Tax Talk

R-E-S-P-E-C-T the Plan

Aretha Franklin left this world with a musical legacy for the ages. The Queen of Soul started singing for her father's "gospel carnival tours" at 12,... Read More

Floating Palace, Indeed

This week's story is a briny chowder of petty vandalism, tax avoidance, partisan posturing, and flat-out misinformation. There's probably something... Read More

Awwww, He Has His Daddy’s . . . Tax Break?

Mother Nature knew exactly what she was doing when she made babies cute. In fact, evolutionary biologists at Oxford University recently concluded... Read More

Can You Imagine the Smell?

The Infinite Monkey Theorem holds that if you sit an infinite number of monkeys down at an infinite number of typewriters, eventually one of them... Read More

IRS Loves “New” Math

Parenting is full of all sorts of milestones. Some of them are precious, like your child's first steps, their first words, and their first day of... Read More

Love Stinks. Yeah, Yeah

The best marriages, so they say, age like fine wine. They gain richness, and color, and depth. They ripen and mellow as experience piles upon... Read More

Mark’s Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

When Mark Zuckerberg was 19 years old, he launched Facebook from his Harvard University dorm room. (Some cynics might say "stole" is a better word... Read More

Now That’s Shelter!

Classic rock fans celebrated a milestone birthday on July 26: Rolling Stones front man and rock legend Mick Jagger turned 75! If that doesn't make... Read More

Here’s to Your Health!

When Congress raises the hood on the tax code, they're usually working to raise money to pay for government. But sometimes they're more interested in... Read More

Don’t Cry 4-3, Argentina

Americans love a champion, and every year, sports fans get to see new champions crowned. We've got a World Series, a Super Bowl, and NBA finals... Read More