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  • The Federal Estate Tax or FET, for short, has been around for literally 100 years. Misinformation has spread rampantly about this tax, mostly by those who call for its repeal; the owners of large estates, you know, the wealthy. They give it the name "Death Tax" and the plebeians begin singing of its horrors in the streets.
  • While the federal tax rates are the same for all fifty states, the various states are left to determine what their state income tax rate should be and those numbers are all over the map.
  • If you receive a 1099-MISC tax form, these guide is for you. Independent contractors, small business owners, and otherwise self-employed folks, use these 5 straightforward steps to fully take care of your tax filing and payment obligations.
  • Unless you live in Delaware, Montana, Oregon, or New Hampshire, you are well aware of exactly what your state (and/or local) sales tax is. Makes sense; you've had to pay it on almost every single item you've ever purchased from a retailer.
  • The race to choose the next President is now officially under way. All fifty states and territories will get to have their say in choosing both the Democratic and Republican nominees for President, but it is very likely we will know who that person will be well before the final states head to the polls.
  • The annual State of the Union Address is one of the rare occasions where all major broadcasters air the same speech both on television and online. The four major networks will be showing it live, as will many cable news outlets.
  • The vast majority of states hold their elections for during Presidential or Midterm election years, but there are a few that hold their elections on odd years. Louisiana, and Mississippi voters will be voting for governor, statewide executive offices, and state legislatures. Kentucky will be voting for governor and statewide executive offices, but not for the state legislature.
  • Every state figures out a way to collect revenue in the form of taxes, but not every state is equal in how they go about doing that. Some states have a high sales tax while others have no sales tax at all. This piece will focus on breaking down the best and worst states when it comes to their sales tax.

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