May 18, 2015 The court says Maryland unconstitutionally raised the cost of doing business in more than one state, by letting local governments tax money that was earned — and taxed — in other states.
Proposals that would simplify the filing process for many Americans are under fire from tax preparation company TurboTax. Here, a 2013 IRS Estimated Tax form.
April 15, 2014 People who took a stand against a proposed tax-filing change were part of a grass-roots campaign orchestrated to help Intuit, according to nonprofit newsroom ProPublica.
He'll trust the U.S. Post Office, not the Web, to handle his tax returns, Matt Peters says.
April 16, 2012 Fewer and fewer taxpayers still use the mail to file their returns. But for some, it's the only way they'll do it.
April 13, 2012 April 15 comes Sunday. The 16th is Emancipation Day in Washington, D.C. So, all federal taxpayers have until Tuesday the 17th to file.
Donald Duck pays his taxes
U.S. Treasury Department/Walt Disney
March 23, 2012 It includes multiple wars, a Supreme Court justice on his deathbed, and Donald Duck.
<iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/149235180/149258822" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain speaks on Friday while unveiling his "Opportunity Zone" economic plan in front of the Michigan Central Station, an abandoned train depot in Detroit.
October 21, 2011 Even with the latest change to Cain's tax reform plan, the lowest-income Americans would see their tax bills rise because they'd face a trickle-down effect from business taxes and they would still face the 9 percent sales tax, analysts say.
Bound for cheaper waters?
AP/via PR Newswire
April 22, 2011 The question is being debated in state capitals around the country. But when you look at the data, the answer is clear.
<iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/135635574/135641309" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
April 18, 2011 President Obama and Michelle, the First Lady, reported $1.7 million in income for 2010, most of it from continuing royalties from his best-selling books. The Obamas also reported donating 14.2 percent of their income to charity.
April 14, 2011 There are three extra days this year, so procrastinators have 72 additional hours. The commissioner of the IRS tells NPR that 15 to 20 million Americans wait until just about the last minute. What about you?
<iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/135409808/135409889" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
NPR thanks our sponsors
Become an NPR sponsor