Posted: Mon,16 Apr 2018 03:45:12 GMT
How Much
What does it mean to be rich? An oft-cited study from a few years ago suggests that money does in fact buy happiness—to a point. Earning an annual income of $75,000 is directly correlated to...

Posted: Fri,30 Mar 2018 04:11:36 GMT
Lindsey CopelandMarch 29, 2018
Last week, Congress passed and the President signed legislation to fund the federal government for the remaining six months of fiscal year 2018 (FY18). The spending package, known as an omnibus,...

Posted: Tue,19 Feb 2019 07:11:01 GMT
IRS Tax Tip 2019-10, February 19, 2019
The earned income tax credit benefits low to moderate income people and families. The credit can lower the tax someone owes or mean a refund for the taxpayer.
Posted: Tue,12 Feb 2019 06:34:22 GMT
IRS Tax Tip 2019-07, February 12, 2019
The IRS offers several payment options where taxpayers can pay immediately or arrange to pay in installments. Taxpayers can pay online, by phone, or with their mobile device and the IRS2Go app....
Posted: Thu,31 Jan 2019 06:52:22 GMT
IRS Tax Tip 2019-03
As people prepare to file their taxes, there are things to consider. They will want to determine if they need to file and the best way to do so.
Posted: Thu,13 Dec 2018 05:18:05 GMT
IRS Tax Tip 2018-193, December 13, 2018
Taxpayers Can Now Instantly Get Tax Info on Instagram
Taxpayers can now get tax tips and helpful news from the IRS on Instagram. The agency just debuted it’s official Instagram account, IRSNews, which users can access at
Posted: Wed,12 Dec 2018 06:45:47 GMT
IRS Tax Reform Tax Tip 2018-192, December 12, 2018
Tax Reform Brings Changes to Qualified Moving Expenses
For businesses that have employees, there are changes to fringe benefits that can affect a business’s bottom line and their employee’s tax liabilities. One of these changes is to qualified...
Posted: Tue,27 Nov 2018 01:30:38 GMT
IRS Tax Tip 2018-181, November 26, 2018
Tool Helps Taxpayers Research Charities Before Making Donations
IRS tool helps taxpayers research charities
Posted: Tue,20 Nov 2018 03:20:08 GMT
IRS Tax Reform Tax Tip 2018-179, November 20, 2018
Some S Corporations May Want to Convert to C Corporations
After last year’s tax reform legislation, some S corporations may choose to revoke their S election to be a C corporation because of the new, flat 21-percent C corporation tax rate. Before...
Posted: Wed,14 Nov 2018 06:18:25 GMT
IRS Tax Reform Tax Tip 2018-176, November 14, 2018
Tax Reform Affects If and How Taxpayers Itemize Their Deductions
Tax reform that affects both individuals and businesses was enacted in December 2017. It’s commonly referred to as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, TCJA or simply tax reform. In addition to nearly...
Posted: Thu,08 Nov 2018 04:02:24 GMT
IRS Tax Reform Tax Tip 2018-173, November 7, 2018
After Tax Reform, Many Corporations Will Pay Blended Tax Rate
Last year’s tax reform legislation replaced the graduated corporate tax structure with a flat 21 percent corporate tax rate. This new maximum tax rate for corporations is effective for tax...
Posted: Thu,25 Oct 2018 04:01:40 GMT
IRS Tax Reform Tax Tip 2018-166, October 25, 2018
Business Owners Can Claim a Qualified Business Income Deduction
Eligible taxpayers may now deduct up to 20 percent of certain business income from domestic businesses operated as sole proprietorships or through partnerships, S corporations, trusts, and estates.


Posted: Thu,31 Jan 2019 05:01:37 GMT
Steven Findlay - Kaiser Health News
People looking for insurance during the recent open enrollment period were frequently directed to websites promoting plans that are not required to offer the federal health law’s consumer guarantees.
Posted: Mon,28 Jan 2019 04:22:38 GMT
Elisabeth Rosenthal
Hospitals must publicly reveal the contents of their master price lists.
Posted: Wed,16 Jan 2019 04:57:55 GMT
Rachel Bluth - Kaiser Health News
Fundraising for medical expenses leads this crowdfunding website and, according to its chief executive, highlights a deep national need to address the high costs of health care.
Posted: Mon,07 Jan 2019 03:42:19 GMT
Phil Galewitz - Kaiser Health News
Medicaid Plans Cover Doctors’ Visits, Hospital Care — And Now Your GED
These private insurers say improving education can help enrollees achieve a healthier lifestyle, so some pay for the tests and find ways to assist people studying for the exams.
Posted: Thu,03 Jan 2019 02:56:28 GMT
Shefali Luthra - Kaiser Health News
How The Government Shutdown Affects Health Programs
Medicare and Medicaid are fine, but the food safety component of the Food and Drug Administration and bio-threat surveillance done by the Department of Homeland Security are among the public...
Posted: Tue,18 Dec 2018 05:51:34 GMT
Rachel Bluth
Health Care Is Where The Jobs Are. But What Kind Of Jobs?
More Americans are now employed in health care than in any other industry.
Posted: Fri,14 Dec 2018 04:20:47 GMT
Steven Findlay
Health Insurance Costs Crushing Many People Who Don’t Get Federal Subsidies
Health Insurance Costs Crushing Many People Who Don’t Get Federal Subsidies
Posted: Thu,13 Dec 2018 05:22:28 GMT
Sarah Jane Tribble
For The Asking, A Check Is In The Mail To Help Pay For Costly Drugs
It’s a little-known secret that patients can get thousands of dollars directly from a drugmaker.
Posted: Mon,10 Dec 2018 04:18:34 GMT
Michelle Andrews
Need Health Insurance? The Deadline Is Dec. 15
Enrollment is lagging compared with last year’s pace. But experts say sign-ups tend to accelerate as the deadline nears, and many people will be automatically re-enrolled, so the final numbers...
Posted: Thu,06 Dec 2018 07:18:27 GMT
Judith Graham
Seniors Steamed Over Cuts To SilverSneakers Fitness Program
UnitedHealthcare has put the skids on offering SilverSneakers, the nation’s fitness program for seniors, as part of its benefit packages. A look at why and some alternatives

Posted: Thu,22 Feb 2018 05:47:22 GMT
Chad Terhune Kaiser Health News
CHULA VISTA, Calif. — Norma Diaz and her husband, Joseph Garcia, have dedicated their careers to running a nonprofit health insurer that covers some of California’s neediest residents.