Month: October 2018

In the context of the debate in the EU over digital taxation there has been little attention paid to the economic impact that digital firms have on the European economy and the incentives they face relative to the politics of the proposals. Over the last several decades companies in heavily digitalized sectors have experienced incredible
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Few families can cover the skyrocketing cost of college outright. Luckily, there are more than 7 million scholarships available to help. But wading through the options can be overwhelming. Enter free search sites, like Tuition Funding Sources, which help students find the most desirable kind of assistance — money that does not have to be
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Key Findings The tax code contains several provisions which vary based on family composition and are designed for purposes such as offsetting the costs of having children or encouraging lower-income individuals to join the labor force. Currently, family status affects at least six tax provisions: the child tax credit, the child and dependent care tax
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Challenges Women Face in Businesslittlepinkbook More women are starting businesses, but they still face challenges operating their businesses. The number of women entrepreneurs is on the rise. Regardless of the positive outcomes, women are struggling to survive in the business environment given the challenges they face. 8 Major Challenges that Women Face in Business 1.
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Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting has added new improvements to its CCH AnswerConnect tax research platform, including integration with Microsoft’s Cortana voice assistant technology. The company originally introduced the tax research system last year but showcased the Cortana integration, along with other new features, at the company’s CCH Connections user conference in Miami Beach this
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Key Findings The United States levies several excise taxes, which are taxes on specific goods or activities rather than a general tax base like income. Alcohol excise taxes fall under this category and are levied on manufacturers and importers of the three main alcohol commodities: beer, wine, and spirits. While excise taxes do have a
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In this strange moment for stocks, investors should hope to see bad news about the economy, CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Tuesday after the major averages traded sharply higher following weaker-than-expected economic data. “Bizarrely enough, the best thing for this market would be getting some disappointing news from the non-farm payroll report on Friday,” Cramer said.
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Across the country, state policymakers took strides to improve tax codes. In recognition of these efforts, the Tax Foundation honors state legislators, governors, and other individuals with our Outstanding Achievement in State Tax Reform award. As the name suggests, the honoree’s accomplishments must (1) be outstanding, (2) represent an achievement (not merely a proposal), and
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Credit: Getty Royalty Free The market has lost its mind. Daily market swings have gotten a little out of hand lately, much like a see-saw being used by sugar-overloaded children, each trying to send each other flying off. Yesterday’s 918.35 intraday point swing in the Dow was the ninth largest in history. The rally killer was news
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Source: Getty Royalty Free One of the most difficult problems in estate planning is determining how to handle personal collections and other special assets. Often the owner has devoted more than money to these assets. The collection is a special interest that consumed much time and attention, and there probably is an emotional investment as
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If Kylie Jenner “likes” something, chances are, her followers will buy it. Of course, Jenner is among the highest-valued influencers on social media today. The reality TV star turned cosmetics billionaire makes an estimated $1 million per sponsored post on her Instagram, according to the 2018 Instagram Rich List compiled by Hopper HQ. Seeing celebrities,
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