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Gov. Rick Perry has called the Legislature back for a third special session to approve more money for roads, but the main sticking point centers on what is the most conservative way to fund them without raising taxes (credit: by Jonathan Gibby/Getty Images)

Road Debate Will Start Third Special Session

Gov. Rick Perry has called the Legislature back for a third special session to approve more money for roads, but the main sticking point centers on what is the most conservative way to fund them without raising taxes.

08/04/2013

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Some Cigarette Prices Would Climb Under Texas House Bill

The Texas House has narrowly approved and sent to the Senate a bill cutting taxes on chewing tobacco by more than 30 percent but raising the price of some smaller brands of cigarettes.

05/07/2013

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North Texans Spend Millions On Non-Existent Federal Taxes

CBS 11’s I-Team has obtained a study that says Oncor, the giant electric utility company in North Texas, is collecting hundreds of millions of dollars from customers for federal taxes that don’t exist.

CBS 11–05/03/2013

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Web Sales Tax Bill Advances

Americans spend billions of dollars online, and now it could get more expensive. The U.S. Senate is expected to vote on a bill that would let states collect taxes on online purchases.

CBS 11–04/22/2013

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Stolen Tax Refunds Costing IRS Billions

A few clicks, hit send and you wait for that refund check. It’s easy, but maybe too easy.

CBS 11–04/16/2013

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Perry To Discuss Tax Cuts Again

Gov. Rick Perry opened Texas’ legislative session urging lawmakers to use a surplus of state funds on tax cuts. But those cuts haven’t materialized.

04/15/2013

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How To Spend Your Tax Refund

The best part of paying your taxes is probably getting your refund check.

04/10/2013

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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

California Tax Payers Rush To Meet Tax Filing Deadline

IRS Releases ‘Dirty Dozen’ Tax Scams For 2013

The IRS released its annual “Dirty Dozen” list of tax scams on Tuesday, reminding taxpayers to exercise caution as tax season sets in.

03/27/2013

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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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How Studying Your Taxes Can Help Your Career

About half of Americans say they feel underpaid. Are you one of them?

03/25/2013

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