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6/18/2019

Kiplinger has considered cost of living and taxes to pick one great place for early retirement in each state.

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6/18/2019

The Internal Revenue Service has issued final regulations on health reimbursement arrangements, which may be offered to individuals as individual coverage HRAs and integrated into health insurance plans.

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Internal Revenue Service
6/18/2019

The Internal Revenue Service has issued final regulations on the Sec. 951A global low-taxed income inclusion and foreign tax credits, finalizing proposed rules issued in October and December. The IRS has also issued proposed regulations on Subpart F income inclusions.

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Internal Revenue Service
6/18/2019

Consulting services can gain traction faster when your firm instills advisory skills in all client-facing professionals.

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6/18/2019

Too much email has been tied to increased stress, which could affect workers' health. Here are a few measures that could help organizations and individuals improve their approach to email.

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BBC
6/18/2019

Protectionism worldwide hit a record high in 2018 as the US and China increased trade restrictions, according to a European Commission report. Twenty-three countries outside the EU added 45 barriers.

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6/18/2019

Use your summer downtime wisely. These free AICPA resources can help you gain a skill, create service offerings and broaden your accounting perspective.

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6/17/2019

Investors usually applaud when the Federal Reserve lowers interest rates because that increases stock prices, but the rate cut can take a long time to have any impact. Since World War II, there have been five occasions in which the stock market was down six months after the Fed decreased rates.

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6/17/2019

The pace of US retail sales picked up in May, suggesting that fears of a sharp economic downturn this year might be overblown. The Commerce Department reported that retail sales rose 0.5% last month and upgraded April's figure to a 0.3% gain from a 0.2% decline.

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6/17/2019

The average employer 401(k) match has risen in recent years and has hit a record high of 4.7%, according to Fidelity. That has increased the average total savings rate, Fidelity says.

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