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Taxing wages: how taxes affect the disposable income of workers and wage costs of employers in OECD countries

Every worker and employer is directly affected by taxes on wages. Taxation is one of the principal ways we finance public services. It also helps us achieve important social objectives, such as redistributing wealth to address inequalities. But as the OECD’s annual Taxing Wages points out, tax policies on labour income may have an impact(…)

Everything by This New Brand Costs Just $3: See the Founder’s Top Picks

Talk about a cheap thrill! Brandless just launched, and every single product they sell – there are currently 200 – is just $ 3. The brainchild of Ido Leffler, who founded Yes to, Inc (we’re obsessed with Yes to Cucumbers cleansing cloths) and Silicon Valley entrepreneur Tina Sharkey, the Brandless concept is simple: to give(…)

My Ultimate Guide to Sri Lanka: Tips, Costs, Itineraries, and Favorites

Sri Lanka — a jewel–shaped country in the Indian Ocean — was an unexpected surprise. I loved every bit of it: the verdant landscape, the delicious food; the crumbling, overgrown ruins; the abundant wildlife; and (especially) the welcoming locals who took hospitality to the next level. Traveling through the country is relatively easy, if just(…)