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Why Can’t Trump Build Anything? - The New York Times

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 16:57
Why Can’t Trump Build Anything?  The New York Times

Infrastructure won't happen until the Democrats regain control.

New Tax Laws Giving Many People Sticker Shock And Smaller Refunds - CBS New York

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 16:51
New Tax Laws Giving Many People Sticker Shock And Smaller Refunds  CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – With the government shutdown over and the IRS back to work, tax season is officially in full gear. That's usually good news for ...

What to know before legal marijuana comes to New York - WIVB.com - News 4

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 16:24
What to know before legal marijuana comes to New York  WIVB.com - News 4

Although months away, full legalization for recreational marijuana is likely in New York State. Governor Andrew Cuomo promised to make it a priority in this ...

Tax Reform Giving IRS Refund Sticker Shock - CBS New York

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 15:48
Tax Reform Giving IRS Refund Sticker Shock  CBS New York

Taxpayers filing their yearly returns are receiving some unwelcome news about the size of the refunds. CBS2's Hazel Sanchez reports.

2 Major Hurdles Cleared As Marijuana Legalization Movement Marches On In New Jersey - CBS New York

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 15:36
2 Major Hurdles Cleared As Marijuana Legalization Movement Marches On In New Jersey  CBS New York

UNION, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — A Monmouth University poll finds more than 6 in 10 New Jersey residents support legalizing marijuana and half say a current ...

How Tulowitzki convinced Yankees to take this big shortstop gamble - New York Post

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 15:26
How Tulowitzki convinced Yankees to take this big shortstop gamble  New York Post

TAMPA — Do the Yankees have three shortstops, two shortstops, one shortstop or none? This is not a trick question. The answer is not, ta-da, Manny...

New York state recreational cannabis retailers hit hard in tax proposal - Buffalo Business First - Buffalo Business First

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 13:24
New York state recreational cannabis retailers hit hard in tax proposal - Buffalo Business First  Buffalo Business First

Sooner or later, it was sure to be part of the conversation. As Gov. Andrew Cuomo continued his push in January to legalize cannabis for recreational adult use, ...

How Well Is The Gig Economy Working For Gig Workers? - Forbes

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 12:53
How Well Is The Gig Economy Working For Gig Workers?  Forbes

The gig economy gets lauded for letting millions of Americans set their own hours and choose their work assignments as freelancers and independent ...

Tax accountant allegedly couldn't file same-sex couple's taxes because 'it's against my Christian beliefs' - Yahoo Lifestyle

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 12:50
Tax accountant allegedly couldn't file same-sex couple's taxes because 'it's against my Christian beliefs'  Yahoo Lifestyle

"I am a Christian and I believe marriage is between one man and one woman," Nancy Fivecoate, the owner of Carter Tax *Service* in Indiana reportedly said.

Amazon, New York and the End of Corporate Welfare - The Wall Street Journal

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 12:49
Amazon, New York and the End of Corporate Welfare  The Wall Street Journal

Special tax breaks do little to spur the economy. Now they're becoming politically unpopular too.

Connecticut finds plug for $1.5B December tax drain - Danbury News Times

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 11:28
Connecticut finds plug for $1.5B December tax drain  Danbury News Times

After the December enactment of a new Connecticut law forcing online vendors to remit sales taxes for merchandise sold by other individuals and entities using ...

Property tax payment due date extended for Ulysses residents - The Ithaca Voice

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 10:19
Property tax payment due date extended for Ulysses residents  The Ithaca Voice

ULYSSES, N.Y. — The property tax payment due date has been extended for municipalities impacted by recent winter storms across New York. Gov. Andrew ...

A State Government-Caused Winter Chills Upstate New York Economy - Wall Street Journal

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 10:16
A State Government-Caused Winter Chills Upstate New York Economy  Wall Street Journal

Under Gov. Andrew Cuomo and in large part under his father, as well, upstate New York has become a place of economic darkness.

As rent and tax reforms sweep US, real estate industry braces for fight with progressive lawmakers - The Real Deal

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 10:00
As rent and tax reforms sweep US, real estate industry braces for fight with progressive lawmakers  The Real Deal

After making significant gains in the midterms elections, Democratic lawmakers now have their sights set on curbing big real estate players.

Revolt Against the Rich - Scientific American

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 09:42
Revolt Against the Rich  Scientific American

In 2015 I attended a workshop on political polarization with an eclectic group of scholars and activists. We swapped ideas on resolving battles over climate ...

Millionaires Urge Higher Taxes on Themselves | The Brian Lehrer Show - WNYC

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 09:14
Millionaires Urge Higher Taxes on Themselves | The Brian Lehrer Show  WNYC

A group called Patriotic Millionaires is urging lawmakers to raise taxes... on themselves.

Texas Program Lets Companies Secretly Renegotiate Tax Abatement Commitments - Nonprofit Quarterly

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 08:24
Texas Program Lets Companies Secretly Renegotiate Tax Abatement Commitments  Nonprofit Quarterly

A study of a Texas economic development incentive program finds that one in four companies renegotiate—typically in secret—the tax abatement dollars deals ...

How Amazon's planned HQ2 in New York became HQ-zero: Incentives, helipad spurred protests - Chicago Tribune

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 06:40
How Amazon's planned HQ2 in New York became HQ-zero: Incentives, helipad spurred protests  Chicago Tribune

In early November, word began to leak that Amazon was serious about choosing New York to build a giant new campus. The city was eager to lure the company ...

Thank You, New York - The New York Times

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 06:30
Thank You, New York  The New York Times

The city did the rest of the country a favor. Corporate-relocation handouts are terrible economic policy.

Amazon Paid $0 In Federal Income Taxes Last Year [Infographic] - Forbes

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 05:00
Amazon Paid $0 In Federal Income Taxes Last Year [Infographic]  Forbes

Despite doubling its profits, Amazon has paid zero dollars in federal taxes for the second successive year. A recent report from the Institute on Taxation and ...

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