Tax

Infrastructure, not tax, the ‘key issue for Brexit influx’

IDA Ireland’s head of international financial services Kieran Donoghue Photo: REUTERS / Hannah McKay Infrastructure, not tax, the ‘key issue for Brexit influx’ Independent.ie International companies looking to Ireland post-Brexit are more interested in the Government’s long-term vision for how our cities and towns will evolve than the tax offering, a senior IDA official has said. http://www.independent.ie/business/irish/infrastructure-not-tax-the-key-issue-for-brexit-influx-36186714.html http://www.independent.ie/incoming/article36186605.ece/ae1d9/AUTOCROP/h342/page31_donoghue.jpg Email International ...

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Republicans defend tax plan as a middle-class tax cut

Republican leaders on Sunday were unable to guarantee tax cuts for all middle-class workers as a part of a tax plan that GOP leaders have pledged to produce by the end of the year. House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin defended the newly released GOP tax plan as a boon for the middle class amid accusations ...

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Senior White House aides say tax plan is meant to benefit the middle class

Senior aides and political allies of President Trump fanned out Sunday on news talk shows to defend Republicans’ tax-overhaul plan against critics and analyses, forcefully denying that the richest Americans would be its principal beneficiaries. House Speaker Paul D. Ryan said the primary objective of the proposed tax framework that Trump and Republican congressional leaders outlined last week is to “lower taxes for middle-class taxpayers.” Appearing on CBS’ ...

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Sanders slams GOP tax plan as ‘really bad policy’

Sen. Bernie SandersBernard (Bernie) SandersOvernight Defense: Senate passes 0B defense bill | 3,000 US troops heading to Afghanistan | Two more Navy officials fired over ship collisions Senate passes 0B defense bill Dems fear lasting damage from Clinton-Sanders fight MORE (I-Vt.) on Sunday blasted President Trump’s tax proposal, calling it “really bad policy.” “This is not a tax break for the ...

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Hotel/motel tax allocation debate ongoing | News

By CHARLES BOOTHE Bluefield Daily Telegraph  BLUEFIELD — A debate among Mercer County Commissioners on whether hotel/motel tax revenue can legally be spent on the county airport and libraries continued last week. The issue once again surfaced during a discussion at a meeting Tuesday, prompted by a vote on accepting an application form for entities requesting money from the county ...

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Loss of casino money could mean Falls tax increase

Mayor Paul Dyster has proposed a 2018 budget that raises taxes to make up for the loss of casino funding. The budget must still be approved by the City Council. A dispute between the state and Seneca Niagara Casino means about $12 million in cash flow to the city is in jeopardy. Dyster presented a budget that does not include ...

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Tax reform plan is pipe dream, stocks to plunge 40-70%

At the height of the 2007-2009 financial crisis, the S&P 500 Index plummeted as much as 58 percent. It happened in March 2009. “This market at 24 times GAAP earnings, 21 times operating earnings, 100 months into a business expansion with the kind of troubles you have in Washington, central banks [are] going to the sidelines,” he said. “There’s very ...

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UAE shopkeepers will not pass on tax for now

Retailers say they can only raise prices on duty-paid goods, not on existing stock Dubai: Some UAE retailers on Saturday said they do not expect to increase prices on cigarettes, energy drinks and carbonated drinks on Sunday when the new excise tax comes into effect. The rate of the new tax is 100 per cent for cigarettes and energy drinks, ...

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