Tax Policy

  1. What's the Tax Hit on an IRA Withdrawal?

    How much taxes you'll pay on IRA withdrawals depends on a variety of factors. Use ...
  2. Taxes on Endowments, How It Works

    Endowments and endowment funds are critical for non-profit organizations, and payouts ...
  3. How are Qualified and Nonqualified Dividends ...

    Dividends are taxed differently based on if they are qualified or nonqualified.
  4. Could a Carbon Tax a Work?

    Nobel laureate and Clinton adviser is pushing for a national tax on carbon dioxide ...
  5. How Estate Taxes Work, A Real Life Example

    The estate tax is frequently misunderstood. Learn more details about exactly how ...
  6. Apple May Owe $19 Billion In EC Levy (APPL)

    Apple could face as $19 billion tax bill from the European Commission in the next ...
  1. Could a Carbon Tax a Work?

    Nobel laureate and Clinton adviser is pushing for a national tax on carbon dioxide ...
  2. Apple May Owe $19 Billion In EC Levy (APPL)

    Apple could face as $19 billion tax bill from the European Commission in the next ...
  3. What Disney Can Teach Us About Tax Fairness

    Disney's tax questions are anything but Goofy: It pays much higher taxes than many ...
  4. Pepsi, Coca-Cola Shares Fall on Philly Soda Tax ...

    Philadelphia City Council agreed to impose a tax on sweetened drinks, which is broadly ...
  5. Dan Loeb Vs. Warren Buffett: Is Loeb Right? (BRK.A, ...

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

    Noble Energy's (NBL) earnings yesterday followed the script of most major energy ...
  1. Will I pay taxes on my Social Security payouts?

    Find out if you're one of the people who has to pay federal income taxes on the Social Security benefit you receive.
  2. Can moving to a higher tax bracket cause me to have a lower net income?

    Many people think that when their income increases by enough to push them into a higher tax bracket, their overall take-home ...
  3. What do economists believe causes economic growth?

    Learn the different theories for what economists believe causes economic growth, including the big differences between supply-side ...
  4. What is the difference between income tax and capital gains tax?

    The conceptual difference between income tax and capital gains tax is that income tax is the tax paid on income earned from ...
  1. Six Ways Your Tax Preparer Knows You're Lying

    An experienced tax preparer can usually sense when a customer is providing fraudulent ...
Hot Definitions
  1. Death Taxes

    Taxes imposed by the federal and/or state government on someone's estate upon their death. These taxes are levied on the ...
  2. Retained Earnings

    Retained earnings is the percentage of net earnings not paid out as dividends, but retained by the company to be reinvested ...
  3. Demand Elasticity

    In economics, the demand elasticity refers to how sensitive the demand for a good is to changes in other economic variables. ...
  4. Dark Pool

    A dark pool is a private financial forum or exchange for trading securities.
  5. Quadruple Witching

    The expiration date of various stock index futures, stock index options, stock options and single stock futures. All stock ...
  6. American Opportunity Tax Credit

    A tax credit that enabled more student and parents to pay for part of their college expenses in the 2009 and 2010 tax years ...
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