Tax Terminology

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  1. How Does Amazon Charge Taxes on Its Products? ...

    Most of the tax burdens are shouldered by retailers and individual sellers, creating ...
  2. Could a Carbon Tax a Work?

    Nobel laureate and Clinton adviser is pushing for a national tax on carbon dioxide ...
  3. ETF Dividends: The Lowdown on How They're Taxed

    Here's the rundown on how different ETF dividends are taxed.
  4. 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 ...
Hot Definitions
  1. Trickle-Down Theory

    An economic idea which states that decreasing marginal and capital gains tax rates - especially for corporations, investors ...
  2. Derivative

    A security with a price that is dependent upon or derived from one or more underlying assets.
  3. Fiduciary

    A fiduciary is a person who acts on behalf of another person, or persons to manage assets.
  4. Sharpe Ratio

    The Sharpe Ratio is a measure for calculating risk-adjusted return, and this ratio has become the industry standard for such ...
  5. Death Taxes

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

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