Month: January 2022

JohnnyGreig | E+ | Getty Images Embracing diversity is good for business. More diverse companies, both at board level and throughout the workforce, can outperform on financial metrics such as return on equity and higher earnings per share. They can also generate higher returns compared to their indices, according to GS Sustain 2020. Moreover, embracing
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The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act introduced a dividends received deduction (DRD) in new section 245A. Among its provisions was a disallowance of credits or deductions for foreign taxes paid on dividends eligible for the DRD. New regs clarify the operation of the disallowance. Published on January 4, T.D. 9959 includes new reg. section 1.245A(d)-1(a)–(e). The rules disallow a foreign tax
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In 2008, then-Chicago Tribune columnist John Kass wrote a column about corruption in Illinois, “In Combine, cash is king, corruption is bipartisan.” Commenting in the middle of the trial then underway for political fixer Tony Rezko, Kass relates a conversation with former-Senator Peter Fitzgerald, “the Republican maverick from Illinois who tried to fight political corruption
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Vax, Scanland, Percival, Vex, Grog, Pyke and Keyleth in “The Legend of Vox Machina,” a new animated series based on “Critical Role.” Amazon Studios Within the first minute of Critical Role’s new animated series “The Legend of Vox Machina” a boulder smashes an adventurer to a bloody pulp, a spellcaster is sliced into several pieces,
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More than 45 million Americans collectively owe over $1.7 trillion in student debt.  Economists say this mounting total worsens generational inequality, slows economic growth and exacerbates racial disparities. On a micro-economic level, borrowers also face serious consequences in their day-to-day lives.  According to CNBC + Acorn’s recently released Invest in You Student Loan Survey conducted
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