Stephen Baldwin in Court in New York Tax Case

March 29, 2013, 10:48 am

Stephen Baldwin is set to appear in New York court between appearances on “All-Star Celebrity Apprentice” in hopes of getting past a state tax charge.

Despite Forecast Difficulties, Britain’s Finance Rating May Drop

March 25, 2013, 10:31 pm

Based on economic and fiscal forecasts, the UK’s ‘AAA’ Long-term Issuer Default Ratings could be downgraded in the near fuure.

Why We Need a Financial Speculation Tax

March 21, 2013, 3:19 am

It is worth considering progressive measures to increase federal revenue, and one great idea is a very small tax on financial transactions.

H&R Block Causes Delay for 660,000 Tax Forms

March 12, 2013, 4:44 pm

A mistake by tax service provider H&R Block is delaying the processing of 660,000 tax forms for educational tax credits (8863). An IRS spokeswoman told Marketwatch that people affected might have to wait another six weeks before they get their [...]

Obama, Republicans Set to Compromise on Sequester Cuts

March 6, 2013, 6:03 am

Republicans and Democrats are likely to make some compromises on Wednesday to ease the $85 billion in government spending reductions brought in by the sequester, officials [...]

Tax Receipts to Hit Record of $2.7 trillion in 2013

March 5, 2013, 10:40 am

A government body thinks tax receipts will hit a nominal record of $2.7 trillion in fiscal year 2013, according to the Congressional Budget Office. Despite the increase, they [...]

Wall Mart Beats on Earnings, Provides Cautious Outlook

February 21, 2013, 1:54 pm

Customers exit a Wal-Mart store in Miami, Fla., in this file photo. Wal-Mart, the world’s largest retailer, beat Wall Street’s forecast for earnings Feb. 21, 2013, but not for revenue. The company provided a cautious outlook for the first quarter [...]

Berlusconi: Dear Voters, I’ll Rebate Taxes

February 20, 2013, 1:09 pm

A letter sent by Silvio Berlusconi to the Italian voters this week promised a tax rebate if he is elected as Prime Minister during the two-day election on Feb. 24–25. The [...]

Give the Gift With Many Happy Returns

February 19, 2013, 10:46 am

Avoid the tax consequences of your generous gifts by placing your assets in qualified trust accounts.

Aboriginal Affairs Minister Resigns Over Inappropriate Letter

February 17, 2013, 10:54 am

John Duncan resigned on Friday after writing a letter to a tax judge on behalf of a constituent.

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Asia Week NY Spring 2013