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April 12, 2021
What’s To Lose from a Corporate Tax Hike?
The Biden administration's proposed $2 trillion infrastructure bill is expected to be funded in part by an increased corporate tax rate. But changes of that magnitude always carry consequences, says Maryland Smith's Michael Faulkender, and the impact of these policies could be felt years down the…
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April 8, 2021
That $2T Infrastructure Price Tag
Surprised by the high price tag of President Biden’s proposed infrastructure facelift? Here's why you shouldn't be.
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April 7, 2021
Returning to the Workplace: How do Companies Handle Vaccination Policies?
Companies and organizations across the country are taking their first steps towards bringing employees back to an in-person workplace. But what does that spell in terms of whether and how employees are required to vaccinate? Maryland Smith's Gilad Chen has a few ideas.
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April 7, 2021
Big Brands Take Aim Over Georgia Voting Laws
Big brands are taking aim at Georgia’s new voting laws. Why it no longer pays for companies to stay on the sidelines, when social issues are at play.
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March 31, 2021
The Weird New World of NFTs
For those who have regrets about missing out on the rise of cryptocurrency, the next big thing is here – NFTs, or non-fungible tokens. But instead of trading currency, these tokens come in the form of pictures and video clips. While unconventional, they might just be the next digital gold, says…
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March 30, 2021
Improving Patient Health, One Amazon Alexa at a Time
Imagine a world where your Amazon Alexa checks on you to make sure you’ve taken your medication and alerts your provider with clinically important information. With the advent of new technology such as telehealth, a team of Maryland Smith researchers want to make this a reality, strengthening the…
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March 23, 2021
Didn’t File Early? 2 New Reasons Why It May Pay To Wait
It's often smart to file your tax returns early. But is that the case this year?
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March 23, 2021
The Rocket Scientist and the Tax Court Exemption
It’s not rocket science, but could it be a clever scheme to make a living and avoid the IRS?
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March 22, 2021
Lessons from Citi’s Revlon Error
A recent $500 million “clerical error” at Citigroup exposes an inherent weakness in big banks that provides lessons to be learned.
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March 9, 2021
10 COVID-Era Trends That Are Here To Stay
The pandemic has changed so much about the way we live and work. And some of those changes are here to stay.
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