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Income tax filing deadline moved to July 15 from April 15

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, center, speaks with members of the media as he departs a meeting with Senate Republicans on an economic lifeline for Americans affected by the coronavirus outbreak. on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, March 16, 2020.

Associated Press

March 20, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says the Trump administration has decided to push the income tax filing date to July 15 from April 15. Mnuchin announced the decision in a tweet Friday saying that at President Donald Trump’s direction “we are moving Tax Day from April 15 to...

OPINION: Frustrated by hidden taxes? There’s a better way

Businesses in United States use different pricing tactics to encourage consumers, from making prices feel cheaper and not making taxes apparent to even saying a price is low, as Walmart does.

Angelina Korniyenko, Contributing Writer

May 28, 2019

It is always frustrating to approach a store counter to buy something you want, and not know exactly how much you are going to spend. Only in the United States are general sales taxes excluded from the price tag. If you have only a dollar in your pocket and want to spend it on the Dollar Menu at McDonald’s,...

Tax-funded terror: Valuing profit over people

Tax-funded terror: Valuing profit over people

Kate Kownacki

February 15, 2015

[slideshow_deploy id='9580'] I rolled into Columbus, Georgia, around 3 a.m., and even with darkness as its guise, the symbols of oppression were inescapable. From a confederate flag-wielding pick-up-truck to the heavy-duty armory store on Ft. Benning Road the vibes were harsh and off-putting. Rea...

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