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Tax Reform

Learn more about the benefits your small business can maximize in the new tax law with Forbes columnist and tax policy expert, Ryan Ellis. Ellis talks with small business owners, Janet Delikahya, president of StaffConnect and Sonny Patel, president and CEO of Crossroads Hospitality, and Thomas Sullivan, vice president of Small Business Policy at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, about...

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Do You Know How Your Investments are Taxed?

Investors generally pay close attention to portfolio allocation, performance, strategy and even fees.  The impact of taxes, however, is often overlooked when evaluating an investment portfolio. This blog post will highlight various ways that investors are taxed, including the capital gains tax, capital gain distributions, net investment income tax, and what the difference is between qualified and non-qualified dividends. There...

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Boosting the Earned Income Tax Credit for Single Workers Increases After-Bonus Income, Work Rates, and Child Support Payments — and Reduces Severe Poverty

Contact: John Hutchins, MDRC, 212-340-8604, [email protected][1] (Washington, DC, September 25, 2018) — MDRC, a nonprofit, nonpartisan education and social policy research firm, released new results today from a demonstration and evaluation of Paycheck Plus, which offers workers without dependent children in New York City and Atlanta an enhanced Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) worth up to $2,000 per year for...

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Some of the companies giving out raises and bonuses because of tax reform

Ford CEO: NAFTA needs a redesign American corporations are chipper about tax reform. That’s been great news for some workers. On Thursday, Walmart (WMT[1]) became the latest of dozens of companies to announce one-time bonuses related to the new tax law. Notably, the company also said it would raise its minimum wage to $11 an hour. There are plenty of...

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