Top 10 Most Regressive Tax States
In the states whose tax systems most favor high earners, low-income families pay up to six times as high a share of their income as the wealthiest families, according to a report by the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy.
SEC Names Acting, Deputy Directors of Enforcement
The SEC announced Thursday that George Canellos has been named acting director, and that David Bergers, director of the SEC’s Boston Regional Office, has been named acting deputy director.
New Hire Roundup: Commonwealth’s Tedesco Honored
This week in new hires,Commonwealth Financial tech guru Darren Tedesco was named to the 2013 Premier 100 IT Leaders list; Todd Scharf was named CTO by the SEC; and more.
State Debt Burden Barely Moved by Deficit Cuts: Report
State budget gaps have shrunk by half compared to the previous year, yet the mountain of debt burdening the states has barely budged—indicating a systemic crisis fueled by unfunded liabilities.
New Hire Roundup: Hatteras Promotes Murphy
This week in new hires, Robert Murphy was named CIO of Hatteras Alternative Mutual Funds; Steven Lofquist went to JHS Capital Advisors; and Franklin Square welcomed Mike Gerber.
New Hire Roundup: Tiger 21 Names Garella San Francisco Chairwoman
This week in new hires, Tiger 21 named Julie Garella chairwoman of its San Francisco group, Eagle Asset Management brought in four new portfolio managers in Vermont, and Steven Young went to Citi Private Bank.
Why Entrepreneurs Love Dallas and Hate L.A.
A survey conducted by Thumbtack, a website that helps consumers get bids from local handymen, yoga instructors and even financial advisors, provides data from local entrepreneurs themselves.
10 Worst Tax States for Small Business
“All taxes matter, whether imposed at the federal, state or local level of government,” says SBE Chief Economist Raymond Keating in his introduction to the 2012 small business tax report.
BLS Issues First Green Jobs Report
Data show that there are 3.1 million green jobs in the U.S., making up about 2% of the total.
Former SEC Compliance Chief, State Securities Regulator Hit Compliance Hot Buttons
At the FSI OneVoice 2012 conference in Orlando, a panel including John Cronin, securities director for the state of Vermont, and former SEC official John Walsh, focus on the recently announced joint SEC-FINRA effort to examine BD branches.