obama era

Millions of taxpayers are missing out on EITC tax refunds

The Earned Income Tax Credit, or EITC, is one of the filing claims that is delaying federal (and in some cases, state) tax refunds this year. But even if you have to wait a few extra weeks to get your refund from Uncle Sam (or your state tax office), filing for the EITC is usually worth it. Show More Summary

Jim Hightower: Why So Many People Loathe Congress

Click here for reuse options! For 50 years, America's middle-class families have been pummeled by corporate greedmeisters and their political henchmen. Uncle Sam wants you! Not the symbolic Uncle Sam, but Sam Johnson. Although he's been a member of Congress more than a quarter of a century, it's unlikely you've ever heard of him. Show More Summary

5 tax tips for Free File users

Free File 2017 has been open for a week. Have you tried it out yet? The partnership between Uncle Sam and the private tax software industry has been around since 2003. This year, a dozen companies are offering their services to eligible taxpayers. Show More Summary

What Freelancers and Side Giggers Need to Know About Income Taxes

The freelance lifestyle has numerous advantages — among them, freedom and flexibility. Even so, you can't escape your tax obligation to Uncle Sam, and being a freelancer poses its own challenges at tax time. Consider these factors that might impact your income taxes: (See also: 8 Tax Return...

View From Europe: Hysterics In The White House?

Europe has always writhed a bit beneath the American yoke, looking for ways to de-couple itself from Uncle Sam. Now it appears Trump is jettisoning them

Why Uncle Sam Is Prince's Biggest Fan

The deadline for Prince's estate to file its tax payment is this week, and the government is expected to take nearly half of the late artist's assets.

IRS Gon’ Check Me, Boo! Sheree Whitfield Slapped With Nearly $300K In Tax Liens

Sheree Whitfield may have poured big bucks into her infamous Chateau Sheree, but it seems she forgot to save a few pretty pennies for Uncle Sam. The Real Housewives of… READ ON

5 tips for first-time income tax filers

This article was written by PolicyGenius staff writer Paul Sisolak. Tax time is here, and if this will be your first time filing paperwork for Uncle Sam, it can trigger dreaded thoughts of drowning in confusing paperwork, and then, after...Show More Summary

Trump pledges to donate hotel payments by foreign governments to the U.S. Treasury

President-Elect Donald Trump is feeling charitable again. This time, it's Uncle Sam who's the target of his largesse. President-Elect Donald Trump and his three older children (Eric, Ivanka and Donald Jr.) get ready to meet the press this morning (Jan. Show More Summary

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