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  • Tax on jobless benefits often a surprise to unemployed

    CHICAGO – Some Americans are learning a jarring lesson about unemployment as they prepare their tax returns. At a time when the newly laid-off are swelling unemployment rolls to record …

  • Trade pick Kirk owes back taxes

    WASHINGTON – Another Obama administration nominee has tax troubles. This time, it’s Ron Kirk, the president’s choice to be U.S. trade representative. Kirk owes an estimated $10,000 in back taxes …

  • ‘Tax exemption’ really an incentive

    J. J. Loper was flipping hamburgers at a local fast-food restaurant when he decided he wanted a better job. Today, he works in patterns and cutting dies at our Spokane …

  • Free help with taxes available for qualifiers

    People who work but don’t earn a lot of money may be eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit, as well as free help preparing their tax return. Spokane’s CASH …

  • Second chance to collect stimulus

    WASHINGTON – It’s not often the government gives you a second chance at some extra cash if you miss out the first time. But that’s the case with the Recovery …

  • Tax man offers some relief this year

    WASHINGTON – If you’re a first-time home buyer, victim of a natural disaster, or if you installed a small wind turbine in your backyard to generate electricity, you could find …

  • E-filing speeds up tax return

    WASHINGTON – A tip for taxpayers who want to see their refunds faster: File electronically. That advice from the Internal Revenue Service could come in handy for people in economic …

  • IRS warns about fraud by preparers

    WASHINGTON – Choose carefully when you pick someone to do your taxes. The Internal Revenue Service is warning people that they – not the tax preparer – are responsible if …



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