Deb Whitman on How Much Older Americans Contribute in Taxes for HuffPo

AARP’s own Executive Vice President Debra Whitman and Maxim Shvedov took on a taxing topic in the Huffington Post as we all faced deadlines to file with the IRS this week. Whether you owe money to the government or have some coming back to you, this insightful read about how much older Americans contribute in taxes may give you a moment to make some sense of this filing season. Read more:  Tax Day Special: How Much of the Income Tax …

Watch Out! Deadly Car Crashes Spike On Tax Day

Nothing may be certain but death and taxes, as Benjamin Franklin said, but a higher rate of deadly car crashes on tax day suggests the two unhappy events can also be inextricably combined. Canadian researchers who studied 30 years of U.S. traffic fatality data found that more Americans die in auto accidents on income tax day than on other April days — 226 fatal crashes on tax day versus 213 on a normal day, msnbc.com reports. Perhaps it’s because about …