Tax Policy

  1. How Did Puerto Rico End Up With So Much Debt ...

    Learn how heavy bond issuance, economic decline, oppressive social spending and a ...
  2. Married Gays Are Surprised to See Bigger Tax ...

    Gay married couples can now file joint federal and state returns, but they should ...
  3. What All the Candidates’ Tax Plans Are Missing

    The presidential candidates have starkly different tax-reform proposals – but none ...
  4. 3 Ways Tax Haven Governments Make Money

    If the governments of tax haven countries impose little, or no, income taxes, how ...
  5. How Are Collectibles Taxed?

    If you plan to sell collectibles, it's imperative that you know the tax implications. ...
  6. Missed the Tax Return Deadline? Here's What to ...

    Most important: Do it now.
  1. Dan Loeb Vs. Warren Buffett: Is Loeb Right? (BRK.A, ...

    Find out what triggered Daniel Loeb's comments about Warren Buffett and whether his ...
  2. Nobel Energy Uses Foreign Tax Credit to Bring ...

    Noble Energy's (NBL) earnings yesterday followed the script of most major energy ...
  3. Hillary Clinton's Liberal Orthodoxy

    Clinton's economic agenda laid out in July is divided into three broad groups: strong ...
  4. How the New Allergan Plc Will Make Money

    Allergan plc is not only enormous, it's about to more than double in size. Here's ...
  5. How Soda Taxes Will Affect PepsiCo and Coca-Cola

    Discover how a soda tax could affect the Coca-Cola Company and Pepsico, Inc., and ...
  6. Cloud-High iPhone Prices: Impact Of The Cloud ...

    The move by various state revenue departments to impose taxes on cloud-based services ...
  1. Are credit card rewards considered taxable income by the IRS?

    Learn about when the Internal Revenue Service considers the financial value of gifts received from credit card reward programs ...
  2. Why Is Panama Considered a Tax Haven?

    Learn about the offshore tax haven of Panama, and discover the legal and tax structures that make Panama a premier Caribbean ...
  3. Are 401(k) loans taxed?

    Generally, any money you borrow from a 401(k) account is tax exempt. This feature is one of the reasons that - for critical ...
  4. Is dividend income taxable?

    Understand the laws and regulations regarding taxation of dividends, and know the rates at which dividend income is usually ...
  1. Six Ways Your Tax Preparer Knows You're Lying

    An experienced tax preparer can usually sense when a customer is providing fraudulent ...
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