Now that the presumptive Democratic presidential ticket will be former Vice President Joe Biden and California Senator Kamala Harris, many will remember the two squaring off in the primary run-up on such issues as healthcare, taxes, and criminal justice reform. What tax policy ideas did Harris propose along the campaign trail, and how do they
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Payroll-processing companies are eagerly anticipating guidelines from the Internal Revenue Service and the Treasury Department on how to handle the payroll tax deferral that President Trump included in his executive orders over the weekend in an effort to spur the economy during the novel coronavirus pandemic. Payroll services need the rules, which are expected to
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getty Wealth is hard to measure. It’s easy to just count the numbers, but it’s more than that. It’s the people around you. It’s the places you’ve been. It’s the experiences you’ve had. All those things that wealth is? They aren’t numbers you can count. They are, however, a lot easier to access when the
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Nima Ghamsari, co-founder and chief executive officer of Blend, speaks during the Sooner Than You Think conference in Brooklyn, New York, Oct. 16, 2018. Alex Flynn | Bloomberg | Getty Images Digital lending start-up Blend raised $75 million in fresh funding amid surging demand for streamlined mortgage applications during the coronavirus pandemic. The move values the
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RichLegg | E+ | Getty Images Racial and economic inequities have long existed in America’s school systems, and it’s about to get worse, experts warn. With coronavirus cases still high around the country, half of U.S. elementary and high school students will attend school only virtually this fall, according to a study by Burbio, which
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President Donald Trump announced four executive actions on Saturday, including a temporary payroll tax deferral for some workers and continued expanded unemployment benefits, as the coronavirus pandemic continues to hobble the U.S. economy. The moves were criticized by Democrats and some Republicans as, variously, providing little real help, an unconstitutional power grab from Congress, and
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Angel Gurria, General Secretary of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development … [+] (OECD), gestures as he presents the OECD Economic Outlook at the OECD headquarters in Paris on May 21, 2019. – Global trade tensions and political uncertainty are weighing on the world’s economy, the OECD warned on May 21, 2019, cutting its
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By Randy Rieland, Next Avenue Contributor getty Not everyone who cares for a family member or friend with dementia or a chronic medical condition joins a support group. In fact, most don’t. But people who do, often have made deep connections with those with whom they’ve shared the confusion, frustration and even the anger they
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Key Findings The fiscal responses to the COVID-19 pandemic will require policymakers to consider what revenue resources should be used to fill budget gaps. Tax policy experts have proposed wealth taxes, (global) corporate minimum taxes, excess profits taxes, and digital taxes as opportunities for governments to raise new revenues. Instead of designing novel taxes, however,
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A new report from the IRS Small Business/Self Employed Division reveals that in Fiscal Year 2019 the division devoted attention to the agency-wide issue of non-filers and fraud. The report, a 28-page overview billed as annual from now on, focuses on program highlights, priorities and accomplishments of the SB/SE organization and its employees. SB/SE services
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