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Roth IRA Could Be Called “The Greatest Gift Ever”

Parents do a lot for their kids but do you know how to make your teen a millionaire?

CBS4–02/28/2014

File picture of a gun.  (Source: Thinkstock)

Tax Offices Might Process Gun License Applications

Gun owners would be able to apply for concealed weapons licenses at their local tax collector’s offices under a National Rifle Association-backed measure approved unanimously by the Senate Agriculture Committee on Monday.

02/17/2014

(Source: Jill Frommer via Getty Images)

Beware Of Tax Refund ID Theft

It is that time again. Time to begin filing your 2013 tax returns. It’s also time for the thieves and scammers to try to get your tax refund before you do. Tonight, CBS4’s David Sutta looks at the skyrocketing cost of identity theft impacting taxpayers, and what’s being done to reign in fleeced IRS refunds.

CBS4–02/10/2014

The first wave of Dream Defenders around the Capitol Rotunda. (Source: dreamdefenders.org)

Tallahassee Protest Cost State $173,000 In Overtime Pay

The protest of the George Zimmerman verdict at the Florida Capitol cost the taxpayers of Florida approximately $173,000 in overtime expenses for security.

CBS Miami–09/05/2013

Jesus Pons (l) and Bruno Diaz (rt) (Source: Miami-Dade Corrections)

Overbilling Scheme May Have Cost Miami-Dade Taxpayers Millions

Two former Miami-Dade County workers have been arrested in a sophisticated overbilling scheme that may have cost taxpayers millions of dollars, according to CBS4 News partner The Miami Herald.

CBS Miami–06/04/2013

Norman Braman (Source: CBS4)

Braman Pledges To Fight Sun Life Stadium Deal

The biggest thorn in the side of the public financing of Marlins Park was billionaire Norman Braman. With the Dolphins now asking for public money to help renovate Sun Life Stadium, Braman is back to fight against the new stadium deal.

CBS4–04/10/2013

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 03: Casey Kotchman #18 of the Miami Marlins hits a ground ball into a double play in the fifth inning during a game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park on April 3, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Marlins Face Long Road To Recapture The Fans

Last year at this time, the Miami Marlins were the toast of Major League Baseball and South Florida was abuzz with hope the franchise had finally turned the proverbial corner into a true contender. Just a year later, despite one of the best stadiums in baseball, the Marlins are operating about as far under the radar as any team in Major League Baseball.

CBS Miami–04/08/2013

(Photo by Jason Arnold/Getty Images)

Report: Contractors For Marlins Park Owed Thousands

If it wasn’t for bad publicity, the Miami Marlins wouldn’t have any publicity at all. The latest blight on the franchise’s name comes from CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald. According to the Herald, dozens of workers who helped build Marlins Park are still waiting for at least $67,000 in back pay from the contractor that hired them.

CBS Miami–03/22/2013

The IRS has $61M of Floridians' money, thanks to unclaimed tax returns from 2009. (Source: Getty Images)

IRS To Floridians: Claim The $61M We Owe You From 2009

Do you need a little extra cash? Everyone’s favorite tax agency might be holding it for you. $61 million is waiting to be claimed, and more than 62,000 Florida residents are entitled to the money, according to the Internal Revenue Service.

CBS4–03/21/2013

A federal bill that could cost online retailers and customers more money passed a second Senate vote Thursday. (Photo Credit: Thinkstock)

Bill That Taxes Online Purchases Faces Senate Vote This Week

Internet tax supporters are hoping that a vote in the U.S. Senate as early as today will finally give them enough political leverage to require Americans to pay sales taxes when shopping online.

CBS4–03/21/2013

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