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  • January 14, 2013

    American workers are opening their first paychecks of 2013 and are finding an undesirable surprise: Uncle Sam's take has gone up. Because a temporary cut in Social Security withholdings is gone, giving average Americans $1000 less income....

  • January 14, 2013

    Americans are beginning to feel the pinch from Washington's decision to embrace austerity measures aimed at bringing down the nation's budget deficit.

    Paychecks across the country have shrunk over the last week due to higher federal tax...

  • January 11, 2013

    Millions of U.S. taxpayers will get delayed refunds this year because Congress went down to the wire in passing a fiscal-cliff bill. That means that the Internal Revenue Service will the start of the tax-filing season the 30th of January. Wall...

  • January 11, 2013

    The imposition of increased U.S. tax rates on the nation's highest earners is expected to provide a mini-bonanza for the army of lawyers, accountants and tax advisers who can devise ways to reduce clients' taxable income.

    They were already...

  • January 10, 2013

    With the "fiscal cliff" and tax hikes looming, Americans are facing a number of insecurities about their tax lives in 2013. MarketWatch's Christopher Noble looks at what tax issues will affect you the most - and what you can do...

  • January 10, 2013

    Even with Congress and President Obama reaching an 11th-hour deal to prevent the country from going over the much-hyped “Fiscal Cliff,” the New Year has brought an increase in taxes for all American families — and for many that means an almost...

  • January 10, 2013

    Tax filing season hasn't even started yet, and we have already fallen behind. The Internal Revenue Service made good on its threat to delay some tax forms if Congress went over the so-called fiscal cliff.

    The tax agency said that because...

  • January 8, 2013

    Most of us used to check the mailbox more often than we'd like to admit when we were waiting for our income tax checks to arrive. However, with more and more people opting for direct deposit of their checks, the waiting period is much shorter...

  • January 8, 2013

    The Internal Revenue Service said on Tuesday it will begin accepting 2012 tax filings on January 30, eight days later than originally planned due to last-minute changes to tax law made in Congress' legislation to avoid the 'fiscal cliff'.

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