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Sheriff Joe vs. Uncle Sam

Joe Arpaio, America's most flamboyant lawman, hired a private detective to investigate the wife of a federal judge considering whether he was in contempt of court.

Uncle Sam Wants to Help You Save Money - Really

Shutterstock Want to put your tax dollars to work for you? Online and in print, the federal government publishes thousands of ideas that will help you save money from womb to tomb. Here some highlights: A Place to Search The Government...Show More Summary

Letter From the Editor: A Case Best Not Left to a Jury

In the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Iowa, Judge Mark W. Bennett’s courtroom is on the third floor of the federal building dedicated Dec. 29, 1933, and, at the time, called Uncle Sam’s gift to Sioux City. The building is said to be ”a skillful blend of the Stripped Classical and Art... Continue Reading

DHS is the Worst Place to Work in Government, Again

This is the top spot that you don’t want to be on. Fox News reported: “If the latest federal workforce employee survey is any measure, the Department of Homeland Security is the worst office Uncle Sam runs, and and its Customs and Immigration Enforcement agency is its least desirable post.” “The worst-ranked jobs were the […]

How The Federal Reserve and Uncle Sam Ruined GE Capital

GENERAL ELECTRIC'S mega-announcement that it is getting rid of most of its finance businesses is a damning indictment of both the Federal Reserve and bank regulators. Together, they have damaged the functioning of credit markets and almost paralyzed bank lending, thereby severely hampering recovery from the economic crisis of 2008–09. They [...]

Why Some Legal Weed Shops Are Taxed at up to 100 Percent

You think your tax rate is high? Even though cannabis is legal in a number of states, thanks to a federal tax law from the '80s some pot businesses must give most of their profits to Uncle Sam.

Highest Corporate Tax Rate Paid Goes To…

Today is tax day, the day you have to pay up your taxes to Uncle Sam.  You might be feeling a little poorer now but if it’s any consolation, the taxes you pay is pittance compared to what some companies... The post Highest Corporate Tax Rate Paid Goes To… appeared first on.

Here's why Tax Day sucks for pro athletes, including UFC vet Donald Cerrone

It’s Tax Day, and if you think Uncle Sam has his hands in your pockets, it could be worse. Learn why April 15 is an especially tough time of the year for pro athletes like Tom Brady, LeBron James and UFC fighter Donald Cerrone.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos (...)

Here's What The Government Is Doing About The Shrinking Seat Size On Airplanes

If your airline seat seems to be a tighter and tighter fit in recent times, don't worry -- Uncle Sam is on it. According to a government notice, a U.S. Department of Transportation committee met Tuesday, April 14, to discuss "space allocated...Show More Summary

Tax Day 2015: Where to get $1 cocktails, plus more drink specials

Today is Tax Day. Chances are, you've either got a refund burning a hole in your pocket or you just wrote a big check to Uncle Sam. Either way, a stiff drink could do you some good. 

5 things to know about Tax Day: For most, it’s not that bad

WASHINGTON — Wednesday is the deadline for filing income tax returns, a day long associated with the dread of rushing to fill out complicated forms and, perhaps, making a payment to Uncle Sam. Continue reading ? The post 5 things to know about Tax Day: For most, it’s not that bad appeared first on PBS NewsHour.

5 Things to Know About Tax Day: For Most, It's Not That Bad

Shutterstock By STEPHEN OHLEMACHER WASHINGTON -- Wednesday is the deadline for filing income tax returns, a day long associated with the dread of rushing to fill out complicated forms and, perhaps, making a payment to Uncle Sam. But for most, it's not that bad. Show More Summary

How does Uncle Sam spend your tax dollars? The Wizard Girls break it down

When you file your taxes today, what does the government do with the parts that aren’t earmarked for Social Security or Medicare? (...)

10 Wednesday AM Reads

Its that day again, when you get to #humblebrag about how much you are paying to in taxes. Hence, our Uncle Sam inspired morning train reads: • U.S. Plans Stiffer Rules Protecting Retiree Cash (NYT) Why? Because of The Impossible Sale: An S&P 500 Index Funds at 60bps with a 3% Sales Load (Alpha Architect) • Not-So-Great Expectations: Why Real...Read More

Uncle Sam Vs. Robert Durst: Millionaire Pleads Not Guilty To Federal Gun Charges

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Jailed millionaire Robert Durst pleaded not guilty Tuesday to the newest charge against him: a federal charge of possessing a gun after a felony conviction. U.S. District Judge Lance Africk set a trial date for June 22 before Judge Helen "Ginger" Berrigan. Show More Summary

Uncle Sam may have picked the wrong cash cow

Randy Sowers always expected the government to show up one day and ask where all the cash he was depositing at his bank came from. He thought he had the right answer: from his business selling eggs and milk at farmers markets. Read full article >>

2015 Tax Day Freebies, Promotions, Deals And Specials

Tax Day is just around the corner. Nobody likes writing a big check to Uncle Sam but there is some good news: Tax Day also means free stuff, promotions, deals and specials. After you pop your return (or your extension) in the mail - hopefully with payment - kick back [...]

Will Tax Season Be A Boon Or Bust For Retailers?

Will the nation’s stores gain a meaningful sales boost from Uncle Sam this tax season? Shopper surveys paint a mixed picture. For one, fewer consumers are due a refund this year, according to Fung Business Intelligence Center’s Global Retail & Technology Flash Report: Tax Return Tracker #10. As of April 9, 13 [...]

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