U.S. President Joe Biden’s proposed hikes to corporate and capital-gains taxes could compel family-owned U.S. companies to sell their businesses, creating opportunities for Canadian companies to make cross-border acquisitions.
The Biden plan would reverse the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which slashed the top U.S. corporate income tax rate to 21 per cent from 35 per cent. Mr. Biden’s plan proposes raising the rate back to 28 per cent and boosting the levy on long-term capital gains to 39.6 per cent for taxpayers with more than US$1-million in income, up from the current 20 per cent.
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Digital marketing has become increasingly popular in the online world, but there are many misconceptions that businesses are unaware of.
Everyone wants to get the most out of their presence in the digital marketing world. Digital marketing companies that have understood the tactics behind becoming successful online are very well aware of these digital marketing myths, which is what gives them the expertise over regular businesses that try to do it all on their own.
Apple’s new anti-tracking privacy capability has been praised by the head of a Canadian security awareness firm.
As promised earlier this year, Monday’s release of iOS 14.5 for iPhones and iPads comes with a feature called App Tracking Transparency (ATT), which requires apps to ask users if they want to be tracked across other apps and websites. Many sites and services say tracking allows them to serve targeted ads. But several privacy critics describe tracking at its most benign as an annoying process, and at its most dangerous, a potential risk to privacy.
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Apple’s latest iPhone software update is with us. Oh, finally.
It’s been a long time coming and it has a lot in it, more than any other mid-cycle update from Apple. Innovations range from the controversial App Tracking Transparency to lots of cool emoji to a super-slick way to unlock your iPhone with a mask on (as long as you’re wearing your Apple Watch).