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Nevada Ditches the ‘Pink Tax’

November 8, 2018 |

No more “pink tax” in Nevada: Voters on Tuesday amended the state’s 1955 tax act to remove the sales and storage tax on menstrual products. Feminine hygiene products are already exempt from sales taxes in nine other states and the District of Columbia, and in an additional five states there…
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Amazon ‘Disappointed’ in Seattle’s New ‘Head Tax’

May 15, 2018 |

“People are dying on the doorsteps of prosperity.” That’s per a city councilwoman in Seattle, where local politicians hope a new tax on big business will alleviate homelessness. On Monday, the Seattle City Council passed a “head tax,” which starting in 2019 will be imposed on the city’s largest employers,…
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Trump ‘Used Dubious Loophole to Avoid Tax’

November 1, 2016 |

Donald Trump didn’t merely use loopholes to avoid tens of millions of dollars in federal taxes—he stretched them beyond recognition when he was strapped for cash in the early 1990s, tax experts tell the New York Times , which says it has uncovered some dubious dealings amid paperwork from Trump’s…
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Which Retailers Charge the Largest ‘Pink Tax’?

January 7, 2016 |

Why would a “pink” stool softener cost 11% more than its blue counterpart? Are the ingredients more expensive? Did it cost more to survey OB/GYNs? Is the company contributing $ 1 per package to Susan G. Komen? Or are the manufacturer and retailer reaping higher profits on the pink package? This last possibility is […]
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U.K. Details ‘Google Tax’ Plans

December 10, 2014 |

The British government detailed plans for a new 25% tax on profits of multinational companies it says are avoiding paying tax—a move that has prompted warnings that it could conflict with international tax treaties.
WSJ.com: US Business

Firms desperate to avoid ObamaCare ‘Cadillac tax’ shift costs, report says

August 14, 2014 |

A NEW REPORT by a national business group suggests that companies are shifting workers into plans with higher deductibles in an effort to avoid a pending excise tax on health plans that spend more than $ 10,200 per employee.

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    Critics say climate program would create ‘hidden gas tax’

    June 30, 2014 |

    California’s latest move to combat global warming will either siphon dollars from motorists’ wallets or save them big money on their gasoline bills.
    L.A. Times – Business