The Treasury Department dealt the final blow to programs in states like New York and New Jersey designed to help residents circumvent the $10,000 limit on deductions for state and local taxes. read more
Robert Mueller has announced that he will make a statement on the Russia investigation from the Department of Justice on Wednesday. This will be his first public comment since the release of the results from his probe.
The Federal Railroad Administration announced Thursday it will not give California the $928,620,000 it was originally promised, saying the state "repeatedly failed to comply with the terms" of its grant, "failed to make reasonable progress on the Project," and "abandoned its original vision" for a train connecting Los Angeles to San Francisco. read more
Being angry or being sad aren't particularly ideal dispositions for sound mental health, but which is worse when it comes to physical health? A new study finds that anger appears to be much more harmful, with the potential to increase one's risk for ailments like heart disease, arthritis, and even cancer in old age. Older adults may be more prone to feeling upset as their health worsens and day-to-day tasks grow more challenging. But for those who seem to become angry over the most trivial things, here's more reason to show greater concern rather than shrug them off as simply becoming the grumpy old men or angry old ladies in our lives.
The handwritten document contained four mistakes: three that reduced his reported taxes and one that increased them. Had his 2009 returns been prepared correctly, he should have paid $4,479 more than he did, according to Illinois accountant Glen Birnbaum, who analyzed the returns at the request of The Wall Street Journal.