Trump Administration Mulling Tax Cuts to Boost the Economy

Trump Administration Mulling Tax Cuts to Boost the Economy

The president's team is looking at cutting payroll taxes and indexing capital-gains taxes.

Vitamin Shoppe Soars on Deal to Be Acquired by Liberty Tax

Vitamin Shoppe Soars on Deal to Be Acquired by Liberty Tax

Shares of nutritional products and supplements retailer Vitamin Shoppe surge after announcing it is being acquired by Liberty Tax in an all-cash deal valued at about $208 million.

Protect Your Home and Your Retirement With the Right Insurance

Protect Your Home and Your Retirement With the Right Insurance

Robert Powell says having the proper amounts and kinds of insurance is the safety net all older homeowners need.

This Is How Much Sea-Level Rise in These Cities Will Cost Taxpayers

This Is How Much Sea-Level Rise in These Cities Will Cost Taxpayers

Who is going to pay for 50,000 miles of seawalls and other coastal barriers in 22 states in the next two decades? Taxpayers. These are the U.S. cities that will be hit hardest by rising seas, and the estimated costs to build protective seawalls.

Where to Retire: All 50 States Ranked From Best to Worst

Where to Retire: All 50 States Ranked From Best to Worst

Whether you stay where you are or move somewhere new, how does each state hold up when it comes to a quality, affordable retirement?

What's the Difference Between Gross vs. Net Income?

What's the Difference Between Gross vs. Net Income?

Gross income and net income are important to understand, especially if you're running a business. This guide will help you know how to calculate each, and the difference between the two.

What Is Gross Income? Definition and How to Calculate

What Is Gross Income? Definition and How to Calculate

Gross income has a different meaning for companies and individuals, but both essentially measure the same thing.

As U.S. Trade Deficit Widens, Trump Proves Loser at Own Game

As U.S. Trade Deficit Widens, Trump Proves Loser at Own Game

When it comes to his oft-stated goal of reducing the U.S. trade deficit, President Donald Trump isn't winning. The current account deficit - a broad measure of the trade balance that also encompasses some investment flows - has averaged $48.9 billion a month so far in 2019, roughly 17% higher than in 2016, the last full year before Trump took office.

What Is an Ad Valorem Tax?

What Is an Ad Valorem Tax?

The ad valorem tax is mostly levied as a property tax, and it could be substantial. That's why you need to know how it works.

What Is a Statutory Employee?

What Is a Statutory Employee?

Perhaps you've heard the term "statutory employee." Here's what it means and how it might save you a bundle.