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Mayor Bill de Blasio delivers his State of the City address on Monday, Feb. 10, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

De Blasio Forges Ahead Despite Opposition To Pre-K Tax Plan

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s signature proposal, a tax increase on the wealthy to pay for universal prekindergarten, appears to be on life support.

03/08/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio hugs a child after reading a book to a prekindergarten class at P.S. 130 on Feb. 25, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

De Blasio: City On Track To Roll Out Universal Pre-K This Fall

The mayor visited P.S. 130 in Chinatown on Tuesday afternoon to announce his administration has lined up all the classroom seats and then some to roll out universal pre-K this September.

02/25/2014

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Poll: City, State Voters Favor NYC Universal Pre-K Without Tax On Wealthy

The Quinnipiac poll found 49 percent of city voters support funding pre-K without raising taxes versus 40 percent who favor de Blasio’s proposed tax hike on those making at least $500,000.

02/12/2014

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Cab Drivers Spar Over New ‘Taxi Tax’ To Help With Health Insurance Sign-Up

Some cabbies turned in petitions over the six cents per fare fee, but other drivers said the money will go to good use.

11/20/2013

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Cuomo Non-Committal On De Blasio’s Plan To Tax Wealthy New Yorkers For Universal Pre-K

De Blasio said he’d tax those making $500,000 or more to cover the cost of universal pre-K. Any tax would have to be approved by the state legislature and be signed by Gov. Cuomo.

11/12/2013

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A Look At The Craziest Tax Write-Offs

It’s hard to think there’s anything funny about taxes when you’re under a mountain of paperwork, but CBS News contributor and analyst Mellody Hobson has a little comic relief for taxpayers.

04/02/2013

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How (Not) To Get Audited

It’s time to talk taxes: 1099 forms have gone out and you should be organizing your paperwork and getting ready to pay the taxman.

03/25/2013

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What Triggers an IRS Tax Audit?

The odds of an audit can increase substantially depending on your income, types of income, deduction amount and changes you have made since filing your last tax return.

03/25/2013

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What To Do With Your Tax Refund

Most tax filers are getting a refund after they file their 2012 return. With the average refund running about $3,000, a lot of people will be thinking about what to do with the extra cash.

03/18/2013

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Where’s My Refund? IRS Tool Answers That Question

The Internal Revenue Service has a message for taxpayers eager to learn the status of their tax refund: Please don’t check the IRS website every five minutes — once a day is enough.

03/18/2013

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Tax Prep: Don’t Miss These Juicy Credits and Deductions

The IRS expects that 75 percent of all 2012 returns will be entitled to a refund, so if you haven’t started preparing your taxes yet, do it: There’s no reason to wait for April 15 to roll around to get that money back from Uncle Sam.

03/11/2013

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Prepare Taxes Online Like A Pro

If you’re preparing your own taxes you should definitely do what the professionals do: use tax preparation software.

03/04/2013

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As The Tax Man Cometh, Tips For Getting Ready

The IRS expects 75 percent of all 2012 returns will get a refund, so if you haven’t started preparing your taxes yet, do it.

03/04/2013

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Download Tax Forms & E-File Info: One-Stop Shop

For easy filing this year download all your Federal Tax Forms from our one-stop shop.

03/01/2013

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Last Minute Tips For Filing Your Tax Returns

Tuesday is the deadline to file and send in your tax returns, so if you haven’t started, it’s not too late. Kelli Grant from SmartMoney.com has some last minute tax tips.

04/14/2012

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