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The Impact of Tax Cuts on Your State Income Taxes and Your Investment Strategy

By: Tim Hayes Financial Advisor - posted in: Investing - Last updated Nov 29, 2018

The big winners from the new congressional tax bill are corporations, which will see their tax rates reduced from 35% to 21% while keeping most of their deductions. However, second but little-talked-about winners are state governments, mainly in those forty or so states that align their tax codes with the federal system.

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The Impact of Tax Cuts on Your State Income Taxes and Your Investment Strategy

Why Tax Cuts, Combined with the Federal Reserve Reducing Its Balance Sheet, Is So Risky for Our Economy

By: Tim Hayes Financial Advisor - posted in: Economy, Markets, and Interest Rates - Last updated Dec 9, 2018

The 1% got $4 trillion of help from the Federal Reserve during QE. The bill for that support, which comes due just as the Fed reduces its balance sheet, just got sent to the middle-class through this new tax bill.

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Why Tax Cuts, Combined with the Federal Reserve Reducing Its Balance Sheet, Is So Risky for Our Economy

Can Tax Cuts Stimulate the Economy?

By: Tim Hayes Financial Advisor - posted in: Economy, Markets, and Interest Rates - Last updated Nov 29, 2018

President Trump’s tax proposal has four goals: (1) to “make the tax code simpler,” (2) to “give employees a raise” by reducing their income taxes, (3) to “level the playing field” by cutting taxes on American companies, and (4) to provide incentives for businesses to “bring back” the $2.5 trillion of cash they hold overseas

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Can Tax Cuts Stimulate the Economy?

Tax Cuts, the U.S. Congress, and the New Tax Bill

By: Tim Hayes Financial Advisor - posted in: Economy, Markets, and Interest Rates - Last updated Nov 29, 2018

Apparently, the Congress does not know who benefited from QE nor do they understand how the Federal Reserve reduces their balance sheet. Because if they did, there is no way they would support this tax bill.

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Tax Cuts, the U.S. Congress, and the New Tax Bill

Is the Reduction of the Fed’s Balance Sheet a Ticking Time Bomb? Two Financial Heavyweights Weigh In

By: Tim Hayes Financial Advisor - posted in: Economy, Markets, and Interest Rates - Last updated Nov 29, 2018

A dispute is brewing in the financial press between two financial heavyweights: Paul Sheard, Executive Vice President and Chief Economist of S&P Global, and Urjit Patel, Governor of the Reserve Bank of India.

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Is the Reduction of the Fed’s Balance Sheet a Ticking Time Bomb? Two Financial Heavyweights Weigh In

Is the Economy Getting Better?

By: Tim Hayes Financial Advisor - posted in: Economy, Markets, and Interest Rates - Last updated Nov 29, 2018

Anyone reading today’s financial press would think the U.S. economy is accelerating—finally taking off from its post-financial crisis lackluster performance to what Tom Brokaw called “a roaring economy” on Meet the Press this past weekend.

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