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    Sales Tax Research Paper

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    Taxes Research (Missouri Sales Tax) Understanding the Impact: On a daily basis, the government knocks and regulates different services that include protection, electricity, health care, keeping and water. The government, on a fundamental level, plays a role in how and when trash is disposed. Taxation is also a control of the government that determines the amount of money citizen are allowed to keep as well as how much citizens must pay. This directly impacts the amount of money citizens have on a daily basis. The government has control over tax cuts and tax relief.Health care is another responsibility of the government that impacts the lives of citizens daily. The government influences the FDA and other health care policies that affect insurance,medication…

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    WASHINGTON STATE TO OREGON STATE Introduction Tax policy is one strategy that states have to increase their competitiveness. From the 50 states nationwide, only five states do not impose sales tax or have a 0% sales tax rate; they are Alaska, Delaware, Montana, New Hampshire and Oregon. Without sales tax, people can buy in these five states without spending extra money on tax and they can have extra ‘money’ for saving or spending on other goods. Compared to some other states, they mostly charge…

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    I am going to write about taxes and how they relate to mine and everyone else’s life in a different way. The government can put tax on anything and everything and it affects everyone in the world. It effects everyone because they put taxes on everything we use and need in life. We pay this tax on almost everything we use daily like clothing, electronic equipment, electricity, gas, cars and some foods. There are all different kinds of taxes sales, income, property and many others that effect the…

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    The citizens of the United States have always had debate on taxes and how to manage the national budget, and how any of those things would affect the economy. When this nation was founded, it was made clear that the taxes put upon them by Great Britain were not fair in the eyes of the citizens, for two main reasons. The first was that the taxes were too high, this was because everything was taxed, including legal documents, so you could never avoid paying a tax on anything. The second was that…

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    Foreign Holding Companies

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    2011 & 2012:Evidence that supports such loopholes in U.S. tax codes is proven by the fact that out of $35 billion in sales revenue reported from 2011-2012, Apple was able to avoid paying taxes on 36% of its total revenue from foreign base companies. This information was released based on an investigation by the United States Committee on Homeland Security and Government Affairs. The investigation refers to a hearing regarding “Offshore Profit Shifting and U.S. Tax Codes” that explains how some…

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    operate under the same President, which is controversially a good leader. While this is true, both cities in the United States have different stories regarding unemployment rate. Starting with Chicago, a source presents an unemployment rate of 8.4 percent, which is above average in the country at 6.3 percent. Moving to Seattle, people can see a different story. The unemployment in this successful city is 4.0 percent, making it below the average rate in the United States, and more than four…

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    approaches and how they differ from each other. The worldwide approach of taxes is where the domestic country of a company taxes the company on it’s overall income including income that was earned through foreign business transactions. The United States uses a worldwide approach taxing all US companies on all income earned. “The primary problem is that this does not address the income earned by foreign firms operating within the United States” (Moffett, Stonehill, & Eiteman, 2015, p. 355). The…

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    The 16th amendment was a transformational event in the history of the United States Constitution by which an unregulated direct federal tax on all of the money a person makes in one year was authorized. The amendment reversed the preceding Constitutional tax structure prohibiting such taxes under which the American people had grown to be the freest and most optimistic people in the history of the world who were all in favor of a much different structure under which the scandal ridden and deeply…

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    Unauthorized Immigration

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    immigration affects the economy and the workforce in the U.S. Contrary to popular perception, less than half of all immigrants in the U.S are Hispanic or Latino. Approximately one-fifth of all immigrants are non-Hispanic white, the overwhelming majority are indeed Latino, primarily from Mexico and Central America. However, also populations of unauthorized immigrants from Asia, South America, Europe, Canada, and the Caribbean. The United States could benefit enormously from an immigration system…

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    The third and final tax system to be evaluated for pros and cons is the no income tax system, which is implemented in nine states: Alaska, Florida, Nevada, South Dakota, Texas, Wyoming, New Hampshire, and Tennessee (New Hampshire, and Tennessee pay an income tax on dividends from investments). First, a no income tax system is exactly what it sounds like, there is no income tax to be payed to the state. Are these states at a disadvantage because they do not have an income tax? The answer to this…

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