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Democrats and Republicans disagree: Carbon taxes

Brookings Institution (blog) - ‎2 hours ago‎
In addition to denouncing “radical environmentalists” and calling for dismantling the EPA, the platform adopted in Cleveland yesterday calls coal “abundant, clean, affordable, reliable domestic energy resource” and unequivocally opposes “any” carbon tax.

Trump's tax plan would do little for the average American but a lot for ...

The Guardian (blog) - ‎19 hours ago‎
Donald Trump's three-bracket tax system looks appealingly simple, but it would end up making the rich richer - and leave the rest of America anything but great.
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Inflation-wary Centre asks states to remove taxes on essential food items

Firstpost - ‎3 hours ago‎
"In order to ensure adequate availability of pulses, edible oils and other essential food items at reasonable prices, the Center has urged the States to remove all local taxes on essential food items," Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public ...
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Defective pay system deducting Quebec taxes from Ontario worker

CBC.ca - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
As of today - still paying Quebec taxes. I am lucky to get a pay cheque but it would be nice to pay the proper taxes to the right province. Another anonymous public servant wrote to CBC Ottawa and said he is working in Ontario but being deducted $250 ...

John Williamson: New Brunswick said it needed higher taxes to fix its books. Now it's spending it all

Financial Post - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
New Brunswick raised its Harmonized Sales Tax (HST) on Canada Day to 15 per cent, joining slow-growth Nova Scotia and Newfoundland in having the highest HST rate in Canada.

FinMin says govt can still raise taxes

Kathmandu Post - ‎3 hours ago‎
Jul 25, 2016- The Parliament's rejection of the Finance Bill—which makes necessary amendments to tax laws—has raised question of whether the government can raise taxes. Experts have expressed different views—some supporting the government's right ...
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Cap on GST rate means limiting government's powers to levy inordinately high indirect taxes

Economic Times (blog) - ‎7 hours ago‎
A Google search on how not to pay taxes in India yields 12 crore (120 million) results,” remarked Prime Minister Narendra Modi sardonically, at a conference of tax administrators in April. “Double the tax base and collect taxes from 10 crore (100 ...

Trevor Tombe: Not all taxes are created equal — Why Alberta needs the HST

Financial Post - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
“The art of taxation,” said former French finance minister Jean-Baptiste Colbert, is “plucking the goose as to obtain the largest amount of feathers with the least amount of hissing.
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Trump's tax numbers just don't add up - CNBC.com

CNBC - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Donald Trump's assertion that Americans pay among the highest taxes in the world doesn't hold up.

NZ levies one of the world's lowest property purchase taxes

Scoop.co.nz (press release) - ‎4 hours ago‎
New Zealand levies one of the lowest property purchase taxes in the world on prime real estate, charging no tax (0%) on a property purchase of USD$1 million, reveals a new study by UHY, a leading international accounting and consultancy network.

Childs running on lower taxes commitment

Cumberland News Now - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
“My last campaign focused on one issue, lower taxes, and this still remains a major issue for the people of Amherst,” Childs said.

Star's View: Tax freeze the right goal

Windsor Star - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Windsor Mayor Drew Dilkens joined Windsor fire Chief Bruce Montone and other officials during groundbreaking ceremony for the combined Fire Hall #6 and Emergency Operations Centre on Provincial Road at Lone Pine Road Monday July 18, 2016.

St. John's once saw lowest business taxes: KPMG

CBC.ca - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
St. John's had one of the lowest commercial tax rates in Canada just months ago, says a new report by accounting firm KPMG, but tax hikes this year have erased that luxury for local businesses. The international study, comparing tax rates in 10 ...

West Vancouver mayor rejects empty home tax, favours non-resident levy

CBC.ca - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
Division is growing among some Metro Vancouver mayors over how to best cool the region's red hot housing market. West Vancouver mayor Michael Smith has asked his area MLAs to lobby government for a municipal non-resident tax, rather than the ...

Editorial: Anglophones and school taxes

Montreal Gazette - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
Scopelliti, a father of two who pays his taxes to the English board, can be forgiven for feeling discriminated against, even though that doesn't seem to be anyone's intent.

Quebec Budget Surplus: Time To Lower Taxes, Not Spend More

Huffington Post Canada - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
We can debate which taxes should be cut first and how best to proceed. What is not up for debate is the fact that Quebec has a heavy tax burden relative to other jurisdictions in North America. Nor can we deny the general conclusion of the economic ...
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Airbnb Agrees To Collect Hotel Taxes In Another Huge US City

Fortune - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
As part of the deal, the home-sharing company will collect lodging taxes from its Los Angeles hosts and hand the proceeds over to the city, similar to its existing agreements with San Francisco and nearly 200 other cities worldwide.

Fossella 2008 re-election campaign failed to pay some taxes ...

SILive.com - ‎14 hours ago‎
The 2008 re-election campaign of former Congressman Vito Fossella is the subject of a tax warrant from the state Department of Taxation.
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The Toronto Maple Leafs, taxes, and parity

Pension Plan Puppets - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
This is quite a big issue, especially effecting those teams in states and provinces with income tax on top of the federal tax, where instead of the advantage being on spending power, it's for those who can spend less but still offer the same cash. As a ...

Taxes & flight: Pa.'s sad tale

Tribune-Review - ‎5 hours ago‎
Incumbent state lawmakers running for re-election this year - especially old-timers who have put down roots in Harrisburg - won't be singing the praises of the latest Bureau of Labor Statistics report on Pennsylvania's economy.
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