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Bob Dole, longtime Senate leader and 1996 GOP presidential candidate, dies at 98

Despite being a staunch conservative who focused on balancing spending, deficit reduction, and foreign policy, Dole was never beholden to the party line during his years in Congress representing his state. ‘origin. He co-wrote food stamp legislation with a progressive icon, persuaded President Ronald Reagan to pass tax increases, and …

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INTERVIEW | Reorganize the tax system and fight against gold smuggling: VD Satheesan

Express news service THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Opposition leader VD Satheesan is the most authentic voice of the UDF camp to talk about state finances. During the tenure of the previous Pinarayi Vijayan government and the 2006-11 VS Achuthanandan government, Satheesan led the opposition attack on then-finance minister TM Thomas Isaac. In 2019, …

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Will the Conservatives win the Old Bexley & Sidcup by-election?

The Conservative Party apparatus has consolidated around its candidate in the December 2 by-election in Old Bexley & Sidcup, the constituency of the late James Brokenshire MP. Brokenshire’s name has become synonymous with politics in this secure Conservative seat; but despite its respected record, the way Cabinet and donors descended …

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Book Close November 2021 – UK Fall 2021 Budget: Implications for Real Estate | Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

As we approach the end of the year, we take a moment to review some of the tax changes announced in the fall budget, some of which will be implemented in the next fiscal year in April 2022. You will find below -below elements that we think are the most …

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DVLA tells drivers to avoid expensive third-party services for license applications

Third-party websites charge a fee for submitting a driver request to DVLA. Photo: Getty Images The UK Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) has warned drivers to stay away from third-party websites that charge “high premiums” for licensing services. The agency said that in the past year more than 800 …

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Social Protection Reform: Fears Rise in Response to New Ceiling – But How Can You Cut Costs? | Personal Finances | Finance

Social care is rarely free and the amount you pay depends on the level of care you need and the assets you have. In 2019, Boris Johnson pledged to ensure that no one was forced to sell their home to pay for care later in life. But now, two years …

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What property tax changes are expected in Victoria, Australia?

Each week, Mansion Global poses a tax question to real estate tax lawyers. Here is this week’s question. Q. What are the upcoming changes to property taxes in Victoria, Australia? A. The 2021-2022 budget of the Australian State of Victoria, which includes Melbourne introduced a number of property tax changes. …

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Samsung factory surprise winner

Genesee County was far from landing the coveted plant. Austin was the frontrunner, but a nearby city on the outskirts of the metro area trapped the plant in a move announced Monday. Earlier this year, it looked like Austin, Texas was the favorite to land a $ 17 billion Samsung …

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Over 1,300 vacant properties counted in SWT amid ‘housing crisis’

There are at least 1,342 vacant properties in Somerset West and Taunton amid a nationwide “housing crisis”. The chief executive of the Shelter charity said it was frustrating to see empty properties across the country “when so many people are in desperate need of safe and secure housing.” Figures from …

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Retail sales rise in October as Christmas arrives early

gHello. Retail sales volumes rose 0.8% in October as shoppers started shopping for Christmas gifts early, official figures show. The monthly increase included a 4.2% jump in non-food sales, with people buying clothing, toys and sports equipment. It follows warnings from companies urging consumers to buy early for the holiday …

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