With consumer prices down 3 percent, Ireland is seeing a tough but necessary restructuring through deflation.
Americans might be persuaded to accept a VAT, or value added tax, if tax reform meant they could eliminate corporate and estate taxes.
The health plan in Massachusetts led to increased demand, which boosted costs and brought price controls and rationing. The federal health plan will do the same.
Whew! You've filed your 2009 tax return, but it's not too early to think about 2010. Personal-finance experts say this is a year to plan for some significant tax changes on the horizon.
President and Michelle Obama earned $5.5 million in 2009, the highest total ever reported by a presidential couple. But some of the richest presidents never released their tax returns.
The IRS has released a list of 42 'contentions' that people make when they don't want to file their IRS forms on tax day, including 'I am not a person.' None fly legally, the IRS says.
Environmental impulses fall to economic reasoning in McDonalds' decision not to use organic eggs.
Almost everyone agrees that the US tax code needs fixing, but people don't agree on how to do it.
The West could help solve Africa's energy dilemma by offering the right incentives for its nations to build green energy projects rather than coal plants.
While the BRICs are four emerging economic powerhouses (Brazil, Russia, India, China), post-financial crisis differences are creating problems, says some analysts. Will today's summit mend those rifts or widen them?
A meeting between Brazil's President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva and China's President Hu Jintao is expected to strengthen the two nations' growing economic ties. China already trumps the US as Brazil's top trading partner.
According to the latest data from the IRS, some millionaires owed no taxes in 2007.
Unemployment claims rose an unexpected 24,000 to their highest level in nearly two months. The number of foreclosures in March was nearly 20 percent higher than the month before. Will the recovery be slower than Wall Street thinks?
Some 4 percent of taxpayers have neglected to file Schedule M, which can mean up to an $800 tax credit for married couples.
Seven of eight states with the biggest population outflows have high state taxes.