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  1. Press: Ready for the 2018 tax season? Why you should file early
    The IRS said it expects to get nearly 155 million individual tax returns this year. There’s good reason to not procrastinate in filing your tax return. You don’t want identity thieves to beat you to… | Jan 11, 2018
  2. Press: I.R.S. paid $20 Million to collect $6.7 million in tax debts
    Private debt collectors cost the Internal Revenue Service $20 million in the last fiscal year, but brought in only $6.7 million in back taxes, the agency’s taxpayer advocate reported Wednesday. That was less than 1… | Jan 11, 2018
  3. Press: Demócratas en los estados preparan respuestas a ley fiscal
    En Nueva Jersey y California, altos funcionarios demócratas quieren permitir que la gente haga donaciones de bien público al estado en lugar de pagar ciertos impuestos. En Connecticut y Nueva York... | Jan 06, 2018
  4. Press: Financial tips 2018 on taxes, savings and insurance
    Insurance isn’t sexy. In fact, it’s boring. But insurance is the foundation of any financial plan, as it protects people from catastrophic losses that can wipe them out. Jan. 1 is the time to make… | Jan 02, 2018
  5. Press: Can you save money prepaying your property taxes?
    The Internal Revenue Service released guidance on who can prepay 2018 property taxes, saying taxpayers could do so only limited circumstances:  If the local tax authority has already told a taxpayer how much they owe in property taxes for… | Dec 28, 2017
  6. Press: How the tax bill impacts homeowners, buyers and sellers
    Mortgage interest deductions: The new law caps the limit on deductible mortgage debt at $750,000 for loans taken out after Dec. 14. (Loans made before that date can continue to deduct interest on mortgage debt… | Dec 21, 2017
  7. Press: ‘Average’ homeowners have something to fear from tax plan
    You’ve probably heard that residents in “rich,” high-tax coastal states like New York and California are getting badly screwed by the Republican tax bill that’s about to pass. What you haven’t heard is that plenty… | Dec 20, 2017
  8. Press: The tax bill was the easy part. The next debate could be much uglier
    The Republican overhaul of the tax code sets the stage for years of politically fraught debate over what the government should provide for its citizens and how much it should demand in taxes. The debate… | Dec 20, 2017
  9. Press: Rubio threatens to oppose tax bill over child credit
    Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) threatened Thursday to vote against Republicans’ $1.5 trillion tax overhaul unless it further expands a child tax credit to millions of working families, leaving GOP leaders searching for answers on a… | Dec 15, 2017
  10. Press: El Senado de EEUU aprueba la reforma fiscal republicana
    El Senado de Estados Unidos aprobó a altas horas de la noche una reforma fiscal de casi 1,5 billones de dólares tras frenéticos regateos de última hora. La votación dejó al Partido Republicano, que...… | Dec 01, 2017
  11. Press: 38 percent of Americans won’t get a sizable tax cut under Senate plan
    President Trump has promised Americans “huge” tax cuts, but only 44 percent of taxpayers would see their tax bills reduced by more than $500 in 2019, according to the Joint Committee on Taxation's analysis of… | Nov 30, 2017
  12. Press: Senate tax bill would increase taxes on families earning less than $75,000
    The tax bill Senate Republicans are championing would give large tax cuts to the rich while raising taxes on American families earning $10,000 to $75,000 over the next decade, according to a report released by the Joint… | Nov 17, 2017
  13. Press: 400 millionaires tell Congress: Don’t cut our taxes
    More than 400 American millionaires and billionaires are sending a letter to Congress this week urging Republican lawmakers not to cut their taxes. | Nov 14, 2017
  14. Press: Robbing blue states to pay red
    Much of the debate over the Republican House and Senate tax plans has centered on how they will shift income toward the affluent. But there is a second kind of redistribution in the plans—from Democratic… | Nov 14, 2017
  15. Press: How the tax bill affects students and families paying for college
    The tax legislation that House Republicans proposed last week includes several changes that could affect student loans: the ability to deduct the interest on your loan would be eliminated; tuition paid by an employer would… | Nov 07, 2017
  16. Press: House tax plan would kill the student loan interest deduction
    House Republicans released a tax reform plan Thursday that would eliminate a tax break for Americans with student debt. | Nov 03, 2017
  17. Press: Tax day Is finally here (or so we think)
    Today, we’re supposed to finally see House Republicans’ vision of what a tax code change would look like (even if it is unlikely to bear the name President Trump is said to prefer, the “Cut… | Nov 02, 2017
  18. Press: Limit on 401(k) savings? It’s about paying for tax cuts
    Many workers once could depend on defined-benefit pensions, but those plans — expensive for employers — have mostly gone the way of the Walkman. Instead, workers were left with the responsibility of saving for retirement… | Oct 31, 2017
  19. Press: Blue states already subsidize red states. Now red states want even more
    What the state and local tax deduction fight is really about. | Oct 31, 2017
  20. Press: Top tax writer suggests 401(k) changes still on the table
    House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-Texas) suggested Wednesday that a tax bill could still make changes to 401(k) plans and other retirement savings programs, even as President Trump suggested in a tweet that… | Oct 27, 2017
  21. Press: Programas para jubilación no serán alterados, dice Trump
    Los programas de ahorros para la jubilación en Estados Unidos conocidos como 401(k) no se verán alterados en la reforma fiscal que está siendo debatida en el Congreso, prometió el lunes el presidente Donald Trump. | Oct 23, 2017
  22. Chinese: Tax basics for earners in the ‘sharing economy’ (Chinese)
    “經濟共榮”可以讓你利用業餘時間來賺一點外快,它甚至也可能會成為你的主要收入來源。不過這兩類收入都可能對你的納稅情況造成影響。這本刊物與稅務建議無關,但可以協助你瞭解如何正確申報收入及開支、如何善加利用你應得的減稅優惠、如何避免在申報退稅時有任何意外驚訝發生,以及如何獲得更多相關資訊及協助。
  23. Korean: Tax basics for earners in the ‘sharing economy’ (Korean)
    공유 경제는 여가 시간을 이용해 부수입을 올리는 것을 가능하게 할 수도 있고 주 수입원이 될 수도 있습니다. 어떤 쪽이든 돈을 버는 것은 세무 상황에 영향을 줄 것입니다. 이 안내서는 세무 조언을 위한 것은 아니지만 수입과 비용을 정확하게 보고하는 방법, 자격이 있는 모든 공제를 활용하는 것이 좋은 이유, 예상치 못한 문제를 피하는 방법, 그리고 추가 정보와 도움을 얻을 수 있는 곳 등에 대해 설명하고 있습니다.
  24. Press: Some of America’s favorite tax breaks could be on the chopping block
    For people in high-tax states, deducting state and local taxes is a favorite tax break. (Hello, New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, California.) There are deductions for tuition and student debt interest, and the money you… | Oct 12, 2017
  25. Press: Goldman Sachs predicts only minor boost from Trump’s tax cuts
    According to President Trump, there's one overriding reason America needs tax cuts: They’ll get the economy humming. “It's called a middle class miracle,” Trump said at the end of September. But here's the catch: The White… | Oct 10, 2017
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