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.
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?
Does Marion Barry want to tax your yogurt? Er, maybe it’s your yoga.
Do states have the right to tax income earned in other states? That’s one of the issues raised in Comptroller v. Wynne, a Maryland case which the Supreme Court has agreed to hear this year.
At happy hour tonight, I had a vodka martini. My liquor of choice? 1681 Penn vodka crafted by Philadelphia Distilling. Despite being distilled in the Commonwealth, 1681 Penn has only recently landed in state stores. In Pennsylvania, you can’t buy liquor outside of state stores. Or wine. Or have wine shipped to you. While our state produces great beers from the likes of Victory, Yards, Sly Fox, Tröegs and the ubiquitous Yuengling, you can’t pick up a six pack at the grocery or at the convenience store. You can only buy beer at stores that have been blessed by the …
The Amazing Spider-Man 2, starring Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone and Jamie Foxx, is expected to gross between $90.7M to $92M on its opening weekend. While not at the the top of the box office this weekend, those numbers are certainly not terrible: it performed better at opening than the first Amazing Spider-Man and better than Spider-Man 2 (which, despite the name is a different movie altogether). As the dollars roll in to Sony, New Yorkers wonder how much the movie is going to cost them – and I’m not talking about the astronomical cost of going to the movies (the …
A Pennsylvania woman has lost her home for little more than the cost of a Starbucks Frappuccino.
Toyota has announced today that it would move its headquarters to Plano, Texas. Was the move driven by taxes?
According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, a pothole is “a bowl-shaped depression in the pavement surface.” Those aren’t exactly the words that drivers where I live are using to describe them. Those words, I can’t post. After one of the snowiest, coldest winters on record in parts of the country, it’s a relief to see the snow melt. But all of that melting and changes in temperature have left us with another headache: potholes. Lots of them. Angel Taveras, the mayor of Providence, has lamented, “[t]he potholes that have resulted from this year’s severe winter weather …
Marijuana is legal now in Colorado and bringing in tax revenue. So what happens to the money?