Correction appended on February 23rd at 11:40 a.m.
Why is it that government officials seem inspired to reach the heights of creativity coming up with new taxes? Who knows. But their efforts could mean you’ll be paying new taxes on everything from bicycles to bowling, 2-by-4s to marijuana.
A host of factors outside of the government’s control will likely hold back the economy for at least another year.
Who knew tax preparation could get so controversial? As tax season kicks into gear, archrivals H&R Block and Intuit, maker of TurboTax software, are squabbling like reality show housewives.
History shows that there’s no right way to raise income taxes – but generally it’s smarter to eliminate preferences, deductions and loopholes rather than jacking up rates.
We’re once again in the thick of earnings season and not only are U.S. companies reporting solid profits, but many large, multinational firms are also disclosing big cash stockpiles, especially at their foreign subsidiaries
The average fuel economy of new vehicles rose 6% in 2012, and cars are expected to use less and less gas going forward. Isn’t that a good thing?
The economy is likely to keep improving, but slow growth could develop into chronic stagnation.
A host of special interests, from filmmakers to rum distillers, got tax breaks in last week’s fiscal cliff deal.
The summer of 2011 is not a time any of us would like to revisit, economically speaking. It was during this time that the European Debt Crisis had reached it’s most volatile stage, with many believing that a Greek exit from the …
Social Security may not add to the deficit, but it does add to the national debt. Fortunately, it’s easy to fix this.