Month: August 2018

In a five-day special session that concluded August 29th, Mississippi lawmakers reached an agreement to reduce the state’s $400 million per year infrastructure funding shortfall, a plan that includes several tax changes. As of mid-August, more than 400 locally-owned bridges remained closed, with another 1,700 subject to weight restrictions, due to safety concerns and insufficient
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Sure, those pugs on Instagram are cute. But they’re expensive, too. Most people estimate that owning a dog costs between $26 and $75 a month, according to pet sitting app Rover, which surveyed some 1,500 U.S. adults in July. The reality? More like $150. “When most people get a dog, they think of basic expenses,”
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Credit: Shutterstock Do you ever feel that advertisers and marketers don’t understand, or really speak to, people over 50? That they’re missing what 21st century aging is all about? Then you’ll be interested to see what advertising executive Nadia Tuma-Weldon says. She’s the senior vice president and director of McCann Truth Central — a division
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There are no fewer than 130 new tax provisions in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, according to Shaun Hunley, a technical editor of PPC products for Thomson Reuters Checkpoint in the Tax & Accounting business of Thomson Reuters, but with tax practitioners starting to focus on helping clients address the act’s impact, he has
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(AP Photo/Themba Hadebe,Pool) China’s paramount leader, President Xi, has vowed that stability is his top priority.  Interestingly, President Xi echoes Karl Schiller, who was the German Finance minister from 1966 until 1972. As Schiller put it, “Stability is not everything, but without stability, everything is nothing.” Well, China, a country that has experimented with different
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Key Findings The U.S. Supreme Court in South Dakota v. Wayfair this year ruled that a state may require collection of sales tax by out-of-state internet retailers who sell into the state (“remote sellers”), so long as the law does not discriminate against or place excessive burdens on those engaging in interstate commerce. The Court
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