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Taxes

New Tax Forms in 2015

2015 is a new year and there are a few new tax forms to go along with it, as well as a new line on Form 1040, thanks to the Affordable Care Act. Form 1095-A, the Health Insurance Marketplace Statement, and Form 8962, the Premium Tax Credit (PTC) form, are […]

Family

How Safe are Your Children at School?

We send our children off to school every day, safe in the knowledge that they are going to a safe place where they can learn and have fun. However, the school classroom environment is not as safe as one would think. If we set aside school shooting incidents, which are […]

Law

Playing Favourites-Personal Injury Law on Employers’ Side

The government is hoping to do-away with tight health and safety laws, in a bid to crush ‘compensation culture.' Their proposed bill will reduce the amount of successful claims against businesses, but will largely remove rigid liability and employer responsibility for the safety of workers. Union groups are fighting this […]

Taxes

Taxes and Bankruptcy in the News

Not long ago the comedian known as Sinbad (a.k.a David Adkins) filed for bankruptcy. ABC News reports that Sinbad failed to pay state and federal taxes in the past and, as a result, was forced to seek bankruptcy protection. This will be Sinbad's second bankruptcy filing, the first one occurring […]

Economy

The Prospering Arms Industry

The Stockholm Institute for Peace Research’s, also known as SIPRI, Yearbook summarizes in 2013 the global sales of arms and military services of the 100 biggest companies of arms and military equipment for 2011. The amount of sales of these one hundred companies was 465.770 million in 2011, versus 411 […]

Education

Subjects That Should Be Taught But Are Not

It's always the same old story. Go to school. Learn English, math, history, science, and the searing pain of social rejection. Go home. Forget everything you learned. Most of the things learned in a typical school curriculum not only fail to prepare students for college and the real world, but […]

Finance Taxes

How To Appeal Your Property Tax Rate

Property taxes are something few like to pay and which causes disgruntlement when opening the tax bill. Mistakes can be made by the county or municipal taxing authority that leads to a higher tax bill. But there is a means of disputing the tax bill. Most taxing authorities have a […]