The hedge fund manager David Tepper’s relocation to Florida is a case study in how tax collection changes when income becomes concentrated in the hands of a few.
The Hillary Speech Issue No One Is Talking About: Assignment Of Income Former UC-Berkeley Law School Dean Files Grievance Over Attempt To Revoke His Tenure In Wake Of Sexual Harassment Complaint Today Is Tax Freedom Day — Earlier In MS, TN & LA, Later In CT, NJ & NY The...
A former postal worker who was supposed to deliver the mail in a Pennsauken, New Jersey, neighborhood has admitted to stealing federal income tax refund checks worth more than $400,000.
Who needs Cadillacs Mink coats The income tax? So we're squares Who cares? Baby -- I'm with you! New York, 1958. "Singer Anita O'Day, half-length portrait, facing front." 8x10 gelatin silver print, CBS Television Network Photo Division. View full size.
Few terms in state and local tax are more of a misnomer than “nonbusiness income.” It’s as if nonbusiness income would have no relationship to a business. In reality, though, nonbusiness income is part of a business’s total income; it is simply not apportionable income. Show More Summary
FUNDAMENTALLY TRANSFORMED: Almost half of California 2014 income taxes paid by top 1 percent. As Iowahawk tweeted at the start of the month, “California is still a paradise for billionaires and bums. The problem is what it’s like for people in between…If you make $75,000,000/year, there’s no better place than California. If you make $75,000/year, […]
Whether you’re dealing with a household grocery budget, a home mortgage, or end-of-year income tax calculations, financial matters can be confusing. However, keeping control of your finances is a vital aspect of managing your business, and once you decide to incorporate, simply keeping good records is not enough. Appointing a Chief Financial Officer is among […]
Tulane Law School is seeking to hire a visiting tax professor for either Fall 2016 or the entire 2016-17 Academic Year: Visitors would be expected to teach basic Income Tax and other tax related courses. Applicants at any career stage are encouraged. To apply, please submit a CV along with...
HowMuch.net, How Big is the Income Tax Gap in Your State?: Most states have progressive tax systems: high-income earners pay a higher percentage of their income in tax. But some states are fiscally more progressive than others, resulting in a bigger difference between those taxed least and those taxed most....
Today, Representative Vern Buchanan (R-FL), a member of the Ways and Means Committee, introduced a bill that would link the top marginal tax rate paid on pass-through business income to the corporate income tax rate. For example, the current corporate tax rate is 35 percent. Show More Summary
Standard economic theory assumes that individuals understand the tax schedule they face and alter their work and savings behavior accordingly in response to tax changes. We have previously discussed how the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)...Show More Summary
Today is April 27, the 200th anniversary of Congress beginning to mess with the tax code, enacting a tariff law for protectionist purposes rather than just to raise revenue. Numbers war breaks out over Illinois graduated income tax:Show More Summary
TAXES ARE FOR THE LITTLE PEOPLE: The Hillary Speech Issue No One Is Talking About: Assignment Of Income.
It isn’t unusual for a taxpayer to report less income on a federal income tax return than is shown on an information return such as a Form W-2 or Form 1099 if the taxpayer thinks that the amount on the information return is too high....Show More Summary
The ABA Section of Civil Rights and Social Justice and the ABA Tax Section are offering a free teleconference today at 3:30 - 5:00 EST on The Tax Code and Income Inequality: Limitations and Political Opportunities: “Welfare” has become “workfare,” delivered through the Tax Code, e.g., the Earned Income Tax...
A cautionary tale about elder abuse with some unlikely heroes is at the heart of the Tax Court decision in the case of Angelina Alhadi. The tax issue was whether payments to Ms. Alhadi were taxable income or non-taxable gifts or "loans". It did not go well for her. She [...]
FiveThirtyEight, What Would Happen If We Just Gave People Money?: Daniel Straub remembers the night he got hooked on basic income. He had invited Götz Werner, a billionaire owner of a German drugstore chain, to give an independent talk in Zurich, where Straub was working as a project manager for...
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April 25, 2016 Posted by Jay Livingston Remember the 47% – those Americans whose income was so low that they were not required to pay any income tax? Mitt Romney talked about them when four years ago he was running for president. They...Show More Summary