Tax Terminology

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  1. ETF Dividends: The Lowdown on How They're Taxed

    Here's the rundown on how different ETF dividends are taxed.
  2. EU Probes Tax Laws To Catch Corporate Cheaters

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  1. Can the IRS take your house?

    Understand why a person would have his home seized by the IRS and what he can do to avoid it. Learn about the seizure process ...
  2. Can the IRS garnish your tax refund?

    Understand whether the IRS can legally garnish a person's tax returns. Learn the priority for garnishing wages for state ...
  3. What are some of the arguments against a value added tax (VAT)?

    Discover some of the arguments against a value-added tax. Like other tax systems, the value-added tax has strengths and weaknesses.
  4. What are the differences between regressive, proportional and progressive taxes?

    Understand the differences between the most common tax systems including regressive taxes, proportional taxes and progressive ...
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