Love & Sales Tax

May 8, 2014

Valentine’s Day is a good day for candy makers . . . and sales tax! Here we look at some of the quirky laws on purchasing chocolate. Source


Canadian Provincial Taxes

May 6, 2014

This graphic shows the amount of tax charged in each province of Canada and breaks it down by GST, PST and HST. Provided by iGlobal Exports Source


Ultimate IRA Cheat Sheet

November 13, 2013

Investment regulations are hard! The IRS changed many of the IRA contribution limits allowed for every type of account. Keep track of all the tax, income and contribution limits with this handy chart. Source


Business By Country

October 31, 2013

A graphic looking at some of the factors on ease of setting up and running a business in nations around the world for 2012. It examines business issues such as construction permits, ease of tax compliance and how well shareholders are protected. Source


Should Taxes be MORE than Company Profits?

October 5, 2013

There’s a problem with the anti-business rhetoric being bandied about. In case we’ve forgotten, businesses create jobs – jobs that drive the economy. Businesses also pay taxes – a lot of taxes. Quick quiz. Did you know… • In 2011, ExxonMobil made profits after taxes of $41.4 billion on sales of $486.4 billion. That’s ~ […]

Corporate Tax Dodgers

Corporate Tax Dodgers

May 7, 2013

Major corporations make millions – even billions – of dollars in profits but somehow never have to pay crazy taxes. Meanwhile, hard working citizens pay their share to the government yearly. This infographic looks more closely at these corporate tax dodgers and how they get away with it. Source

2010 Federal Discretionary Budget Plan

2010 Federal Discretionary Budget Plan

April 29, 2013

Every year, congress must approve a discretionary budget that will be mostly paid by our federal income taxes. The budget addresses every federal department of the U.S. government and forces congress to carefully prioritize our needs as a nation. Here is a look at how the 2010 federal discretionary budget may work. Source

Locations of Offshore Tax Jurisdictions

Locations of Offshore Tax Jurisdictions

April 21, 2013

When people think of a “tax have”they think of someplace far away from the United States. This infographic shows looks at 60 offshore financial centers around the world and they are not all remote islands int he middle of nowhere.

What to do with your tax refund

What to do with your tax refund

April 3, 2013

A quick little flow chart that gives you ideas on how to spend that tax refund headed your way. Source

So You Think Taxes Are Bad Now?

So You Think Taxes Are Bad Now?

March 23, 2013

Think taxes are bad now? In 2009, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis, Americans forked over an average of 9.2% of their income to Uncle Sam in the form of federal, state and local taxes. In 1945, Americans paid anywhere from an average of 24% (for those in the lowest tax bracket) to a […]

Who is Paying Taxes?

Who is Paying Taxes?

March 22, 2013

They say nothing is certain but death and taxes — and this infographic breaks down Americans’ tax payments by income level, as a percentage of income, and as a percentage of the total amount of tax collected by the IRS. All data is for 2009. Source

Death & Taxes

Death & Taxes

March 18, 2013

This chart depicts the President’s budget request for 2012. The center circle is the discretionary budget: spending that must be approved by Congress every year. It is paid for largely with your federal income taxes and includes all departments within the federal government: a uniquely revealing look at our national priorities. Source