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Why Does The Mortgage-Interest Tax Deduction Still Exist?

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Pay Your Taxes: A Cautionary Tale

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You Should Keep Tax Records — But How, And For How Long?

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The Surprisingly Entertaining History Of The Income Tax

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NPR's Steve Inskeep talks with Rep. Dave Camp, R-Mich.

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Could Taxes Or Food Stamp Restrictions Tame America's Sweet Tooth?

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Steve Inskeep talks with Andrea Seabrook

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