Taxation - News Headlines

Tighter regulations could take bite out of Airbnb profits
August 15th, 2018  6:45 PM

Airbnb faces tightening regulations in New York City that could negatively affect its profits, so the short-term rental company has responded with a counter-measure designed to appease hostile politicians: a $10 million contribution to charities

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IRS proposes rules to govern new small business deduction
August 13th, 2018  11:03 AM

Small business owners got more information last week about a break many will get under the new tax law

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump's economic mirage; Sanders on Medicare
August 11th, 2018  8:11 AM

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's overblown and false claims about tariffs, the economy, wildfires and vets; misleading rhetoric from Sen. Bernie Sanders on 'Medicare for all'

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NYC ponders precedent with 1-year cap on new ride-hail cars
August 7th, 2018  5:43 PM

Once synonymous with New York City, yellow taxis have been supplanted by an army of black cars that pick up riders though the Uber, Lyft and other apps

NYC ponders precedent with 1-year cap on new ride-hail cars
New US slap against China: Tighter curbs on tech investment
August 7th, 2018  4:17 PM

Latest US penalty against China: Tighter restrictions on high-tech investment

New US slap against China: Tighter curbs on tech investment
Tobacco-funded group sues over Montana citizen tax measure
August 7th, 2018  4:03 PM

A tobacco industry-funded group is asking the Montana Supreme Court to rewrite a ballot initiative that would raise tobacco taxes to pay for the state's Medicaid expansion and other health programs

Tobacco-funded group sues over Montana citizen tax measure
Wisconsin GOP leader: Not enough votes for paper plants bill
August 6th, 2018  6:07 PM

A Republican leader in the state Senate says there are not enough votes yet to pass a tax break bill designed to keep open a pair of Kimberly-Clark Corp. plants in northeast Wisconsin

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A lifeline for workers who face hardship between paychecks
August 6th, 2018  6:49 AM

Getting paid on your schedule: flexible payment options gain traction as workers struggle to make ends meet

A lifeline for workers who face hardship between paychecks
California gas tax repeal effort could help GOP candidates
August 5th, 2018  12:05 PM

Top national Republicans and grassroots donors alike are pouring money into the campaign to repeal California's gas tax increase with the hopes it will drive turnout in November and help the GOP hold onto U.S. House seats in the heavily Democratic state

California gas tax repeal effort could help GOP candidates
SEC drops investigation into Exxon climate change response
August 3rd, 2018  5:51 PM

The government has dropped a two-year-old investigation into how Exxon Mobil Corp. factors climate change regulations into its asset value calculations

SEC drops investigation into Exxon climate change response
SEC drops investigation into Exxon climate change response
August 3rd, 2018  4:10 PM

The Trump administration has dropped a two-year-old investigation into how Exxon Mobil Corp. factors climate change regulations into its asset value calculations

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1st year of Nevada marijuana sales smokes expectations
August 3rd, 2018  11:36 AM

Medical marijuana patients insist they were better off before recreational use became legal in Nevada last July, and tourists still have no place to smoke it legally, but otherwise the state's first year of adult-use pot sales has exceeded expectations

1st year of Nevada marijuana sales smokes expectations
Amazon pays just $2.2M in tax in UK despite surge in profits
August 3rd, 2018  9:49 AM

Amazon is facing criticism after its British tax bill fell despite a big jump in sales and profits

Amazon pays just $2.2M in tax in UK despite surge in profits
1st year of Nevada marijuana sales exceeds expectations
August 3rd, 2018  9:40 AM

Medical marijuana patients insist they were better off before recreational use became legal in Nevada last July, and tourists still have no place to smoke it legally, but otherwise the state's first year of adult-use pot sales has exceeded expectations

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Triumph of the iPhone: Apple cracks trillion-dollar mark
August 3rd, 2018  12:02 AM

Apple wins the race to become world's first publicly traded company valued at $1 trillion

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US goes ahead with tax on Canadian newsprint
August 2nd, 2018  6:28 PM

US Commerce Department goes ahead with tax on Canadian newsprint, but lowers levies

US goes ahead with tax on Canadian newsprint
CBS' 2Q net income up as CEO faces sexual-misconduct probe
August 2nd, 2018  6:04 PM

CBS has reported a boost in second-quarter net income from the tax overhaul and higher fees from affiliates and subscribers, as turmoil swirls around the media company ahead of the important fall TV season

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CBS 2Q net income up as CEO faces sexual-misconduct probe
August 2nd, 2018  5:14 PM

CBS is reporting a boost in second-quarter net income from the tax overhaul and higher fees from affiliates and subscribers, as turmoil swirls around the media company ahead of the important fall TV season

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X-Men's Fan Bingbing off social media amid China tax rumors
August 2nd, 2018  3:20 AM

X-Men actress Fan Bingbing has disappeared from social media amid rumors she has been barred from leaving China during a tax evasion investigation

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China actor Fan drops off social media amid tax probe rumors
August 2nd, 2018  2:16 AM

Chinese actress Fan Bingbing has disappeared from social media amid rumors she has been barred from leaving the country during a tax evasion investigation

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