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Personal Savings For some time now, the US has lagged behind the many 1st world economies in terms of personal savings.  The French, for example save more than 3 times as much as their US counterparts even with significantly higher income taxes.  Oddly, when economic downturns hit, personal savings rates in that country go up Read More

The recently enacted Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) has altered the tax landscape for a lot of individuals and businesses. The changes are extensive and this letter provides a high-level overview of some of the highlights to keep you informed. Due to the sweeping nature of the changes and the need for continued guidance,

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The US House Budget Committee has approved a legislative tool Republicans might use for the next phase of federal tax reform. On June 21, a fiscal year (FY) 2019 budget resolution passed the budget committee by a 21-to-13 party line vote. If approved by both chambers, the budget resolution would allow congressional Republicans to approve

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In times of yore, children were warned that television would rot their brains. Today, though, there’s an impressive selection of edutainment, programming that both teaches and tantalizes. These shows have given many children an entrepreneurial edge that will serve them well the rest of their lives. This AICPA Insights article shares a shortlist of shows

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All, please see the great events in May related to the College of Engineering. Much to be thankful for!! As I was recollecting some of my recent HBU memories this morning, I came to observe a pattern of Memories and Miracles in May as seen below: • May 28, 2015 Dr. Sloan began a small

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“Phase Two” of Tax Reform – May, 2018 President Donald Trump and the House’s top tax writer think Congress and the president should work to make the tax code better every year. House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady, R-Tex., said in an interview this week that he and the president share this goal and

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Destroy your hotel room keys and your boarding passes. Both contain routes to tons of your personal information, a treasure trove for hackers

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A bipartisan proposal to redesign the IRS for the first time since 1998 was released on March 26. House Ways and Means Oversight Subcommittee Chairman Lynn Jenkins, R-Kan., and ranking member John Lewis, D-Ga., released the Taxpayer First Bill, a discussion draft of proposed legislation to improve IRS operations. “I am proud of the work

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