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  • 5 States Where Taxes Are Going Up in 2017
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    Kiplinger.com16 hours ago

    5 States Where Taxes Are Going Up in 2017

    Although President-elect Donald Trump has pledged to cut federal taxes, state taxes are rising across the U.S. as financially strapped states search for funds to repair deteriorating infrastructure and close widening budget shortfalls. In their search for revenue, states have targeted everything from e-cigarettes to lottery winnings. Even Alaska, long a low-tax haven and one of our 10 most tax-friendly states, is feeling the heat. Alaska currently has no income or state sales tax. But to offset a sharp decline in oil revenues, Gov. Bill Walker has proposed a 3% statewide sales tax, which he says is needed to close the state’s $3.2 billion budget deficit. Raising existing state taxes or imposing

  • The best internship advice I ever got explains why some interns get hired over others
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    Business Insider12 hours ago

    The best internship advice I ever got explains why some interns get hired over others

    (This insight really stuck with me (that's me in the picture!).Áine Cain) I've had seven internships over the course of my career. In my fifth stint as an intern, I received a piece of advice that's stuck with me ever since. This particular internship

  • A Harvard junior who received internship offers from Google, Apple, Facebook, and more shares her 7 tips to ace an interview
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    Business Insider9 hours ago

    A Harvard junior who received internship offers from Google, Apple, Facebook, and more shares her 7 tips to ace an interview

    Jessica Pointing knows how to interview. The Harvard University junior received internship offers from companies including Google, Apple, Facebook, Microsoft, McKinsey, Bain, Goldman Sachs, and Morgan Stanley. A computer science and physics major, she has received offer letters for roles in software engineering, data science, product management, consulting, investment banking, trading, and quantitative finance.