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Business Taxes: TaxVox
But after the TCJA's bonus buzz fades, what will companies do with their extra money? Will they use it to make more capital investments in the US to boost productivity, and eventually, workers’ wages?
February 7, 2018Renu Zaretsky
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Twenty years ago, I turned 25 and earned my first raise. My older sister gave me some great advice: “When you get a raise always...
November 4, 2015Renu Zaretsky
: TaxVox
Congress is in recess. The Daily Deduction will return to its regular schedule on Monday, September 8. Until then: We’ll see you every Monday morning. Abroad and online: One country brings a knife to a gunfight. Spain has passed a new law : Websites that link to Spanish newspaper association
August 4, 2014Renu Zaretsky
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
A few weeks ago, with absolutely no fanfare, the Treasury Department announced what could be a major change in the way we save for retirement. It will now permit people to shift a portion of their 401(k)s or IRAs into a deferred annuity that provides a guaranteed stream of income once you reach old
August 1, 2014Howard Gleckman
Federal Budget and Economy: TaxVox
The president’s FY 2014 Budget would limit tax benefits for workers with high-balance retirement saving accounts. Although critics call the plan a blow to workers’...
April 12, 2013Benjamin H. Harris
Individual Taxes: TaxVox
Automatic enrollment is slowly gaining steam as the choice strategy to encourage retirement saving. A bold plan in California would eventually make the practice widespread...
March 22, 2013Benjamin H. Harris