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The High Burden of State and Federal Capital Gains Tax Rates in the United States

The High Burden of State and Federal Capital Gains Tax Rates in the United States
Source: Tax Foundation

Key Findings

  • The average combined federal, state, and local top marginal tax rate on long-term capital gains in the United States is 28.6 percent – 6th highest in the OECD.
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Lists And Rankings

Estate and Inheritance Taxes around the World

Estate and Inheritance Taxes around the World
Source: Tax Foundation

Key Findings

  • The U.S. has the fourth highest estate or inheritance tax rate in the OECD at 40 percent; the world’s highest rate, 55 percent, is in Japan, followed by South Korea (50 percent) and France (45 percent).
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International

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

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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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Taxation

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

News

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

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