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In turnabout, ex-NY Gov. Spitzer releases returns

Scandal-lashed former Gov. Eliot Spitzer released some of his tax returns Wednesday, after taking heat for declining to disclose them as he runs for the city's top financial office. Full story

Ex-NY Gov. Eliot Spitzer made $8M in last 2 years

Scandal-tarnished ex-Gov. Eliot Spitzer is digging into his pockets to finance his bid to become city comptroller, and information released Tuesday shows those pockets are deep. Full story

Republicans rewrite the IRS budget

   In a case of cut-off-the-nose-to-spite-the-face, the Republicans on the House Appropriations committee voted to cut the IRS budget by nearly a quarter and MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell explains just how much it will cost.

Former Swiss banker pleads guilty to U.S. tax evasion

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A former Swiss banker faces up to five years in jail after pleading guilty to dodging U.S. taxes and paying a $1.5 million fine before being sentenced, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Friday. Full story

Same-sex couples see big tax benefits from historic ruling

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Jennifer Cole-Ruiz, a chef who recently opened La Mujer Gala tapas restaurant in Brooklyn with her wife, Madelein Ruiz, on Wednesday night planned to celebrate the historic U.S. Supreme Court decisions in support of same-sex marriage with a glass of cava after their customers ha Full story

Tennessee man charged with extortion in Romney tax return scheme

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Tennessee man was charged with attempting to extort $1 million during last year's election by threatening to release former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's tax returns that he falsely claimed he had stolen, the Department of Justice said on Wednesday. Full story

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  Foolhardy budget cuts cripple government operations

Rachel Maddow reports on large portions of the federal government shutting down for the day because sequestration has starved them of funds on which to function, leaving many vital jobs left undone.

  Obama's Tax Rate Revealed: 18.4%

President Obama released his 2012 federal income tax returns today. Jared Bernstein, Center on Budget & Policy Priorities and Robert Costa, National Review, provide perspective.

  Americans scramble to file taxes before Monday deadline

Personal finance expert Carmen Wong Ulrich gives advice to the estimated 51 million Americans who haven’t filed their taxes yet.

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As the show celebrates its fifth anniversary, take a look back at some of Andrea Mitchell’s biggest interviews.

  What to do if you can’t afford to pay your taxes

According to the IRS, one in six taxpayers filing a tax return has a balance due, but the good news is there are ways to work with the IRS to avoid paying a penalty. CNBC’s Sharon Epperson explains the options available to you.

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Tax payers fill up forms before submitting their income tax returns on the last day of filing in New Delhi July 31, 2013. Indian government revenues are expected to increase by 21 percent in the 2013/2014 fiscal year, Finance Minister P Chidambaram said on Wednesday. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee (INDI

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Tax payers line up to submit their income tax returns on the last day of filing in New Delhi

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