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What You Need to Know As Tax Time Rolls Around

Every year the tax code changes, at least slightly, and last year was no exception. Here are the most significant recent developments that should figure into...

Tax and Spend.

I've always believed the rich were different from you and me, but it turns out they're different only from you. When I listened to the nuanced economic debate...

A Voter's Guide to the Economy.

Record home foreclosures and a worsening credit crunch have voters looking for help. The economy is near the top of every campaign agenda, even though none of...

The Democrat Hedge

Somewhere on Wall Street there is a hedge-fund manager ruing the day he gave money to a Democrat in 2006. On Nov. 9, the House passed a plan that would raise...

The Dems' Tax (and Spend) Dilemma

Congressional Democrats must feel a little disoriented by the emerging battle over how to pay for this year's fix for the Alternative Minimum Tax. The party that...

Income Taxes: Costly Alternatives

April 15 is still several months away, but a little-known provision is looming ever larger: the alternative minimum tax. Although Democrats and Republicans are...

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