tax relief

IRS Cuts 'Innocent Spouses' Some Slack

When people play fast and loose with their taxes, they often leave their spouses -- and ex-spouses -- in the dark. Until now, those innocent wives and husbands had a short window to appeal to the IRS for relief -- and the window sometimes closed before they knew there was an issue. Now, the IRS is trying to make its policy fairer.

Have Tax Problems? A Tax-Relief Firm May Only Add to Them

Tax-resolution scams are on the rise as unethical companies peddling tax-relief services prey on people who owe back taxes. Here's what you need to know before you sign up for any tax-resolution services. Even better, here's why you should avoid most such firms.

Obama Pushes His New Stimulus Plan

President Obama is speaking in Cleveland Wednesday, laying out more details of his plan to get the economic recovery back in gear: $50 billion for infrastructure spending; a $100 billion R&D tax credit; and $200 billion to induce U.S. companies to make capital improvements now rather than later.