House Republicans unveiled their tax reform...
A successful set of policies aimed at stopping...
Another repercussion of higher interest rates.
Even though it will be more expensive to produce.
Broadcast was "a considerable expense."
The centre on Budget and Policy Priorities released an ambitious if controversial report yesterday that found that tax expenditures — tax deductions, exclusions, and other tax breaks — were costing the U.S. far too much.
50 pages into the fiscal cliff avoidance bill, Congress renewed the legal loophole that tech companies, pharmaceutical developers and medical technology companies use to avoid taxes.
[credit provider=”AP Photo/Ed Andrieski”] The wind power industry may have just won another year of taxpayer support, as the fiscal cliff deal being negotiated between congressional Republicans and President Obama includes a one-year extension of the wind Production Tax Credit.”Extending the wind Production Tax Credit is a long-overdue dose of […]
[credit provider=”Flickr / MattHurst” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/skewgee/4034058478/in/photostream/”] Parents with a child in college face all sorts of challenges. Will your kid appreciate the care packages you send?(I still have fond memories of the white cheddar Cheez-It crackers my mother sent and no memory of anything else in the box.)
[credit provider=”Nissan”] Despite years of government support of electric vehicles, not much ground has been gained.Simply put, EV technology is not good enough yet: The best developed electric cars have a range of about 100 miles and take several hours to recharge, making them fit only for city driving.
[credit provider=”AP”] Campaigning in Iowa today, President Barack Obama tore into Mitt Romney for his opposition to wind energy tax cuts — but couldn’t resist taking a little jab at Romney’s infamous decision to strap the family dog to the roof of his car for a 1983 road trip.”During a […]
Back in March, when Mitt Romney had all but secured the Republican nomination, The Washington Post’s Ezra Klein compared the tax plans of Romney and President Barack Obama with one chart. He used data from the Tax Policy centre, the same think tank that is out with a more comprehensive analysis of […]
[credit provider=”Getty”] Mitt Romney’s plan revamping the tax code would end up cutting taxes for the richest 5 per cent of Americans and raising taxes on everyone else, according to new independent study from the Brookings Institute and Tax Policy centre released Wednesday morning. The study finds that Romney’s plan would […]
[credit provider=”Flickr / closari” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/closari/2940628256/in/photostream/”] Poor, elderly church members are being targeted in a new scam, the IRS reports.Scammers reel victims in by convincing them they can score refunds through the American Opportunity Tax Credit, typically used for college expenses.
[credit provider=”Flickr / nik_donna” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/nik_donna/186317855/sizes/m/in/photostream/”] Adoptive parents will be getting an even bigger tax credit this year.Parents will be able to receive as much as $13,360 per child, a $190 increase from last year. The adoption tax credit was extended in 2010 through 2012 as part of President Obama’s Affordable Care […]
[credit provider=”Flickr/striatic” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/striatic/2192192956/sizes/z/in/photostream/”] Turns out even the wisest finance pros aren’t exempt from the occasional “whoops” or two. Just take it from Bible Money Matter’s blogger Peter Anderson.
If you haven’t joined the majority of Americans who e-filed their taxes last year, H&R Block has this message for you:
[credit provider=”daveybot via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/davemorris/5201857996/”] For the more than 14 million self-employed Americans toiling away in home offices across the country, tax season comes with its own set of headaches.First you’ve got to know what you’re up against, and it takes some tricky maths work to figure out how much you […]
[credit provider=”Flickr/ferret111″ url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/ferret111/3717974792/sizes/z/in/photostream/”] Exemptions are one of the most straightforward parts of the tax code.OK, maybe that isn’t saying much, but when it comes to navigating tax season, we take what we can get. And we also love exemptions because they put money back in our pocket.
[credit provider=”Joe Raedle / Getty”] Let’s just say we’re pretty relieved to see U.S. unemployment figures beginning to trend down.But even if you were among the 200,000 formerly jobless Americans to nab a paycheck at the end of 2011, you’re still facing a pretty complicated tax season this year.
[credit provider=”Team Tanenbaum via flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/jtanenbaum/892521534/sizes/m/in/photostream/”] Here’s another cushy tax break you’re not gonna want to this miss this year.The Earned Income Tax Credit is reserved for low-income workers who made under $49,078 last year.
[credit provider=”PropertyShark” url=”http://www.propertyshark.com/Real-Estate-Reports/2011/07/27/top-five-priciest-nyc-homes-sold-in-q2-2011/”] Despite the lingering bad taste in our mouths from the subprime mortgage crisis, investing in a rental property can still be a smart move. Few investments can give you ongoing income from month-to-month like real estate.Real estate property has the potential to appreciate in value while still giving monthly income. […]
[credit provider=”Courtesy of Rebel Pundit”] A criminal record is usually not the kind of qualification most employers have in mind when looking for new hires.But some managers know that formerly incarcerated employees can add value to their companies.