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Not every taxpayer has to file a tax return

Source: cbsnews.com - Mar 13, 2017

Does everyone have to file a federal tax return every year? Nope. Generally, if your income falls below a certain level, the personal exemption and standard deduction you’ve entitled to claim can... Read more >

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Exxon's Gulf growth plans include Louisiana

Source: wwl.com - Mar 11, 2017

Louisiana is set to benefit from ExxonMobil’s $20 billion investment in the Gulf Coast. Baton Rouge Refinery Manager Mark Northcutt says the Grow the Gulf initiative will strengthen and grow... Read more >

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The GOP’s ObamaCare replacement will boost jobs and cut taxes

Source: nypost.com - Mar 11, 2017

Ignore the grandstanding on Capitol Hill and the noise coming from town-hall protests around the nation. The Republican bill to repeal and replace ObamaCare will boost your chances of getting a job... Read more >

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Healthy sex life boosts engagement and satisfaction at work, study finds

Source: www2.cipd.co.uk - Mar 11, 2017

A healthy and active sex life could be the hidden key to greater job satisfaction and better workplace engagement, according to new research from Oregon State University. The study, published... Read more >

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Tax Time Guide: Protect Personal, Financial, Tax Information and Computers

Source: irs.gov - Mar 10, 2017

IR-2017-55, March 9, 2017 Español WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today reminded taxpayers to be cautious and protect... Read more >

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Americans Aren’t Filing Their Taxes This Year Almost six million returns are missing, and there’s only five weeks left. What’s going on?

Source: bloomberg.com - Mar 10, 2017

Are millions of Americans just forgetting to file their taxes this year? More than halfway through the 2017 filing season, the U.S. Internal Revenue Service reported receiving 5.7 million fewer... Read more >

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Profitable Companies, No Taxes: Here’s How They Did It

Source: nytimes.com - Mar 10, 2017

Complaining that the United States has one of the world’s highest corporate tax levels, President Trump and congressional Republicans have repeatedly vowed to shrink it. Yet if the level is so... Read more >

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Sales tax boost from online unknown

Source: press-herald.com - Mar 9, 2017

Amazon began collecting local and state taxes in January, but there is no way to know if that has been a boost to the economy. Webster Parish Sales and Use Tax Commission Administrator Cyndy... Read more >

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What to Do if You Can't Pay Your Tax Bill

Source: finance.yahoo.com - Mar 9, 2017

"Don't panic." That's one of the first pieces of advice the Internal Revenue Service gives filers who can't pay their taxes. In addition to panicking, the IRS strongly cautions filers against... Read more >

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US expats: don't let the IRS put you in a bad mood this tax season

Source: thelocal.it - Mar 9, 2017

For many, filing tax US returns is an unpleasant and complicated task under the best of circumstances. And most often, filing from abroad doesn’t make things any easier. Not only do different... Read more >

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Man Convicted of Not Filing Taxes Over 'Mark of the Beast'

Source: usnews.com - Mar 8, 2017

A Pennsylvania man has been convicted of failing to file his income tax returns for 21 years because he considered using a Social Security number akin to using the "mark of the beast" spelled out... Read more >

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These overlooked tax breaks can help you save this spring

Source: cnbc.com - Mar 8, 2017

The deadline for filing your taxes is a little more than a month away, but you may still have an opportunity to save if you qualify for these breaks. Deductions help lower your bill by reducing... Read more >

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Republicans don’t want to talk about their health plan’s tax cuts

Source: msnbc.com - Mar 8, 2017

In the White House briefing room yesterday, a reporter asked HHS Secretary Tom Price why the Republican health care plan “includes a tax break for insurance executives that make more than... Read more >

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The American Health Care Act: What You Need to Know

Source: speaker.gov - Mar 7, 2017

Obamacare has failed the American people. Over the past seven years, we’ve seen premiums skyrocket, choices dwindle, and government take more control over our health care. Left unchecked, the... Read more >

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It’s time to tax the robots

Source: computerworld.com - Mar 7, 2017

Bill Gates has a modest proposal: Tax robots to slow the growth of automation and fund the kinds of important jobs our economy ignores, such as caring for children and the elderly. In an interview... Read more >

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