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

How to file your taxes for free, no matter your income or age

All taxpayers have the option of filing without paying a professional or buying software. Here are some of the options for you.

January 20, 2024

Losing my son taught me a simple rule: When someone is mourning, say something

Look, I get it. People tell me that they don’t want to make it worse by bringing it up, by saying the wrong thing that would cause more heartache.

January 18, 2024

The prostitute nudging sex workers to file their taxes

The IRS won’t report sex workers to the police for making their money in an illegal business, but many sex workers are wary.

January 5, 2024

Holiday bonus: IRS cancels $1 billion in taxpayer penalties

During the pandemic, the IRS didn’t send notices about penalties accumulating. The agency is now canceling many of those fees.

December 19, 2023

Assisted living chat: Is a 10% increase per year typical?

Reporters who investigated deadly walkaways at assisted-living facilities answered questions from readers Tuesday.

December 19, 2023

Dozens of assisted-living residents died after wandering away unnoticed

Since 2018, more than 2,000 people have wandered away from assisted-living and memory-care facilities, according to The Post’s investigation. Nearly 100 have died.

December 17, 2023

How your state regulates assisted-living facilities

The Post analyzed state laws on assisted living to see which meet experts’ recommendations for staff training, staffing ratios, and transparency. Most states don’t.

December 17, 2023

Questions to ask before choosing an assisted living facility

Choosing an assisted living facility can be stressful. Here’s what to look for, some questions to ask and what you should know about safety when deciding on long term care.

December 17, 2023

More than 1,800 congressmen once enslaved Black people. This is who they were, and how they shaped the nation.

The Washington Post has compiled the first database of slaveholding members of Congress by examining thousands of pages of census records and historical documents.

December 11, 2023

Supreme Court seems inclined to narrowly uphold Trump tax provision

The challenge by a Washington state couple is widely viewed as an effort to preemptively block Congress from creating a wealth tax.

December 5, 2023