Taxes

When President Donald Trump signed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act into law, a central tenet of that most significant tax reform in recent memory was the lowering of the United States’ corporate tax rate from 35% to 21%. That put the U.S. corporate tax rate – previously among the highest in the world –
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Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin An anti-government protester stands guard at a burning barricade in Santiago, Chile. Rodrigo Abd/ASSOCIATED PRESS Topline: Many of the mass protests happening around the world were sparked by anger over the economy—especially rising inequality and high costs of living—and then quickly evolved into larger, more potent
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LONDON, ENGLAND – SEPTEMBER 13: A plane comes into land at Heathrow Airport on September 13, 2019 in … [+] London, England. (Photo by Leon Neal/Getty Images) Getty Images Fasten your safety belts. Jeremy Cape of Squire Patton Boggs explains the U.K.’s Air Passenger Duty (APD) and one group’s proposal to impose a frequent flyer
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The most common question I receive about college savings is, “What happens if my kid doesn’t go to college?” There are two reasons families ask this question: They are worried about locking money into college savings that will never be used or or that they’ll be penalized for non-qualified withdrawals. They want an excuse to
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Economic Security Planning, Inc. Today’s column addresses questions about working after beginning benefits, accidentally filing earlier than intended, spousal benefits on a disabled worker’s record, restating suspended benefits and the possibility of filing retroactive SSA taxes. Larry Kotlikoff is a Professor of Economics at Boston University and the founder and president of Economic Security Planning,
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Almost have of the banks in the U.S. do not have satisfactory supervisory ratings from the Federal … [+] Reserve. BLOOMBERG NEWS On Tuesday, right as most Americans were running around doing last minute preparations for Thanksgiving, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System published the second annual ‘Supervision and Regulation Report.’ I
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A long string of losses in a horse related business may well attract IRS attention. Don’t despair. If you take the right steps you have a good chance of winning in Tax Court. Reilly’s Eighteenth Law of Tax Planning – Honest objective trumps realistic expectation. A quarter horse mare showing its muscles. Cd. Victoria, Tamaulipas,
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PARIS, FRANCE – JUNE 25: In this photo illustration, a visual representation of the digital … [+] Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin is displayed on June 25, 2019 in Paris, France. Bitcoin surpassed the 11,000 dollar mark Monday, Facebook’s arrival on the cryptocurrency market with Libra has boosted global interest around the various currencies in circulation. Bitcoin has
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When Richard Detrich and his wife, Nikki Steele, started contemplating where to retire, they went about it methodically. The couple had already agreed to move abroad. Next, they each drew up a list of the 15 most important factors to them and then compared notes. Turned out their lists were pretty similar. The Ventura, California,
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