| Jan 31, 2014
| 8:34 AM
Carroll Community College and Human Services Programs of Carroll County are offering free income tax preparation assistance for residents as tax season looms.
Both organizations are qualified IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) sites that offer...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 4:47 PM
An estimated 20,000 households in Baltimore City are missing out on tax refunds, leaving unclaimed some $50 million that advocates said could help lift them out of poverty.
IRS Commissioner John Koskinen marked Friday, the first day his agency started...
| Feb 1, 2014
| 12:50 PM
Inside a drab computer lab at the Johns Hopkins University, a team of researchers is trying to build something that has never existed before: a digital currency that changes hands completely in secret. Its name is Zerocoin.
The untraceable currency is...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 9:30 AM
Although I am not surprised at yet another left-leaning editorial in The Sun, I think you have missed some very important points in your opposition to reducing Maryland's estate tax ("Settling the estate tax," Jan. 17).
The federal government took steps...
| Jan 17, 2014
The Glen Burnie nonprofit needs volunteers to serve as administrative assistants, mentors and adult education tutors, and in landscape and building repair, painting, general cleaning, organizing of supplies and more. Information: 410-609-...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 9:49 AM
Some of the biggest political contributors in recent elections don't appear on any list of the usual suspects; they are neither corporations, unions nor extremely wealthy individuals. Instead, they are new nonprofit organizations that have been granted...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 3:00 AM
We applaud Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's decision to help homeowners whose property tax bills suddenly jumped after the city corrected errors in how their historic tax credits had been calculated. These people made decisions about whether to buy...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 6:00 AM
While I enjoy Bob Ehrlich's weekly columns and I, too, never let the truth stand in the way of a good story, I must take exception when he goes too far ("De Blasio-ism should strike fear in the hearts of New York," Jan. 12). As a former IRS employee,...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 3:00 AM
FACT: New York City's Bill de Blasio ran on a progressive platform of "tax the rich," government welfare-ism and strident unionism in his successful bid to succeed Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
OPINION: Mr. de Blasio is the new hope and change for America'...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 1:58 PM
Workers may no longer have to rush to stock up on medications or glasses just to use up money in flexible spending accounts before the end of the year. For years, any money left over in a flexible spending account has been forfeited.
| Nov 1, 2013
| 9:45 AM
The recent health care editorial, "The canceled policies" (Oct. 31), like many other opinion pieces published by the Sun, minimizes the latest of presidential leadership problems to protect Barack Obama. Should you not be addressing the question of why we...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 10:20 AM
Landscape designer Martha Schwartz has been named by Inner Arbor Trust Inc. to be the lead designer for phase one of the project that will help transform Symphony Woods in downtown Columbia.
The London resident and alumna of Harvard University's Graduate...