Tax Policy

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    Philadelphia City Council agreed to impose a tax on sweetened drinks, which is broadly ...
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  1. What Disney Can Teach Us About Tax Fairness

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

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

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

    Noble Energy's (NBL) earnings yesterday followed the script of most major energy ...
  5. 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 ...
  6. How Soda Taxes Will Affect PepsiCo and Coca-Cola

    Discover how a soda tax could affect the Coca-Cola Company and Pepsico, Inc., and ...
  1. 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 ...
  2. 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 ...
  3. 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 ...
  4. 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 ...
  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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