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By Joe Siegel | Monday Nov 12, 2012
Thanks to the hard work of Lise Iwon, whose partner died last march, Rhode Island sex couples who are married or joined in civil unions will be allowed to take the same marital deductions as opposite-sex couples.
Tuesday Aug 7, 2012
A group of lawmakers from German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative party is calling for same-sex couples in civil partnerships to be given the same tax breaks as heterosexual married couples.
Monday Feb 28, 2011
For most people, tax time is for worrying about getting audited and hoping for a refund that will help make ends meet. "People need to get creative and really take advantage of all the different ways...to save money now," says tax wizard, Rick Rodgers.
By Larry Margasak | Friday Dec 24, 2010
If you are a college student, teacher or resident of a state that has sales taxes but no income tax, the bipartisan tax agreement this month could mean significant benefits next year. And the IRS is adjusting its computers to take in your requests.
By Stephen Ohlemacher | Friday Dec 17, 2010
A massive bipartisan tax package preventing a big New Year’s Day tax hike for millions of Americans is on its way to President Barack Obama for his signature Friday.
Wednesday Dec 15, 2010
The tax package negotiated by President Barack Obama and GOP lawmakers is headed toward passage in the Senate even as House Democrats consider changes to the estate tax
Tuesday Dec 14, 2010
The struggle over tax cuts is seriously straining President Barack Obama’s relationship with House Democrats, who have backed him on key issues even when it cost them politically.
By Hope Yen | Monday Dec 13, 2010
The White House expressed confidence Sunday that President Barack Obama’s deal with Republicans will pass by year’s end, averting a Jan. 1 increase in income taxes for nearly all Americans, even the highest earners. In a sign of fading resistance, a Democratic leader said the lame-duck House will try to make changes, but won’t block the bill.
By Stephen Ohlemacher | Friday Dec 10, 2010
President Barack Obama is predicting congressional approval of the tax-cutting compromise he has reached with Republican leaders, but he’s not ruling out that unhappy Democrats will make some changes in the mammoth legislation.
By Charles Babington | Thursday Dec 9, 2010
Slowly, painfully and reluctantly, congressional Democrats are slogging their way toward acceptance of President Barack Obama’s tax cut compromise, which would let rich and poor Americans keep Bush-era tax cuts that were scheduled to expire this month.
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