Tax

Hurricane Harvey made landfall along the Texas coastline in late August 2017, destroying thousands of homes and workplaces. Due to the catastrophic flooding and other difficulties facing people who were affected by the hurricane, it is likely that many of them will be unable to...

A common issue for founders of Silicon Valley startups is finding investors before they have any traction in order to fund the very business operations that will create traction. While founders typically spend a lot of time seeking capital from “angel” investors in order to...

An Initial Coin Offering (ICO) is an event in which a new cryptocurrency project sells a portion of its cryptocurrency tokens to early enthusiasts in exchange for convertible virtual currency (e.g., bitcoin, ether) or government fiat.   ICO “tokens” or “coins” are, in essence, digital coupons...

In the last few decades, many AgTech businesses have found it increasingly difficult to navigate the multitude of tax laws imposed by states and localities. The process of determining the correct tax base, collecting tax from customers, and remitting that tax to the appropriate authority...

A group of eminent establishment Republicans, including the former Secretary of State James Baker, former Treasury Secretary Hank Paulsen, and former Secretary of State George Schultz, is advocating for a carbon tax. The tax would start at $40 per ton, in exchange for the repeal...

White House officials outlined President Donald Trump’s tax plan Wednesday, a proposal Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin is calling “the biggest tax cut and the largest tax reform in the history of this country.”  Mnuchin stated the goal of the plan is to create jobs and...

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