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Category: Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

California lawmakers approve bill requiring presidential candidates to release tax returns

December 13, 2017

Via: ABA Journal

Presidential candidates who want to appear on the California ballot would have to release their tax returns if a bill passed earlier this month is signed into law. Senate Bill 149 passed on Sept. 15 despite questions about its constitutionality, […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Tesla’s Third Biggest Market Considering an EV Tax

December 12, 2017

Via: Investopedia

The Norwegian government’s proposed 2018 budget, published on Thursday, contains information about a new tax on heavier emission-free vehicles, reported Business Insider. Electrek identified Tesla as one the biggest potential victims of the change as the company tends to use […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Justice 2.0: Can Bots Make Legal Services More Egalitarian?

December 7, 2017

Via: Aberdeen Essentials

There’s an old saying that goes, “You’re entitled to all the justice you can afford.” Although it’s usually said with levity as a tongue-in-cheek commentary on the expense of hiring lawyers, sadly, legal services are far too expensive for many […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Do You Plan or Prepare for Tax Season?

September 5, 2017

Via: Investopedia

Many people think about tax planning around April 15. In fact what they are really thinking about is tax preparation. The best time to start tax planning for 2016 was January 1, 2016 and not April 15, 2017. Many of […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

What are the differences between regressive, proportional and progressive taxes?

August 29, 2017

Via: Investopedia

Tax systems fall into three main categories within the tax code: regressive, proportional and progressive taxes. Regressive taxes are those that have a greater impact on low-income individuals than high-income earners. A proportional tax, also referred to as a flat […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

When Do I Stop Paying Social Security Tax?

June 19, 2017

Via: Investopedia

“In this world, nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes,” as Ben Franklin wrote – and among the taxes imposed on your paycheck, none are as inflexible as those that go towards the Federal Insurance Contributions […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Become an LLC and Save Taxes Under Trump

May 31, 2017

Via: Investopedia

Trump’s tax plan emphasizes cutting the corporate tax rate and simplifying the individual income tax system. However, the plan would cut not only the corporate tax rate, but the rate for all types of businesses regardless of income level or […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Which Retirement Income Tax Strategy Is Right for You?

May 19, 2017

Via: Investopedia

For many people, thinking about retirement simply means contemplating enjoyable ways of spending time during their golden years. What some people may not account for, however, is the impact taxation can have on savings, investments, and cash withdrawals. Just as […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

New bill would release Trump’s state tax returns

May 8, 2017

Via: CNN

The legislation — dubbed the Tax Returns Uniformly Made Public Act (or TRUMP Act) — would require the state to post online the state tax returns of anyone elected to federal or state office in a statewide election, including the […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

What Are the Tax Implications of Confidentiality Clauses and Settlement Agreements?

May 4, 2017

Via: FindLaw

As the tax season has passed and the basketball season winds down, here’s a story about how they crossed over years ago and still affect lawyers today. It was 1997, and the NBA’s most flamboyant player had just tumbled into […]