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  • New Zealand to tax tourists to fund infrastructure

    New Zealand announced plans Friday to introduce a tourist tax and increase other fees for international visitors to fund infrastructure development in the...

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  • New Zealand to tax tourists as influx grows

    Visitor numbers to New Zealand have surged by nearly a third in the past three years to 3.8m in the 12 months to April. A tax of NZ$25-35 (US$17-24, £12-18) will be imposed on international visitors.

    Mail Online
  • Congress Under Pressure to Fix New Tax Law

    The Fiscal Times StaffJune 12, 2018Lawmakers are facing growing pressure from industry groups to fix glitches in the GOP tax law, reports The Hill ,...

    The Fiscal Times
  • KUWTK Season 15: New Babies! New Drama! New Footage!

    Things have really changed. So says Kim Kardashian in the first trailer for new episodes of her family's beloved/totally hated reality show. And this may be the understatement of the century. Since we last saw Kim and her siblings on Keeping Up with the Kardashians, Kylie Jenner has given birth to a baby. Khloe Kardashian has also given birth to a baby. And Tristan Thompson has been revealed as a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad cheater. So, yes, as Kim notes above: Things...

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  • Why a Small New York Town Is Banning New Restaurants: New at Reason

    Skaneateles, a town of 7,000 that rests at the north end of Skaneateles Lake, one of New York State's Finger Lakes, is considering a ban on new restaurants in the city's historic district. The Auburn Citizen reported last week that the measure would prohibit new sit-down restaurants from opening along Genesee Street, which runs along the lake. That's despite the fact that the waterfront district that would be impacted is composed of approximately 60 buildings that are "predominantly of...

    Reason.com
  • What's next for Harry & Meghan? New digs, new job, new influence?

    The newlyweds have a new title; soon they'll have new enhanced roles and influence in the royal firm, and eventually new digs in London and the country.

    USA TODAY
  • Here’s the new tax-advantaged way to pay alimony

    Trim your income tax bill and give your ex a jump start on retirement savings by transferring an IRA.

    CNBC
  • High chair safety for children addressed in new standard

    Is that high chair safe? Federal commission approves new standard.

    WCVB
  • High chair safety for children addressed in new standard

    Is that high chair safe? Federal commission approves new standard.

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  • Feds approve new high chair safety standards

    More than 18,000 children were injured in or near high chairs over six years.

    ABC News
  • NSW govt plans new online gambling tax

    Online gamblers in NSW will be slugged a 10 per cent tax on every bet they place in a new measure to be announced in next week's state budget.The Berejiklian...

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  • Seattle poised to repeal new tax opposed by Amazon

    Seattle leaders said Monday that they plan to repeal a tax on large companies like Amazon and Starbucks as they face mounting pressure from businesses, an about-face just a month after unanimously approving the measure to help pay for efforts to combat a growing homelessness crisis.

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  • Seattle poised to repeal new tax opposed by Amazon

    Seattle leaders said Monday that they plan to repeal a tax on large companies like Amazon and Starbucks as they face mounting pressure from businesses, an about-face just a month after unanimously approving the measure to help pay for efforts to combat a growing homelessness crisis. The...

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  • Seattle poised to repeal new tax opposed by Amazon

    Seattle leaders said Monday that they plan to repeal a tax on large companies like Amazon and Starbucks as they face pressure from businesses.

    Chicago Sun-Times
  • Ohio districts weigh new tax to increase school security

    HAMILTON, Ohio— Several school districts in southwestern Ohio are considering banding together to levy a new property tax that would fund increased security at schools. Leaders in six of Butler County’s 10 public school districts said this week they would favor placing the new tax before voters in the fall election. Officials from some of the other districts said they needed more time to consider it. The Hamilton-Middletown Journal-News reports that the plan would take advantage of a new state...

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  • Cities and States Beat the Bushes in Search of New Tax Revenues

    Michael RaineyJune 15, 2018Howard Gleckman of the Tax Policy Center notes that state and local authorities have developed a range of “...

    The Fiscal Times
  • New Zealand announces tourist tax to fund straining infrastructure

    Australia, New Zealand's top source of visitors, would be exempt from the tax but most other major sources of tourism would be covered, including China, the United States and the United Kingdom.

    CNBC
  • New Zealand announces tourist tax to fund straining infrastructure

    WELLINGTON, June 15 (Reuters) - New Zealand's Labour-led government said on Friday it plans to impose a tax on most international visitors to fund...

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