Archive for April 26th, 2017

<p>Deductions for health care, home offices and student loan interest could be among those cut</p>

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In Pasadena, CA in the 1970s, a married mother-of-two in my neighborhood began a daycare service out of her house. Interesting at the time was that not long after starting her business she was visited by local government officials. It seemed she needed a license if she wanted to continue operating.
It didnt register at the time (I was very young), but looking back, this was very odd. Parents are nothing if not overly careful when it comes to their children. Most would never put their child in the care of someone whom they didnt trust, who was irresponsible, incompetent, or all…

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Thirty years ago, when I worked for the Premier of Canadas largest province, one of the biggest issues we had to contend with was U.S. efforts to impose tariffs on Canadian softwood lumber a move that would mostly hurt American consumers. Today that is still an important issue, given the Trump administrations attempt to impose a 20 percent tariff. And the U.S. position doesnt make any more sense for U.S. consumers today that it did then.
Basically, the Department of Commerce is alleging that Canadian softwood lumber is underpriced. Unlike the United States, the forest lands the…

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The White House has laid out how Trump is going to approach the tax code — but details were sparse and the remaining questions are massive.

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A cut in the corporate tax rate would involve immediate pain for some big banks, namely Citigroup and Bank of America, but an eventual earnings boost should more than make up for that.

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Automakers and oil companies are quietly developing a new generation of fuels and engines to run more efficiently on them, generating more power from less gasoline to reduce emissions and boost fuel economy.

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<p>President Donald Trump proposed dramatic cuts in the taxes paid by corporations big and small Wednesday in an overhaul his administration says will spur economic growth and bring jobs and prosperity to America's middle class. But his ambitious plan alarmed lawmakers who worry about ballooning federal deficits.</p>

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<p>Anthem on Wednesday threatened to raise rates for its Obamacare plans next year if the U.S. government stops funding subsidies for lower-income customers, putting pressure on the administration and Republicans to support a key piece of the health law.</p>

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Deep cuts in corporate and income taxes without new revenue could bloat the budget deficit.

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Here's why young people today are taking much longer to achieve the same milestones their parents did.

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Take a peek at these extra-remote retreats.

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EpiPen's seller Mylan drew criticism last summer for having hiked the price of the auto-injector by more than 500 percent over the past decade.

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