President Donald Trump crosses his arms as he listens during a White House meeting with Hispanic leaders, July 9, 2020, in Washington, DC.

What Trump’s taxes mean for national security

Susan Hennessey, executive editor of the Lawfare blog, said that Donald Trump’s taxes raise serious questions about the president’s debts.

A protester wearing a yellow vest is shown holding a flag near burning debris at the approach to the A2 Paris-Brussels highway, Dec. 4, 2018.

France’s Macron makes U-turn on fuel-tax increases in face of ‘yellow vest’ protests

The Art of Deduction

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DeFile Your Taxes

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Amazpn and Apple to repay back taxes

EU turns screws on Amazon and Apple, demands millions in back taxes


How we could simplify the American tax filing process


If you’re still working on your taxes, you’re probably not alone: Americans will spend more than 6 billion hours preparing their taxes, which includes digging up W-2s, sifting through receipts, and filling out any number of forms. The amount we spend to get it done by firms or by ourselves with software is high.

Millions of immigrant workers without legal status file taxes without a valid Social Security number.

‘How crazy is it that undocumented people are paying for their own deportation?’


The IRS demands tax returns from citizens, green card holders, visa holders and undocumented immigrants.

Under Sweden's new tax laws, taxes on repairs for apparel will be 50 percent lower starting Jan. 1, 2017.

Sweden tries to curb buy-and-throw-away culture through tax breaks


Here’s yet another environmental problem to ponder: Our landfills are filling up at an alarming rate. But now, Sweden, yes progressive Sweden, has a plan to reduce waste.

The crowd cheers during a Tea Party rally to "Audit the IRS" in front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington June 19, 2013

From Congress, a Christmas gift to conservatives


Tea Party groups have won a major victory, strengthening provisions established by the Citizens United case.

Congressman Paul Ryan takes part in a session called "The Business of Taxes" at the Wall Street Journal's CEO Council meeting in Washington on December 2, 2014.

What if we could choose where part of our taxes went? Would we feel better about paying them?


No one likes paying their taxes, but would that change if you got some say over where they went? A group of researchers recently conducted experiments that say yes.