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The Latest: Shares in online retailers fall after tax ruling
June 21st, 2018  3:35 PM

Shares in online retailers dropped, and large chains with more stores traded higher following the Supreme Court sales tax ruling

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US stocks skid as industrials, automakers, tech trade lower
June 21st, 2018  2:08 PM

US stocks are down and European indexes also fell after German automaker Daimler said tariffs by China on US goods will hurt its annual profit

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EU says tax on Harleys aimed to 'make noise' in trade debate
June 21st, 2018  6:35 AM

European Union Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom says it has targeted some iconic American imports like Harley-Davidson motorbikes and bourbon for tariffs in hopes that it will "make noise" in the trade debate and put pressure on U.S. leaders

David Parker, Cecilia Malmstrom
Australian Senate delivers $106 billion in income tax cuts
June 21st, 2018  1:30 AM

Australia's prime minister has won a political victory with the Senate passing personal income tax cuts worth 144 billion Australian dollars ($106 billion) over a decade

Malcolm Turnbull
Lawmakers approve family leave, sales tax, $15 minimum wage
June 20th, 2018  7:39 PM

Lawmakers have approved a bill that would require paid family leave in Massachusetts and gradually raise the state's minimum wage to $15 an hour and establish a permanent summer sales tax holiday

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The Latest: Deal on family leave, sales tax, minimum wage
June 20th, 2018  6:52 PM

Massachusetts lawmakers have approved a compromise bill that could keep three hotly contested questions off the November ballot.

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McCaskill's husband invested in hedge fund tied to Caymans
June 20th, 2018  1:57 PM

Four years after Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill co-sponsored legislation targeting tax havens such as the Cayman Islands, her husband began investing in a hedge fund tied to the Caribbean nation

Claire McCaskill
EU to tax Harleys, bourbon and other US goods from Friday
June 20th, 2018  12:34 PM

The European Union will start imposing duties on a list of U.S. products as of Friday in response to President Donald Trump's decision to slap tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Europe

EU to tax Harleys, bourbon and other US goods from Friday
EU to tax Harleys, peanut butter and other US goods from Fri
June 20th, 2018  10:58 AM

The European Union will start imposing duties on a list of U.S. products as of Friday in response to President Donald Trump's decision to slap tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Europe

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EU tells Luxembourg to recoup back taxes from French firm
June 20th, 2018  5:50 AM

The EU's state aid watchdog is ordering Luxembourg to recover 120 million euros in unpaid taxes from French electricity provider Engie

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California lawmakers push diversity through film tax credit
June 19th, 2018  2:28 PM

California lawmakers are trying to encourage better sexual harassment reporting and diverse hiring in the movie industry through the state's film tax credit program

California lawmakers push diversity through film tax credit
Court blocks 'millionaire tax' question from state ballot
June 18th, 2018  4:10 PM

Massachusetts' highest court has struck down a proposed "millionaire tax" ballot question, blocking it from appearing before voters in November

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The Latest: Group in support of tax disappointed by ruling
June 18th, 2018  11:19 AM

A citizens group that collected more than 150,000 signatures in support of a so-called "millionaire tax" in Massachusetts says it is "incredibly disappointed" that Massachusetts' high court has blocked the measure from going before voters in November

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3 money tasks you shouldn't tackle on your own
June 18th, 2018  10:02 AM

Hiring a financial expert may ultimately save you a bundle

3 money tasks you shouldn't tackle on your own
China threatens tariffs on US lobsters as business booms
June 15th, 2018  10:43 PM

A set of retaliatory tariffs released by China includes a plan to tax American lobster exports, potentially jeopardizing one of the biggest markets for the premium seafood

China threatens tariffs on US lobsters as business booms
Walmart heirs' groups deny role in Georgia governor's race
June 15th, 2018  5:36 PM

Representatives of the Walmart company heirs deny any involvement in the Georgia governor's race after a candidate was secretly recorded saying he backed a school choice law because campaign money from the family's non-profit foundation was at stake

Walmart heirs' groups deny role in Georgia governor's race
H&R Block shares skid again on store-shuttering plan
June 14th, 2018  4:50 PM

H&R Block shares skid again after the tax preparer announced it would close 400 offices as it plans for potentially fewer customers due to the new tax law

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IMF: Tax cuts boosting US now but will hurt growth later
June 14th, 2018  4:38 PM

IMF projects tax cuts will boost US economy in 2018, 2019, but then hamper growth in following years

IMF: Tax cuts boosting US now but will hurt growth later
Russia proposes raising retirement age, VAT
June 14th, 2018  4:00 PM

Russia's government is calling for the country's retirement age to be raised gradually and for a hike in the value-added tax

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Greece clears last batch of reforms needed to exit bailout
June 14th, 2018  2:12 PM

Greek lawmakers approve the final batch of creditor-mandated economic reforms as the end of their country's international bailout approaches

Greece clears last batch of reforms needed to exit bailout

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