Tax News

Pages From Trump’s Tax Returns Raise a Decade’s Worth of Questions

Filings from 1995 and 2005, incomplete as they are, offer tantalizing clues about how the Trumps might have minimized their liability over several yea...
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The Lesson of Trump’s 1040

Republican tax policy is a con....
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A.M.T., Which Hit Trump in 2005 Taxes, Is No One’s Favorite

The alternative minimum tax was enacted to make sure high-income earners didn’t avoid a fair share of tax, but many say its effectiveness has eroded...
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Is It Illegal to Publish a President’s Tax Returns?

Stealing returns is undoubtedly a crime, but the question on publishing runs headlong into the First Amendment....
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One Certainty of G.O.P. Health Plan: Tax Cuts for the Wealthy

The House Republicans’ plan would make it easier to pass more tax cuts this year and would also break some of President Trump’s populist campaign ...
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How Good Tax Ideas Go Bad

Republican plans for a border adjustable business tax might be useful, but not when paired with large tax cuts for the rich....
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Trump Wrote Off $100 Million in Losses in 2005, Leaked Forms Show

The MSNBC host Rachel Maddow disclosed information from President Trump’s 2005 tax return on Tuesday night....
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Even Child Care Divides Parties. Ivanka Trump Tries Building a Bridge.

Ms. Trump is in an unusual position: working on issues traditionally championed by Democrats by forging alliances with Republican women....
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Are You Middle Class Enough to Deserve a Health Care Tax Break?

The Republican health care bill sets income parameters that may — or may not — look like a useful benchmark, depending on your perspective....
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President Trump’s Blinkered Fiscal Vision

Excessive tax cuts and smaller social programs will hurt the poor and the working class....
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5 ways to lower your tax bill

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Trump says H&R Block will be unhappy with his tax plan

Donald Trump says his tax simplification plans mean H&R Block will be the one company that doesn't like him....
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Why tax reform is a lot harder than it looks

Most U.S. companies are not corporations. But they're a major - and complicating -- factor when it comes to business tax reform....
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Swiss voters reject corporate tax overhaul

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A taxpayer-friendly way to do tax reform

National Taxpayer Advocate Nina Olson released her annual report to Congress on Tuesday. Among her recommendations, consolidates the more than 200 tax...
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How Paul Ryan and Donald Trump differ on tax reform

The House Speaker will meet with the president-elect's transition team to talk about tax reform. Here are some highlights from the House plan and how ...
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Tax filing season officially begins on...

The IRS will open the 2017 filing season on January 23, 2017. And unless you file for an extension, your federal return will be due no later than Apri...
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Millennials don't think Trump will affect their wallets. But they should

Survey finds that Millennials don't think a Trump presidency will have any affect on their finances. Here's how it might....
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'No absolute tax cut' for the rich, says Trump's Treasury pick

Treasury Secretary nominee Steven Mnuchin describes a version of tax reform that differs from Donald Trump's at least in terms of how it would affect ...
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Tax cuts are coming, but maybe not as big as Trump promised

Donald Trump's tax plan calls for big tax cuts for all. What happens may be something less big, but still notable....
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