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Must Read: Retailers Face Problems Staying Current, Lili Reinhart is the New Face of Covergirl

Must Read: Retailers Face Problems Staying Current, Lili Reinhart is the New Face of Covergirl

These are the stories making headlines in fashion on Wednesday. Retailers are struggling to stay currentBrands today seem intent on trying different business models, from e-commerce to rental and
Italy’s Conte Eyes New Budget to Test Limits of EU Flexibility

Italy’s Conte Eyes New Budget to Test Limits of EU Flexibility

Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte is set to test the limits of the European Union’s flexibility with a budget framework for 2020 that falls short on debt reduction targets and fails to reduce Italy’s
Japan’s Abe Rolls the Dice on His Political Legacy With Tax Hike

Japan’s Abe Rolls the Dice on His Political Legacy With Tax Hike

Shinzo Abe will almost certainly become Japan’s longest-serving prime minister next month. Whether he’ll be remembered as a success could well hinge on how the country’s economy weathers what happens
Italy’s Five Star, Democrats Clash in Search for Common Agenda

Italy’s Five Star, Democrats Clash in Search for Common Agenda

The leader of Italy’s anti-establishment Five Star Movement gave premier-designate Giuseppe Conte a list of policy demands as a condition for a new alliance with the center-left Democratic Party,
Here’s How Germany Could Boost Its Economy, If It Wants to Act

Here’s How Germany Could Boost Its Economy, If It Wants to Act

Germany’s economy is in trouble and the government is dithering over whether to provide support in the form of fiscal stimulus.
What's Actually Worth Buying at the Duty-Free Shop

What's Actually Worth Buying at the Duty-Free Shop

As if your vacation needed more opportunities to spend money, you find yourself considering the duty-free shop at the airport. Sure, you can walk past some of them, keeping your money deep in your
Find Out If Your State Is Having a Back-to-School Tax-Free Weekend in 2019

Find Out If Your State Is Having a Back-to-School Tax-Free Weekend in 2019

Gone are the days when parents could swing by the drugstore for a new Trapper Keeper and declare back-to-school shopping done. The lists of required school supplies are intense. It’s not surprising
eBay now charges sales tax in 13 additional states, even more coming in October

eBay now charges sales tax in 13 additional states, even more coming in October

Even though eBay hasn't had a site-wide coupon in months, it's still a great place for finding new and used electronics, and we regularly post about its sales. However, you might want to double-check
So Close Yet So Far Apart: Inside the Italy-EU Budget Tussle

So Close Yet So Far Apart: Inside the Italy-EU Budget Tussle

Italy may be days from becoming the first country to be disciplined by the European Union for failing to rein in its debt.
Bernie Sanders Proposes Taxing Wall Street to Pay Student Debts

Bernie Sanders Proposes Taxing Wall Street to Pay Student Debts

Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders is proposing canceling the nation’s outstanding $1.6 trillion of student debt and offsetting the cost with a tax on Wall Street transactions.
N.J. Democrats Send Murphy Budget Without Millionaire’s Tax

N.J. Democrats Send Murphy Budget Without Millionaire’s Tax

New Jersey’s Democratic-led legislature approved a $38.7 billion budget that scraps Governor Phil Murphy’s proposed millionaire’s tax, raising the risk of a government shutdown should warring sides

New Jersey Millionaires’ Tax Must Wait for Another Day

The 2020 presidential election in America overrides the importance of the "millionaires' tax" in New Jersey.
Japan's Creaking Pension System Could Deal Abe Election Blow

Japan's Creaking Pension System Could Deal Abe Election Blow

Nagging doubts about how much money retirees need have erupted into Japanese public debate, potentially hurting Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in national elections for parliament’s upper house next month.
Why Japan Is Risking a Tax Hike in a Slow Economy

Why Japan Is Risking a Tax Hike in a Slow Economy

While tax hikes are rarely popular anywhere, in Japan increases in the national sales tax proved especially toxic, squelching economic growth and damaging political careers. Yet Prime Minister Shinzo
Modi Masked His Reform Failings With Bombs and Nationalism

Modi Masked His Reform Failings With Bombs and Nationalism

India’s prime minister may get another chance to deliver on his unmet promises.
Washington DC’s weird weed economy means pot is free and stickers cost $80

Washington DC’s weird weed economy means pot is free and stickers cost $80

The city seeks to regulate and tax its fledgling marijuana industry.
B&H introduces the Payboo credit card to refund the sales tax it never wanted to collect in the first place

B&H introduces the Payboo credit card to refund the sales tax it never wanted to collect in the first place

B&H has always been near the top of our recommendations for deals because, previously, the retailer never charged sales tax outside of New York and New Jersey, thus making items cheaper than other
B&H will begin charging sales tax in California starting April 1

B&H will begin charging sales tax in California starting April 1

Taxes are one of life's indelible elements, that and death. But the internet brought with it a means by which most of us online consumers could skirt states sales tax and B&H has long been a
Trump's SALT Cap Is a Hurdle for Balanced N.J. Budget, S&P Says

Trump's SALT Cap Is a Hurdle for Balanced N.J. Budget, S&P Says

The ripple effect of the new federal limit on state and local tax deductions may make it all the harder for New Jersey to balance its budget this year, according to a report by S&P Global Ratings.
B&H Photo now charges sales tax in 22 US states

B&H Photo now charges sales tax in 22 US states

B&H Photo isn't just a store for cameras and studio equipment — it also sells phones, tablets, TVs, computers, smartwatches, and more. We've posted countless deals from B&H over the years, but