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UK wages grow at fastest in a decade but Brexit casts shadow
October 16th, 2018  7:37 AM

Wages in Britain are rising at their highest rate in nearly a decade, which should shore up living standards as the country navigates the final few months of the Brexit discussions.

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Salesforce vs. Twitter in San Francisco homeless tax fight
October 15th, 2018  5:47 PM

A Nov. 6 ballot measure to tax San Francisco's wealthiest businesses for the homeless has pitted two of the city's tech titans against each other

Salesforce vs. Twitter in San Francisco homeless tax fight
Massachusetts MGM casino earns $27M during 1st month open
October 15th, 2018  3:57 PM

MGM has earned $27 million from gambling after one full month of operation at its Massachusetts casino

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Liz Weston: Should you pay off mortgage before you retire?
October 15th, 2018  1:12 PM

Paying off your mortgage before retiring is usually ideal, but it's not always possible, so consider alternatives

Liz Weston: Should you pay off mortgage before you retire?
Rich San Francisco businesses could face homelessness tax
October 15th, 2018  11:19 AM

Hundreds of San Francisco's richest businesses could soon be taxed in an effort to fight homelessness in the city

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Tesla says order by Monday to get full $7,500 tax credit
October 12th, 2018  9:08 AM

Tesla Inc. says buyers must order cars by Monday to get the full federal electric vehicle tax credit of $7,500. The company says on its website that cars ordered by Monday will be delivered by the end of the year

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Higher rates: Sign of economic strength or a risk? Try both
October 11th, 2018  5:03 PM

Higher rates: Both a sign of US economic strength and potential risk to it

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Higher rates both a sign of US economic might and risk to it
October 11th, 2018  4:45 PM

Higher rates: Both a sign of US economic strength and potential risk to it

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Left-wing parties unite to increase social spending in Spain
October 11th, 2018  4:49 AM

Spain's Socialist minority government has agreed with an anti-austerity party to raise the country's minimum wage and increase taxes for the rich if next year's national budgets get parliamentary approval

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No second take from appeals court in 'Hollywood South' case
October 10th, 2018  1:23 PM

A federal appeals court in New Orleans is refusing to reconsider a decision that could mean prison time for a movie producer and an attorney convicted of fraud involving Louisiana's "Hollywood South" film tax credit program

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Marijuana backers look for Midwest breakthrough in November
October 9th, 2018  7:34 PM

Backers of broad marijuana legalization are looking to break through a geographic barrier in November and get their first foothold in the Midwest after a string of election victories in Northeastern and Western states

Marijuana backers look for Midwest breakthrough in November
4 states to decide on marijuana ballot initiatives this fall
October 9th, 2018  4:58 PM

4 states to decide on marijuana ballot initiatives this fall

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Marijuana backers look for Midwest breakthrough in November
October 9th, 2018  2:00 PM

Backers of broad marijuana legalization are looking to break through a geographic barrier in November and get their first foothold in the Midwest after a string of election victories in Northeastern and Western states

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Malaysia plans new taxes to help pay off snowballing debt
October 9th, 2018  6:25 AM

Malaysia plans new taxes to help pay off snowballing national debts

Mahathir Mohamad
Malaysia plans new taxes to help pay off snowballing debt
October 9th, 2018  6:04 AM

Malaysia plans new taxes to help pay off snowballing national debts

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IMF downgrades outlook for world economy to 3.7 pct. growth
October 9th, 2018  2:35 AM

IMF downgrades outlook for world economy to 3.7 percent growth, citing higher rates and growing trade tensions

IMF downgrades outlook for world economy to 3.7 pct. growth
Carbon tax gets renewed attention but still faces resistance
October 8th, 2018  6:02 PM

Carbon taxes have gotten renewed attention thanks to an alarming new report on climate change and a Nobel Prize victory by two American economists, but neither is likely to break down political resistance

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Initiative seeks to repeal California's gasoline tax hike
October 8th, 2018  1:14 PM

California voters will soon decide whether to drive out a gasoline tax increase passed to fund transportation projects across the state

Initiative seeks to repeal California's gasoline tax hike
2 Americans win econ Nobel for work on climate and growth
October 8th, 2018  11:52 AM

2 Americans win Nobel economics prize for work on climate change and innovation

2 Americans win econ Nobel for work on climate and growth
Bahrain's House of Representatives approves value-added tax
October 7th, 2018  11:13 AM

Bahrain's House of Representatives has approved a bill allowing for value-added tax to be collected, sending it onto the National Assembly's upper chamber, the Shura Council

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