Taxes

Pamela Knighton, a 51-year-old social worker from rural Georgia who earns under $25,000 per year, had her tax refund stolen by an identity thief last year.

'A scammer stole my tax refund'

Much of the debate about the economy in this election is about taxes -- how much we pay, who pays it, if the burden is shared fairly. As the rhetoric heats up, these numbers can help you separate truth from spin.

Many people think they know what the rich pay in taxes and have strong opinions about it. But the reality isn't always as black and white as they think.

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