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Estate Tax Is Alive and Well, and States Are Dying for the Revenue

Filed under: Taxes, Estate Planning, Estate TaxThought the estate tax debate was a thing of the past? Not so fast.

Even though the fiscal-cliff compromise kept the federal estate tax exemption at its former level of $5 million, many state governments …

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Election Day Roadmap: How the Swing State Results Will Roll in on the Way to 270

Filed under: Election 2012

Well, here we are: Election Day.

After $2 billion in total campaign spending, three presidential debates, hundreds of campaign ads, and thousands of campaign appearances, the presidential race is … wait for it … a t…

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Same-Sex Spouses Still Getting Tripped Up By Financial, Legal Tangles

Filed under: Family Money, LifestyleBy Temma Ehrenfeld

Christel de Vries, a Dutch outsourcing manager for Accenture, sealed her love for her female partner twice: once in 2001 in Amsterdam under Dutch law and again in 2007 in a civil union in New Jers…

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Tax Doomsday Is Coming for Amazon

Filed under: Technology, Amazon.com, Taxes, RetailOn Tuesday, Amazon.com (AMZN) shocked and dismayed its shareholders. Reporting earnings for the final quarter of 2011, Amazon admitted that despite 35% sales growth, profitability had headed in the enti…

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Amazon Will Hire More Than 12,500 Temporary Workers for Holidays

Amazon will hire more than 12,500 temporary workers for its U.S. fulfillment centers during the holiday season as the world’s largest online retailer gears up for its busiest time of year.
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