Obama administration offers a second sign-up chance for uninsured people hit with fines

...baseline of care for everybody," she said. "But the marrying of a very complicated medical law with an already confusing tax law has probably not made it as popular as it could be."Jesse Bracewell of Huntsville, Alabama, was uninsured last year...

Dozens of tax law changes affect 2001 returns

...awaiting taxpayers in 2002 as a result of the sweeping tax law enacted last year. In all, the 10-year, $1.35 trillion...Congress and signed by President Bush last June made 441 tax law changes, according to H&R Block Inc. Most will be gradually...

Study: IRS employees steer taxpayers wrong on tax law

...correct answers to just 57 percent of tax law questions asked by Treasury Department...received incorrect responses to their tax law questions. IRS employees provided...an accuracy rate of 67 percent for tax law service is inadequate," he said...

Bush signs tax law aiding manufacturers

...new tax breaks on businesses, farmers and other groups Friday, quietly signing the most sweeping rewrite of corporate tax law in nearly two decades. Announcing the action without fanfare aboard Air Force One, the White House said the new law is...

Poll: Most Americans say their taxes too high, while the wealthy pay too little

...plan to scale back the tax benefits of popular college savings plans, 529 accounts, named after a section in federal tax law. Obama withdrew the proposal after Republicans and some Democrats in Congress opposed it."I think that's a poor idea...

Obama sounds call for renewed class warfare with hyped tax plans

...middle-class payers through elimination of the step-up in basis of inherited assets. This provision in the existing estate-tax law allows the recipient of an eligible, inherited asset to use the market value of the asset on the decedent's day of death...

Those who have stocks in portfolios are smiling

...will hold another customized recruitment day for Unisys on Jan. 6. START FILING ON JAN. 20: Despite the last-minute tax-law changes from Congress ? a bill extending 50 tax breaks that were supposed to expire ? the IRS says the income tax filing...

Few tax law changes expected for 2004

NEW YORK -- While 2003 brought many tax law changes affecting small businesses, it looks as if 2004 might be quieter - unless the Bush administration and Congress, mindful...

Haley touts change in tax law for real estate

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Gov. Nikki Haley said Monday that a change in the state's tax law will help boost business activity and second-home ownership."What it does is get the real estate market across the state churning...

Tax relief causes grief

...clients ask how to prepare for the many changes in the tax law enacted earlier this year. Much of the Taxpayer Relief...for which tax break. Nearly every provision of the new tax law disqualifies taxpayers making more than a certain income...

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