If your employer lets you make changes to your workplace healthcare elections for 2021 under new … [+] Treasury guidance, it could cut your tax bill. getty Wish you could change your health plan for 2021? In newly released guidance on new flexible rules for healthcare and dependent care FSAs, the Internal Revenue Service has included
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Citadel CEO Kenneth Griffin Source: CNBC | YouTube During Thursday’s GameStop hearing, Citadel Securities’ Ken Griffin defended a controversial method brokerages use to make money, and said his firm would adapt if new regulations prohibited the practice. Lawmakers finally got a chance to press Robinhood, Citadel and Reddit chiefs about the GameStop trading controversy. Members
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Ask Larry Economic Security Planning, Inc. Today’s column addresses questions about what factors can potentially reduce benefits for a surviving spouse, whether cost of living allowances also increase spousal benefits and whether a public pension will affect a spouse’s own retirement benefits. Larry Kotlikoff is a Professor of Economics at Boston University and the founder
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The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) was considered essential to last year’s bipartisan COVID-19 relief packages, and many policymakers initially hailed the CARES Act version as a major success that kept millions of businesses and their employees afloat. Economists have had more mixed reactions. Some questioned whether enough money went to firms that were hurt the
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Outgoing Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen holds a news conference after a two-day Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting in Washington, U.S. December 13, 2017. Jonathan Ernst | Reuters Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen told CNBC on Thursday that there could be parts of the U.S. stock market in which investors should exercise caution. In an
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A model house model is placed on wood word TAX . as background property real estate concept with … [+] copy space for your text or design. getty Although few in the United States are unfamiliar with the term “commuter,” it is less likely so with “road warrior,” a term applied to business owners and
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After a few years without much attention, taxes on sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) are back in the headlines, with at least four states—Connecticut, Hawaii, New York, and Washington—considering such statewide taxes. Today, only localities (10 at the time of writing) levy excise taxes on sugary drinks in the U.S., but that could change this year. In
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CEO & Co-Founder Vaynermedia Gary Vaynerchuk speaks at the Brand U Event at Nasdaq MarketSite. Roy Rochlin | Getty Images The newfound influence of Reddit users on the stock market is just a microcosm of what’s to come in the technology era, advertising guru Gary Vaynerchuk told CNBC Wednesday. “You’re seeing the maturity of the internet
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Since the start of last year, the federal and state governments have spent nearly $600 billion on unemployment compensation payments, compared to the prior level of about $30 billion a year. It’s a lot of money—and it’s taxable at the federal level and in many states. Through February 13th, the federal government has spent $441
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Anthony Scaramucci, founder of hedge fund SkyBridge Capital, told CNBC on Wednesday that he sees ferocious demand and limited supply leading bitcoin to nearly double to $100,000 before the end 2021. “We like it,” Scaramucci said in a “Squawk Box” interview. “We have over a half a billion dollars in bitcoin right now. And obviously,
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