Barack Obama

Report Projects Health Care Costs to Dip Slightly

By Andrew Taylor | Apr 16
The Congressional Budget Office predicts that health insurance subsidies under the so-called "Obamacare" plan will total a little more than $1 trillion over the next 10 years, instead of almost $1.2 trillion initially estimated.


Real Estate

Sales of US Existing Homes Slip to a 20-Month Low

By Christopher S. Rugaber | Apr 23
Sales of existing U.S. homes slipped in March to their lowest level since July 2012 as rising prices and a tight supply of available homes discouraged many would-be buyers.



IRS: $760M Owed to People Who Didn’t File for 2010

By Stephen Ohlemacher | Mar 21
If you didn’t file a tax return for 2010, the Internal Revenue Service says it might have a refund waiting for you. The deadline to claim it is April 15, and you have to file a 2010 return to get the money.



IRS Audits Less than 1 Percent of Big Partnerships

By Stephan Ohlemacher | Apr 23
The Internal Revenue Service audits fewer than 1 percent of large business partnerships, according to a government report. That means some of Wall Street’s largest hedge funds and private equity firms are largely escaping close scrutiny by the IRS.



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