Taxi fleets in Thailand are giving new meaning to the term “rooftop garden,” as they utilize the roofs of cabs idled by the coronavirus crisis to serve as small vegetable plots.
A post on Facebook claims that income tax and tax raised on whisky sales in Scotland go “straight to England” to be spent on its priorities, and that Scotland subsidises England. This is not true. Firsty, the figures given for tax rev
Did Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez spend thousands of dollars for her dress and her ticket to the Met Gala 2021, held by The Metropolitan Museum of Art? No, that's not true: according to her communications director, Ocasio-Cortez's dress,
Social media users widely shared pictures of the New York congresswoman, known as AOC, in September 2021.
The government has recently announced plans to raise National Insurance by 2.5 percentage points for employees (split between employers and their staff) and 1.25 percentage points for the self-employed. Following this, the press has reported that the m
Allocated government funds for the experiment reportedly totaled nearly a half-million dollars.
Dozens of electric cars and trucks still qualify for a federal tax credit of up to $7,500 for buyers purchasing new plug-in electric vehicles. President Joe Biden misleadingly claimed that the Trump administration allowed the tax credit to expire, whic
The Justice Department, in a reversal, says the Treasury Department must provide the House Ways and Means Committee former President Donald Trump’s tax returns, apparently ending a long legal showdown over the records.
Judge Marco Juberías wrote that his three-year probe found there existed “sufficient evidence of criminality” for the case to go to a trial judge.
The Central and the State governments do not levy separate taxes of their own on the LPG cylinders.
Are Internal Revenue Service (IRS) income taxes voluntary? No, that's not true: The duties to file a tax return and pay federal income taxes owed are not voluntary. The requirements are enshrined in the Internal Revenue Code as well as re
Over and over, Democrats keep making this misleading claim. We’re tired of it.
Would taxing churches in the U.S. result in taxpayers paying only around 3% of what they pay now? No, that's not true: Although religious institutions may receive an estimated $71 billion in tax exemptions, the 3% statistic does not appea
Previously, only people who earned enough money to owe income taxes could qualify for the credit.
Donald Trump’s company and its longtime finance chief were charged in what prosecutors called a “sweeping and audacious” tax fraud scheme in which the executive collected more than $1.7 million in off-the-books compensation, including apartment r
Donald Trump’s company and his longtime finance chief have been indicted on charges stemming from a New York investigation into the former president’s business dealings, two people familiar with the matter told The Associated Press.
Do U.S. citizens pay a percentage of their taxes to the queen of England via the IRS, and is the IRS not part of the federal government? No, that's not true: The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is a bureau of the U.S. Department of the Tre
Ron Klain said every family with kids will get a tax credit, but some on the very high or low ends may be left out.
The White House sought to raise awareness of the federal government's new expanded child tax credit, which will start paying out monthly to families with children who are 17 years old and younger.
A House Republican lawmaker emailed constituents a mind-bending number for the cost of Biden's tax increases.
It's called "income tax" for a reason.
The rich really are different from you and me: They’re better at dodging the tax collector.
The $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act included measures to help low- to moderate-income families cover new expenses or job losses.
A number of posts on Facebook have claimed that the Prime Minister’s brother, Jo Johnson, was made a director at Dyson the week after the Prime Minister told the company’s Chief Engineer he had fixed a tax issue in a series of leaked text m
“On average, Labour councils charge you £93 more in band D than Conservative councils, and Liberal Democrat councils charge you £120 more” Boris Johnson, 28 April 2021. At Prime Minister’s Questions on 28 April, the Prime
https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/biden-taxes-400k/ A viral video clip consists of a genuine excerpt fr
The Biden administration's tax plan will not raise taxes on people making less than $400,000, but those people will still have to pay taxes.
On April 21 2021, an Imgur account shared an undated Twitter screenshot; the tweet was originally by the account by @davenewworld_2 (Fifty Shades of Whey) in October 2020: The tax increase doesn't apply to the whole salary, just the amount abov
A February 24 2021 Facebook post purportedly contrasted the dueling tax plans of former U.S. President Donald Trump with current U.S. President Joe Biden. The post was highly popular, accruing close to a million shares in just under two months: In wha
Facebook posts shared thousands of times claim Quebec is exempt from carbon pricing. This is misleading, the province is exempt from Canada’s federal carbon tax because it puts a price on pollution through a cap-and-trade system that was in place yea
The televised trial of Derek Chauvin, the former white police officer charged in the death of George Floyd, has provoked strong emotions among many Black men and women.
White House press secretary Jen Psaki said the plan is “about making an investment in America — not just modernizing our roads or railways or bridges but building an infrastructure of the future.”
The tax hike will not affect everyone earning over £200k, but those whose family earnings exceed $400k may come under the ambit.
Biden has insisted that nobody making less than $400,000 will face higher taxes, but some officials have suggested that level could apply to families, not individuals.
Americans will be getting extra time to prepare their taxes. The Internal Revenue Service says it’s delaying the traditional tax filing deadline from April 15 until May 17.
A routine review of content labeled satire.
The Manhattan district attorney’s office enforced a subpoena on Trump’s accounting firm within hours of a Supreme Court ruling and now has the documents in hand.
Former prosecutors say the trove of records could give investigators new tools to determine whether Trump lied to lenders or tax officials, before or after he took office.
Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. has been seeking Donald Trump’s tax records since 2019 as part of an investigation.