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For many Americans, April 15 — Tax Day — is their least favorite day of the year. In 2009, Americans paid $866 billion in taxes to the federal government. The top 1% of earners — those making more than $343,927 — paid 36.7% of that figure. The bottom 50%, those who earned less than $32,396, paid $19 billion in taxes.[…] Continue Reading »

One of the hottest political topics of late has been the upcoming increase in taxes for wealthy Americans starting in January 2013. In particular, income for individuals making $200,000 or more will be subject to an additional tax of 0.9%. Married couples filing jointly and making $250,000 or more will be subject to the same increase. Many believe that this increase will cause the wealthy to spend less causing companies to have to let go of staff, which will then cause the economy to be even worse off than it is today.[…] Continue Reading »

Ten mistakes that can sink a good company; how to hold onto your best employees; and President Barack Obama calls for Congress to pass a tax on America’s most affluent.

It’s all in this week’s top five most-clicked links in SmartBrief for CFOs:

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Learn to be a charming leader; why paranoia can be productive; and “I got bit by a deer” and other not-so-classic excuses for missing work.

It’s all in this week’s top five most-clicked links in SmartBrief for CFOs:

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Unemployment taxes are on the rise; surprising places to learn about management; and a woman walks 3,000 miles on a whim.

It’s all in this week’s top five most-clicked links in SmartBrief for CFOs:

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