Tax

Jim Flynn: Not easy to determine when sales tax owed

Once upon a time, not too long ago, buying goods from an out-of-state seller had a built-in benefit – the seller didn’t collect sales tax (now 8.25 percent if you live in Colorado Springs). But states, realizing they were losing millions of dollars in revenue, began taking steps to require out-of-state sellers to collect sales tax. This generated a tsunami ...

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German ministry rejects calls for modern diesel tax incentives, Europe News & Top Stories

BERLIN (REUTERS) – The German environment ministry has rejected calls from two of the country’s states for tax incentives to promote the sale of low-emission modern diesels and electric cars. Representatives of Germany’s federal government, states and major automakers will meet on Wednesday (July 26) to discuss ways to avert driving bans on diesel cars which have drawn public attention ...

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Property tax could triple in two years unless Government acts now – warning

Dr Don Thornhill Property tax could triple in two years unless Government acts now – warning Independent.ie Property tax could more than triple for homeowners in areas where prices have soared – unless the Government steps in to prevent the latest looming chapter in the housing crisis. http://www.independent.ie/irish-news/property-tax-could-triple-in-two-years-unless-government-acts-now-warning-35979108.html http://www.independent.ie/incoming/article35979272.ece/00c20/AUTOCROP/h342/PL7419181Pictu%20Read-Only.jpg Email Property tax could more than triple for homeowners in areas ...

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Meta hit by loss of H&R Block tax refund advance loans

Meta Financial Group logo(Photo: Submitted) A Sioux Falls-based financial services company said Thursday it had lost a significant chunk of business. Meta Financial Group said late Thursday it was “advised” it would no longer be the provider of interest-free Refund Advance loans for H&R Block tax preparation customers in 2018.  The end of that relationship will cost Meta $12 million in ...

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IDA welcomes US u-turn on border adjustment tax

The IDA has welcomed a decision by US policymakers to abort plans for tax reform that threatened Irish exports to the country. Republicans announced they would scrap plans for a US border adjustment tax, an element of which was a levy on imports. This would have hit Irish exports to the US with potentially serious consequences for the many US ...

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Foxconn deals requires Wisconsin to act soon on tax breaks

MILWAUKEE — A Rust Belt state that built a manufacturing legacy through assembly-line jobs will have to quickly transition to a more highly skilled workforce now that Foxconn has selected Wisconsin as the site of its coveted U.S. electronics plant. “This will not be your grandfather’s factory,” said Tom Still, president of the Wisconsin Technology Council. “This will be a ...

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