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Proposition 30: Yet another way California screws entrepreneurs over

Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

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Readers react to a proposal for a longer school year and day.    ...
Letters: Sunday Dialogue: A New School Schedule?

Amazon Web Services to collect sales tax on customers in Washington state

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Amazon Web Services, the cloud computing unit of the Seattle online retailer, notified customers in Washington state this week that it plans to begin collecting sales tax on the online services if offers next month. “We wanted to let you know that starting with your March 2012 bill (sent out...
Amazon Web Services to collect sales tax on customers in Washington state
IPOs Slump To The Lowest Level Since 2008

Commentary: Why the 'fiscal cliff' is driving startup M&A

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President Barack Obama was reelected on November 6th, and since November 7th my phone has not stopped ringing. Every entrepreneur, investment banker and venture capitalist is calling to sell their companies — all at once. My inbox is inundated with NDA’s and company overviews on businesses of all kinds.  The terms...
Commentary: Why the 'fiscal cliff' is driving startup M&A

The Income Rich Take One For The Team. Thanks!

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I love talking about taxes. Our President and both houses of Congress have finally all agreed on a deal on this whole fiscal cliff mess. I’ve been holding my breath on this because I thought for sure that I’d be paying a lot more in taxes this year. But I...
The Income Rich Take One For The Team. Thanks!

Do Rich People Have A 'Moral Obligation' To Pay More Taxes? California Governor Says 'Yes'

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We had an interesting debate on DailyTicker this morning after California governor Jerry Brown said rich people have a moral obligation to pay higher taxes... Yahoo producer Stacy Curtin: Do the wealthiest Americans have a "moral" obligation to pay higher taxes? California governor Jerry Brown thinks so. Under Prop. 30,...
Do Rich People Have A 'Moral Obligation' To Pay More Taxes? California Governor Says 'Yes'

Booting Up: Did You Bring Enough For Everyone? Edition

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Wikipedia Did we mention that winter is coming? Y Combinator is funding less startups in its winter 2013 cycle—less than 50 so far, down from 84 this summer. To reach the smaller number, the accelerator focused on predictors of failure. Turned out, they took a friendlier view of applicants they...
Booting Up: Did You Bring Enough For Everyone? Edition

In 6 Weeks, The New Dividend Tax Will Smack Rich People Upside The Head

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Unless Congress intervenes, taxes are set to rise significantly on January 1st, when we hit the "fiscal cliff." Most of the focus of this tax increase has been on income taxes. Income taxes for incomes over ~$388,351, for example, are set to revert back to the Clinton-era 39.6% from the...
In 6 Weeks, The New Dividend Tax Will Smack Rich People Upside The Head

Intuit Profit Down 40 Percent as Tax Season Delayed

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Intuit Inc.’s fiscal second-quarter profit fell 40 percent as the financial software provider grappled with a later-than-expected start to the 2013 tax filing season. The Internal Revenue Service didn’t open this year’s tax-filing season until Jan. 30, about a week later than expected. The delay was because of last-minute system...
Intuit Profit Down 40 Percent as Tax Season Delayed

The Fiscal Cliff Makes Oracle Rush Out Its Dividends (ORCL)

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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Oracle Corp said it would accelerate payment of three quarters of dividends, joining a number of companies doing the same because of uncertainty about the U.S. government's fiscal plans. About $600 billion of automatic tax increases and spending cuts are scheduled to come into effect in...
The Fiscal Cliff Makes Oracle Rush Out Its Dividends (ORCL)
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