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Government Proposes Tax Rules for Investors in 'Opportunity Zones'

Government Proposes Tax Rules for Investors in 'Opportunity Zones'

Associated Press | Equities.com |

The Trump administration is proposing rules for investors in a new program that it says could have a big impact on economically depressed areas around the country.


Weekend Reading: Tax Cuts Saved The Economy?

Lance Roberts | Equities.com |

Throughout history, negative growth rates in Federal receipts have been associated with recessionary periods in the economy rather than expansions.


What Happens If You Win Mega Millions' $900m Jackpot?

Associated Press | Equities.com |

Despite the terrible odds — one in 302.5 million for those keeping score at home — someone will eventually match all six numbers and win the Mega Millions jackpot.


House Passes GOP Bill to Make New Tax Cuts Permanent

Associated Press | Equities.com |

Friday's vote was 22-191 in the Republican-led House to approve the legislation.


15 Ways to Make More Money in Your 401(K)

Paul Merriman | Equities.com |

For many people, a 401(k) retirement plan is the biggest source of retirement savings. Unfortunately, most people don’t use their retirement funds to the best advantage.


IRS Proposes Rules to Govern New Small Business Deduction

Associated Press | Equities.com |

Some of the new details include how to handle a spouse's income, whether side businesses qualify, and the rules for losses in one or more businesses.


Understanding Cryptocurrency Tax Obligations

Due | Equities.com |

In anticipation of the next crypto uptick, many investors are focusing on understanding cryptocurrency tax obligations for 2019.


Trump Administration Considering Tax Break on Capital Gains

Associated Press | Equities.com |

Reports say the administration is considering bypassing Congress to put the change into effect, although such a move would almost certainly trigger court challenges.


​Looking at the Amazon Tax

Rodney Johnson | Equities.com |

Most consumers don’t realize that sales tax is not the responsibility of stores, it is the responsibility of consumers.


House GOP Launches Push for Permanent Individual Tax Cuts

Associated Press | Equities.com |

The push before the midterm elections is portrayed as championing the middle class and small businesses.