23.3 C
New York
Friday, June 25, 2021
Tags Taxes

Tag: taxes

What’s the charitable deduction? An economist explains

Patrick Rooney, IUPUI The charitable deduction is a dollar-for-dollar reduction in taxable income that lowers what someone owes the...

IRS hitting you with a fine or late fee? Don’t fret...

Rita W. Green, University of Memphis Tax Day has come and gone, and you think you filed your return...

What’s a capital gain and how is it taxed?

Stephanie Leiser, University of Michigan President Joe Biden plans to propose doubling the tax wealthy people pay on their...

An advantage of the government’s new payments for families: Not humiliating...

Wendy Bach, University of Tennessee The US$1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package President Joe Biden signed in March 2021 will...

Why can’t the IRS just send Americans a refund – or...

Beverly Moran, Vanderbilt University The Internal Revenue Service has postponed the April 15 tax filing deadline to May 17....

The oil industry says it might support a carbon tax –...

Richard Schmalensee, MIT Sloan School of Management and David Schoenbrod, New York Law School The oil industry’s lobbying arm,...

Mega Millions jackpot is $750 million – where does all the...

Liberty Vittert, Washington University in St Louis The Mega Millions jackpot drawing for Jan. 15 has soared to US$750 million and counting. This makes it...

Only the richest ancient Athenians paid taxes – and they bragged...

Thomas Martin, College of the Holy Cross In ancient Athens, only the very wealthiest people paid direct taxes, and these went to fund the city-state’s...

Most Popular

It’s mostly mothers who pass on mitochondria – and a new...

Arunas L. Radzvilavicius, University of Pennsylvania Evolutionary interests of males and females do not always coincide. This is known as sexual conflict: male innovations that...