Shorten’s speech will mark the end of parliamentary sittings before the election.
Shorten will say that under his government some 10 million people would receive the same or bigger tax cut, with nearly three million low paid workers getting a bigger tax cut.
Traffic flows into Manhattan from Brooklyn over the Williamsburg Bridge.
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Starting in 2021, drivers will pay a fee to enter midtown and lower Manhattan during busy times of day. Will this clear New York's air and streets?
More Americans agree with plans to raise taxes on the wealthy.
Democratic lawmakers have offered a number of ways to reverse decades of widening economic inequality. A tax expert gives them a closer look.
Tax time can be stressful.
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If tax seasons is stressing you out, a look at the worst things that could happen to you if you mess up – and why they're so unlikely – may help.
Accountants can help you figure out the difference between avoiding taxes and evading taxes.
It's tax season. That's why Canadians must pay close attention to the possibility of going from the tax avoidance realm into tax evasion when preparing their tax returns or hiring an accountant to do so.
Ah, yes. Once again, it’s tax season. If you decide to outsource filling out your returns to someone else, be sure to ask the right questions to get the best service.
You need to be confident and establish a firm, trusting relationship before entrusting someone to do your taxes. Start as soon as possible. Don't wait for the April 30 tax deadline.
Rally in support of raising the minimum wage in University City, Mo.
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As inequality in the US increases, the federal government is failing to address it. Can states pick up the slack?
Demonstrators march down Paris’ Champs-Elysees Dec. 8.
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A populist movement that threatened to topple a French government more than 60 years ago has important lessons for today’s protests and why they represent a reckoning.
Trump had a full hand, but he may have squandered it.
Boasting the world's biggest and strongest economy, the U.S. has enormous leverage when it sits down with a partner to negotiate a trade deal. Threats and tariffs are not really helping.
A surprising number of American flags are made in China.
Millions of American flags come from China. Yet despite being symbols of patriotism, they're not among the products subject to new tariffs imposed by the Trump administration.
Democrat Nancy Pelosi spoke in D.C. the night of the midterm elections.
As House Democrats prepare their agenda for the next two years, dealing with America's massive fiscal gap should be at the top of their list.
People of color, women and the LGBTQ community are just some of the groups who often get slighted with tax reforms.
Real tax reform is about more than cutting taxes to woo voters. It's about making the system fairer.
The push to tax social media users is gaining momentum across Africa.
Internet taxes could stifle Africa's free and vibrant social media.
Instead of fighting other countries, we should be fighting our overflowing landfills.
Trump's plan to slap $200 billion more in tariffs on Chinese goods is premised on yesterday's waste-fueled economy. Tomorrow's economy is 'circular.'
Should wealthy Canadians pay an inheritance tax? In this photo from 2002, David Thomson listens during the annual meeting of Thomson Corp. The Thomsons are considered Canada’s richest family.
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Canada is the only G7 country that doesn't have an inheritance tax. A new report says that should change. The idea of sharing the wealth from one generation to another is not new.
It’s a game for the rich.
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The Trump administration is considering a change to capital gains that could be a windfall for the rich. A scholar explains what they are and how they're taxed.
Tariffs may help certain industries, but their broader impact on middle- and lower-income consumers is generally harmful.
The president says he's fighting his trade war because a generation of free trade has failed working-class Americans. An economist explains why tariffs will only make things worse.
Treasurer Scott Morrison may be happy with a budget in balance by 2019-20, but the rising burden on individual taxpayers is a worry.
Personal income taxpayers are shouldering more of the burden, while less revenue is coming from taxes on companies, capital and consumption. Only major reforms will change these sustained trends.
Kentucky bourbon is among the products targeted with retaliatory tariffs by the EU.
AP Photo/Jeff Chiu
Trump has started a trade war with China and much of the world. Here's what you need to know.
All bottled water comes from somewhere.
Nestle pays the state a pittance in exchange for its water at a time when public awareness of water issues is rising.