President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden during the final presidential debate at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee, on Oct. 22. Jim Watson and Brendan Smialowski | AFP | Getty Images President Donald Trump isn’t the only one who’s “prepaid” his taxes. Millions of other Americans have, as well. At least that’s the
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The leaders of Congress’s main tax-writing committee are wondering if the Internal Revenue Service will be ready to handle next tax season as it’s still processing millions of pieces of correspondence that went unopened for months during the COVID-19 pandemic. House Ways and Means Committee chairman Richard Neal, D-Massachusetts, and Oversight Subcommittee chairman Bill Pascrell,
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The Internal Revenue Service is offering less generous settlement terms to participants in micro-captive insurance schemes as part of its clampdown on the transactions. The IRS said Thursday it will be sending settlement offers with terms that are stricter than ones it offered last year under an earlier micro-captive initiative. The IRS has been focusing
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International tax, audit and advisory firm Mazars has launched a new global brand identity that it expects will reaffirm its commitment to “a fair and prosperous world” – as well as helping position it as an alternative to the Big Four for large multinational clients. “The rebranding has been two years in the making, and
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An employee stands on a social distancing marker in an elevator at an office in Dallas, Texas. Dylan Hollingsworth/Bloomberg via Getty Images The number of workers receiving and applying for unemployment benefits declined significantly last week, according to Labor Department figures issued Thursday. That’s good news for workers and the U.S. economy — thousands of
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(L-R) Lloyd Blankfein and David Solomon attend NYSCF Annual Summer Cocktail Reception at Private Residence on July 15, 2016 in Sagaponack, NY. Sean Zanni | Patrick McMullan | Getty Images Goldman Sachs is moving to claw back tens of millions of dollars in compensation it’s paid executives including CEO David Solomon and former CEO Lloyd
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A pension fund for Pennsylvania teachers said it had frozen new investments with Apollo Global Management amid concerns about ties between its founder, Leon Black, and Jeffrey Epstein. The $63 billion Pennsylvania Public School Employees’ Retirement System said it spoke with Apollo officials last week after a New York Times report detailed the financial ties
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Getty Images It’s no secret that many people worry whether Social Security will be there for them when they retire. And recent headlines could be stoking those fears. Last week, the Social Security Administration announced the annual cost-of-living adjustment will be 1.3% in 2021. The change will amount to just $20 more per month for
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Democrats on the House Ways and Means Oversight Subcommittee are demanding answers from Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin about why the Internal Revenue Service suddenly revoked the tax-exempt status of more than 30,000 nonprofit organizations, including nearly 28,000 charities, many of which are in their home states, shortly before the crucial holiday giving season. They noted
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Bloomberg Tax & Accounting has expanded its coverage of international tax research to more than 220 countries, with analysis of corporate taxation, value-added taxes and international withholding taxes, along with the changes brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic. The company offers a VAT Navigator that covers value-added taxes, goods and services taxes, and sales tax
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Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and running mate Kamala Harris have said that, if elected, their administration would not raise taxes on anyone who makes less than $400,000 annually. We and other analysts from across the political spectrum concluded that the tax increases proposed by the Biden-Harris campaign, which include higher corporate and individual income
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