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Same-Sex Marriage And Taxes

MoneyTips | Posted 02.22.2017 | Queer Voices
MoneyTips

On June 26, 2015, the Supreme Court settled the issue of same-sex marriage in the U.S. with the landmark decision in Obergefell v. Hodges. This decisi...

Why Tax Credits For Business Won't Get Us Paid Leave

Ellen Bravo | Posted 02.21.2017 | Politics
Ellen Bravo

Co-authored by Rhode Island State Senator Gayle Goldin It’s great to see people from all political camps talking about paid leave. Caring for babies...

The Republican Tax Sham

Robert Reich | Posted 02.21.2017 | Politics
Robert Reich

Watch your wallets. Republicans are pushing a new corporate tax plan that will end up costing most of you a bundle. Here’s what you should know abou...

Bernie Sanders Unveils Social Security Expansion Bill On The Day Millionaires Stop Paying

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 02.16.2017 | Politics

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) introduced a bill on Thursday to expand Social Security benefits by lifting the cap on ear...

Donald Trump And Paul Ryan Are Taking On Walmart And The Koch Brothers

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 02.05.2017 | Politics

Time to get right with your God, America, because the end times must be upon us: Paul Ryan is taking on the Koch brothers. In June, House Republicans...

Accounting Basics: 4 Financial Ratios You Need to Know

John Rampton | Posted 01.23.2017 | Business
John Rampton

Banks and investors will typically use financial ratios to measure the performance of your business. They may also be used to gain insight on a compan...

These 8 Men Have As Much Money As Half The World

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 01.16.2017 | Business

Just eight super-rich men hold the same amount of wealth as the poorest half of the world’s population, according to an analysis from the charity Ox...

New Developing Nations Leader Has Big Plans To Crack Down On Global Tax Dodging

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 01.12.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Eight months after the Panama Papers shed new light on the scale of tax avoidance by the global elite, Ecuador plans to make cracking d...

Self-Employed? Make Your Estimated Tax Payment!

Mark Steber | Posted 01.12.2017 | Business
Mark Steber

The first tax deadline of 2017 is rapidly approaching - January 17! Scared you, didn't I? Well, for independent contractors or self-employed folks tha...

Michigan Republicans Roll Out Plan To Eliminate Income Tax

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 01.12.2017 | Politics

Michigan Republican lawmakers began a new legislative session Wednesday with a controversial proposal to eliminate state income taxes. State Rep. Lee ...

Senate Democrats Would Like To Remind You That Donald Trump Still Hasn't Released His Tax Returns

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 01.04.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― A group of Democratic senators on Wednesday reintroduced legislation that would require President-elect Donald Trump to release his tax...

10 Charts That Show What's At Stake With Republicans In Charge Of The Economy

Jared Bernstein | Posted 01.01.2017 | Politics
Jared Bernstein

Happy new year and welcome to the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities top graphs of 2016 special! I’ll be your host, joined later by musical gues...

How to Track Your Invoices: The Best Tools

Tomas Laurinavicius | Posted 11.07.2016 | Business
Tomas Laurinavicius

Photo credit: Wilfred Iven/StockSnap.io Let's call a cat a cat - we all love getting paid. But before the money lands in our bank account, there's qu...

10 Aspects that Make a Good Accounting Firm

Sam Cohen | Posted 10.19.2016 | Business
Sam Cohen

When you are looking for a good accounting firm to handle your business accounts, it is imperative that your search is thorough and not rushed, as the success of your business will depend on it. The question that you need ask is, what do you need to check for when looking for an accounting firm that meets your needs?

The Importance of Being on Top of Your Financials (And Not Just to Please Your Accountant)

Women Entrepreneurs (WE) NYC | Posted 10.13.2016 | Women
Women Entrepreneurs (WE) NYC

These five simple tips can help you feel less intimidated by the financials so you can run your business more effectively.

Mobile Payments and Your Start-up

John Rampton | Posted 10.05.2016 | Business
John Rampton

If you're the new start-up on the block, you want to take advantage of the latest and greatest technology available. Mobile payments have paved the wa...

5 Types Of Freelancers Who Will Boost Your Business

Margarita Hakobyan | Posted 09.01.2016 | Business
Margarita Hakobyan

When you are just starting out as an entrepreneur, it's tempting to do everything yourself. Depending on your business model and how you get started, ...

Fintech Lending is Bringing Back Small Biz Financing

Mike McDerment | Posted 08.11.2016 | Technology
Mike McDerment

A new period of small business financing is here and it's by entrepreneurs, for entrepreneurs. After years of traditional lenders overlooking emerging...

4 QuickBooks Integration Vitals Small Business Owners Need to Grow Their Business

Toby Nwazor | Posted 06.22.2016 | Business
Toby Nwazor

Credit Launching an eCommerce venture is a little like dancing on quicksand: one wrong step and you'll be in over your head in a matter of seconds. I...

5 Market Problems the SEC Can Help Solve Through Regulation S-K

Jean Rogers | Posted 05.13.2016 | Business
Jean Rogers

Because the management of sustainability issues influences corporate success, the information that is "material" to investors is rapidly changing, much like the world around it. And as a result, corporate disclosure must evolve.

Astoria Characters: The Champion of Comic Books

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 04.26.2016 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

At the last stop on the N and Q lines, at the end of a short tunnel, there's a circular dime-shiny sign that -- Bam! Pow! Zap! -- punches right through the grey gloom of the subway station.

PRIMER: 'Special Access' Wires and 'Switched Access' Wires are the Same Wires.

Bruce Kushnick | Posted 04.11.2016 | Business
Bruce Kushnick

During the closing of this article, the Consumer Federation of America released a report claiming that abusive special access pricing has cost customers and consumers over $150 billion in overcharging and economic harms since 2010.

Life or Death Sentence: The 15 Words That Can Add Years to Our Lives

David I. Block | Posted 02.17.2017 | Healthy Living
David I. Block

We all have a gift -- a gift to facilitate change, even in the most unlikely of places. You may not have my gifts, but you have your gifts, and I invite you to use them, so that you, too, can be the difference in the world.

3 Reasons Why Your Accounting Department Needs a Cloud ERP Finance Software

Allan Smith | Posted 02.12.2017 | Business
Allan Smith

Steady growth is what companies will always aim for; attaining higher sales figures to bring in more money allows a company to hire more people and ac...

A Simple Step Toward Becoming DCAA Compliant

Shaniece Bennett | Posted 02.12.2017 | Business
Shaniece Bennett

DCAA compliance can be an overwhelming task for some small contractors. Some may feel the cost to maintain a compliant accounting system outweigh the benefits. However when a contract award is up for grabs, having an existing DCAA compliant system is like having an insurance policy when you need it most.