Taxes

Updated for tax year 2022. There’s no doubting it — having kids is expensive. Between paying for diapers, daycare, and many other baby supplies, new parents can quickly find themselves overwhelmed financially. Fortunately, several tax advantages are available to parents to alleviate some financial responsibility. 1. Child Tax Credit The Child Tax Credit (CTC) is
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Don’t worry – the IRS doesn’t want to tax every last cent you earn. In fact, the department offers a standard deduction — a gift! — to all taxpayers based on their filing status. Here are the standard deduction rates for the 2022 and 2023 tax seasons: Filing status 2022 standard deduction 2023 standard deduction
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More than 170 countries worldwide—including all European countries—levy a Value-Added Tax (VAT) on goods and services. As today’s tax map shows, EU Member States’ VAT rates vary across countries, though they’re somewhat harmonized by the European Union (EU). The VAT is a consumption tax assessed on the value added in each production stage of a
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The rate of inflation has slowed markedly in recent months, even declining slightly in December—but at year’s end, prices were still 14.6 percent higher than they were two years prior. That’s the fastest inflation rate over any two calendar years since the stagflation era of the late 1970s. State policymakers are understandably interested in bringing
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Key Findings Forty-four states levy a corporate income tax. Rates range from 2.5 percent in North Carolina to 11.5 percent in New Jersey. Four states—Alaska, Illinois, Minnesota, and New Jersey—levy top marginal corporate income tax rates of 9 percent or higher. Eleven states—Arizona, Colorado, Indiana, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Carolina,
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Our Mileage Reimbursement Calculator helps to determine the compensation of travel while you are on official business. This amount is calculated as a baseline or minimum by IRS to ensure employees are fairly compensated for their travel expenses. Mileage Reimbursement Basics If you frequently drive your car for work, you can deduct vehicle expenses on
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Last week, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) released new revenue estimates for the global minimum tax and other significant changes to the international tax system. The headline number for Pillar Two’s global minimum tax: $220 billion. This is comparable to the total U.S. corporate tax receipts from 2019 and 2020 ($230 billion
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Heading into the 2011 elections, only two of West Virginia’s 34 state senators were Republicans. Today, only three of them aren’t. The House of Delegates, which was comfortably Democratic until the 2014 elections, now has a Republican supermajority of 88 members to only 12 Democrats. It is the fourth-most-lopsided delegation in the country, after Wyoming
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Iowa State Tax Filing Deadlines 2023 The State of Iowa government has issued the following guidance concerning income tax filing deadlines and extensions: The tax filing due date for 2022 Iowa income tax returns is May 1, 2023. Qualifying taxpayers who file and pay by this date will not be subject to late-filing or underpayment
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On 1 January 1993, the European Union launched the Single Market by abolishing border controls between EU Member States and ensuring the free movement of people, goods, services, and capital (otherwise known as the EU’s four freedoms). Thirty years later, the liberal economic principles that have driven the EU Single Market’s success are being questioned.
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Georgia lawmakers brought a tax reform package across the finish line in 2022 that will change the state’s progressive income tax to a 5.49 percent flat tax beginning in 2024, with triggers to provide additional rate reductions. This is an important step forward, but if the state truly wants to cement its status as a
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