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Scarcely 5,000 estates a year fall under the tax, but those seeking to reduce or eliminate it have outsize influence.
In Virginia, premiums on policies sold under the Affordable Care Act are pushing health coverage out of reach, and customers see political forces at work.
The House tax bill, which passed on Thursday, is different in some significant ways from the Senate bill, which must still be voted on.
Senator Ron Johnson of Wisconsin said he opposed both the House and Senate tax plans as written, posing a new obstacle to Republican leaders eager to overhaul the tax code.
The country’s businesses have benefited from stimulus measures and rising global demand, as output expanded for a seventh consecutive three-month period.
Republicans also said they would set all of their tax cuts for individuals to expire at the end of 2025, but deep cuts in the corporate tax rate would be permanent.
A new survey suggests that Americans are skeptical of Republican claims that cutting corporate taxes would lead to higher wages for workers.
The federal bankruptcy court in Virginia’s capital moves quickly, has expert judges and legal precedents that are favorable to companies, and a reputation for approving huge fees for lawyers.
The American aversion to taxes is singular among wealthy nations and may have produced a government unequal to today’s economic and social challenges.
When moving a bill at breakneck speed, one law that cannot be repealed is the law of unintended consequences, as corporate tax provisions may prove.
As Republicans began debating a $1.5 trillion tax cut, President Trump suggested lawmakers cut rates further and repeal the Affordable Care Act mandate.
A company called Liveops has become the Uber of call centers by doting on its agents. But is the work liberating, or dehumanizing?
With fewer cultural hurdles and more financial incentives than car owners, big-rig operators are charting the route to an autonomous future.
It is hard to overstate the long history of Vietnamese antipathy toward the Chinese. But with the U.S. apparently withdrawing from the region, Hanoi can’t ignore Beijing.