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The Takeaway

How David Foster Wallace Found Tranquility in the Tax Code

Monday, March 23, 2015

When Wallace won a "genius grant" in 1997, he moved to Illinois, started taking tax accounting courses at a state college, and discovered the spiritual side of khakis and the IRS.

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WNYC News

Unlike Previous Disasters, Few Tax Breaks After Sandy

Monday, March 04, 2013

It’s tax season and many residents of New York and New Jersey lost homes, property and paperwork, making this season particularly difficult, but after Sandy, residents aren’t getting the kind of tax breaks that victims of previous national disasters have received.

Bloomberg to Offer Own Sandy Buy-Out Plan, with a Twist

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It's A Free Blog

Opinion: Why Everyone's Mad on Tax Day

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Congress could take steps that would save Americans 200 million hours of tax preparation and two billion dollars. But lobbyists have made sure Americans don't see these savings.

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It's A Free Blog

Opinion: Let's Re-Brand Tax Day as 'Invest in America Day'

Friday, April 13, 2012

Americans may get uneasy punishing people for their wealth and success, but we are comfortable asking those winners to acknowledge their gains were made in a system to which we all contributed. That's all the Buffett rule suggests; but it's not the operating system of Bain capital.

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WNYC News

The Tax Man Cometh 2 Days Later

Friday, April 13, 2012

This year, last-minute tax filers have two extra days to procrastinate.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

The Tax Prep Smackdown

Friday, April 13, 2012

Joel Stein, humorist and contributing writer for Bloomberg Businessweek, used four methods of tax preparation and reports back.

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The Takeaway

It's Tax Day: Do You Know Where Your Tax Money Goes?

Monday, April 18, 2011

It’s tax day. And if you haven’t done so already, it’s your last chance to fill out your income tax forms and make a payment to the IRS. It’s a time-honored tradition. It’s a civic duty. It’s a pain. And we all have to do it. But how much do we really know about how our tax money gets used?

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It's A Free Country ®

Tax Day: Let the Tea Party Rallies Commence!

Friday, April 15, 2011

The IRS decision to extend this year's deadline to April 18 is proving a boon for the Tea Party, who now has a long weekend to protest Tax Day. And despite the Tea Party's lagging public support — the most recent NBC/WSJ poll found 30 percent had a "very negative" view — 2012 GOP contenders are joining their weekend parties.

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Studio 360

Design for the Real World: 1040

Saturday, April 14, 2001

Graphic designer Michael Bierut appraises the design of the single most familiar government form, the one due to the IRS on Monday.

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