If liberal and conservative advocacy groups can agree on anything, it’s this: A suite of more than three dozen or so corporate tax breaks that have expired over the past two years should stay dead. Even so, there’s a bipartisan push among some lawmakers to renew them — even if that push will likely fail.
Evercore ISI Chairman Ed Hyman sees an “insurance” rate cut in July and more to follow as the inverted yield curve is making him “quite uncomfortable.” “I think they are going to ease in July and ease a couple of more times to try and get yield curve positive again and also put some insurance
Getty Images American parents aren’t going all in on the allowance. While many financial experts tout the allowance as an important tool to teach kids about money, a recent survey commissioned by CreditCards.com found that only 40% of children under the age of 18 receive one. “Whether or not to pay an allowance is a
A new International Monetary Fund (IMF) study shows that USD$5.2 trillion was spent globally on fossil fuel subsidies in 2017. The equivalent of over 6.5% of global GDP of that year, it also represented a half-trillion dollar increase since 2015 when China ($1.4 trillion), the United States ($649 billion) and Russia ($551 billion) were the largest subsidizers.
The Trump administration is deep in talks with 129 other countries on implementing a new standard for taxing digital companies, including Alphabet Inc.’s Google, Facebook Inc. and Amazon.com Inc. —- but its heart lies elsewhere in the discussions. Rather than usher in with allies a new era of tech taxation, the U.S. goal is to
Broadcom CEO Hock Tan is paying the price for misjudging President Donald Trump‘s resolve to “bring the Chinese to their knees,” CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Friday. Trump feels he has to “sacrifice Broadcom on the alter of Huawei” to humble China in trade negotiations, Cramer argued. Last year, Broadcom received about $900 million in revenue
Bill Hinton | Getty Images First, you receive a call about your student loans. The person on the other end offers to lower your monthly payments or make your debt disappear altogether, potentially for a fee. Sounds great, right? You go through the steps, sharing your federal student loan ID and other sensitive information along
Social Security may be one of your largest assets. What and when you collect will make a huge difference to your lifetime benefits. Today’s column includes a note from a reader who was able to resist pressure to take lower benefits early and addresses Medicare Part B premiums, garnishing an ex’s benefits, self-employment income after
Budget deal, debt limit talks continue. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell hosted a meeting between Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney, Senate Appropriations Chair Richard Shelby, and chairs of that panel’s key subcommittees on Wednesday. After the meeting, Shelby said of a potential deal: “Did we crystalize it? No… We’re
Multinational corporations got some long-awaited clarity from the IRS, which issued new rules on Friday clarifying how they must compute a new international tax. The rules explain how companies should calculate a complex new tax on GILTI, or global intangible low-taxed income. The regulations finalize previous proposals that give companies some leeway to allocate only
Actor/producer Brad Pitt accepts the PGA Visionary Award during the 26th Annual Producers Guild Of America Awards last January in Los Angeles. Getty Images Hollywood star Brad Pitt, Steve Job’s widow Laurene Powell Jobs and UK-based stock-picker Neil Woodford are all reportedly investing in a little known “cold fusion company,” the Financial Times said on
Alija | Getty Images If you’re a New Yorker who spends half the year in Miami, you’ll have to do more than that to be considered a Floridian. Moving to an income tax-free haven like Florida, Nevada or Texas is a tempting prospect for residents in high-tax states such as New York, New Jersey and
“Don’t go into the horse breeding business” That is good advice. You might modify it to something like “ Go into horse breeding to follow your bliss, but don’t expect to make money at it . The way to make a small fortune in the horse breeding business is to start with a large fortune”
Because the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) doesn’t automatically send out periodic account statements, it’s easy to wonder about the status of your account. True, you’ll get letters from the IRS if you have overdue amounts from a past year, or if the IRS believes you have made a mistake on your return. But that doesn’t
Next week, the House Ways and Means Committee plans a hearing on “Ending the TCJA Tax on Houses of Worship, Charities, and Nonprofits.” While this seems alarming, it isn’t. The provision ensures neutrality between tax-exempt organizations and C corporations as it relates to employee fringe benefits. Without it, not-for-profit employers could offer benefits at a
In 2014, executives of a San Francisco-based company that had been known since 2007 as Wealth & Tax Advisory Services organized a get-together to celebrate the rebranding of their business as Andersen Tax. The Chicago building housing the headquarters of Arthur Andersen in 2002 John Zich/Bloomberg News For around two dozen of these executives, the
Elon Musk Joe Skipper | Reuters One of Wall Street’s most optimistic Tesla analysts is sticking with his call for the stock to double over the next 12 months, telling clients that recent negative sentiment is “decoupled from reality.” The market fails to understand Tesla’s “technological and cost advantage” and remains on track for solid
In this May 6, 2012, photo, a woman enters a Wells Fargo bank in New York. Cx Matiash The Great Recession has officially been over for a decade. For many Americans, there’s little reason to celebrate. Many people’s finances haven’t recovered from the recession’s blows, according to a new survey by personal finance website Bankrate.com.
Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin Cyber-security is a hot topic at every company this year and it needs to be a board level discussion – the risk associated with cyber attack and data breaches is now clear from all the headlines. FedEx and Maersk forecast $300M in losses based on the
Semiconductor stocks are going to fall as chipmakers start to cut their earnings forecasts for the second half of the year, AlphaOne Capital Partners’ Dan Niles said on Thursday. Niles started shorting semiconductor stocks this week and sold out of all is long semiconductor positions, in which he previously owned Qualcomm and Lumentum Holdings, he told CNBC’s