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Johannesburg to grant 50% debt relief to eligible taxpayers

Johannesburg City Mayor Geoff Makhubo said the city will offer large debt cancellations to eligible taxpayers as part of its debt rehabilitation program. In his State of the City address on Tuesday, May 4, Makhubo said that minimizing the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic in cities has become an active …

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3 economic facts point to a big federal budget

“It’s hard to make predictions,” the saying goes, “especially on the future. “The many forecasts that federal budgets make for the economy over the next four years must therefore be taken with a big grain of salt. But as the 2021 budget approaches (which will be announced by Treasurer Josh …

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Biden’s COVID-19 rescue bill cost revised to $ 2.1 trillion

President BidenJoe Biden Biparty lawmakers press Biden to ‘immediately’ evacuate Afghans who aided US forces Chris Wallace: backlash over Fauci emails ‘Highly political’ Democrats demand justification, GOP shouts at witch hunt as McGahn finally testifies MOREThe COVID-19 relief bill that became law in March will end with a price tag …

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The high cost of living in our golden cage, Australia

And it’s golden, with a booming economic comeback, falling unemployment, rising house and stock prices. “It remains to be seen whether the recovery is under its own power or solely under the leadership of the government,” warns Willox, and ultra-low interest rates. “It could be that stimulus is responsible for …

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Biden’s tax plan would hurt the economy

Edward B. Harmon In 1963 John F. Kennedy wrote, “Capital gains tax directly affects investment decisions, mobility and the flow of venture capital from static to more dynamic situations, the ease or difficulty encountered by new businesses in obtaining capital, and therefore the strength and growth potential of the economy. …

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