Tag Archives: Taxation

Fiscal Cliff Averted? It All Depends.

Search the term “fiscal cliff averted” and you’ll get about 57 million hits in a quarter of a second.  Is that proof enough that we did, in fact, avoid a cataclysmic spill over a scary economic precipice?  As a nation, … Continue reading

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No Clarity Yet on 2011 Individual Income Taxes

The fate of 2011 individual income tax rates is still up in the air, but Congress could take action before the elections to provide clarity to the situation. With no Congressional action, tax rates would revert back to pre-2001 levels; however, the President has advocated keeping the first four tax brackets (10%, 15%, 25% and 28%) intact and increasing the top two brackets (currently 33% and 35%) to 36% and 39.6%.

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Small Business Provisions for the HIRE Act

Two weeks ago President Obama signed into law the HIRE (Hiring Incentives to Restore Employment) into law. Drawing less coverage than the highly publicized healthcare legislation, the HIRE Act provides several tax incentives designed to get businesses hiring the unemployed and making capital purchases. Read full blog for the rundown! Continue reading

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