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SD In the News: the GOED Conference, the New Workforce Campaign, and Some Rankings and Resources

If you missed last week’s Governor’s Economic Development Conference you may have missed out on the launch of the State’s new workforce development campaign. The campaign officially kicks off on May 1 so stay tuned for more details on how you can be involved. 314 more words


USA "State" Tax freedom day ... What day each state is whole for the year! 

While it may sound nice, Tax Freedom day is actually the day of the year each state’s residents have paid in enough to pay the state’s taxes for the year according to the Tax Foundation! 28 more words

Investing/Financial Planning

Tax Freedom Day® 2015 is April 24th

Tax Freedom Day® 2015 is April 24th
Source: Tax Foundation

Key Findings

  • This year, Tax Freedom Day falls on April 24, or 114 days into the year.
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Tax Plan Disagreement Disappoints Governor

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval says he’s disappointed in the state’s largest business organization after it issued a report critical of a proposed tax increase. 130 more words


America, Disneyland for the Con Artists

The other day my boss and I got into a heated debate about politics.  I later felt bad because I stressed him out pretty good, which was in addition to the heavy stress from his position.  1,172 more words


BRIAN REARDON And TOM NICHOLS: Tax Reform Should Go Right Down Main Street

Wall Street Journal: Large firms need relief, but smaller enterprises vital to the economy are often hit even harder.

In his State of the Union address Tuesday night, President Obama will add steep increases in capital-gains and death taxes to his wish list of reforms designed to help the “middle class.” In reality, however, such steps would hurt the middle class by increasing the already heavy tax burden of many employers…