Pre-filled tax forms would save Americans time and money, research says

"Return free filing" is something 36 countries already do.
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In first presidential debate, what will we hear about the economy?

Sep 28, 2020
Additional coronavirus aid for state and local governments is a likely point of contention.
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Gold Star families facing higher tax bills — but a solution is in sight

May 27, 2019
The "Kiddie Tax" is suddenly something they have to worry about.
A volunteer places flowers along a row of headstones during a volunteer event ahead of Memorial Day on May 26, 2019 in Arlington, Virginia.
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Confusion reigns for some businesses over "pass-through" deduction

Jan 14, 2019
Some companies are unsure whether a 20 percent income deduction applies to them.
Under the new tax law, LLCs and S corporations pay taxes based on their owner’s personal income instead of the corporate tax rate.
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Here's why some of Trump's policies have been pretty good for Hollywood so far

Jun 6, 2018
Motion Picture Association of America CEO Charlie Rivkin talks about the business of making movies and more.
“My industry and me in particular, we were one of the first out in support of the tax deal that [President Donald Trump] put forward," says Charlie Rivkin, CEO of the Motion Picture Association of America. Above, he speaks at CinemaCon in April in Las Vegas.
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Big banks are expected to report big profits tomorrow

Apr 12, 2018
Tomorrow, JPMorgan Chase, Citigroup and Wells Fargo will report earnings for the first few months of the year. This year is shaping up to be a good one for the big banks, which are hauling in record profits. Analysts expect the new tax law and consumer confidence to be big boosters. Click the above audio player […]

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Survey finds few workers notice new take-home pay boost from tax cut

Mar 5, 2018
The boost in take-home pay from the Republican-passed tax-cut bill is starting to show up in many workers’ paychecks. But how aware are taxpayers of the change? Many employers began reducing tax withholding in February. But a new survey from Bankrate.com finds that many workers haven’t noticed the change, which may lead them to spend […]

Don’t be concerned about more bond market volatility, according to one expert

Jan 12, 2018
Bond prices have been under pressure this week as yields jumped to a 10-month high on a range of factors, including forecasts for better global growth, U.S. tax reform, and reports some nations could scale back U.S. debt purchases. Things have calmed down a bit, and while Allianz Chief Economic Adviser Mohamed El-Erian expects more […]

Companies might have raised wages even if tax reform never passed

Jan 11, 2018
Walmart is raising wages, but that might have less to do with taxes and more to do with the labor market.
Walmart employee Anna Hines walks through the parking lot of a Walmart in Chicago, Illinois.
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