The international dollars keep rolling in. Yet another bank has agreed to pay a fine in response to ongoing investigations into foreign accounts. Commerzbank AG, headquartered in Frankfurt, and its U.S. branch, Commerzbank AG New York Branch (called Commerz New York), have agreed to a deferred prosecution agreement which calls for, among other things, the … Read more
It’s official: the 2015 tax season officially opened today. To coincide with the open, Walmart has announced the launch of Direct2Cash, a service that allows consumers to “skip the check” and pick up their tax refunds in cash. This isn’t a RAL (refund anticipation loan). It’s not a loan at all. It’s more of a … Read more
On May 1, 1975, Princeton graduate John C. Bogle launched an investment company on a bold new idea: it would be owned by its member funds and operated for the benefit of its shareholders. That company, the Vanguard Group, is now one of the world’s largest investment companies with about $3 trillion under management. Whistleblower … Read more
Are you going shopping or staying home this Thanksgiving? Some folks love to head to the shops on Thanksgiving while others eschew the holiday for Black Friday sales instead. As Black Friday shopping increasingly heads online, all sales are not created equal.
Looking for a way to show your support for our military on Veterans Day? Here are 14 ways to show your thanks to our vets – and some of them come with a nice tax benefit to boot.
With Black Friday on its way, will the internet stay tax free? Speaker Boehner has signaled that he will not support the Main Street Fairness Act. However, with the moratorium on taxing internet access under the Internet Tax Freedom Act about to expire, is there room for compromise?
Apple and Facebook have fired the latest round in the “perk wars” – efforts to woo and keep talent in the tech sector. Not content with fancy meals, tech companies are offering female employees the opportunity to freeze their eggs. As perks keep expanding, what are the tax consequences to those employees?
Irish Finance Minister Michael Noonan has all but labeled the “Double Irish” deal dead during the presentation of his 2015 budget even as companies like Google claim that it won’t make a difference.
It’s time for guest posts! Today, Matthew Litz of BerryDunn, talks about corporate tax reform and inversions.
It’s time for guest posts! Today, John Richardson, a lawyer based in Toronto, Canada, writes about corporate tax rates.