Stocks and taxes: What’s going to happen? The Democrats’ control of Congress is shining a new spotlight on Biden’s tax proposals, particularly those that would affect stocks and bonds. While Biden has repeatedly said he would not raise taxes on Americans earning less than $400,000 a year, he has proposed: 1) raising the marginal income tax…

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They lead a lavish lifestyle and always make their payments on time, so why won’t anyone give them another loan? by Kate Palmer Edward and Melanie Rom run a multimillion-pound travel business and are no strangers to champagne parties, luxury golf resorts and private jets. Yet their lender, Barclays, has refused to give them a…

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Throughout the pandemic, day trading has become extremely popular, especially among young people who, in most cases, have never invested in the stock market before. Coronavirus-induced lockdowns provided some with more time on their hands to try trading apps, like Robinhood, which are seeing a surge in business; millions of Americans are unemployed and may think it is a way to make up for lost income; and a…

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The story won’t go away without explanation, even if the Veep wins. Most of the media is ignoring the emails found in Hunter Biden’s laptop, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t news. Joe Biden has an obligation to answer questions about his son’s influence-peddling and his own financial dealings—notably regarding China. The New York Post…

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Where this often-debated tax stands for 2020, and how to plan for the future. Unsplash Now that a few years have passed since the enactment of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act in 2017, we have had time to contemplate the tax code changes it brought, particularly concerning both individual and corporate tax issues. As…

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Each year, you have the opportunity to earn valuable tax savings by investing for your future. But if you don’t take advantage of that chance, you’ll miss out on the assistance Uncle Sam provides, and won’t ever have the opportunity to score that year’s tax savings again. With 2020 already more than half over, hopefully…

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In 1997, with its stock price in the mid $60 per share range and an average market capitalization valued around $16 billion, JC Penney (JCP), having an investment grade credit rating, issued a $500 million, 100-year bond, that paid a coupon of 7.625%. On Friday, May 15th, 2020, the 118-year old JC Penney filed for…

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Virtual currency received for small tasks on a crowdsourcing platform is taxable Watch the latest video at foxnews.com The IRS issued new guidance clarifying how cryptocurrencies are treated for tax purposes when they are received in exchange for certain services. The tax agency recently released a memorandum stating that an individual who receives digital currency through a crowdsourcing platform…

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