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Help arrives for (some) underwater homeowners

Link: http://www.marketplace.org/2016/04/15/economy/homeowner-buyout-plan-better-late-never

Summary: The Federal Housing Finance Agency begins to help 33,000 homeowners who financed their mortgages through Freddie Mae or Fannie Mac and are are more than 15% underwater and 90 days delinquent on payments. 18 more words


Slovenia: Publishes R&D tax incentives guidance

The Financial Administration published the guidance on the application of research and development (R&D) tax incentives on 14 July 2016. According to the guidance, companies may claim a 100% corporate income tax base reduction for qualifying costs. 10 more words


Are you the best and the brightest?

‘Meritocracy’ Is Just Another Way to Put You Down

David Halberstam’s 1972 book, “The Best and the Brightest,” is an account of how brilliant U.S. officials with impressive credentials made such a mess of the war in Vietnam. 60 more words

Behavioral Economics

Czech Republic Entices Foreign Productions With Low Costs, 20% Rebate

Central Europe has long been a major destination for film and television production, with several countries vying for international shoots and post. The Czech Republic tweaked its incentive program this year to better lure foreign producers looking to benefit from the country’s skilled crews, relatively low costs and a 20% rebate on qualified spending in the country. 157 more words


Incentivizing Participation

By Charles Bird

Talking with a salesperson today at a premium department store I stumbled on a great example of why it’s so important to think about the partners we rely on for our business.   279 more words

Is Your Leadership Power Helping or Hurting?

If you are a manager, supervisor, or an executive at any level, I think you’ll find the latest research on leadership power relevant to your job, the people you lead, and the results you seek. 827 more words

Performance Management

Romania: Government approves a supplementary deduction of 50% of R&D for corporate taxpayers

The Romanian Government published an Official Gazette order approving the norms on the supplementary deduction for research and development (R&D) expenses on 13 July 2016. Under the provisions of the Tax Code, a supplementary deduction of 50% may be claimed for corporate income tax purposes in respect of R&D expenses. 59 more words