Julie Zauzmer Weil

New York

Tax reporter

Education: Harvard University

Julie Z. Weil reports on taxes. She has worked at The Post since 2013, including four years covering religion in America and two covering local government in D.C.
Latest from Julie Zauzmer Weil

Tax prep sites gave millions of taxpayers’ info to Facebook and Google

After report shows H&R Block, TaxSlayer and TaxAct gave tens of millions of people's personal financial information to tech companies, senators call for criminal charges.

July 12, 2023

Biden won a global tax rate. Now Americans wonder if it was a good deal.

Major countries are going ahead with the global tax rate deal, while Republicans in Congress resist it.

July 5, 2023

How California’s wild weather brought the debt-ceiling ‘X date’ closer

The U.S. Treasury collected almost $300 billion less in taxes than it predicted, meaning the government might hit its debt ceiling sooner.

May 22, 2023

Who is the ‘taxpayer’ and ‘spouse’ in marriages when both work?

A new research paper shows finds straight couples are more likely to list husband as primary taxpayer, but the percentage of women listed as taxpayers has increased slightly.

January 23, 2023

Billionaires in blue states face coordinated wealth-tax bills

State lawmakers are set to introduce bills this week that would test an unprecedented form of taxing the rich in several states where billionaires live.

January 17, 2023

Hoping to win the Mega Millions? You’ll need to think about taxes.

The tax issues that the person who might come into a $1.3 billion windfall tonight will have to think about are probably pretty different from their previous tax concerns.

January 12, 2023

IRS advocate reports big drop in backlog as GOP votes to cut funds

The IRS reduced its massive backlog of tax returns by nearly two-thirds over the past year, which could lead to shorter delays for refunds.

January 11, 2023

What we’ve learned from Trump’s tax returns

A look at some of the key numbers from Trump's tax returns

December 30, 2022

House panel releases Trump tax returns in another setback for former president

The Democratic-led panel released the financial documents for six years, capping a protracted legal and political battle that could have been prevented had former president Donald Trump followed presidential precedent and released his returns voluntarily.

December 30, 2022

Few crypto gains appear on tax returns. That’s changing — but not this year.

Years of delay on taxing crypto gains are likely to have cost the government billions of dollars. That's about to change with a new law going into effect in 2024.

December 29, 2022