Credits or Spending? Labels, but in Congress, Fighting Words – The New York Times
New York Times Business Article: The Economy - In a low-income neighborhood in
Bozeman, Mont., taxpayers helped pay for the construction of a grocery store,
Town and Country Foods. They are doing the same in New Orleans, with federal
dollars helping to build new groceries, including a Whole Foods, in an area
still suffering after Hurricane Katrina.
Republican boots pressure for U.S. tax rewrite - Reuters
A top Republican lawmaker on Thursday stepped up pressure to
force action next year on a rewrite of the U.S. tax code, which both major
political parties agree has become overly complicated and inefficient.
Common Questions About Taxes, Answered – Forbes
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these have you scratching your head, we can help. We talked to LearnVest
Planning Services certified financial planner Samantha Vient for answers to all
your (really, not that embarrassing) questions.
Q&A: Do I pay taxes on an IRA rollover? – USA Today
With only four weeks to go to file your 2012 tax return, you
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Cut Restaurant Spending as Taxes Bite: EcoPulse - Bloomberg
Restaurants are reeling from their worst three months since
2010, as American diners spooked by higher payroll taxes cut back on eating
Sales at casual-dining establishments fell 5.4 percent last
month, after declining 0.6 percent in January and 1.6 percent in December,
according to the Knapp-Track Index of monthly restaurant sales. This was the
first three months of consecutive declines in almost three years, with
consumers caught in a “very emotional moment,” said Malcolm Knapp, a New
York-based consultant who created the index and has monitored the industry