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  • How much do you pay to get your taxes done?

    Millions of Americans pay to get their taxes done every year. If you're among them, we'd love to know how much you're paying this year to a tax preparer or for tax prep software, including filing fees. If you're willing to share your story, please fill out the form below.  Your name and comments will not be published without your permission.



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    How much are you paying this year to get MORE

    - Mar 20, 2015 1:55 PM ET
  • 57 ways sequester could sting

    I was going to list 58 but figured I had made the point: The sequester would touch many, many government programs and services. These 57 are a somewhat random sampling of what could happen on March 1. (Read this but please also check out my calendar of "fiscal cliff crazy" and new FAQ on the sequester.)


    All FBI workers furloughed for up to 14 days
    More than 36,000 Bureau of Prisons workers furloughed MORE

    - Feb 18, 2013 3:10 PM ET
About This Author
Jeanne Sahadi
Jeanne Sahadi
Senior Writer, CNNMoney

Jeanne Sahadi is a senior writer at CNNMoney, where she covers anything with the word "trillion" in it: Specifically, the federal budget, federal debt, federal taxes and federal spending. She tweets at @jjsahadi

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