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  4. Do tax liabilities appear in the financial statements?

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  11. What's the difference between the marginal tax rate system and a flat tax?

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  12. Are marginal tax rate schemes more fair than flat taxes?

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  13. What is the highest marginal tax rate in the United States?

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  22. How do deferred tax assets help in meeting retirement goals?

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  23. What are the best ways to pay less income tax?

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  24. How much tax does Warren Buffett think billionaires should pay?

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  25. What is the difference in tax liability between gross income and other kinds of income?

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  26. Can you calculate the marginal tax rate in Excel?

    Learn how to approximate taxes owed and if Excel and marginal tax rate data provide an accurate number for personal tax calculation.
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  29. What's a Subsidy?

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  30. 5 Smart Uses For Your Tax Refund

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  31. Top 10 Tax Filing Mistakes – And How To Avoid Them

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  33. 10 Tax Benefits For The Self-Employed

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  35. Why is it that under some circumstances, capital expenditure cannot be tax-deducted ...

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  36. What's The Tax Hit On An IRA Withdrawal?

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  37. What are the best and worst states to pay taxes in?

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  39. How are yields taxed on a certificate of deposit (CD)?

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  40. What are the most common deferred tax assets used by individuals?

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  41. Should I use a deferred tax asset for all of my retirement funds?

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  42. What types of regulations are in place regarding fringe benefits?

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  43. How is a deferred tax asset taxed?

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  45. What deductions, credits and exemptions depend on gross income calculations?

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  46. Is there any way to opt out of paying Social Security?

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  47. How are taxes treated in the consumer price index (CPI)?

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  48. What assets are taxable and what assets are not taxable?

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  49. What is the best method of calculating depreciation for tax reporting purposes?

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  50. Value-Added Tax (VAT)

    Value-added tax, or VAT, is a tax on the added value of a good as it moves through the supply chain to the end consumer. ...
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