If developing smaller reactors as a tool in the battle against carbon dioxide emissions was as high of a priority for the Administration as one would believe based on the amount of talk given to the topic, it would be logical to have assumed that the DoE would have made additional funds available for research. read more
Neither the current government nor the opposition are capable of a genuine discussion on tax reform.
The California legislators who might have been hesitant to talk about an extension of Proposition 30’s temporary taxes may be less squeamish to do so now.
Americans' lack of worldliness clouds their views on everything from economics to sex to religion. To hear the far-right ideologues of Fox News and AM talk radio tell it, life in Europe is hell on Earth. Taxes are high, sexual promiscuity...Show More Summary
We'll hear a lot of talk this year, most of it going nowhere, about "tax reform" in Congress, a term that usually connotes the kind of comprehensive pruning back of...
The European Union in February asked the WTO establish a dispute settlement panel, claiming that Russia's high import duties on a range of goods hamper EU trade.
Submitted by Keep Talking Greece Greece’s unbalanced austerity and drastic increase of poverty. The poorest households in the debt-ridden country lost nearly 86% of their income, while the richest lost only 17-20%. The tax burden onShow More Summary
While the government has decided to provide tax breaks for the oil industry in the 2015 Government Budget, everyone else has been talking about divestment. Ben Lucas looks at the growing movement and new evidence published this weekShow More Summary
Legendary hedge fund manager Paul Tudor Jones II gave a dire warning about the growing gap between the rich and the poor in the US during a sold out TED Talk in Canada this week. "Now here's a macro forecast that's easy to make and that's that the gap between the wealthiest and the poorest it will get closed. Show More Summary
"This gap between the 1% and the rest of America, and between the US and the rest of the world, cannot and will not persist," warns renowned trader Paul Tudor Jones during his recent TED Talks speech, as he addressed the question - can...Show More Summary
I've never met a small business owner who liked taxes. No surprise there. Also, if you talk to small business owners for any length of time, most will eventually complain about taxes. The recently released Wasp Barcode Small Business Accounting...
Lawmakers grilled representatives from short-term rental companies Airbnb and Homeaway on taxes, regulation and safety concerns Wednesday, previewing what will likely be a hot debate in the Capitol this year.
Describing its proposed budget resolution for fiscal 2016, the House Budget Committee declares, "This budget repeals Obamacare in its entirety -- including all of the tax increases, regulations, subsidies and mandates." It adds that the resolution also repeals the more than $700 billion in...
The Democrats are as predictable as their talking points are moldy. Perhaps it is why MSNBC is collapsing — who wants to listen to the same diatribes, the same voices, the same positions (don’t touch entitlements, more taxes on the rich, “engage” foes, bash Israel, war on women, etc.) we have heard for years now? […]
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One way to impress your date or friends is by making fancy cocktails. And, no — we're not talking about cranberry vodkas. We mean the real stuff: Pisco Sours, Suffering Bastards, and even the Income Tax. To make those you're going to need the proper cocktail making items in your kitchen. We recommend the Winware Boston cocktail shaker gift set. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON POST FACT-CHECKER MICHELLE YEE HEE LEE: Ted Cruz’s Statement About The Tax Code Is Totally True But Completely Unimportant, Which Is Why We’re Talking About It For A Long Time While Refusing To Score It. Plus this little establishmentarian gem: “We also wondered: Why does it matter to the average taxpayer that the tax […]
Bloomberg: Greece Gears Up for Euro-Area Talks as Cash Crunch Looms. Greece’s creditors are assessing proposals including hiring non-professional inspectors to clamp down on tax evasion as the government attempts to unlock bailout funds necessary to keep the country afloat. Show More Summary
When you've read about the King v. Burwell case, particularly on important days for Supreme Court decisions like today, you've probably read conflicting reports. Do the tax credit rules for state-facilitated marketplaces apply to the...Show More Summary
I am currently in the process of working with my CPA on my 2014 taxes. Having had no experience with CPAs prior to last year, I did not know what to expect, and in many ways the process has been about adjusting my (overambitious) expectations. I think I thought my CPA meeting would be an […]