Egyptian hieroglyphs

Tax Day in Ancient Egypt

A newly-analyzed papyrus fragment from Ancient Egypt revealed a truly whopping tax bill
A stethoscope monitoring the pulse of a stack of twenty dollar bills

How Subtle Subsidies Shaped U.S. Health Care

Melissa A. Thomasson looked into how federal money created the U.S. health care landscape as we know it.
Scattered hundred dollar bills

A Fight About Taxing the Wealthy, a Century-Old Debate

The debate about how much of the government's money should come from the rich is a conversation that goes back more than 100 years.
The top of a government tax return form

Why Everyone Thinks They’re a Victim of Tax Policy

The House of Representatives recently agreed to extend some business tax breaks retroactively into 2014. But the Wall ...