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How Much Does Your State Collect in Excise…

While income and consumption taxes are levied on a general base, an excise tax is a tax on a specific good or activity. You’ll typically see excise taxes on things like cigarettes, alcoholic beverages, soda, gasoline, insurance…

Real Property Taxes in Europe

As today’s tax map shows, real property taxes vary greatly across European countries. Real property taxes are levied on a recurrent basis on the value of taxable property such as land, often including buildings and…

7 Things That Take Longer Than Filing Your…

As Tax Day quickly approaches, I’ve been noticing people asking around if others have filed their taxes. I’d rather knock it out early, but I know it can feel hard to finish (or even start)…

Avoid IRS Penalties & 6 More Reasons Not…

The last day to file your 2018 tax return is April 15, 2019. If you’ve procrastinated on completing your taxes for the year, don’t push it off any longer. Here’s why you should not wait…