Personal finance

April 14, 2017 - 5:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — If you're driving for Uber or renting out a room through Airbnb to make some extra cash, don't forget — you likely need to pay taxes on what you earned, even if it's a part-time gig. Unlike full-time jobs, where taxes are automatically withheld from every paycheck, it's usually up...
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April 14, 2017 - 5:39 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hey, procrastinators: Don't freak out if you haven't finished your taxes. The IRS is giving you a reprieve until Tuesday. The usual April 15 deadline falls on Saturday this year. That would normally push the deadline to Monday. However, Monday is a holiday in the District of...
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April 14, 2017 - 3:01 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hey, procrastinators: Don't freak out if you haven't finished your taxes. The IRS is giving you a reprieve until Tuesday. The usual April 15 deadline falls on Saturday this year. That would normally push the deadline to Monday. However, Monday is a holiday in the District of...
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April 14, 2017 - 3:00 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Taxpayers are picking up a few extra days to get their returns into the IRS. Instead of the traditional April 15 deadline, which comes Saturday, this year's tax returns aren't due until Tuesday. The combination of April 15 falling on a Saturday and Monday's Emancipation Day...
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April 13, 2017 - 4:48 pm
DALLAS (AP) — A deal to build a new Trump-brand hotel in Dallas has been abandoned. A spokeswoman for the Trump Organization said Thursday that the president's company told the developer not to pursue the deal with the city council. The developer, Mike Sarimsakci, declined to comment when reached...
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April 13, 2017 - 9:21 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell for a fourth straight week, with the benchmark 30-year rate marking a new low for the year. Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac says the rate on 30-year fixed-rate home loans declined to 4.08 percent this week from 4.10 percent last week. That brought the...
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Kay Ivey speaks after taking the oath of office of Governor of Alabama, Monday, April 10, 2017, in Montgomery, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
April 11, 2017 - 5:52 pm
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Within a span of minutes, Alabama's lieutenant governor catapulted from a position of largely ceremonial duties to the state's top political job. But new Republican Gov. Kay Ivey has decades of experience working in, and around, state politics. She held two terms as state...
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., leaves the chamber after the confirmation vote for President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, April 7, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
April 11, 2017 - 12:04 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate's top Democrat said Tuesday that President Donald Trump's refusal to release his tax returns is going to make this year's promised overhaul of the tax code "much harder." Sen. Charles Schumer says Trump is opening himself to second guessing about his motives for...
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., leaves the chamber after the confirmation vote for President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, April 7, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
April 11, 2017 - 11:59 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate's top Democrat says President Donald Trump's refusal to release his tax returns is going to make this year's promised overhaul of the tax code "much harder." Sen. Charles Schumer says Trump is opening himself to second guessing about his motives for supporting different...
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., leaves the chamber after the confirmation vote for President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, April 7, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
April 11, 2017 - 11:28 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate's top Democrat says President Donald Trump's refusal to release his tax returns is going to make this year's promised overhaul of the tax code "much harder." Sen. Charles Schumer says Trump is opening himself to second guessing about his motives for supporting different...
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