Taxes

How Long It Likely Will Take for Your IRS Tax Refund to Show Up

With the 2018 tax season coming to an end for the original deadline, the mad rush of April 15 (or April 17 this year) is upon us. Millions of Americans ...
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6 Most Important Things in Business Today

Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) faces protests after two black men were arrested at one of its stores in Philadelphia. According to 24/7 Wall St.: There is now a call to ...
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Boeing’s Direct Exposure to China Trade War May Be Overblown

Shares of the Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) were hit hard on Wednesday as retaliatory tariff announcements from China are set to include aircraft, along with the other real-economy items that ...
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Mega Millions Lottery Now $502 Million, 12 Things You Better Not Do If You Win

Friday, March 30, 2018, is already the Good Friday holiday for millions of Americans. Whether Americans are religious or not, millions of them play the lottery. And the Mega Millions ...
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10 Companies That Would Love It If President Trump Goes After Amazon

Is it possible that the high and mighty Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) might have finally become so big and powerful that politicians actually go after the company where it hurts ...
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Cities Struggle to Collect Taxes From Amazon

It has become commonplace for Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) to collect state taxes on purchases, which has been a boon to those states. For years there was a worry that ...
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European Commission’s Digital Tax Plan Is in for a Fight

The European Commission (EC), the executive branch of the European Union (EU), on Wednesday issued a proposed taxation plan for digital businesses operating in the EU. Noting that nine of ...
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Powerball & Mega Millions Lotteries Hit $800 Million: 12 Things You Should Never Do If You Win the Lottery

It almost seems hard to imagine that this is possible, but we have another rare instance in the lottery world where two lotteries combined are approaching the $1 billion mark ...
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Powerball & Mega Millions Lotteries Now $738 Million: 12 Things Not to Do If You Ever Win the Lottery

It seems as though the new American Dream has become winning the lottery. After all, this is a chance to go from rags to riches instantly. There are no requirements ...
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Americans Have Up to $1.1 Billion in Unclaimed Tax Refunds

Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released data that show that Americans may have as much as $1.1 billion in unclaimed refunds. The information is old, though. It covers the 2014 tax ...
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Here’s What You Need to Earn to Be a One-Percenter

For most of us, the barrier to entry into the top 1% of income earners is pretty well out of reach. But for you strivers out there, it might be ...
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IRS, Treasury Clarify Rules on Carried Interest, but It Might Be Too Late

In guidance issued Thursday, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and the IRS told taxpayers that regulations yet to be issued will not allow them to avoid the three-year holding period ...
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Aside From Tax Reform Charges, US Banks Show Solid Profit Gains for 2017

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) has released its bank industry earnings report for 2017. While the profits would have been stronger than in 2016 without the impact of tax ...
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Even Sears Claims Tax Reform Benefits, Along With Declining Same-Store Sales and Revenues

Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHLD) is one of those dying companies that just refuses to accept defeat. The company made a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) ...
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6 Most Important Things in Business Today

Warren Buffett increased his stake in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) and sold almost all of his International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM) shares last quarter, according to a government filing ...
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