Mail.com: Personal taxes https://www.mail.com/subjects/15648-personal-taxes.html Mail.com - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Mail.com: Personal taxes https://s.uicdn.com/mailint/8.812.0/assets/mailcom_logo_rss.png https://www.mail.com/subjects/15648-personal-taxes.html Trump attorney didn't want him to sign financial disclosure https://www.mail.com/news/world/5207190-trump-attorney-want-to-sign-financial-disclosure.html WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's attorneys initially wanted him to submit an updated financial disclosure without certifying the information as true, according to correspondence with the Office of Government Ethics. Attorney Sheri Dillon said she saw no need for Trump to sign his 2016 personal financial disclosure because he is filing voluntaril... Fri, 19 May 2017 19:46:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/world/5207190-trump-attorney-want-to-sign-financial-disclosure.html 2017-05-19T19:46:00Z Liz Weston: How to ruin your finances fast https://www.mail.com/business/finance/5195440-liz-weston-to-ruin-your-finances-fast.html Some financial disasters are a long time in the making. It typically takes years of unfortunate choices — minimum credit card payments, forgone savings opportunities — to create suffocating debt or a poverty-level retirement. Other disasters you can trigger almost instantly. The decision itself costs money, or the clock starts ticking toward a consequence... Mon, 15 May 2017 21:23:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/business/finance/5195440-liz-weston-to-ruin-your-finances-fast.html 2017-05-15T21:23:00Z Trump lawyers push back against Russia ties in letter https://www.mail.com/business/finance/5187920-trump-lawyers-push-russia-ties-letter.html WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawyers for President Donald Trump said Friday that a review of his last 10 years of tax returns did not reflect "any income of any type from Russian sources," but their letter included exceptions related to previously cited income generated from a beauty pageant and sale of a Florida estate. The letter represented the l... Fri, 12 May 2017 19:26:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/business/finance/5187920-trump-lawyers-push-russia-ties-letter.html 2017-05-12T19:26:00Z Trump Jr. urges support for Republican in US House race https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5185696-trump-jr-urges-support-republican-us-house-race.html EAST HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Donald Trump Jr., the president's son, said political forces — even within the GOP — were working to undermine his father's administration, and he urged voters in Montana to send more Republicans to Washington who can help advance the Trump White House's agenda. "We need more people in D.C. to help my father," he said during a ra... Thu, 11 May 2017 23:30:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5185696-trump-jr-urges-support-republican-us-house-race.html 2017-05-11T23:30:00Z Fiscal discipline? Not now, as GOP pushes tax cuts https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5179280-fiscal-discipline-now-gop-pushes-tax-cuts.html WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans relentlessly complained about big budget deficits during Democratic President Barack Obama's two terms, but now a growing number in the GOP are pushing for deep tax cuts even if they add to the government's $20 trillion debt. President Donald Trump says he is pushing for "the biggest tax cut in the history of our country," as... Tue, 09 May 2017 18:44:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5179280-fiscal-discipline-now-gop-pushes-tax-cuts.html 2017-05-09T18:44:00Z Dems shift financial debate to spotlight Trump's empire https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5162870-dems-shift-financial-debate-to-spotlight-trumps-em.html WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican drive to overhaul financial regulations on Wednesday turned into a contentious debate over Democratic efforts to cast a spotlight on President Donald Trump's business empire and his refusal to release his tax returns. House Republicans are working to undo much of the 2010 Dodd-Frank law that put the stiffest restrictions o... Wed, 03 May 2017 21:47:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5162870-dems-shift-financial-debate-to-spotlight-trumps-em.html 2017-05-03T21:47:00Z APNewsBreak: Montana Dem in US House bid underreports income https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5161268-apnewsbreak-montana-dem-us-house-bid-underreports.html HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Democratic candidate for Montana's sole U.S. House seat, a cowboy poet and musician running for public office for the first time, underreported $57,000 in income when he filed federally required financial disclosure statements two months ago. Rob Quist has garnered national attention in his bid to become the first Democrat to hold... Tue, 02 May 2017 17:54:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5161268-apnewsbreak-montana-dem-us-house-bid-underreports.html 2017-05-02T17:54:00Z Christie rejects bill aimed at Trump's taxes as a 