Taxation

Trump keeping options open as Republican feud rages

Trump keeping options open as Republican feud rages

Published 17/10/2017

Like the deal-maker he says he is, U.S. President Donald Trump appears to be keeping his options open as his Republican Party threatens to erupt into full-scale war. [more…]

Senate Republicans gain moment on tax reform budget measure

Senate Republicans gain moment on tax reform budget measure

Published 17/10/2017

U.S. Senate Republicans on Monday gained crucial support for a vote on a budget resolution that is vital to President Donald Trump's hopes of signing sweeping tax reform legislation into law before January. [more…]

Trump declares Obamacare `dead,` urges Democratic help for short-term fix

Trump declares Obamacare `dead,` urges Democratic help for short-term fix

Published 16/10/2017

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday declared Obamacare "dead" and "gone," but urged Republicans and Democrats in Congress to craft a short-term fix of healthcare markets under the 7-year-old law that critics say he has effectively sabotaged. [more…]

Senate Republican Murkowski leaning yes on tax reform budget

Senate Republican Murkowski leaning yes on tax reform budget

Published 16/10/2017

U.S. Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski said on Monday that she was leaning toward a "yes" vote on a Senate budget resolution intended to facilitate the passage of tax reform legislation later this year. [more…]

How to close the race-based chasm in U.S. retirement wealth

How to close the race-based chasm in U.S. retirement wealth

Published 12/10/2017

The gap in U.S. retirement wealth between white and minority families has widened to the point where it really is not a gap anymore. It is a canyon. [more…]

Skip the health insurance tax question? Not so fast

Skip the health insurance tax question? Not so fast

Published 11/10/2017

With the fate of the Affordable Care Act up in the air after President Donald Trump took office in January, some taxpayers skipped a question on their 2016 returns that asked them to certify whether they had health insurance. [more…]

Start planning now to care for elderly parents

Start planning now to care for elderly parents

Published 10/10/2017

If you have an aging parent and want a glimpse of what the future holds, look no further than Leslie Glutzer. [more…]

Rajoy: Spain will not be divided, national unity will be preserved

Rajoy: Spain will not be divided, national unity will be preserved

Published 09/10/2017

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said in a newspaper interview that Spain would not be divided, a week after Catalonia held a referendum that authorities there say showed voters overwhelmingly support independence. [more…]

Tokyo governor`s new party vows to scrap over-reliance on fiscal, monetary steps

Tokyo governor`s new party vows to scrap over-reliance on fiscal, monetary steps

Published 06/10/2017

A new party led by Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike has unveiled policies it dubs "Yurinomics" that aim to revitalize the economy and cut reliance on fiscal spending and monetary easing, seeking to distance itself from premier Shinzo Abe's more aggressive stimulus measures. [more…]

Republicans move on tax reform- Fed officials see economic threats

Republicans move on tax reform- Fed officials see economic threats

Published 05/10/2017

Congressional Republicans moved to hasten an overhaul of the U.S. tax code on Thursday, while Federal Reserve officials warned in rare public remarks that President Donald Trump's tax plan could lead to inflation and unsustainable federal debt. [more…]