Jacob Bogage

Washington, D.C.

Business reporter

Education: University of Missouri, BA in history; University of Missouri, BA in journalism

Jacob Bogage writes about business and technology for The Washington Post, where he's worked since 2015. He's previously covered the automotive and manufacturing industries and wrote for the Sports section. He has previously reported for the Columbia Missourian, Columbia (Mo.) Daily Tribune, Bethesda Magazine and the Montgomery County Gazette. He is a Maryland native and a graduate of the University of Missouri.
Latest from Jacob Bogage

The conservative campaign to rewrite child labor laws

The Foundation for Government Accountability, a Florida-based think tank and lobbying group, drafted state legislation to strip child workplace protections, emails show.

April 23, 2023

These are some of the notable companies laying off workers

The tech, mortgage and auto industries are among the hardest hit with layoffs going into 2023. Among the giant companies are Amazon, Meta and Twitter.

April 21, 2023

GOP senators see Biden’s Labor pick as too friendly with unions

At Julie Su’s confirmation hearing, Republican lawmakers accused her of favoring unions over employers.

April 20, 2023

Tax season is getting longer. Blame climate change.

A national Tax Day is becoming a thing of the past as large swaths of the country get tax filing extensions because of catastrophic and climate-induced weather events.

April 17, 2023

Tax Day is today. Here are some last-minute tips.

Tax Day is April 18. Here’s what to do if you haven’t filed yet, and how to get the credits and deductions you’ve earned.

April 12, 2023

USPS raising stamp price to 66 cents in latest rate hike

The price of a stamp has increased 32 percent since 2019.

April 11, 2023

IRS overhaul aims for tenfold increase in audits of the wealthy

Officials plan to use funds from the Inflation Reduction Act to improve IRS customer service and claw back unpaid sums from wealthy tax dodgers.

April 6, 2023

As DeSantis seeks Disney probe, Iger accuses him of ‘anti-business’ stance

Disney CEO Bob Iger accused Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) of retaliating against the company over its stance on LGBT issues.

April 3, 2023

As taxpayer service improves, IRS staffers say they’re happier at work

The early IRS spending from the Inflation Reduction Act is making the agency (long-considered one of the worst federal workplaces) a much better place to work.

April 1, 2023

Banking sector rescue efforts soothe investor anxiety for now

UBS agrees to merge with the troubled bank as part of an emergency deal engineered by the Swiss government.

March 20, 2023