'stunt' https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5157996-christie-rejects-bill-aimed-trumps-taxes-stunt.html TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Republican Gov. Chris Christie on Monday tore into Democrat-backed legislation aimed at getting President Donald Trump to release his tax returns, rejecting the measure as a "transparent political stunt masquerading as a bill" and instead calling on lawmakers to open themselves up to public disclosure requirements. The bill would requ... Mon, 01 May 2017 23:40:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5157996-christie-rejects-bill-aimed-trumps-taxes-stunt.html 2017-05-01T23:40:00Z Trump tax plan: Relief for his voters but lots of unknowns https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5149266-trump-tax-plan-relief-voters-lots-unknowns.html WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's plan to overhaul the nation's tax code could provide significant tax cuts for the working-class voters who elected him, but the unknowns could end up hurting many of these core supporters of the president. A look at how Trump's tax plan could affect families at different income levels: ... Fri, 28 Apr 2017 01:30:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5149266-trump-tax-plan-relief-voters-lots-unknowns.html 2017-04-28T01:30:00Z Retailers and insurers get taxed more, tech less https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5149386-retailers-insurers-taxed-more-tech.html NEW YORK (AP) — To understand taxes, you have to think about geography. Don't worry, this will make sense eventually. The U.S. has high corporate taxes compared with other developed countries. That means companies that make most of their money inside the U.S. pay more in taxes than companies that do a lot of business overseas. Retailers... Thu, 27 Apr 2017 21:43:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5149386-retailers-insurers-taxed-more-tech.html 2017-04-27T21:43:00Z Door seems closed completely to Trump tax returns release https://www.mail.com/business/finance/5147410-door-closed-completely-to-trump-tax-returns-releas.html WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump "has no intention" of releasing his tax returns to the public, says Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, asserting Americans have "plenty of information" about the president's financial matters. For decades, presidents have released their tax returns. But Trump has so far refused, saying that he would share the tax do... Thu, 27 Apr 2017 11:45:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/business/finance/5147410-door-closed-completely-to-trump-tax-returns-releas.html 2017-04-27T11:45:00Z Mnuchin: Trump has 'no intention' of releasing tax returns https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5145970-mnuchin-trump-no-intention-releasing-tax-returns.html WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump "has no intention" of releasing his tax returns to the public, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said Wednesday, asserting Americans have "plenty of information" about the president's financial matters. For decades, presidents have released their tax returns. But Trump has so far refused, saying that he would share ... Thu, 27 Apr 2017 00:59:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5145970-mnuchin-trump-no-intention-releasing-tax-returns.html 2017-04-27T00:59:00Z Trump tax plan could be good news for many, bad for deficit https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5144344-trump-tax-plan-good-news-many-bad-deficit.html WASHINGTON (AP) — Dismissing concerns about ballooning federal deficits, President Donald Trump on Wednesday proposed dramatic tax cuts for U.S. businesses and individuals — outlining an overhaul his administration promises will spur economic growth and simplify America's tangle of tax code rules. His proposal, a one-page sketch short on detail, would red... Thu, 27 Apr 2017 00:10:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5144344-trump-tax-plan-good-news-many-bad-deficit.html 2017-04-27T00:10:00Z The Latest: GOP leaders offer mild praise for Trump tax plan https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5145076-latest-gop-leaders-offer-mild-praise-trump-tax-pla.html WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's tax overhaul (all times EDT): 2:45 p.m. Top Trump administration officials insist the president's proposed tax plan, which would slash corporate and individual tax rates, will not add to the deficit. