Government taxation and revenue

March 27, 2017 - 11:40 am
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia on Monday reduced the tax rate for Saudi Aramco as plans move forward to publicly list shares of the state-owned oil giant. The new code, rolled out by royal decree from King Salman, taxes Aramco at 50 percent on income retroactively starting Jan. 1. Aramco...
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March 27, 2017 - 10:14 am
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia has announced a new tax code for oil and gas producers amid plans to publicly list shares of state-oil giant Saudi Aramco. The new code, rolled out by royal decree from King Salman, taxes Aramco at 50 percent on income retroactively starting Jan. 1. The...
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In this photo taken Thursday, March 23, 2017, Sheryl, left, a homeless woman who declined to give her last name, talks with outreach worker Brenda Frazier, as part of a new team of outreach workers and police officers that go out and connect homeless people to services in Seattle. Sheryl said she has lived in a tent in a greenbelt near Interstate Highway 90 for about six months. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
March 27, 2017 - 2:21 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Sixteen months after he declared a state of emergency on homelessness, Seattle's mayor is asking voters in this liberal, affluent city for $55 million a year in new taxes to fight the problem. But some are pushing back, saying the city already spends millions to combat homelessness,...
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March 27, 2017 - 12:52 am
HEALTH OVERHAUL-CONSERVATIVES Texas Republican quits hard-line Freedom Caucus WASHINGTON (AP) — A member of the conservative House Freedom Caucus is resigning after the hard line group helped scuttle the Republican health care overhaul. Texas GOP Rep. Ted Poe says in a statement Sunday that "saying...
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March 27, 2017 - 12:06 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. economic growth is expected to accelerate this year and next, yet remain modest, even if President Trump's promised tax cuts and infrastructure spending are implemented, a survey found. The economy will grow a solid 2.3 percent this year and 2.5 percent in 2018, according to...
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FILE - In a Friday, March 24, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump announces the approval of a permit to build the Keystone XL pipeline in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. President Trump on Sunday, March 26, attacked conservative lawmakers for the failure of the Republican bill to replace Barack Obama's health care law as his aides pledged to court moderate Democrats on upcoming initiatives from health care to tax cuts. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
March 26, 2017 - 8:39 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Republican plans to overhaul the health care system (all times local): 7 p.m. A member of the conservative House Freedom Caucus is resigning after the hard line group helped scuttle the Republican health care overhaul. Texas GOP Rep. Ted Poe says in a statement...
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FILE - In a Friday, March 24, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump announces the approval of a permit to build the Keystone XL pipeline in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. President Trump on Sunday, March 26, attacked conservative lawmakers for the failure of the Republican bill to replace Barack Obama's health care law as his aides pledged to court moderate Democrats on upcoming initiatives from health care to tax cuts. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
March 26, 2017 - 7:06 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Republican plans to overhaul the health care system (all times local): 7 p.m. A member of the conservative House Freedom Caucus is resigning after the hard line group helped scuttle the Republican health care overhaul. Texas GOP Rep. Ted Poe says in a statement...
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FILE - In a Friday, March 24, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump announces the approval of a permit to build the Keystone XL pipeline in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. President Trump on Sunday, March 26, attacked conservative lawmakers for the failure of the Republican bill to replace Barack Obama's health care law as his aides pledged to court moderate Democrats on upcoming initiatives from health care to tax cuts. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
March 26, 2017 - 3:43 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Republican plans to overhaul the health care system (all times local): 2 p.m. Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer says Democrats are willing to work with Republicans on improving the health care system if they agree to stop trying to repeal former President Barack...
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FILE - In a Friday, March 24, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump announces the approval of a permit to build the Keystone XL pipeline in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. President Trump on Sunday, March 26, attacked conservative lawmakers for the failure of the Republican bill to replace Barack Obama's health care law as his aides pledged to court moderate Democrats on upcoming initiatives from health care to tax cuts. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
March 26, 2017 - 2:48 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Republican plans to overhaul the health care system (all times local): 2 p.m. Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer says Democrats are willing to work with Republicans on improving the health care system if they agree to stop trying to repeal former President Barack...
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President Donald Trump talks about the health care overhaul bill, Friday, March 24, 2017, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Trump’s accusation that his predecessor ordered snooping of his communications has fallen apart, slapped down by the FBI chief and again by the Republican leading the House intelligence committee, a Trump ally. The president gave up on arguing that Barack Obama tapped his phones, and he doesn’t give up on anything easily. A look at how that sensational charge and a variety of other statements by the president, on Russia, immigration, health care and more, met reality checks over the past week. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
March 26, 2017 - 11:39 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Sunday attacked conservative lawmakers for the failure of the Republican bill to replace Barack Obama's health care law as his aides pledged to court moderate Democrats on upcoming initiatives from health care to tax cuts. On Twitter on Sunday, Trump...
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