Tag Archives: Taxes

U.S. Businesses Pay or Remit 93 Percent of All Taxes Collected in America

There have been a number of recent media reports highlighting that the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act reduced the tax bills for many U.S. corporations. Setting aside the debate over whether a low tax bill is fair, what is … Continue reading

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Getting Out of Paying Taxes in Retirement: Not So Easy

The headline of the article, 3 Ways to Legally Get Out of Paying Taxes in Retirement caught my eye, as I’m confident it caught the eye of others. Wouldn’t it be wonderful, at least from the taxpayer’s perspective, to live … Continue reading

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Texas and Other States Receive Millions in State Taxes from Undocumented Immigrants

One of President Trump’s justifications for declaring a national emergency to justify the diversion of previously appropriated federal funds to build a border wall on the U.S.-Mexico border has been the “billions and billions of dollars” that undocumented immigrants cost … Continue reading

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Revenue Estimates for Digital Services Taxes

Following the failure of the EU to agree to a new tax on digital services at the end of 2018, several European countries have moved forward with plans to adopt their own unilateral measures. Though some of these efforts predate … Continue reading

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Here’s How TurboTax Just Tricked You Into Paying to File Your Taxes

ProPublica: “Did you know that if you make less than $66,000 a year, you can prepare and file your taxes for free? No? That’s no accident. Companies that make tax preparation software, like Intuit, the maker of TurboTax, would rather … Continue reading

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