Political Economy


The Biggest Winner In Triple Crown Betting

The Biggest Winner In Triple Crown Betting

Some 15 million people will watch California Chrome June 7th, many pulling for California Chrome. A Triple Crown Winner would b...

Jun 7 2014, 1:23pm CDT

Social Capital is the new Wealth

Social Capital is the new Wealth

In most developed countries, the past decade has undoubtedly been the hardest time to build financial wealth since the Great De...

May 16 2014, 3:51am CDT

Google Slapped With Huge Tax Bill

Google Slapped With Huge Tax Bill

For years, multinational companies like Google, Apple and Microsoft have been thwarting attempts by government authorities abro...

Apr 28 2014, 9:17am CDT

IRS is Taxing Tax Day Freebies?

IRS is Taxing Tax Day Freebies?

The list of Tax Day Freebies and discounts grows every year. Tax Day can be painful, so collecting fun perks that also hel...

Apr 15 2014, 4:35am CDT

TurboTax 2014 Released for Your Tax Return Troubles

TurboTax 2014 Released for Your Tax Return Troubles

The software known as TurboTax 2014 is the only way to go. This is because it happens to be the ideal solution for your tax ret...

Feb 28 2014, 3:34am CST

U.S. Tax Rates? Not Competitive, But California's Are Worse

U.S. Tax Rates? Not Competitive, But California's Are Worse

Is the U.S. tax system competitive? Many global companies say it isn’t. Companies like Apple say they have to jump through hoop...

Feb 13 2014, 1:31am CST

IRS Goes Mobile

IRS Goes Mobile

Looking for tax information on the go? The Internal Revenue Service has released the update to its smartphone application for t...

Feb 10 2014, 8:47am CST

The IRS and the Statute Limitations on their Ability to Prosecute Tax Fraud

The IRS and the Statute Limitations on their Ability to Prosecute Tax Fraud

If you’re starting to think about tax filing season, you’re not alone. As always occurs in the run-up to April 15th, the govern...

Feb 5 2014, 11:30pm CST

IRS: Don't Call Us, Look It Up On IRS.Gov

IRS: Don't Call Us, Look It Up On IRS.Gov

As the Internal Revenue Service begins  processing an expected 148 million individual income tax returns for 2013, IRS Com...

Jan 31 2014, 4:55pm CST

Tax Forms Face a Dearth During E-Filing

Tax Forms Face a Dearth During E-Filing

The tax forms that are being distributed to ordinary citizens are facing a dearth in quantity. And this paucity of paper rigmar...

Jan 20 2014, 3:59am CST

What You Need To Know About Taxes In 2014: Expired Tax Breaks, Obamacare Penalties & More

What You Need To Know About Taxes In 2014: Expired Tax Breaks, Obamacare Penalties & More

Tax season opens in 26 days. And here’s my big prediction: a lot of taxpayers will be taken by surprise. Despite all of those “...

Jan 5 2014, 6:31pm CST

IRS: New Year, New Rules

IRS: New Year, New Rules

There are a lot of changes brewing in the tax world for 2014. Some changes are the result of things Congress did – and even mor...

Jan 3 2014, 2:36pm CST

Israeli Startup Mines Data To Solve Global Water Crisis

Israeli Startup Mines Data To Solve Global Water Crisis

U.S. intelligence services agree: A major global water crisis is less than ten years away. Some time in the second decade of se...

Dec 31 2013, 4:01pm CST

13 Dramatic Year End Tax Strategies For 2013

13 Dramatic Year End Tax Strategies For 2013

The clock is ticking. 2013 is almost over which means that year end tax strategies are on the minds of many taxpayers. By now,...

Dec 31 2013, 12:16am CST

Timing Is Everything: 11 Key Triggers To Keep In Mind For The 2013 Tax Year

Timing Is Everything: 11 Key Triggers To Keep In Mind For The 2013 Tax Year

At year end, there is often a flurry of advice about making income and deductions count for the year. The general consensus ten...

Dec 23 2013, 5:11pm CST

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TheTaxVox 2013 Lump Of Coal Award: Wait 'Til Next Year Edition

Tax Vox proudly announces its seventh annual Lump of Coal Award for the worst tax and fiscal policies of 2013. The year was a c...

Dec 23 2013, 8:46am CST

Duck Dynasty's Cracker Barrel PR? Talk Taxes

Duck Dynasty's Cracker Barrel PR? Talk Taxes

Set in real Louisiana bayou country, A&E’s popular reality series Duck Dynasty follows a brood of real-life brothers who ma...

Dec 22 2013, 11:31am CST

Jack Dorsey's 10% $100M+ Square Stock Give-Back Isn't About Taxes

Jack Dorsey's 10% $100M+ Square Stock Give-Back Isn't About Taxes

As Fortune reported—Square’s Dorsey returns 10% of his shares—Jack Dorsey, founder/CEO of Square, is giving back 10% of his sha...

Dec 20 2013, 8:21pm CST

Tax-free Weekend 2013 is a Mini Black Friday in Select States

Tax-free Weekend 2013 is a Mini Black Friday in Select States

2013 Tax-free Weekend ins on August 2 to August 4 in select states. This Tax-free shopping weekend lets consumers save on Back...

Jul 18 2013, 3:14am CDT