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Maryland Amazon.com Shoppers to Pay 6 Percent Tax

The Amazon.com fulfillment center in Baltimore could get your purchases to you faster, but Maryland shoppers will be paying more on that order.

09/28/2014

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Mayoral Candidate Catania Wants to Halt D.C. ‘Yoga Tax’

A D.C. councilmember and mayoral candidate says he’ll try to stop the city from imposing sales taxes on yoga classes and gym memberships.

06/13/2014

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Tax Free Weekend for Energy Star Products in Md.

Shoppers in Maryland who purchase qualifying Energy Star products will get a break from the state’s 6 percent sales tax this weekend.

02/14/2014

Fully 20 percent of U.S. adults become rich for parts of their lives, wielding outsize influence on America's economy and politics. This little-known group may pose the biggest barrier to reducing the nation's income inequality. (ROSLAN RAHMAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Md. Comptroller Supports Changing Estate Tax

Comptroller Peter Franchot is expressing support for Maryland to recouple its estate tax with the federal government.

01/16/2014

Two Democratic lawmakers have proposed legislation to nearly double the current 11 percent tax on handguns, and impose a 50 percent tax on shells and cartridges. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Democrats Propose Bill For Hefty Tax Increase On Guns, Ammunition

Two Democratic lawmakers have proposed legislation to nearly double the current 11 percent tax on handguns, and impose a 50 percent tax on shells and cartridges.

08/27/2013

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A Look At The Craziest Tax Write-Offs

It’s hard to think there’s anything funny about taxes when you’re under a mountain of paperwork, but CBS News contributor and analyst Mellody Hobson has a little comic relief for taxpayers.

04/02/2013

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How (Not) To Get Audited

It’s time to talk taxes: 1099 forms have gone out and you should be organizing your paperwork and getting ready to pay the taxman.

03/25/2013

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What Triggers an IRS Tax Audit?

The odds of an audit can increase substantially depending on your income, types of income, deduction amount and changes you have made since filing your last tax return.

03/25/2013

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What To Do With Your Tax Refund

Most tax filers are getting a refund after they file their 2012 return. With the average refund running about $3,000, a lot of people will be thinking about what to do with the extra cash.

03/18/2013

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Where’s My Refund? IRS Tool Answers That Question

The Internal Revenue Service has a message for taxpayers eager to learn the status of their tax refund: Please don’t check the IRS website every five minutes — once a day is enough.

03/18/2013

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