This map shows state gas tax rates as of July 2021, using recently released data from the American Petroleum Institute. States levy gas taxes in a variety of ways, including per-gallon excise taxes collected at the pump, excise taxes imposed on wholesalers (which are passed along to consumers in the form of higher prices), and sales taxes that apply
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Cecilie Arcurs | Getty Images A growing number of states are offering pass-through business owners a workaround for the $10,000 federal deduction limit for state and local taxes, known as SALT. A controversial part of Republicans’ 2019 tax overhaul, the SALT write-off cap is costly for filers who itemize deductions and can’t claim more than
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Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., speaks during a Senate Finance Committee nomination hearing for Deputy Treasury Secretary nominee Adewale Adeyemo on Feb. 23, 2021. Greg Nash | Pool | Reuters Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden, D-Ore., on Tuesday released a bill to overhaul a controversial deduction for certain businesses, which was part of Republicans 2019
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When you file your taxes, you may discover that you owe money to the government. If it’s a large sum of money, you might find you are unable to pay it right away. If you find yourself in this situation, it is strongly advised that you sign up for an IRS payment plan to avoid
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The IRS issued the first round of monthly payments for the Child Tax Credit last week on July 15. Families who are eligible for the credit based on their most recently filed tax return received the payments via direct deposit or paper check. Monthly payouts will continue throughout the rest of the year with families
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A store advertises for employees, after coronavirus disease (COVID-19) restrictions were lifted, in Santa Monica, California, June 22, 2021. Lucy Nicholson | Reuters Small businesses across the country are struggling to keep employees and attract new staff in a tight labor market which has given workers the upper hand. The latest nonfarm payroll report on
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People walk outside “Hamilton” at Richard Rodgers Theatre in Times Square on May 12, 2021 in New York City. Noam Galai | Getty Images Entertainment | Getty Images Broadway hit “Hamilton” could receive as much as $50 million from the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant program, a $16 billion federal aid program that provides pandemic relief
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Image Source | Getty Images It’s not uncommon to want to return to work after retiring. Whether for financial reasons or personal fulfillment, many older Americans find that retirement isn’t working for them. Yet before you make the leap, it’s worth considering how that extra income could affect other parts of your financial life. Of
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Six months after the approval of the digital services tax (DST), the Spanish government has finally published regulatory guidelines to implement it. The first digital services tax draft bill was published by the Spanish Council of Ministers in October 2019; in October 2020 an identical draft was published and adopted. Although the digital services tax took effect
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Though the Acropolis has reopened, Greece is currently under lockdown-type restrictions with a nighttime curfew and store and restaurant closures. Matteo Colombo | Moment | Getty Images Major airlines are racing to add new trans-Atlantic service now that tourist-reliant countries like Croatia, Greece, Iceland and Italy have started allowing visitors from the U.S. and other
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