H&R Block

Paying your taxes shouldn’t be a hassle — so why won’t Congress simplify the tax code?

It shouldn’t be a chore to file your taxes with the Internal Revenue Service.<p>While it may never be as simple as filling out a postcard, as President …

Tax Preparation

Yoghurt Digital wins R.M. Williams’ digital account

Yoghurt Digital has won R.M. Williams’ digital account which includes its e-commerce platform and SEO account.“​Our recent wins like R.M. Williams …

Customer Experience

Searches for the ‘Super-CMO’ Are on the Rise

×<p><i>Proven leaders are in demand as the CMO’s roles and responsibilities expand into broader business and technical areas.</i><p>Greg Welch has been helping companies fill executive positions for more than two decades, conducting more than 600 executive searches for consumer product manufacturers, …

Leadership

Supporting your Employees Doesn’t Have to Be Hard, Here’s How to Do It and Why

As a small business owner, you might think your most important investment is in your equipment, or in the R&D for your latest product, but in most …

Employee Engagement

Whicker: Kawhi Leonard may be closer to L.A. in Toronto

Kawhi Leonard already said he was done with San Antonio.<p>Now we’ll see if he’s healthy enough to jump to the same conclusion about Toronto.<p>The …

Kawhi Leonard

Why filing taxes isn’t easy

Trump says he wants tax filing to be as simple as sending a postcard. Congress is working hard to make sure it’s not.<p>The Trump administration unveiled a “postcard-sized” tax form late last month that will supposedly make it easier for Americans to do their own taxes. The move was nothing more than …

Politics

Fintechs target Millennials in online tax returns push

This year sees more options, particularly for those with simple tax affairs, as fintechs enter the tax agent space offering to do returns more …

Tax Preparation

A rigged job market? Many fast food workers are blocked from moving elsewhere in the chain

Pro-business folks are fond of saying, “Let the market decide.”<p>But what happens when the market is rigged to hold down wages and mobility for some of …

Labor Economics

Bigger paychecks or bigger refund? Free H&R Block tax reform checkup helps taxpayers get the outcome they want

KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Although most taxpayers saw tax reform change their paychecks earlier this year, many still …

Personal Finance

As the Industry Evolves, It’s Time for CMOs to Act Like CEOs – Adweek

Gartner’s prediction that CMOs will outspend CIOs on technology is now a fact: CMOs will use 12 percent of their company’s revenue on marketing …

Advertising Industry

The most unusual tax deductions ever claimed

<b>Australians are infamously cheeky when it comes to asking tax deductions for products or services they aren't legally allowed to claim.</b><p>So cheeky in …

Taxes

The weirdest things Australians claim on their tax returns

Edible underwear aficionados, gym junkies and aspiring adult entertainers have been put on notice over dodgy tax deductions, as some of Australia's …

Weird

Yass Queen

It’s true, “Queer Eye” fans: The Fab Five have arrived in Kansas City.<p>Netflix announced Friday that the hit Emmy-nominated show will start production …

Queer Eye

7 fast food chains agree to drop ‘no-poaching’ clauses

Seven fast food chains have agreed to drop “no-poaching” clauses that bar employees from switching between company franchises, agreeing to end a practice critics say drags down wages for millions of workers amid scrutiny from state authorities and federal lawmakers.<p>On Thursday, Washington Attorney …

Fast Food

Fast-food chains agree to end no-poaching agreements

Seven fast-food companies announced Thursday that they will no longer use no-poaching agreements - which prevent employees from switching between …

Fast Food

MAKE MONEY: How Agents can cash in on tax refunds

By Nathalie Craig<p>12 Jul 2018<p>It’s the new financial year, which means millions of Aussies are about to get a boost of sweet, sweet cash thanks to …

Personal Finance

Oak Bay’s Adam de Vos cycles to a win at Tour de Delta

Oak Bay’s Adam de Vos cycled to a win Sunday at the Tour de Delta road race, with teammate Eric Young joining him on the podium after crossing the …

Victoria, BC

What's your character worth?

When the vital sign of your company is strong and vibrant — namely its market value — you better believe stakeholders hold the company in high …

Business Intelligence

How To Improve Customer Experiences With Real-Time Analytics

• 70% of enterprises have increased their spending on real-time customer analytics solutions over the past year.<br>• 58% of enterprises are seeing a significant increase in customer retention and loyalty as a result of using customer analytics.<br>• 60% use real-time customer analytics to improve customer …

Customer Experience

Free File providers scam taxpayers; Congress shouldn't be fooled

In April, the House unanimously passed the Taxpayer First Act, including a provision to codify the IRS Free File Program.<p>Making Free File a permanent …

Identity Theft

Liberty Tax Service declares $0.16 dividend

Liberty Tax Service (NASDAQ:TAX) declares $0.16/share quarterly dividend, in line with previous.<p>Forward yield 7.49%<p>Payable Aug. 10; for shareholders …

Business

Western Union expands partnership with Russian bank

Western Union (NYSE:WU) says it has expanded its partnership with Post Bank for digital international money transfers by enabling customers to use …

Business

LBX Investments plans renovations for Alafaya Commons near UCF - Orlando Business Journal

By Jack Witthaus <br>– Staff Writer, Orlando Business Journal<p>Jul 3, 2018, 5:14pm EDT<p>A newly acquired shopping center in east Orlando near the University …

Orlando

Beware: ATO is targeting these tax claims this year

This year, the Australian Taxation Office will be closely monitoring work-related clothing and laundry expenses.<p>That is because there has been a 20 …

Australian Taxation Office

Top Dividend Stocks: Which Finance Firms Have A Bigger Dividend Yield Than Western Union?

In IBD's specialty financial services industry group, IBD Dividend Leaders stock <b>Western Union</b> (WU) does not have the highest annual dividend …

Investing

What Happens If You Don’t Link PAN to Aadhaar by 30 June 2018?

The last day for linking Aadhaar to PAN is 30 June, as per the latest press release from the Central Board of Direct Taxes.<p>As per Section 139 AA (2) …

Indian Politics

Republicans’ latest tax con

When President Trump and Republicans in Congress promoted their tax reform package last year, one repeated rallying cry was that they would make filing taxes easier for Americans. “Most Americans will be able to file taxes on a single sheet of paper,” Trump proclaimed. Treasury Secretary Steven …

Opinion

There’s a New 1040 Tax Form. Will Millions of E-Filers Even Notice?

Paper form is ‘iconic,’ but 89% of households filed electronically this year<p>The IRS tax form 1040 is an icon in transition.<p>For years, taxpayers followed the instructions and carefully worked their way down the form, using pens to input information on the 1040 and mailing the paper to the government …

Tax Preparation

Deutsch L.A. Hires Creative Lead for H&R Block

Deutsch welcomed <b>Shannon Washington</b> as senior vice president, creative director in its Los Angeles office.<p>Washington will be tasked with leading …

Advertising Industry

A Nobel Prize-winning economist says 'non-competes' are keeping wages down for all workers

Sir Angus Deaton won the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences in 2015 for his analysis of consumption, poverty, and welfare. He is the author of many books on consumption and inequality, most recently "The Great Escape: Health, Wealth, and the Origins of Inequality." Deaton sat down with …

Business