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New York Times: Estate tax only hits the super rich

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New York Times: Estate tax only hits the super rich


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Republican tax plan is fiscally reckless -- Gary Moseson

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Republican tax plan is fiscally reckless -- Gary Moseson


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Death tax doesn't affect most people -- Allen Knop

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Death tax doesn't affect most people -- Allen Knop


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Esther Cepeda: Targeting teacher tax credit hurts students

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Esther Cepeda: Targeting teacher tax credit hurts students


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Tax cuts would spur construction jobs -- John Mielke

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Tax cuts would spur construction jobs -- John Mielke


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Amazon's Jeff Bezos is now the richest man in the world with $90 billion

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Amazon's Jeff Bezos is now the richest man in the world with $90 billion


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Congress needs to act on tax reform -- Devin Gatton

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Congress needs to act on tax reform -- Devin Gatton


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  • Congress must get tax reform done -- Devin Gatton
    Congress must get tax reform done -- Devin Gatton

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    U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Oshkosh, recently announced his potential opposition to the Senate tax reform bill, which threatens its passage. The failure to pass tax cuts would be a blow to small businesses in Wisconsin and across the country. The current version of the Senate tax bill established a 17.4 percent tax deduction for all small businesses earning less than $500,000 year, which according to the Tax Foundation is 97 percent of all small businesses
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Enterprises

  • Congress must get tax reform done -- Devin Gatton
    Congress must get tax reform done -- Devin Gatton

    , madison.com

    U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Oshkosh, recently announced his potential opposition to the Senate tax reform bill, which threatens its passage. The failure to pass tax cuts would be a blow to small businesses in Wisconsin and across the country. The current version of the Senate tax bill established a 17.4 percent tax deduction for all small businesses earning less than $500,000 year, which according to the Tax Foundation is 97 percent of all small businesses
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Corporate

  • Epic Systems' Judy Faulkner is one of tech's wealthiest entrepreneurs, Forbes says
    Epic Systems' Judy Faulkner is one of tech's wealthiest entrepreneurs, Forbes says

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    Judy Faulkner is right up there with Meg Whitman, according to Forbes magazine. Faulkner, founder and CEO of Epic Systems Corp., the electronic health records giant based in Verona, is one of only two American women among the world’s 100 wealthiest tech entrepreneurs, Forbes says. Whitman, CEO of Hewlett Packard Enterprise and former CEO of eBay, is the other. Only six women worldwide are ranked among the top 100 in tech, and all of them are self-made billionaires, each with a reported net worth of at least $2
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Markets

  • Amazon's Jeff Bezos is now the richest man in the world with $90 billion
    Amazon's Jeff Bezos is now the richest man in the world with $90 billion

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    Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos saw a $6.6 billion dollar increase in his fortune, tentatively putting him at number one on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. For more on the story here is Zach Devita Jeff Bezos became the richest man in the world Friday morning, after adding nearly $7 billion to his wealth overnight. With Amazon's share price surging Friday morning after its earnings report, Bezos's wealth shot up to more than $90 billion, according to calculations by CNBC and data from the Bloomberg Billionaires Index
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Finance

  • Wisconsin Bank & Trust to gain new CEO
    Wisconsin Bank & Trust to gain new CEO

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    Curtis Chrystal, president and CEO of Rocky Mountain Bank in Billings, Montana, will take over as president and CEO of Wisconsin Bank & Trust. Chrystal has more than 35 years of experience at banks in Montana, Iowa and Kansas and has degrees from Iowa State University and the UW-Madison Graduate School of Banking. Chrystal, 61, will succeed Kevin Tenpas in those positions while Tenpas, 59, will become president and CEO of Rocky Mountain Bank
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Taxes

  • New York Times: Estate tax only hits the super rich
    New York Times: Estate tax only hits the super rich

    , madison.com

    As he raised estate tax rates to fund work programs during the Great Depression, Franklin Delano Roosevelt said, “The transmission from generation to generation of vast fortunes by will, inheritance or gift is not consistent with the ideals and sentiments of the American people.” It’s plenty consistent with the ideals and sentiments of President Donald Trump, who began lying about the merits of an estate tax repeal on the day he began the tax overhaul effort
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Money

  • How much does the average American consumer spend on Halloween?
    How much does the average American consumer spend on Halloween?

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    As the leaves turn color and the temperature (finally) drops to fall-like ranges, our thoughts are turning to Halloween. Excluding the winter holidays of Christmas and Hanukkah, consumers anticipate spending the most on Mother’s Day ($186.39), Easter ($152), Valentine’s Day ($136.57) and Father’s Day ($134.75), according to the market research company, Mintel. How much does the typical consumer anticipate spending
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Taxation

  • New York Times: Estate tax only hits the super rich
    New York Times: Estate tax only hits the super rich

    , madison.com

    As he raised estate tax rates to fund work programs during the Great Depression, Franklin Delano Roosevelt said, “The transmission from generation to generation of vast fortunes by will, inheritance or gift is not consistent with the ideals and sentiments of the American people.” It’s plenty consistent with the ideals and sentiments of President Donald Trump, who began lying about the merits of an estate tax repeal on the day he began the tax overhaul effort
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