Tax Talk

Excedrin Headache #1,367

What do sophisticated tax cheats, drug cartel money launderers, Russian potash oligarchs, and quite possibly you all have in common? Well,... Read More

That Giant Sucking Sound

For decades, growing numbers of scientists have warned that burning fossil fuels is pumping dangerous amounts of greenhouse gases into the... Read More

There’s No Place Like Home

Generations ago, Hugh Hefner shocked America with a new kind of men’s magazine: a fictionalized portrait of American womanhood built... Read More

Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?

What’s the last thing you want to read about for fun, and why is it taxes?Writing about taxes is easy. Every day there’s something worth... Read More

Mind the Gap

Last week, the IRS announced that the “tax gap”—the difference between the amount of taxes Americans legally owed and the amount they... Read More

The Check Is Not in the Mail

This week marked the final final final 2022 tax filing deadline for everyone who filed an extension back in April and doesn’t have the... Read More

Do You Smell a Conspiracy?

Creepy sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein continues to cast long shadows since his “suicide” in a Brooklyn prison shortly before the... Read More

Agents Behaving Badly

Last year, Americans earned about $21.8 trillion in personal income. Uncle Sam stepped in to intercept $4.9 trillion of that haul in... Read More

Don’t Do the Crime If You Can’t Do the Time

Americans are raised from childhood to believe that crime doesn’t pay. But any adult who opens their eyes realizes crime actually pays... Read More

Penalty on the Field

Labor Day is fading in the rearview mirror, and that means Official Tax Planning Season™ is in full swing. But instead of thinking about... Read More