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Companies That 'Cheat' On Their Income Taxes

Alan Singer | Posted 03.16.2017 | Politics
Alan Singer

I met with my accountant on Monday. The bad news is once again I owe additional federal income taxes. I don’t have a fancy lawyer or any special tax...

Mitt Romney's Tax Returns Were More Outrageous Than Trump's Partial One

The Huffington Post | Zach Carter | Posted 03.15.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― In 2005, Donald Trump paid $38 million in taxes on $150 million in income, according to two pages of a tax return published by investig...

Parts Of Donald Trump's 2005 Tax Returns Made Public

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 03.14.2017 | Politics

Parts of Donald Trump’s 2005 federal tax returns were made public on Tuesday night, revealing that the president made $150 million that year and pai...

Hungarian Government Targets Dissent as NGO Endures Repeated Audits

Brian Dooley | Posted 03.20.2017 | Home
Brian Dooley

Being audited is never fun, but when it’s part of a government witch-hunt against legitimate dissent it’s particularly frustrating and exhausting....

Millionaires Will Get $157 Billion In Tax Cuts If Republicans Repeal Obamacare

The Huffington Post | Jonathan Cohn | Posted 03.11.2017 | Politics

Repealing the Affordable Care Act is going to be a windfall for America’s wealthiest families, even as it wipes away programs that have allowed mill...

Paul Ryan Suggests New Health Care Bill's Tax Cut For The Wealthy Is No Big Deal

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 03.09.2017 | Politics

House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) on Wednesday said he’s “not that concerned” about criticism of the wealthy getting a tax cut under the GOP’s ...

PwC's Other Debacle: A Tax Boondoggle That Has Ballooned Out Of Control

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grim | Posted 03.03.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― On Sunday night at the Oscars, PricewaterhouseCoopers had one job: hand the correct card to presenters who would go on stage and announ...

There Are Four Ways To Reduce Inequality And All of Them Are Bad

Glenn C. Altschuler | Posted 03.01.2017 | Business
Glenn C. Altschuler

Review of The Great Leveler: Violence and the History of Inequality from the Stone Age to the Twenty-First Century. By Walter Scheidel. Princeton Univ...

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, ...