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Lou Graham prepares taxes in Connecticut and is ready to answer client questions about the Affordable Care Act. Jeff Cohen/WNPR hide caption

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Tax Preparers Get Ready To Be Bearers Of Bad News About Health Law

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President Obama receives a standing ovation as he prepares to deliver his State of the Union address to a joint session of the U.S. Congress on Capitol Hill Tuesday. Jonathan Ernst/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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NPR's Scott Horsley Analyzes The SOTU Speech

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Ireland (shown here in this Dingle Peninsula photo) has been among the greenest pastures for countries seeking to reduce their tax liabilities through a process called "corporate inversion." iStockphoto hide caption

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White House Urges Lawmakers To Address Popular Tax Dodge

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Caterpillar Inc Vice President for Finance Services Julie Lagacy is flanked by former Senior International Tax Manager Rodney Perkins (left) and Chief Tax Officer Robin Beran (right) as they are sworn in to testify on Tuesday. Jonathan Ernst/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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The tax penalty is designed to encourage people to sign up for health insurance. iStockphoto hide caption

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You Might Pay A Lot More Than $95 For Skipping Health Insurance

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A case against the Swiss bank UBS in 2008 led Congress to create more regulations for foreign banks holding American money. Rather than comply, many banks opted to stop serving American account-holders. Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Why More Americans Are Renouncing U.S. Citizenship

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Former UBS banking executive Raoul Weil was indicted by a U.S. federal grand jury in 2008, on charges that he helped wealthy clients avoid billions in taxes. Antonio Calanni/AP hide caption

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A waiter serves patrons at Tony's Restaurant, part of the Casablanca Hotel in New York's Times Square. The custom at some restaurants of automatic gratuities for larger parties might change because of an IRS rule change. Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Senate Finance Committee Chairman Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont., (center) and House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Rep. Dave Camp, R-Mich., (right) speak about overhauling the tax code at the 3M Innovation Center in Maplewood, Minn., on July 8. Hannah Foslien/AP hide caption

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On The Road With Max And Dave: A Tax Overhaul Tour

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A chart shows estimated tax revenue losses due to online sales in 11 U.S. cities. Figures for 2013 are projections. IHS Global Insight hide caption

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