The congressional budget conference committee has begun formal negotiations on a Fiscal Year 2016 budget. Our primer has everything you need to know, like what the committee is supposed to do, who's on it and what a concurrent budget resolution is.
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24 April 2015 - Leaders in Congress continue to talk about balancing the budget, but are increasing deficits at the same time. Legislation repealing the estate tax is the latest example.
21 April 2015 - The next step towards adopting a federal budget for the coming fiscal year kicked off on Monday with the first formal meeting of negotiators. We have everything you need to know about what that means.
17 April 2015 - Now that you (hopefully) met the April 15 deadline to file your federal tax return. Let’s look at how Congress is dealing with its own deadlines.
15 April 2015 - Tax Day is once again upon us, as April 15 is the deadline for filing federal income tax returns. If the whole experience has you wondering about the system you just paid into and where the money goes, we have the resources for you.