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Are Capital Gain or Dividend Income Taxes Double-Taxation?

The Capital Gains tax is not double-taxation. How many times have you heard a justification for treating Capital Gain and Dividend Income differently than earned income? Most often the phrase justification sounds something like this: “Capital gain should be free … Continue reading

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$800B Cut in Deductions; Which Specific Tax-Deductions Are Being Eliminated?

How do you permanently eliminate $800B in Tax-deductions? It is possible and it is easy to provide the specific answer. Where are the specifics? I for one am encouraged that we will get a bevy of specific answers over the … Continue reading

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Sequestration – How To Get $1.2T Without Killing Demand In The Economy

Demand is what drives business growth, opportunity and economic prosperity.  Over the past few years, demand has contracted in many industries, yet over the past 24 months, we have begun to experience a slow and measurable path towards real GDP … Continue reading

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Put Up Or Shut Up – It’s Time To See The Tax-Cut Details

With only a few weeks to go in this election, it’s time to put-up or shut-up. We must have all the salient details disclosed by those seeking office if we are to make the most informed choices possible. If we … Continue reading

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Tax Loopholes and Tax Cuts; The Circus Budget Balancing Act of 2012.

[UPDATE: Here is a link to a great resource which identifies all 172 tax loopholes/deductions http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/special/politics/tax-code-break-by-break/ As they say in Vegas, now that the cards are on the table, it’s time to place your bets. As a business owner, I … Continue reading

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Don’t Touch My Loophole!

I predict there will still be 172 tax-loopholes (individual and corporate) valued at over $1.1 trillion per year in 2013, regardless of what you hear to the contrary. I say this because if you lower the tax-rate by the exact … Continue reading

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The Debate, Round 2 – Will We Get The Whole Truth, and Nothing But The Truth?

The Debate – Round 2. Did we get the whole truth, and nothing but the truth, so help me God”? On Thursday Joe Biden and Paul Ryan will have the opportunity to stand (or sit) in a room and look … Continue reading

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