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Of all alcoholic beverages subject to taxation, stiff drinks—and all distilled spirits—face the stiffest tax rates. Ostensibly, this is because spirits have higher alcohol content than the other categories, like wine and beer. This round of information is on us, so help yourself to the map below to see whether you’re shaken or stirred by how your state’s
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The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, signed into law on March 27, is providing critical relief to individuals and businesses that have been economically impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition to providing financial assistance to individuals and loans to businesses, the CARES Act made several structural adjustments to the tax code
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The former top securities regulator for the United States said Tuesday that policymakers never considered there would be a market for bankrupt companies like Hertz to issue new stock and that, if things went poorly, investment banks could be on the hook. Harvey Pitt, who served as chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission under
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As policymakers explore options for additional business tax relief in “Phase 4” of coronavirus relief legislation, one idea that has received renewed attention over the last week is allowing businesses to cash out business tax credits allowed under Section 38 of the Internal Revenue Code. This proposal would be strengthened by also permitting acceleration of
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This month, the German government agreed to a new round of fiscal support for the economy in light of the challenges from the ongoing pandemic. The total cost of the new package is €130 billion and is in addition to the supplementary budget adopted earlier in the year of €156 billion. Combined, the two fiscal
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rudi_suardi For the most part, Americans spent very little during the pandemic — up until now. On Tuesday, May retail sales shattered expectations, jumping 17.7% in the biggest monthly surge ever. President Donald Trump was quick to post on the news.  Nearly half of all consumers had said they were saving more during the coronavirus crisis by
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Top 10 Firm CliftonLarsonAllen LLP has opened registration is open for its virtual 2020 Summer Experience Program, which looks to provide students, parents and faculty an information session on careers and professional life at the firm. The free online event will be held on Wednesday, June 24, from 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. CST. “Our
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