Taxes

WASHINGTON, DC – President Donald Trump sits down with staff, ranked by Budget Director Mick … [+] Mulvaney and Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin, during a federal budget luncheon in the Roosevelt Room at the White House in Washington, DC Wednesday February 22, 2017. (Photo by Melina Mara/The Washington Post via Getty Images) The
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Social Network Backgrounds Getty The Gig economy has been expanding rapidly over the past decade and the number of users involved with platforms like Uber, Lyft & Airbnb has grown exponentially. The IRS recently launched the Gig Economy Tax Center on www.irs.gov. This is a brand new section of the IRS website dedicated to help
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Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin Getty The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has issued guidance for some taxpayers who took out federal or private student loans to finance attendance at a nonprofit or for-profit school. The guidance offers relief for students whose loans have been discharged by the Department of Education and
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Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin The deal includes Chinese commitments to buy more U.S. goods in four industries. Costfoto/Barcroft Media via Getty Images Topline: With the Phase One trade deal signing scheduled for tomorrow, new details have emerged about China’s pledge to significantly ramp up purchases of U.S. exports including manufactured
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Comfortable retirement: Still out of reach for most. (Photo by Andrew Lichtenstein/Corbis via Getty … [+] Images) Corbis via Getty Images Congress ended 2019 by producing a budget of sorts. That fact, in itself, constitutes a rare accomplishment for this country’s dissipated and ever-distracted representative bodies. Such documents, as always, offer much to praise or
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Economic Security Planning, Inc. Today’s column addresses questions about when and how a married couple can file, survivor’s benefits and the earnings test, divorced spousal benefits before retirement benefits, avoiding filing for retroactive retirement benefits unintentionally and the availability of divorced spousal benefits. Larry Kotlikoff is a Professor of Economics at Boston University and the
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Getty Getty Want to pay off student loans? Make sure you understand the advantages and disadvantages for each repayment plan. Here’s what you need to know. 1. Student Loan Consolidation Federal student loan consolidation is the process of combining your federal student loans into a new federal student loan called a Direct Consolidation Loan. Only
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It’s 1099 season, so I thought a recent decision in the Southern District of New York might rate some attention. I doubt the litigants want to be more famous because of this so I am going to call them Jane, the company and the other partners. If you must know who they are, you can
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