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Trump pushes 'middle class miracle' tax plan
President Trump traveled to Harrisburg, Pa. to pitch his tax plan, which would likely result in a tax break for some of the wealthiest Americans, as he also weighs what to do with the Iran nuclear agreement.
How eclipse chasers, small towns prepared for total solar eclipse
Local communities tried to prepare for the onslaught of so-called "umbraphiles," who travel the world chasing the moon's shadow, as hotel rooms were booked up for miles around.
Advertisers continue to drop Fox News' 'O'Reilly Factor'
Advertisers continued to abandon Fox News' top-rated show "The O'Reilly Factor" on Wednesday, as fallout from a scandal involving the show's namesake host persisted. By Wednesday evening, the number of companies that said they had pulled advertisements from the primetime program had increased to
The Ultimate Guide to Filing Your Taxes for Free
If you bristle at the idea of having to pay to file your taxes, you’ll probably be happy to know that 70 percent of all taxpayers are eligible to prepare and file their federal tax return for free, according to the IRS . In fact, a wide variety of free federal tax solutions can help qualifying
Tax Season Nightmare: Couple Pays When H&R Block Makes Mistake
Steven and Adriana Rahal of Florida wanted a stress-free tax season, so they signed up for their tax preparer’s money-back guarantee. But when the IRS found a mistake, Steven and Adriana had a hard time invoking that guarantee. After months of wrangling, they still hadn’t gotten their refund. Read
IRS Outage Could Cause Tax Refund Delays
Taxpayers filing their taxes online could face serious delays in getting a refund. An unspecified number of online tax processing systems, including the "Where's My Refund" tool, were down on Wednesday as a result of a "hardware failure," the IRS said in a statement. "The IRS is still assessing the
5 Things to Know This Morning
Your look at the five biggest and most buzz-worthy stories of the morning. 1. CEO Will Live on $70,000 Worker Wage, Thinks His Life Will Be Luxe Enough The CEO of a credit-card payments company in Seattle said executive pay is "out of whack," so he's cutting his own pay and creating a minimum
Taxes 2015: How to Spot and Avoid Tax Scams
Tax Day is around the corner, but that doesn't mean it will be the end of tax-related scams. There are a few simple steps you can take to make sure you don't get ripped off. First, you should know that the IRS will never call you for their first point of contact. "The IRS never, never, never
Weird Tax Deductions Paid Off for These People
Two out of three taxpayers have already filed their taxes, according to the IRS. But if you're that remaining third, don't be tempted to pull tax savings out of thin air. But there are some strange deductions that people have legitimately claimed. "There are two camps - the odd, really odd