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Court Orders US To Pay Conservative Group $50K

A federal court has ordered the U.S. government to pay $50,000 to a conservative group that says confidential information from its tax returns about its donors was published on the website of a political opponent.


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What’s On Your Tax Return?

Review your tax situation now so you have some idea what tax bracket you will fall into this year and decide whether you want to do the long 1040 or the short 1040EZ.


Electronic Tax Filing

Best E-Filing Programs For Tax Returns

Forget the stress of tax season by using one of these e-filing programs.



5 Tips For Doing Your Own Taxes

Save money — and maximize your refund — with these tips for doing your taxes all on you own.


The Internal Revenue Service is offering to waive steep penalties for Americans living abroad who haven't been paying their U.S. taxes. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

IRS: No Tax Refunds During Shutdown, But You Must Still Pay

The Internal Revenue Service says you must pay your taxes during the government shutdown. But don’t expect any refunds.


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Jesse Jackson Jr. Pleads Guilty in $750K Campaign Fund Scheme

Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., holding back tears, entered a guilty plea Wednesday in federal court to criminal charges that he engaged in a scheme to spend $750,000 in campaign funds on personal items. He faces 46 to 57 months in prison, and a fine of $10,000 to $100,000, under a plea deal with prosecutors.


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Bill Clinton Perplexed By Romney’s Tax Statements

Former President Bill Clinton says Mitt Romney’s financial record is a matter of legitimate campaign scrutiny because he’s been selling himself as a fix-it man on the economy.


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First Family Paid $162,074 In Federal Taxes

Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama filed jointly with an adjusted gross income of $789,674, half from the President’s annual salary.


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Romney’s Tax Returns Show Annual Income Tops $20 Million

Mitt Romney’s tax returns tell the tale: Yes, he’s rich — really rich. The former Massachusetts governor had been under pressure from his GOP opponents in recent weeks to release the returns.


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Christie To Romney: Release Tax Returns Now

Gov. Chris Christie is urging political ally Mitt Romney to immediately release his tax returns rather than waiting until April.