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Financing your Business

Which Credit Card Fees Are Tax Deductible?

February 18, 2020

Via: Investopedia

Both individuals and businesses have the potential opportunity to deduct expenses from their gross income to lower the amount of money they pay in annual taxes to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). The provisions and deduction procedures for individuals and […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

FTC announces investigation into past acquisitions by large tech companies

February 13, 2020

Via: Jurist

US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) chairman Joes Simons on Tuesday announced an investigation into acquisitions made by six large technology companies. Alphabet (Google), Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Microsoft are the companies being investigated. They are being asked to provide documents […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Understanding State Income Tax vs. Federal Income Tax

January 30, 2020

Via: Investopedia

The United States has a multi-tiered income tax system under which taxes are imposed by federal, state, and sometimes local governments. Federal and state income taxes are similar in that they apply a percentage rate to taxable incomes, but they […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

FTC, New York sue Martin Shkreli for illegal drug monopolization

January 29, 2020

Via: Jurist

The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the state of New York filed suit Monday against disgraced pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli and Vyera Pharmaceuticals for stifling competition to protect the monopolistic pricing of the drug Daraprim (pyrimethamine). Daraprim is used […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Florida Supreme Court rules felons must pay all fines before voting rights can be restored

January 17, 2020

Via: Jurist

The Florida Supreme Court sided with Governor Ron DeSantis in advisory opinion issued Thursday, finding that felons must pay all their legal fines before voting. In November 2018 the Florida electorate voted to restore voting rights to all convicted felons […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

US, China leaders sign new trade agreement

January 17, 2020

Via: Jurist

The Trump administration announced the singing of a new trade deal with China on Wednesday. The treaty covers intellectual property, technology transfer, food and agriculture, and financial services. It also discusses economic policies such as exchange rates and a commitment […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

Arizona voter registration lawsuit settled

January 8, 2020

Via: Jurist

Arizona voters’ rights groups and the Arizona Secretary of State reached a settlement agreement on Monday that will link voter registration systems to the Department of Transportation systems. Katie Hobbs, who assumed office as Secretary of State on Wednesday, settled […]


Business Law & Regulations, Finance

10 Women Leaders In Finance Shares What Is Required to Make the Industry More Gender-Balanced

December 26, 2019

Via: Entrepreneur

In the past, Wall Street and finance used to be an all-white “good ole boys club” akin to Mad Men. This has changed in recent years and great progress has been made. Despite this progress, we still have a lot […]


Financing your Business, Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

How Much Tax Do You Pay on a Roth IRA Conversion?

December 19, 2019

Via: Investopedia

You can shift money from a tax-deferred retirement account into an after-tax account—but how much tax do you pay on that Roth IRA conversion? And does it always make financial sense to do so? The biggest difference between Roth IRAs […]


Tax Code, Regulations and Guidance

National Defense Authorization Act passes House

December 12, 2019

Via: Jurist

The US House passed a $736 billion National Defense Authorization Act for 2020 bill on Wednesday. It will be voted on by the Senate next week and is expected to be signed into law by President Donald Trump. The bill […]