Reagan takes office as U.S. hostages are freed from Iran.
The emergence of the 1960's counterculture.
Walter Mondale decides to "tell it like it is" at the Democratic Convention in San Francisco, and says both he and Ronald Reagan would raise taxes as president.
This 1966 political ad, paid for by Reagan for Governor Committee, features Ronald Reagan promising to cut taxes if he's elected governor of California.
An explaination the Stamp Act, a British tax on all printed material, from marriage licenses to playing cards, that infuriates early American colonists.
CNBC's Suze Orman talks about the best ways to take advantage of changes in tax laws to save money in 2009.
John Zaccaro's real estate deals and tax problems may cause trouble for Geraldine Ferrarro's vice presidential campaign.
President Ronald Reagan's economic policy was a successful part of his administration, part of the so-called "Reagan Revolution," but how will these policies be judged in the future? NBC's Mike Jensen looks at Reagan's economic legacy.
NBC's Tom Pettit recaps George H.W. Bush's appearance at the 1988 Republican Convention. During the appearance, Bush recites his infamous line: "Read my lips, no new taxes."
Charitable contributions can increase a taxpayer's return, but to avoid an IRS audit it must be done correctly.
CNBC’s Trish Regan explains how the tax cuts and tax rebates in the 2009 Stimulus Bill will affect the average American.
Billionaire Warren Buffett speaks with NBC's Tom Brokaw about the taxation system, claiming it unfairly favors the rich.
Tim Geithner, President Barack Obama's pick for Treasury Secretary, answers more questions about his failure to pay some back taxes during his Senate confirmation hearings.
During their third presidential debate, John McCain questions whether Barack Obama's economic proposals would help the middle class. McCain cites "Joe the Plumber," a small business owner who had complained that Obama's plan would raise his taxes.
An explaination of England's attempts to regulate colonial trade by passing the Navigation Acts which include adding new taxes and controlling seaports. Americans are angered by the legislation even though it helps stimulate the economy.
Filing income taxes becomes more complicated as the number and complexity of tax forms increases.
D.C. residents pay $2 billion each year in federal taxes, yet they do not have voting representation in Congress. Now the city is sending lawmakers a protest message, stamped on every D.C. license plate: "Taxation Without Representation."