Opposition parties whose support the government needs to pass legislation are unimpressed by the tax proposals.
On the evening of Friday June 26th, talks broke down between Greece and its creditors. The creditors had once more rejected Greece’s proposal and put forward their own version including tax and pension changes that Greece had already said it would not accept. In the early hours of Saturday morning, June [...]
There’s been a lot of talk about Olive Garden in the media over the last few months, especially after one hedge fund released a 294-page report detailing everything that could be improved about the popular food chain. Now, Olive Garden’s...Show More Summary
Shares of Julius Baer stock nosed north sharply yesterday after settlement talks with U.S. officials caused them to announced that the bank has set aside $350 million to pay potential fines related to an ongoing criminal investigation into tax practices.
TALK RADIO NEWS SERVICE J. Russell George, the Treasury inspector general for tax administration, will tell the House Oversight Committee today that IRS employees erased computer backup tapes a month after officials discovered that thousands of emails related to the agency’s Tea Party scandal were lost. Show More Summary
We need to talk about green privilege. All kinds of businesses and people benefit because of their involvement in environmentally friendly technologies. A federal production tax credit flows to people who build giant wind and solar farms. Show More Summary
9to5Toys Specials now has the iPhone 5 (recertified) with one year of Unlimited Talk-and-Text from FreedomPop for $299.99 with free shipping. The deal combines a great phone with generous network service. With most tier 1 mobile services charging $100/month or more, this is clearly a no brainer as a second iPhone, an iPhone for the parents/grandparents or kids. […]
One thing a lot of people miss when they talk about North Dakota’s budgets and revenues is that everything is built on top of forecasts. When lawmakers met earlier this year to make spending decisions they were basing those decisions not on money the state actually has sitting in a bank account somewhere, but money...
By PATTI ZETTLER There’s been a lot of talk about crowdsourcing lately. Everything from criminal investigations, to the tax code, to ski resorts have been crowdsourced or considered for crowdsourcing. And now medicine has thrown its hat in this trendy ring. KQED’s “Future of You” recently reported on a company called CrowdMed that wants to
Rand Paul talks taxes in the Wall Street Journal today: My tax plan would blow up the tax code and start over. In consultation with some of the top tax experts in the country, including the Heritage Foundation’s Stephen Moore.... Hmmm. Show More Summary
Florida Governor Rick Scott (R) has taken an important step toward making good on his election-year promise to reduce taxes by $1 billion in his second term by signing HB 33A into law, though the $400 million tax reduction is significantly more modest than the Governor’s original proposal of $700 million in cuts. Show More Summary
Abbott Government seeks to 'tighten' international tax rules in German negotiations.
Elevator Pitch is a regular feature on Lifehacker where we profile startups and new companies and pick their brains for entrepreneurial advice. This week, we’re talking with Carlos Villaneuva from Anywhere Tax. More »
Prime Minister Mark Rutte can't count on other rightwingers as he enters into talks to overhaul the Dutch tax code.
MTV is still around? And it still has a news department? Apparently so. And it's teamed up with NPR to talk taxes. My, my, my how things have changed since we all wanted our MTV. What taxes buy: "Nobody likes paying taxes. Paying taxes...Show More Summary
Conservative media outlets are attacking Democratic presidential candidate Martin O'Malley for purportedly "taxing the rain" as governor of Maryland. But as The Baltimore Sun noted, the state did "not tax the rain." O'Malley approved...Show More Summary
“As you know, from my announcement speech, I talked about waging peace and the economic benefits that can come from that. The war in Iraq is costing us $6 trillion, $6 trillion. The tax cut was $1.6 trillion. I mean, what this war is costing us has just dwarfed all the other spending that’s going […]
Some life updates from Denver Broncos stud linebacker Von Miller... apparently, he's got a new celebrity partner on his chicken farm... and he's finally addressing his team's fart tax. It all went down outside…
Rep. Katherine Clark talks to Salon about her quest for consequences for online threats against women
Earlier this week, Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Commissioner John Koskinen and J. Russell George, The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA), testified before members of Congress about the unauthorized access to the "Get Transcript" application on the IRS web site.