While many never lost their jobs this year, 30 to 40 million Americans either lost their jobs or had serious financial setbacks because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Approximately 20 million Americans took state unemployment benefits besides the $600 per week… Read More ›
You can tax people to a certain level until they revolt and look for alternatives to paying exorbitant taxes. We have been seeing this in high-tax states ever since President Trump signed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act and instituted… Read More ›
Health Savings Accounts are often an overlooked and attractive retirement vehicle, advantages of having a health savings account (HSA)
While approximately 22 million Americans are taking advantage of having a health savings account (HSA), that leaves millions more without. One reason may be that they may not qualify to have one and another is they qualify and do not… Read More ›
The New York City Council voted on Wednesday, September 16, 2020 to allow city restaurants to charge guests an extra 10 percent to their dining bill, according to a new local law. Restaurants in New York City will reopen with… Read More ›
Commentary: Of the three presidential candidates, who would maximize the freedoms of individuals in America?
Joe Biden and Donald Trump both support for nationalistic and protectionist policies. Much of Biden’s “Bold Vision” on his website could have been taken from Trump’s vision for America — almost verbatim when it comes to Made in America, creating millions of American jobs, etc. Both Biden and Trump have been fear-mongering during their campaigns, while Jorgensen has been promoting her ideas.
Voters will decide whether to pass Florida’s Amendment 6, which would allow a homestead property tax discount to be transferred to the surviving spouse of a deceased veteran. The discount would be in effect until the spouse remarries, sells, or otherwise disposes of the property. If the spouse sells the property and does not remarry, the spouse’s new primary residence may receive a homestead tax discount not exceeding the dollar amount from the most recent ad valorem tax roll.
There will be three candidates on the ballot in all 50 states, even though the mainstream media and polling organizations only promote two. Donald Trump and Joe Biden are seen in a vicious battle and are seen to have very different platforms. While they do not allow Jo Jorgensen to be seen at all. So, what happens when you break through the endless political commercials and strip things down to the reality of all three on the issues.
My wife and I recently hired a financial advisor who is helping us map out our financial future. He seemed stunned that we didn’t want to take advantage of the US tax code’s 529 provision, which helps parents save for… Read More ›
The Center for Freedom & Prosperity (CF&P) Foundation has published a new paper titled, “The Economic Effects of Wealth Taxes.” Authored by John Diamond and George Zodrow of Rice University, the paper considers the significant economic damage that would occur if lawmakers adopted a wealth tax of between 2 percent-6 percent. Such a plan, modelled after the proposal from Senator Elizabeth Warren, is likely to be part of next year’s post-election tax agenda.
Mitch Katz and John Brewer Talk Politics in New ‘Sunday Morning Coffee and Delray Beach Politics Live’ Video
A new Facebook group has emerged for local Delray Beach politicos called Delray Beach Politics. As many locals know, former Delray Beach City Commission member Mitch Katz and Delray Beach realtor and Socially Distanced Supper Club founder, John Brewer, have had several public arguments which have been entertaining for the public. So now they have gotten together to have a “semi-public” discussion on local politics.