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W-2 forms mailed; also available on C2HR

Jan. 23, 2013—Check your mailbox this week for your 2012 W-2 form. Your form was sent to the most current mailing address on file with Human Resources (typically your home address). New this year: The Affordable Care Act requires Vanderbilt to report the value of its health care plan on your 2012 W-2 form. You can find...

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Political divide: Why health care is the issue on which Americans may never agree

Apr. 10, 2012—Of all the issues being debated by politicians, lawmakers and voters, funding health care may be the issue on which no one can agree.

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Get free tax prep assistance ahead of April filing deadline

Feb. 28, 2012—Families who have a household income of $55,000 or less qualify for free tax preparation assistance through a partnership with United Way of Metropolitan Nashville. The 2012 deadline for filing a federal income tax return is Tuesday, April 17, so plan ahead and take advantage early of this valuable program. Vanderbilt’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) sites operate...

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Economist Arthur Laffer proposes taxing pollution instead of income

Feb. 20, 2012—Laffer sees a fundamentally backwards system in the United States that imposes taxes on things people want more of, income and jobs. At the same time, the U.S. allows something we want less of—carbon dioxide pollution—to be emitted without penalty.

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Illegal immigrants finding it harder to pay taxes, submit tax returns

Apr. 14, 2011—Illegal immigrants are finding it increasingly harder to find work, pay taxes and submit tax returns because of tighter immigration restrictions.

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