Tax bill passes final vote: What does it mean for you? Your 9 biggest questions answered

Tax calculator seeming handy right now? Don't stress: Here's what's in the tax reform bill passed by House and Senate, when President Donald Trump could sign it and how your taxes could change.

New York's tampon tax repeal is in effect — so why are some people still being charged?

Here's what you can do if you've been unfairly taxed.

The richest colleges and universities are incredibly stingy with their money

Rich schools accept the fewest poor students, but that could change.

Atheists to Churches: Stop Talking Politics, Or Start Paying Your Taxes

The IRS does not know how to deal with "pulpit politics." They need to figure it out.

Tax Reform Bills Could Save Taxpayers $168 Billion

The Senate Finance Committee's chairman and ranking member take first steps towards an overhaul of the U.S. tax code.


Obama Scandal: IRS Scandal Reveals Horribly Broken Tax Code

The real scandal is an arbitrary, confusing set of tax laws that are practically unenforceable. Should we be surprised that the IRS stumbled?

Steven Miller IRS: Did the IRS' Head Mislead, Or Did He Just Lead Poorly?

Former IRS head Steven Miller, while certainly not an exemplary leader, is still better than Congress.

Boy Scouts Gay Policy: California May Revoke BSA Tax Exempt Status For LGBT Discrimination

California is ready to attack the Boy Scouts' gay policy where it hurts the most — tax breaks.

Lois Lerner: Meet the Self-Serving Whistleblower At the Center Of the IRS Scandal

Lois Lerner, the embattled IRS official at the center of the scandal, has gone from career civil servant to self-serving whistleblower in a matter of days.
News and ACLU File Lawsuit Over FBI Docs Detailing Possible Spying On Website's Editors

The ACLU has filed a lawsuit on behalf of, which has potentially been the target of FBI monitoring.


IRS Scandal: Obama Must Get a Handle On It to Save His Reputation

The president must get a handle on this IRS scandal before he loses all credibility.

IRS Scandal: Conservatives Trying to Finger Obama Don't Know the Facts

President Obama has moved decisively to get to the bottom of the IRS scandal. But will it be enough to stop conservatives from asking for his resignation?

Steven Miller IRS: Acting IRS Commissioner is the Scandal's Fall Guy

The IRS should have investigated the Tea Party, but it should investigate all politically affiliated 501(c)(4)'s. If we don't like that, then we should change the law.

IRS Scandal Steven Miller: IRS 'Admission' Of Wrondoing Sounds Like a George Carlin Skit

IRS head Steven Miller has finally broken his silence on the recent scandal ... sort of. What he's really done is managed to say nothing, just like George Carlin would have predicted.

Angelina Jolie Mastectomy: Her Gene Mutation is At the Center Of a Supreme Court Debate

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IRS Scandal: Obama Promises More Accountability, But is That Enough?

A draft audit by the Inspector General reveals the IRS conducted unfair audits and denied conservative groups seeking tax exemption.

Tea Party IRS: Agency Finally Admits It Targeted Right-Wing Groups For Fraud

The IRS admitted that conservative organizations applying for tax exempt status were blacklisted during the 2012 election season.

Hillary Clinton Panda Sex Tape: The Freaky Way FreedomWorks Thinks About Politics

The Tea-Party backed FreedomWorks is under fire for creating a video that used two female interns to show Hillary Clinton and a panda engaging in sexual acts.

Grover Norquist: IRS Should Declare War On Anti-Tax Lobbying Group

Grover Norquist's lobbying group, Americans for Tax Reform, is tax exempt. It shouldn't be.

Tax Exempt Religious Organizations: Why U.S. Churches Should No Longer Be Tax Exempt

In Italy, the Roman Catholic Church will no longer be exempt from property tax. The U.S. should follow suit and promote financial transparency in religious institutions.


Fiscal Cliff 2013: Obama and GOP Agree on Eliminating Key Tax Break

A sacred deduction, the tax break for municipal bond interest is in jeopardy as some Republicans join Democrats in supporting elimination.

Ford and Other Corps Cheat Employees of $700 Million in Taxes

Paying $700M in taxes to boss; states subsidize companies by withholding taxes from workers.

How Could Fox News Win the War Against Media Matters?

Media Matters' campaign against Fox is coming to a conclusion with the publication of David Brock's new book, "The Fox Effect." How can Fox fight back?

Greece's Debt Crisis A True Tragedy

A Greek journalist reflects on the Greek debt crisis and Greek society.

Perry’s 20% Flat Tax: What Do You Think?

Perry announced his “Cut, Balance, and Grow” tax plan, one which he says will be a simple tax plan which will save hundreds of billions of dollars. What are your thoughts on it?