National taxes

FILE - This April 13, 2014, file photo shows the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) headquarters building in Washington. President Donald Trump’s plan to provide massive tax breaks to corporations faces big challenges as Washington struggles with mounting debt and the populist president tries to make good on promises to bring jobs and prosperity to the middle class. (AP Photo/J. David Ake, File)
April 26, 2017 - 9:23 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is proposing "the biggest tax cut" ever even as the government struggles with mounting debt, in an effort to fulfill promises of bringing jobs and prosperity to the middle class. White House officials on Wednesday were to release broad outlines of a tax...
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Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin points to a member of the media as he answers questions during the daily briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, April 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
April 26, 2017 - 9:00 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's tax overhaul (all times EDT): 8:50 a.m. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin (mih-NOO'-shin) says President Donald Trump's tax plan will amount to — in Mnuchin's words — "the biggest tax cut" and the "largest tax reform" in U.S. history. Mnuchin...
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Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin smiles while speaking to the media during the daily briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, April 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
April 25, 2017 - 3:47 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's campaign pledge to slash the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 15 percent raises a thorny question for the White House. How can the president deliver the "massive" tax cut he promised without also blowing a massive hole in the budget? Most outside...
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April 20, 2017 - 9:52 am
TORONTO (AP) — Non-resident foreign nationals buying real estate in Toronto and surrounding areas will pay an additional property transfer tax of 15 percent under legislation proposed by the Ontario government. Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne made the announcement Thursday in an effort to cool a hot...
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U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, center, speaks to U.S. servicemen and Japanese Self-Defense Forces personnel on the flight deck of U.S. navy nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan at the U.S. Navy's Yokosuka base in Yokosuka, south of Tokyo, Wednesday, April 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
April 19, 2017 - 4:58 am
TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on U.S. Vice President Mike Pence's trip to Asia (all times local): 5:55 p.m. U.S. Vice President Mike Pence will be visiting the Istiqlal mosque in Jakarta on Thursday as part of his visit to Indonesia. The vice president's office says he will be touring the largest mosque...
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U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, center, speaks to U.S. servicemen and Japanese Self-Defense Forces personnel on the flight deck of U.S. navy nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan at the U.S. Navy's Yokosuka base in Yokosuka, south of Tokyo, Wednesday, April 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
April 19, 2017 - 2:55 am
TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on U.S. Vice President Mike Pence's trip to Asia (all times local): 3:30 p.m. U.S. Vice President Mike Pence is making a pitch for President Donald Trump's economic policies, telling U.S. and Japanese business leaders that a tax overhaul and cut in regulations will help...
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FILE - In this April 13, 2014, file photo shows the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) headquarters building in Washington. Tuesday, April 18, 2017, 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. (AP Photo/J. David Ake, File)
April 18, 2017 - 5:10 am
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...
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FILE - In this April 13, 2014, file photo shows the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) headquarters building in Washington. Tuesday, April 18, 2017, 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. (AP Photo/J. David Ake, File)
April 18, 2017 - 4:14 am
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...
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FILE - In this Sept. 24, 2014, file photo, reporters gather around Michael "The Situation" Sorrentino as he leaves the MLK Jr. Federal Courthouse in Newark, N.J., after a court appearance. Michael Sorrentino and his brother Marc Sorrentino are set to appear in court to face additional tax fraud charges are scheduled to be arraigned on Monday, April 17, 2017, in federal court in Newark. They previously pleaded not guilty to charges they filed bogus tax returns on nearly $9 million and claimed millions in personal expenses as business expenses. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
April 17, 2017 - 1:26 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — "Jersey Shore" star Michael "The Situation" Sorrentino and his brother pleaded not guilty Monday to additional tax fraud charges. Michael and Marc Sorrentino entered their pleas during an arraignment in federal court in Newark. The brothers previously pleaded not guilty to...
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Graphic shows amount of taxes sent to federal government by state in 2016,; 2c x 7 inches; 96.3 mm x 177 mm;
April 17, 2017 - 3:21 am
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 4. Massachusetts: $...
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