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  Taxation in the United States - Encyclopedia of Earth
Taxation is an important, but commonly neglected, topic for students of economics, political science, and other social sciences.
Taxation provides a means to redistribute economic resources towards those with low incomes or special needs.
The standard deduction is a fixed amount excluded from taxation in 2003 the standard deduction was $4,750 for single individuals and $9,500 for married couples.
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 Taxation in the United States - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Taxation in the United States is a complex system which may involve payment to at least four different levels of government.
United States taxation includes local government, possibly including one or more of municipal, township, district and county governments.
At that time, the United States Constitution specified that Congress may only impose a "direct" tax if it apportions that tax among the states according to each state's census population.
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 United States Taxation of U.S. Source International Shipping Income   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The United States Tax Reform Act of 1986 imposed on foreign corporations not doing business in the United States an annual tax equal to 4% of their U.S. source gross transportation income.
The tax applies to the shipowner and all charterers and, for that reason, results in double taxation since the owner and all charterers are subject to it.
Since it is a gross tax, a charterer may not deduct the costs of crewing, insurance, etc. from the income earned, nor is a sub-charterer permitted to deduct the amount it pays in charterhire from the income it earns from use of the vessel.
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 History of taxation in the United States - Encyclopedia of Earth
Taxation of the American Colonies by a distant and corrupt England was a driving force behind the American Revolution.
The reason is that state and local tax revenues are derived primarily from property and sales taxes, which vary less than personal and corporate income during business cycles.
Another way to illustrate the growth of federal taxation is to measure it relative to national economic output.
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 Taxation in the United States   (Site not responding. Last check: )
But the tax was abolished in 1895 because it violated a section of the Constitution that required any direct tax to be apportioned (divided) among the states according to population.
State governments also depended heavily on property taxes during the early 1900's.
But by the 1930's, state governments received a rapidly growing percentage of their tax revenue from income taxes and sales taxes.
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 Embassy of France in the US - Taxation Office
They are also taxable in the United States with the deduction of a foreign tax credit for the 5% withheld in France.
The French public remuneration taxable in the United States is not subject to withholding tax in the United States.
In addition, a resident of France who is temporarily in the United States, as an employee of a resident of France, to acquire a professional experience or to study in a University, is exempt on his income from personal services rendered in the United States not exceeding $8000.
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 United States House of Representatives, 110th Congress, 2nd Session
United States House of Representatives, 110th Congress, 2nd Session
Access the Laws of the United States »
Search Thomas by bill text or number, the Congressional Record, or the legislative archive.
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 Ernst & Young - Financial Services - Investment Management - United States - Launching - Taxation
Investment partnerships are often located in the state where the adviser is or where the trading occurs.
As tax laws differ in each state, it is important to analyze where the income is generated and when there is a filling requirement for the partnership.
In addition to the partnership filing requirements, the income allocated to the various states must be allocated to the partners of the fund and included in a footnote to the Schedule K-1 so that they can appropriately report income to the correct state.
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 NationMaster - American Taxation statistics
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In Japan and the United States, it makes up less than 30%.
I would like to see (via a frequency polygon or pie chart) how personal income and property taxes have risen over the past 50 to 100 years.
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 United States, Taxation, Second Court To Hold Tax Accrual Workpapers Protected From IRS Summons - McDermott Will & ...
United States, Taxation, Second Court To Hold Tax Accrual Workpapers Protected From IRS Summons - McDermott Will & Emery - 23/05/2008, IRS/ Inland Revenue
United States: Second Court To Hold Tax Accrual Workpapers Protected From IRS Summons
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 United States, Taxation, Regions Financial Corp. Persuades District Court That Tax Opinions Provided To Outside ...
United States, Taxation, Regions Financial Corp. Persuades District Court That Tax Opinions Provided To Outside Auditors Are Protected Work Product - Morrison & Foerster LLP - 16/05/2008, Corporate Tax, Accounting and Consultancy, Audit, Litigation and Arbitration, Taxation
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