Taxes

Cathleen Taff, president of distribution, franchise management, business and audience insight for Walt Disney Studios, discusses the upcoming Marvel film “Avengers: Endgame” during the Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures presentation at CinemaCon 2019, the official convention of the National Association of Theatre Owners (NATO) at Caesars Palace. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/AP) Walt Disney (DIS), as
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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 examines whether filing for early retirement benefits lower later survivor’s benefits, when spousal benefits might be available, how the earnings test can affect spousal benefit amounts, spousal benefits before retirement
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The U.S. federal government funds infrastructure projects through the highway trust fund. This trust fund receives revenue mainly from the excise tax on gasoline and uses the revenue to pay for transportation projects through grants to state and local governments. The taxes and spending associated with the highway trust fund are based on the benefit
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Are we headed for another spending showdown? President Trump wants a quick year-long budget bill that freezes spending at current levels—at least that may be the latest White House negotiating position. In the past, the president has insisted on more money for the Pentagon and, of course, his southern border wall.  Senate Majority Leader Mitch
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Abusive Tax Shelters jda The U.S. Department of Justice has announced that it has obtained a permanent injunction against Michael L. Meyer (“Mike Meyer) of Florida from selling his “Ultimate Tax Plan” which used so-called Charitable LLCs and Charitable Limited Partnerships as part of an abusive tax scheme. The permanent injunction is very broad: Meyers
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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 addresses delaying till 70 or filing now to try to lock in benefits amounts even if they’re lower, potential availability of divorced spousal benefits, earnings Social Security credits, and when
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Vote Elections Pixabay Spain is about to hold its most contested general elections in history. The Spanish President Pedro Sánchez called general elections last February after the Government’s defeat to approve the General State Budgets in the Congress.  This Sunday 28, Spanish citizens will vote in a political scenario more fragmented than ever, although in
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