taxes

  • 5 goals from Obama’s 2014 State of the Union: Yay or Nay?

    By NEDRA PICKLER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama used his last State of the Union to declare 2014 a “Year of Action,” and he can claim credit for accomplishing several of the…

  • Taxes, estate planning, and the IRS – What’s the best strategy?

    David DeJong and Steve Widdes, partners at Stein Sperling, answer your questions about estate planning. August 4, 2014

  • Tax and benefit planning – perfect together!

    Bob and Bob trade places, as federal benefits specialist Bob Braunstein plays host to the show’s usual host, tax expert Bob Leins. September 2, 2013

  • Tax and benefit planning – perfect together!

    Bob and Bob trade places, as federal benefits specialst Bob Braunstein plays host to the show’s usual host, tax expert Bob Leins.

  • How to get the most out of your 2012 tax return

    On this week’s For Your Benefit show, host Bob Leins discusses tips for your 2012 taxes.

  • Federal Drive Interviews — Jan. 25, 2013

    Bob Dacey, chief accountant at the GAO, talks about the latest audit report. Melissa Emrey-Arras, GAO’s acting director for strategic issues, discusses how some agencies are cloaking their rule-making processes. Ed Zurndorfer, registered employee benefit consultant, offers advice on how to prepare for your April 15 tax filing.

  • Taxes! Who needs them?

    Wouldn’t it be great if we didn’t have to pay taxes … or paid only for things we like and want? Senior Correspondent Mike Causey consulted a longtime legal eagle at the Treasury Department and she had some interesting points.

  • The Incredible Shrinking Postal Service

    Even if you never, or hardly ever, go to a Post Office there’s a good chance you went there Tuesday to mail your taxes, and get an SOS from some worried postal employees, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says.

  • Microsoft warns of security risks during tax season

    Microsoft has found several critical security risks in its Office and Internet programs that may leave people open to hackers this tax season. The biggest problem is in Internet Explorer software, because every single version of the program is at risk, the company said.

  • Summer job tax breaks available

    It’s a harsh lesson to learn: once you get a job and start collecting a paycheck, the tax bite can be a nasty surprise. It doesn’t have to be completely bad, as we learn from registered employee benefit consultant Ed Zurndorfer.