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The Power to Raise or Lower Taxes

One curious aspect of the Trump Administration’s trade policies is the degree to which Congress has delegated its taxing authority to the Executive Branch. When news headlines say that the President is raising tariffs on somebody, this is a tax … Continue reading

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As Inflation Rises, It’s Even Harder to Get a Raise

Modest wage growth feels even less impressive when prices are rising. But could an upturn be around the corner? Read more detail on Recent Business Law posts –

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” ‘The Tone Deafness is Astounding’: Clients Unhappy about Milbank Associate Raise Announcement”

The law firm of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy recently announced that it was raising the annual salaries of its first year associates to   $190,000. Some large law firms have done the same thereafter. Instead of a business-like, matter-of-fact, decisive … Continue reading

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Warren Buffett's Advice on How to Raise Well-Adjusted Heirs

Warren Buffett spoke at the Forbes 400 Summit on Philanthropy earlier this week in San Fransisco. The legendary man had some advice for attendees that had been attained during his almost 90 years of life. Buffett commented that he had… … Continue reading

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"Drug-Impaired Driving: Marijuana and Opioids Raise Critical Issues for States"

The title of this post is the title of this big new report released today by the Governors Highway Safety Association. This press release about the report provides some highlights on its coverage and points of emphasis: A new report … Continue reading

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