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Tips for wise giving to help victims of Orlando tragedy

If you want to make a donation to a charity to help victims and families of the Orlando mass shooting, use caution. “Tragedy inspires people to give, and this terrible tragedy is drawing incredible response already from people all around the world” said H. Art Taylor, president and CEO, Better... Read more →


Why won’t H&R Block give you an estimate on how much it charges to prepare your income taxes?

Because preparing my income taxes is a challenging chore for me, I thought I’d try having H&R Block help me this year. I’d tried the firm about 10 years ago when I had an unusually complicated return after my mom passed away. I remember I was disappointed with H&R Block.... Read more →


Baby boomer bloggers write about spring rituals

Laura Lee Carter of the Adventures of the New, Old Farts is the host for this week’s Best of Boomer Blogs #443. Carter writes about how spring inspires her every year, even though it just snowed in Colorado where she lives. Other boomer blogger spring rituals include: preparing income taxes,... Read more →


Public supports new consumer protections for tax preparing services, survey shows

As millions of taxpayers turn to paid tax preparers to help complete what, for many, is their largest financial transaction of the year, a coalition of consumer and community organizations and advocates is drawing attention to the findings of a national poll that demonstrates broad public support for new consumer... Read more →


72% of Fortune 500 companies used tax havens in 2014, study shows

Nearly three-quarters of Fortune 500 companies sent profits to tax havens in 2014, with just 30 companies accounting for 62 percent of earnings placed offshore, according to an analysis “Offshore Shell Games” by the U.S. Public Interest Research Group Education Fund Education Fund and Citizens For Tax Justice. All together,... Read more →