On July 14th, the IRS held a public hearing for the debt-equity rule (section 385 of the IRS code) that the Treasury Department proposed last April. The hearing, which had as many as 16 speakers from various industries,...
- Estate Tax Rates and Exemptions as of January 1, 2012
Estate Tax Rates and Exemptions as of January 1, 2012
Key Findings 17 states, primarily in the southeastern U.S., will hold a sales tax holiday in 2016, down from a peak of 19 states in 2010. Sales tax holidays do not promote economic growth or significantly increase consumer purchases; the...
Sales taxes in the United States are levied not only by state governments but also by city, county, tribal, and special district governments. In many cases these local sales taxes can have a profound impact on the total rate that consumers...
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