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The Economy’s Unexpected Strength Starts With the Labor Market

With unemployment low, inflation high, wages rising and the Federal Reserve raising interest rates, economists expected a recession. That one hasn’t happened might be thanks to pandemic stimulus checks and unemployment benefits, coupled with a lack of spending, which meant consumers and businesses were able to accumulate more in savings than if COVID-19 had never happened.

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Some Holidays Make Shopping a Little Less Taxing

Policy experts on both ends of the political spectrum tend to agree that sales tax holidays are not the best way to offer impactful tax relief, but consumers like them. This year, 19 states will offer tax holidays on school-related items.

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State and Local Tax Considerations of Remote Work Arrangements

Following the COVID-19 pandemic and the dramatic nationwide increase in remote work, employees, employers, policymakers, and government agencies face complex and novel multijurisdictional tax issues at the state and local levels. Remote work in a state implicates a multitude of tax issues, many of which may be unexpected for the employer and difficult to administer for tax agencies.
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