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin (mih-NOO'-shin) told reporter... Wed, 26 Apr 2017 18:48:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5145076-latest-gop-leaders-offer-mild-praise-trump-tax-pla.html 2017-04-26T18:48:00Z 5 things to know about Tax Day: refunds are up, audits down https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5123830-5-things-to-tax-day-refunds-up-audits.html WASHINGTON (AP) — Tuesday is Tax Day, that dreaded day when millions of procrastinators rush to fulfill their civic duty by filing state and federal tax returns. But for most, it's not that bad. Sure, the forms are complicated and yes, there is math. But tax season also generates about $300 billion in refunds, a significant boost to the U.S. economy. ... Tue, 18 Apr 2017 11:37:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5123830-5-things-to-tax-day-refunds-up-audits.html 2017-04-18T11:37:00Z White House defends transparency after visitor log reversal https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5122782-white-house-defends-transparency-visitor-log-rever.html WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House defended its commitment to transparency Monday amid criticism of its decision to keep visitors' records secret and new calls for President Donald Trump to release his federal tax returns. Government watchdog groups argue Trump is preventing the public from learning basic details about his financial ties and blocking infor... Mon, 17 Apr 2017 21:35:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5122782-white-house-defends-transparency-visitor-log-rever.html 2017-04-17T21:35:00Z Federal tax bill hits hardest in District of Columbia https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5121282-federal-tax-bill-hits-hardest-district-columbia.html WASHINGTON (AP) — As Tax Day approaches, show some love for the good people who live in the nation's capital. Washington, that swampy den of iniquity that politicians love to scorn, sends the most tax dollars per person to the U.S. government. By a lot. Last year, the District of Columbia paid Uncle Sam $37,000 per person in federal inc... Mon, 17 Apr 2017 07:20:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5121282-federal-tax-bill-hits-hardest-district-columbia.html 2017-04-17T07:20:00Z Federal tax bills: Where does your state rank? https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5120040-federal-tax-bills-where-your-rank.html U.S. residents paid Uncle Sam an average of $8,943 per person in federal income, payroll and estate taxes in 2016. A look at how the District of Columbia and the states rank in per capita federal taxes: 1. District of Columbia: $36.569 2. Delaware: $16.322 3. Minnesota: $14.624 ... Mon, 17 Apr 2017 00:30:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5120040-federal-tax-bills-where-your-rank.html 2017-04-17T00:30:00Z Trump: 'Who paid for' rallies seeking release of tax returns https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5119608-trump-who-paid-for-rallies-seeking-release-tax-ret.html CHICAGO (AP) — President Donald Trump says "someone should look into who paid" for the rallies around the country Saturday that urged him to release his tax returns. Trump tweeted Sunday: "I did what was an almost an impossible thing to do for a Republican-easily won the Electoral College! Now Tax Returns are brought up again?" Trump wa... Sun, 16 Apr 2017 14:11:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5119608-trump-who-paid-for-rallies-seeking-release-tax-ret.html 2017-04-16T14:11:00Z Tax Day demonstrators in US take on Trump, his supporters https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5118654-tax-day-demonstrators-us-take-trump-supporters.html CHICAGO (AP) — Thousands of chanting, sign-carrying protesters took to the streets in cities across the nation Saturday, demanding that President Donald Trump release his tax returns, so Americans can scrutinize his business ties and potential conflicts of interest. Violent clashes were the exception during the largely peaceful demonstrations, but in Berk... Sun, 16 Apr 2017 00:55:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5118654-tax-day-demonstrators-us-take-trump-supporters.html 2017-04-16T00:55:00Z Drove for Uber? Rented out your home? Here are some tax tips https://www.mail.com/business/finance/5117764-drove-uber-rented-your-home-tax-tips.html NEW YORK (AP) — If you're driving for Uber or renting out a room through Airbnb to make some extra cash, don't forget — you likely need to pay taxes on what you earned, even if it's a part-time gig. Unlike full-time jobs, where taxes are automatically withheld from every paycheck, it's usually up to freelance workers to keep records and put aside money to eventually pay the ... Sat, 15 Apr 2017 01:30:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/business/finance/5117764-drove-uber-rented-your-home-tax-tips.html 2017-04-15T01:30:00Z Deadline for filing tax returns is Tuesday this year https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5116042-deadline-filing-tax-returns-tuesday-this-year.html WASHINGTON (AP) — Hey, procrastinators: Don't freak out if you haven't finished your taxes. The IRS is giving you a reprieve until Tuesday. The usual April 15 deadline falls on Saturday this year. That would normally push the deadline to Monday. However, Monday is a holiday in the District of Columbia, so by law, the filing deadline is extended until Tuesday. ... Fri, 14 Apr 2017 10:39:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5116042-deadline-filing-tax-returns-tuesday-this-year.html 2017-04-14T10:39:00Z Activists to use Tax Day to tell Trump: Show us your returns https://www.mail.com/business/finance/5114932-activists-to-use-tax-day-to-tell-trump-us-your-ret.html WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic lawmakers and activists plan to hit the streets Saturday at Tax Day protests around the country and demand President Donald Trump release his tax returns. Organizers hope the protests — dubbed the Tax