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William Watson: Trudeau thinks his carbon tax will avoid Macron’s fate. Let’s see - Financial Post

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 04:00
William Watson: Trudeau thinks his carbon tax will avoid Macron’s fate. Let’s see  Financial Post

One continually annoying feature of Justin Trudeau is his evident conviction the world's eyes are always on Canada. As he told the CBC's Rosemary Barton in ...

MoFo New York Tax Insights, Vol 9, Issue 12 - Tax - United States - Mondaq News Alerts

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 03:46
MoFo New York Tax Insights, Vol 9, Issue 12 - Tax - United States  Mondaq News Alerts

The New York Appellate Division, Third Department, has upheld the dismissal of a declaratory judgment action ... United States Tax Morrison & Foerster LLP 11 ...

New York Touted Real Estate, Eminent Domain in Bid for Amazon - The Wall Street Journal

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 03:00
New York Touted Real Estate, Eminent Domain in Bid for Amazon  The Wall Street Journal

In their bid for Amazon.com Inc.'s second headquarters, New York City and state officials dangled prime real estate at the tech giant and offered to use eminent ...

New York Touted Real Estate, Eminent Domain in Bid for Amazon - The Wall Street Journal

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 03:00
New York Touted Real Estate, Eminent Domain in Bid for Amazon  The Wall Street Journal

In their bid for Amazon.com Inc.'s second headquarters, New York City and state officials dangled prime real estate at the tech giant and offered to use eminent ...

DAVID LEONHARDT: The corporate donors behind a Republican power grab - WRAL.com

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 03:00
DAVID LEONHARDT: The corporate donors behind a Republican power grab  WRAL.com

EDITOR'S NOTE: David Leonhardt is a former Washington bureau chief for The New York Times, and was the founding editor of The Upshot and head of The ...

Advocates applaud Regents school aid increase request - WRVO Public Media

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 02:28
Advocates applaud Regents school aid increase request  WRVO Public Media

The state Board of Regents has recommended that an additional $2.1 billion be spent on schools next year, and that a 12-year-old court order to fully fund.

Puerto Rico's New Tax Break Lures Money as Expiration Date Looms - Bloomberg

Tue, 12/11/2018 - 02:00
Puerto Rico's New Tax Break Lures Money as Expiration Date Looms  Bloomberg

One of the biggest breaks created by last year's tax law sits in Puerto Rico, a hurricane-ravaged island desperate for a recovery. But some residents fear tax ...

As a non-dom living in the US, can I avoid paying double taxes? - Financial Times

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 22:01
As a non-dom living in the US, can I avoid paying double taxes?  Financial Times

I married an American but we split up a few years ago and I want to remain there.

Canada focus: how Uber v Quebec tax tussle was resolved - Financial Times

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 21:31
Canada focus: how Uber v Quebec tax tussle was resolved  Financial Times

When tax investigators raided the Montreal offices of Uber in 2015, it marked a flashpoint after years of tension between the ride-sharing *service* and authorities ...

Judge Mulls Several Outcomes For NY Opioid Surcharge Law - Law360

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 19:24
Judge Mulls Several Outcomes For NY Opioid Surcharge Law  Law360

A Manhattan judge probed the pharmaceutical industry's attack on New York's $600 million levy on the opioid industry and the state's defense of the law at a ...

How State Taxes Could Affect Where Bryce Harper and Manny Machado End Up - Sports Illustrated

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 19:22
How State Taxes Could Affect Where Bryce Harper and Manny Machado End Up  Sports Illustrated

Manny Machado and Bryce Harper face enormous decisions about their baseball futures, but how might state taxes steer their final free-agent decision?

How State Taxes Could Affect Where Bryce Harper and Manny Machado End Up - Sports Illustrated

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 19:22
How State Taxes Could Affect Where Bryce Harper and Manny Machado End Up  Sports Illustrated

Manny Machado and Bryce Harper face enormous decisions about their baseball futures, but how might state taxes steer their final free-agent decision?

How State Taxes Could Affect Where Bryce Harper and Manny Machado End Up - Yahoo Sports

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 18:59
How State Taxes Could Affect Where Bryce Harper and Manny Machado End Up  Yahoo Sports

Manny Machado and Bryce Harper face enormous decisions about their baseball futures, but how might state taxes steer their final free-agent decision?

A Member of Britain’s Parliament Seized the Ceremonial Mace, and Confusion Reigned - The New York Times

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 18:31
A Member of Britain’s Parliament Seized the Ceremonial Mace, and Confusion Reigned  The New York Times

The act of protest by a member of the House of Commons drew attention to the symbolic 17th-century object, and to the chaotic state of British politics.

Kingston Sewer Project Costs $400,000 More Than Expected - Spectrum News

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 17:56
Kingston Sewer Project Costs $400,000 More Than Expected  Spectrum News

Originally projected to cost less than $700000, a "sewer betterment" project is now going to cost $1.1 million.

Generic drugmakers urge federal judge to strike down N.Y. opioid tax - Reuters

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 17:44
Generic drugmakers urge federal judge to strike down N.Y. opioid tax  Reuters

No generic drug manufacturer will be able to survive if a newly adopted New York tax intended to provide $100 million in annual funding for drug addiction ...

A Short History of Political Red Faces Over Workers Without Green Cards - The New York Times

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 17:41
A Short History of Political Red Faces Over Workers Without Green Cards  The New York Times

Donald Trump, Mitt Romney, Meg Whitman, Pete Wilson, and Dianne Feinstein are just a few of the public officials who have been forced to acknowledge that ...

New York Yankees president Randy Levine tells Fox News WH hasn't contacted him to be chief of staff - Fox News

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 17:18
New York Yankees president Randy Levine tells Fox News WH hasn't contacted him to be chief of staff  Fox News

New York Yankees President Randy Levine told Fox News on Monday that, despite reports he might replace outgoing White House chief of staff John Kelly, ...

Contrite Macron, Confronting Protests, Promises Relief to France - The New York Times

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 17:16
Contrite Macron, Confronting Protests, Promises Relief to France  The New York Times

In his most substantive public remarks on the Yellow Vest protests that have roiled France, President Emmanuel Macron promised steps to address them.

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