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Gov. Deval Patrick says he expects to sign off on another summer tax-free weekend. Full story

Sales tax holiday weekend planned

Shoppers in Massachusetts could be looking ahead to another summer tax-free weekend.  Full story

Miss. sales tax holiday weekend upcoming

Mississippi's annual sales tax holiday begins at 12:01 a.m. July 26 and ends at midnight on July 27. Full story

IRS battles tech companies over 2004 offshore tax holiday

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Internal Revenue Service and two technology firms are fighting in court over tax bills from a 2004 corporate tax holiday, with other multinationals watching closely for a result that could come any day, said tax lawyers. Full story

U.S. companies' overseas earnings hit record $1.9 trillion: study

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Large U.S. companies boosted their offshore earnings by 15 percent last year to a record $1.9 trillion, avoiding hefty tax bills by keeping the profits abroad, according to a new report. Full story

Payroll taxes rising two percent starting Friday

   The American Taxpayer Relief Act that helped the country avoid the worst of the fiscal cliff did not include an extension of the payroll tax holiday. CNBC’s Eamon Javers explains why these numbers mean for the average worker.

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  Payroll Tax Holiday Set to Expire

Tom Porcelli, RBC Capital Markets chief U.S. economist, explains why he is concerned about expiration of the payroll tax holiday and its near-term damage to the U.S. economy.

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