Tax & Accounting Blog

Fighting Income Inequality on the Wrong Battlefield

Fighting Income Inequality on the Wrong Battlefield

David Brunori is a partner at Quarles and Brady and a Professor at The George Washington University. The Portland, Oregon city council recently voted to impose a unique (and uniquely bad from a policy perspective) tax on corporations. The tax will address “income inequality” in Portland, presumably by making everyone poorer. If the law goes … Read More

Think Outside the Box This Year!

Think Outside the Box This Year!

Author: Ankita Bajaj Every holiday season we all notice that our waist bands get a little bigger and our wallets get a little thinner. My family spends so much time feasting around the table that Christmas gift shopping becomes a last minute dash. The siblings in my home are always scurrying around trying to find … Read More

Good things come to those who wait…Arizona TPT Simplification is finally here!

Good things come to those who wait…Arizona TPT Simplification is finally here!

Years after the state of Arizona passed a Transaction Privilege Tax (TPT) Simplification bill, the Department of Revenue will soon implement its system to be the single point of contact for taxpayers to file their TPT returns. Starting in January 2017, the Arizona Department of Revenue will collect and administer all state, county, and city … Read More

Deck the Halls: To DIY or Not?

Deck the Halls: To DIY or Not?

Author: TuUyen Decker Every year, the day we put up our Christmas tree is a really big event for my family. It’s typically done the Saturday right after Thanksgiving. This day is practically like an official holiday in our house. We plan out a full 3-course menu for our annual family “Christmas Tree Decorating” day, … Read More