Karen Hube
Karen Hube
Columnist, The Fiscal Times

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Do some good for charity, tax return

Do some good for charity, tax return

Don’t let the giving season end with the last of the eggnog or the final candle on the Menorah. These final days of the year are your last chance to make a charitable contribution count as a deduction on your 2011 tax return.

Trimming more than just your tree

Trimming more than just your tree

Here’s one more must-do item for your holiday list: Whittling down your 2011 income tax liability.

Half-truths and lies about our taxes

Half-truths and lies about our taxes

Karen Hube looks at the falsehoods and shades of truth that are often bandied about when activists, corporate execs and politicians mention taxes.

Tax credits for green energy may end

Tax credits for green energy may end

Federal energy tax incentives play a big role in encouraging green energy. Yet now there is a good chance they will be scaled back or eliminated.