While federal law has long blocked most states from collecting taxes on Internet service, that prohibition has to be renewed every few years. But today President Obama signed into law a new piece of legislation that makes existing bans permanent, and puts an end date on Internet taxes for the few states that still collect them. Read More >
We know that the above e-mail couldn’t be real for a few reasons: Consumerist doesn’t have our own payroll department, and Olivia is a cat. Yet there’s a new variation of the now-classic CEO scam, where someone impersonates your boss over e-mail and requests a massive wire transfer. In this version, the boss impersonator does exactly what Fake Meg does above: they request a file of employee W-2 forms enabling them to commit identity theft, including filing fraudulent tax returns. Read More >
The rules governing Social Security taxation are pretty straightforward. Read More >
Retired couples need to both be up to speed about finances so either partner can take the role if necessary. Read More >
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LONDON, UK – Egencia, the business travel company of the Expedia Group, announces the results of its second annual Egencia Business and Travel Technology Study, which reveals that 69 per cent of business travellers find business trips more enjoyable than everyday working life. A similar majority feel it’s important to enjoy the experience of business travel. The research adds further evidence to the suspicion that many find business trips to be an uplifting experience, and a chance to break free from the shackles of the day job.