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By Aunnah Williams

Around the Tax World – February 8, 2024

In The Headlines - Super Bowl LVIII means record-breaking ticket prices for football fans and revenue spikes for Las Vegas small businesses.

What's New In The Tax World? - To file or not to file? With new proposed tax breaks coming up fast, the IRS urges taxpayers to move ahead with their tax returns

State-By-State Updates -A Connecticut task force tries to bid farewell to the state’s car tax.

Tax Planning Tips - With TJCA tax provisions soon to expire, 2024 will be a crucial year for tax planning.

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Around the Tax World – September 26, 2023

In The Headlines - Want to chat with your favorite celebrity? A new startup is introducing celebrity “AI clones” that allow users to engage in simulated dialogue with well-known online personalities.
What's New In The Tax World? - Could the end of the expanded Child Tax Credit be the reason for the recent rise in child poverty?
State-By-State Updates -Maryland ends its fiscal year with leftover cash, the result of a 5% increase in tax revenue.
Tax Planning Tips - Roth IRA conversions can reduce taxes in retirement—but taxpayers need to consider these factors before making the leap.

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Around the Tax World – September 7, 2023

In The Headlines -Chef Gordon Ramsay heads to southern Florida to open his two newest restaurants.
What's New In The Tax World? - The Biden administration puts forth a proposal for...
State-By-State Updates - ● The verdict is still out on whether Colorado’s state tax refunds may be...
Tax Planning Tips - President Biden is racing to implement a 15% corporate tax as opponents rise up to challenge it.

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Around the Tax World – August 29, 2023

In The Headlines -Beyoncé is in the business of helping her fans smell great...
What's New In The Tax World? - Tax code revamps are a key talking point for 2024 presidential candidates
State-By-State Updates - ● A new tax in Jacksonville, Florida would raise funds for homeless and domestic violence victims.
Tax Planning Tips - The new 1% stock buyback tax adds up to $3.5 billion for the largest U.S. companies.

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Around the Tax World – August 7 2023

In The Headlines -Joe Biden and Elon Musk exchanged tax policy quips on Twitter.
What's New In The Tax World? - As presidential hopefuls look ahead to 2024, DeSantis focuses on taxes, regulations, and policy toward Chinas
State-By-State Updates - A bill that is set to repeal rental tax in Arizona has yet to see the governor’s desk.
Tax Planning Tips - The rules for inherited IRAs have shifted—and could mean a higher tax bill for you or your beneficiaries.

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Around the Tax World – July 25, 2023

In The Headlines -Barbie’s box office debut is expected to rake in as much as $500 million...
What's New In The Tax World? - As universities see an end to affirmative action, they may also see the beginning of higher taxes
State-By-State Updates - As Californians cut back on smoking, early childhood programs may see their funding plummet.
Tax Planning Tips - Over 800,000 student loan borrowers will be eligible for loan forgiveness

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Around the Tax World – July 11, 2023

In The Headlines -Love him or hate him, Elon Musk is seeing record sales at Tesla…
What's New In The Tax World? - ATTN: Next Tax Scam Victim — See Details About the Latest Tax Refund Scam Inside
State-By-State Updates - Pennsylvania seniors may see property tax rebates in their mailboxes soon…
Tax Planning Tips - Lawmakers are looking to boost the Child Tax Credit with both an increase and a new “baby bonus.”

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Around The Tax World- June 27, 2023

In The Headlines - Ryan Reynolds banks $1.35 billion after the sale of his latest business venture…
What's New In The Tax World? - The Tax Wars Rage on: Higher Standard Deduction vs. Expanded Child Credit, Small Business Tax Breaks vs. Clean Energy Tax Cuts… Who Will Win?
State-By-State Updates - California’s “mansion tax” is resulting in a surplus of vacant luxury homes worth over $5 million each…
Tax Planning Tips - How “stealth” taxes can impact retirees—and how to avoid them.

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Around The Tax World- June 9, 2023

World NEWS - Alaska is making plans to tax online car sharing platform Turo…
U.S. NEWS - Cities in Tennessee, Texas, and Oklahoma rank as the most tax-friendly for high-income earners
STATE NEWS - New Jersey debates expanding property tax relief for seniors…
TAX PLANNING - Taxpayers who withdrew IRA funds during COVID-19 are running out of time to claim a tax refund.

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