Topic: Earned Income Tax Credit
On Tax Day 2011, the 'Making Work Pay' tax break, which can be worth up to $800 per household, is one of several tax credits for which filers may be eligible.
04/12/2011 08:34 pm
Tax filing is never fun, especially for the unemployed, whose income plunged but who still owe taxes. The Internal Revenue Service tried to ease things a bit last year by not fully taxing the unemployment benefits. That offer has expired. Still, there are ways that the unemployed, and newly employed, can lower their taxes this tax-filing season. Here are five of them:
03/28/2011 09:49 am
The coming debate over spending cuts has nothing to do with reviving the economy.
02/14/2011 03:09 pm
In Obama's speech to the US Chamber of Commerce, the president said his administration will help businesses if they hire more Americans.
02/08/2011 09:34 am
Smartphone apps – one for the iPhone, one for Android – will tell you when your IRS refund is coming.
01/28/2011 06:13 pm
The president should propose to give average Americans a better economic deal in the State of the Union address.
01/24/2011 08:43 am
House rules now require that new spending be matched by new spending cuts. What will this actually mean? Not as much as you might think.
01/11/2011 02:15 pm
Republicans have long argued that the problem with the economy is too much government and too much regulation. By freezing spending and cutting taxes, is President Obama agreeing with them?
12/13/2010 03:20 pm
At White House, Obama touts the tax deal as protecting Americans. But he refers to Republicans as 'hostage-takers' and suggests criticism of the deal by liberal Democrats is 'sanctimonious.'
12/07/2010 06:12 pm
At the current rate, unemployment won't return to its pre-recession level for more than a decade, if ever. We need a new WPA and a National Infrastructure Bank.
12/07/2010 02:22 pm