Category: Tax

Could a Yacht Be Considered Your Second Home?

They say that a home is where the heart is. However, when it comes to a second home, it can be where your heart is, or just about anywhere else, as far as the IRS is concerned. In fact, not

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India Teaming Up With United States in Joint Effort to Find Hidden Cash

India is reportedly going after so called “black money” which Indian citizens who are living abroad, are apparently hiding in offshore accounts, including here in the United States. According to reports, the Indian Government believes that as much as $350

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How Are Some Big U.S. Companies Shrinking Their Tax Bill?

Every company wants to save on its tax bill. Although tax inversions have been making a lot of news lately, there are many other methods that corporations use to cut back on their taxes. In fact, seven companies in the

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Which States Are Good, and Bad, for Taxes?

How attached are you to the state you live in? Although most people would rather not relocate, where a person lives can actually make a huge difference in his or her tax bill. That’s because Kiplinger recently released its list

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Democrats Take Dead Aim at Tax Inversions

The democrat lead U.S. Senate has been making a lot of noise lately regarding tax inversions, the practice of U.S. companies moving their corporate headquarters overseas in order to avoid the high price of overbearing U.S. corporate taxes. Those senators

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Is the Government Going to Tax You for Using the Internet?

Taxes, taxes and more taxes: that appears to be the government’s answer for just about every problem we face in society. There seems to be no end to the list of things that the government wants to tax. Now it

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What’s the Deal With U.S. Corporate Taxes?

There has been a lot of back-and-forth amongst lawmakers and political pundits in the media lately regarding U.S. companies switching their addresses to foreign locations in order to avoid corporate taxes. One side claims that there is nothing wrong with

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Seven Signs Your Noncompliance Will Be Considered Willful

There are many ways taxpayers can get the attention of the IRS. Although a lot of people make innocent mistakes when they file their tax returns, there are others who willfully look for ways to skip out on the taxes

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Will Taxing the Rich Even More Improve Inequality?

It’s been the cry of democratic lawmakers and many of the less fortunate for years: “We need to tax the wealthy even more.” “The rich have to pay their fair share of taxes, too.” The problem is the rich already

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It Pays to Be Rich for These Five Tax Breaks

Although it’s true that the ultra-wealthy are heavily taxed, and in many cases unfairly, there are also some tax break advantages that favor the upper class more than those in the middle. Let’s take a look at some of these

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