Archive | April, 2010

Washington Hotline

WASHINGTON HOTLINE Senate Budget Plan Includes Estate Tax Tax Quote of the Week “When you listen to tax-cut rhetoric, remember that giving one class of taxpayers a ‘break’ requires – now or down the line – that an equivalent burden be imposed on other parties. In other words, if I get a break, someone else […]

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Washington Hotline

WASHINGTON HOTLINE Tax Quote of the Week “The point to remember is that what the government gives it must first take away.” – John Strider Coleman Obama and Biden Release Tax Returns It has become customary for the President and Vice President to release tax returns on April 15th each year. President Obama and Vice […]

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Weekly Wrap April 16 2010

April 16 2010 Weekly Market Wrap: The S&P 500 broke its 8 week positive streak by finishing slightly lower at 1,192.  For the year the S&P 500 is now up nearly 7%.  Both Gold and Oil finished 2% lower this week.  Gold ended the week at $1,136 per oz. and Oil finished at $83.08 per […]

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Weekly AAM Wrap 3 10 2010

Weekly Market Wrap : A quiet week of financial news led to the eight consecutive positive week for the S&P 500.  The S&P 500 finished at 1,194 up about 1.4% on the week.  Oil and The Dollar were both flat.  The dollar finished at $80.94 against other major work currencies, Oil finished at $84.92 per […]

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Tax Freedom Day is April 9

      April 5, 2010          WASHINGTON HOTLINE Tax Freedom Day is April 9 Tax Quote of the Week Q. I understand that Congress is considering a so-called “flat” tax system. How would this work? A. If Congress were to pass a “flat” tax, you’d simply pay a fixed percentage of your […]

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