Taxes

Study Finds Minnesota’s Taxes On E-cigarettes Led To An Increase In Smoking Of Traditional...

A new study of the e-cigarette tax in Minnesota has verified the first rule of economics: the more something costs, the less people buy. The study’s authors, mostly National Bureau of Economic Research economists, found Minnesota’s tax...

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The Best Tax Software For 2020: Turbotax, H&r Block, Taxslayer And More - Cnet

Get your taxes done faster -- and at the best price -- with these online DIY tax options.

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Amazon’s Surprise Sale Slashes The Macbook Air As Low As $899

If you've been toying with the idea of buying a new Apple laptop, you're probably prepared to pay a pretty penny. What you might not realize though, is that you can often find some surprisingly good deals that completely eliminate the Apple tax....
Related topics: Amazon, Amazon (AMZN), Apple (AAPL)

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On The Money — Presented By Wells Fargo — Mnuchin Says Officials Working On New Tax Cuts |...

Happy Thursday and welcome back to On The Money. I’m Sylvan Lane, and here’s your nightly guide to everything affecting your bills, bank account and bottom line.See something I missed? Let me know at slane@thehill.com or tweet me @SylvanLane....

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Tech Daily: Aapl Bug, Amzn Jedi Motion, Music Subs, Uk Digital Tax, More

Want the latest recommendations from Zacks Investment Research? Today, you can download 7 Best Stocks for the Next 30 Days. Click to get this free report Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN): Free Stock Analysis Report Facebook, Inc. (FB): Free Stock...
Related topics: Apple (AAPL), Amazon (AMZN), United Kingdom, Amazon, Facebook, Social Media

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Conservatives Are Finally Waking Up To The Fact That Republican Tax Plans Hurt Them: Columnist

Washington Post columnist Henry Olsen thinks that conservatives are finally waking up to the idea that the Republican’s tax policies don’t benefit the bottom line for their families. It has been 16 years since Thomas Frank published his...

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Microsoft Went To Court, Lobbied Congress And Changed The Law, All To Fight Back Against An Irs...

This month, a judge ruled that all Microsoft's KPMG documents needed to be turned over because the firm had been dodging taxes.
Related topics: Microsoft (MSFT), IRS

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Union Pushes For More Irs Funding Ahead Of Tax-filing Season

The National Treasury Employees Union (NTEU), which represents about 70,000 IRS employees, on Thursday issued a call for more funding for the agency, as the tax-filing season is set to begin on Monday.“Make no mistake, IRS employees are committed...
Related topics: IRS

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Steve Mnuchin Says Us-uk Brexit Trade Deal "absolute Priority" Despite Rifts Over Huawei,...

The US official made the comments before his trip to the UK ahead of negotiations on post-Brexit trade, namely how soon a trade deal between the two sides could be inked once Britain leaves the EU at the end of January.
Related topics: United Kingdom, Huawei

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2020 Legislative Session Preview: Limited Tickets To Minnpost Social Now On Sale To General Public

A limited number of tickets for the general public are now available for the next MinnPost Social, which is planned for Thursday, Feb. 6, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Elsie’s in Minneapolis. From guns to a gas tax, from prescription drugs to...

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Auto Stock Roundup: Ford's $2.2b Pre-tax Charge, Fiat-foxconn Jv & More

Want the latest recommendations from Zacks Investment Research? Today, you can download 7 Best Stocks for the Next 30 Days. Click to get this free report Tesla, Inc. (TSLA): Free Stock Analysis Report Ford Motor Company (F): Free Stock...
Related topics: Ford, Foxconn, Tesla

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Apple Blasted By Nobel Laureate Economist Joseph Stiglitz In Davos For Failing To Pay Taxes

CEOs and political leaders in Davos are talking a lot about companies focusing on more than just profits by being responsible for their employees, their suppliers, and their communities. One company that has come under some particularly harsh...
Related topics: Apple (AAPL)

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Mnuchin: White House Working On New Tax Package To 'fuel The Economy'

The White House is working on a new tax-cut package focused on boosting economic growth, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Thursday."The president has asked us to start working on what we call 'tax 2.0,'" Mnuchin said in a CNBC interview in...
Related topics: White House, Cnbc

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Last Minute Tax Advice For Home Office Deduction

Do you work from home? If so, others share your situation. The U.S. Small Business Administration says 60.1% of all firms without paid employees are home-based. The same ca be said for 23.3% of small employer firms, and 0.3% of large employer firms....

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Only 44% Of Americans Are Equipped To Pay A Tax Bill With Savings

Each year, the majority of people who file a tax return wind up with a refund on their hands. Sometimes, that refund is sizable. Otherwise, it's a smaller but appreciated sum.But what if you're in the minority of filers who aren't entitled to a...

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Ebay Earnings: 3 Things To Watch

The past year has been a busy one for shareholders of eBay (NASDAQ: EBAY). The online marketplace's growth rebound fizzled in 2019, with sales falling under the weight of intense competition and added sales taxes in the core U.S. market. Yet...
Related topics: Ebay, Nasdaq, US Equity Markets

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How Can We Ensure That A Carbon Tax Is A Generational Win-win?

Photo courtesy of Pixabay.comA recent NBER working paper by a distinguished team of economists argues that a properly designed carbon tax can be a generational win-win. The team, led by Laurence Kotlikoff of Boston University, also...
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France, Us Strike Deal To Proceed With Oecd Digital Tax Talks - French Finance Minister

On Tuesday, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire admitted that Paris’ talks with Washington on the taxation of digital companies “remained difficult” even though the two sides vowed to shun a trade war.
Related topics: France, OECD, Paris

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If The Only Way You Can Get Your Great Idea Implemented…

Economics textbooks are full of clever-and-appealing policy proposals.  Proposals like: “Let’s redistribute money to the desperately poor” and “Let’s tax goods with negative externalities.”  They’re so...

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The Irs Decided To Get Tough Against Microsoft. Microsoft Got Tougher.

This story was produced by ProPublica, a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Eight years ago, the IRS, tired of seeing the country’s largest corporations fearlessly stash billions in tax havens, decided to take a stand. The agency...
Related topics: IRS, Microsoft (MSFT), Pulitzer Prize

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