Month: April 2021

Warren Buffett (L), CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, and Vice Chairman Charlie Munger attend the 2019 annual shareholders meeting in Omaha, Nebraska, May 3, 2019. Johannes Eisele | AFP | Getty Images Warren Buffett will kick off Berkshire Hathaway‘s annual shareholder meeting this Saturday riding high, with shares of the conglomerate at a record and its
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As part of President Joe Biden’s American Families Plan (AFP), the White House yesterday proposed two major tax increases on accumulated wealth, adding to a 61 percent tax on the wealth of high-earning taxpayers. First, the American Families Plan would tax unrealized capital gains at death for unrealized capital gains worth over $1 million. Currently, long-term
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CBIZ is expanding to the Pacific Northwest, with its subsidiary CBIZ Accounting, Tax & Advisory of Washington buying the non-attest assets of Berntson Porter & Company PLLC, a firm in Bellevue, Washington, effective May 1. Mayer Hoffman McCann, an auditing firm that’s affiliated with Cleveland-based CBIZ in an alternative practice arrangement with the publicly traded
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Inheritance tax dates to the Roman Empire, which collected 5 percent of inherited property to pay soldiers’ pensions. Today, the practice is widespread. The majority of European countries covered in today’s map currently levy estate, inheritance, or gift taxes. These countries are Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland,
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President Joe Biden speaks in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, April 7, 2021. Leigh Vogel | Bloomberg | Getty Images President Joe Biden will formally unveil his new tax plan during his first presidential address on Wednesday that includes a key campaign promise — no one making $400,000 or less
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Small businesses are gaining more revenue this year despite the lingering challenges from COVID-19 and reversing last year’s losses, according to a report from Intuit’s QuickBooks unit. The report examined how small and midsized businesses performed financially in different industries and geographies from March 2020 to March 2021, analyzing anonymized revenue data drawn from approximately
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The Organisation for Co-operation and Economic Development (OECD) has compiled tax revenue data for countries around the world—including 27 Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) countries, where tax revenue as a percent of GDP is on average 11 percentage points lower than in other regions. On average, the tax-to-GDP ratio for 26 countries (excluding Venezuela due
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Deliberations which began well before the beginning of Louisiana’s legislative session—which has the nation’s latest start date (April 12th)—have yielded a meaningful package of tax reform proposals. Legislators aim to lower the state’s individual and corporate income tax rates, begin phasing out the capital stock tax, and bring sales tax centralization across the finish line—all
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Apple Pay has provided a mobile payment option since 2014. And it has steadily gained popularity in the years since. The convenience of paying with a mobile device appeals to a lot of consumers, along with the security benefits of leaving credit cards at home. So offering it as a payment option may help businesses
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In this article ENPH Solaray Director Jonathan Fisk moves a solar panel at the solar power installation company’s Sydney facility. Jason Reed | Reuters Shares of Enphase Energy dipped more than 14% on Wednesday after the company warned about the ongoing impacts of the chip shortage. For the first quarter the company, which makes microinverters
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The Illinois CPA Society announced the recipients of its 2021 Outstanding Leadership Awards, highlighting local professionals’ contributions to the profession across a wide range of categories. All winners will be formally recognized at the Leadership Recognition and Awards Dinner, to be held in Chicago later this summer. “It’s always an honor and privilege to recognize
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Table of Contents Key Findings The Biden administration’s “Made in America Tax Plan” would substantially raise taxes on the activities of U.S. multinational corporations, whether these activities are located domestically or abroad. From the perspective of U.S. multinationals, the proposal would increase their federal tax liabilities by $104 billion in 2022 and $1.2 trillion over
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