March — will resonate with Americans who think the president should release his returns, as his recent predecessors have done. Rallies are schedule... Thu, 13 Apr 2017 20:39:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/business/finance/5114932-activists-to-use-tax-day-to-tell-trump-us-your-ret.html 2017-04-13T20:39:00Z Good news, procrastinators: Tax deadline pushed to Tuesday https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5114114-good-news-procrastinators-tax-deadline-pushed-to-t.html WASHINGTON (AP) — Hey, procrastinators: Don't freak out if you haven't finished your taxes. The IRS is giving you a reprieve until Tuesday. The usual April 15 deadline falls on Saturday this year. That would normally push the deadline to Monday. However, Monday is a holiday in the District of Columbia, so by law, the filing deadline is extended until Tuesday. ... Thu, 13 Apr 2017 16:04:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5114114-good-news-procrastinators-tax-deadline-pushed-to-t.html 2017-04-13T16:04:00Z Dems: Trump's tax secrecy complicates legislative overhaul https://www.mail.com/business/finance/5108658-dems-trumps-tax-secrecy-complicates-legislative-ov.html WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate's top Democrat said Tuesday that President Donald Trump's refusal to release his tax returns is going to make this year's promised overhaul of the tax code "much harder." Sen. Chuck Schumer says Trump is opening himself to second guessing about his motives for supporting different policies and that the average American will think he's making chan... Tue, 11 Apr 2017 19:19:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/business/finance/5108658-dems-trumps-tax-secrecy-complicates-legislative-ov.html 2017-04-11T19:19:00Z Drove for Uber? Rented out your home? Here are some tax tips https://www.mail.com/business/finance/5086748-drove-uber-rented-your-home-tax-tips.html NEW YORK (AP) — If you're driving for Uber or renting out a room through Airbnb to make some extra cash, don't forget — you likely need to pay taxes on what you earned, even if it's a part-time gig. Unlike full-time jobs, where taxes are automatically withheld from every paycheck, it's usually up to freelance workers to keep records and put aside money to eventually pay the ... Mon, 03 Apr 2017 14:43:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/business/finance/5086748-drove-uber-rented-your-home-tax-tips.html 2017-04-03T14:43:00Z Liz Weston: 4 tax hacks you might not know https://www.mail.com/business/economy/5086652-liz-weston-4-tax-hacks-you.html You know to contribute enough to your 401(k) to get the full company match. Maybe you've even adjusted your withholding so you're not giving Uncle Sam an interest-free loan. Yet you may feel the need to do even more, especially if you're making the last big push toward retirement. These hacks allow you to shelter more money from taxes now and when you retire. They include: ... Mon, 03 Apr 2017 13:57:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/business/economy/5086652-liz-weston-4-tax-hacks-you.html 2017-04-03T13:57:00Z Feds pull financial aid tool after potential data breach https://www.mail.com/scitech/news/5078718-feds-pull-financial-aid-tool-potential-data-breach.html BOSTON (AP) — Families applying for federal student aid are facing extra hurdles this year after a potential data breach led federal officials to remove an online tool that smoothed the process. The Education Department and the Internal Revenue Service said Thursday that an online service known as the Data Retrieval Tool will stay offline for the rest of this application sea... Thu, 30 Mar 2017 22:07:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/scitech/news/5078718-feds-pull-financial-aid-tool-potential-data-breach.html 2017-03-30T22:07:00Z House GOP blocks effort by Democrats to obtain Trump's taxes https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5072478-house-gop-blocks-effort-democrats-to-trumps-taxes.html WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans on Tuesday blocked more attempts by Democrats to obtain President Donald Trump's tax returns from the IRS. House Democrats tried for a third and a fourth time to use procedural votes to pry loose Trump's returns. Republicans blocked both efforts, one on the House floor and the other in the House Ways and Means Committee. ... Tue, 28 Mar 2017 23:07:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5072478-house-gop-blocks-effort-democrats-to-trumps-taxes.html 2017-03-28T23:07:00Z Failure on health bill also hurts prospects for tax overhaul https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5064616-failure-health-bill-hurts-prospects-tax-overhaul.html WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans' failure to repeal Barack Obama's health care law deals a serious blow to another big part of President Donald Trump's agenda: tax reform. Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., say they will soon turn their attention to the first major re-write of the tax code in more than 30 years. But they will have to do it without the momentum of ... Sun, 26 Mar 2017 00:00:00 GMT https://www.mail.com/news/politics/5064616-failure-health-bill-hurts-prospects-tax-overhaul.html 2017-03-26T00:00:00Z