Westend61 | Westend61 | Getty Images Remote workers — especially those who have been hopping to different states — could be on the hook for additional taxes when they file their returns next spring. It’s been nine months since the coronavirus pandemic first gripped the U.S. and led to many workers punching in each day
A stretch of stores along the base of Munjoy Hill had open signs out and were ready for business as part of small business Saturday, November 28, 2015. Gabe Souza | Portland Press Herald | Getty Images As holiday shopping gets into gear this weekend, its uncertain how Small Business Saturday on Nov. 28 will
Demonstrators display signs calling for an end to evictions and foreclosures during a rally at Boston Housing Court outside the Edward W. Brooke Courthouse on Oct. 29, 2020. David L. Ryan/The Boston Globe via Getty Images Expiring state eviction bans have led to hundreds of thousands of additional coronavirus cases, new research finds, raising alarm
A man walks past a sign at an AstraZeneca site in Macclesfield, central England. Phil Noble | Reuters LONDON — Government ministers and experts in Britain have openly backed a coronavirus vaccine from AstraZeneca and Oxford University, after doubts were raised in the U.S. this week. Housing Minister Robert Jenrick became the latest in a
Traders work the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. NYSE U.S. stock futures rose on Friday morning as traders wrapped up a strong week amid decreasing political uncertainty and positive vaccine news. Dow Jones Industrial Average futures traded higher by 55 points, or 0.2%. S&P 500 futures also gained 0.2% and Nasdaq 100 futures
At 67 years old, the CEO of Whole Foods, John Mackey, has built an empire of grocery stores. He does, however, have at least one regret: He has no children. “I just love children,” Mackey told Freakonomics Radio host Stephen Dubner in an episode released Nov. 4. How does Mackey think he would have been as a
VioletaStoimenova | E+ | Getty Images Occasionally, a financial advisor grabs national attention by swindling clients out of millions, evading arrest via a bizarre escape plan or, sometimes, both. Luckily, there are ways investors can guard against high-profile cons or more under-the-radar criminality, according to financial experts. “These guys are very convincing in a very
Luis Alvarez | DigitalVision | Getty Images Whether 2021 will bring higher taxes for small-business owners may depend on the outcomes of the two Georgia Senate races that will be decided in January. Indeed, two contests in the Peach State are heading to runoff at the start of 2021. Those races are between GOP Sen.
When Dray Farley was 15, he watched a video his favorite gamer had posted on YouTube. But it wasn’t about Call of Duty. “It was how to get rich in 22 years, and the general math and concept of compound interest, the snowball effect, and how eventually your gains are making gains,” Mr. Farley said.
The Internal Revenue Service and the Treasury Department issued final regulations related to Section 1031 like-kind exchanges. The new regs address the definition of real property, as well as the receipt of personal property that is incidental to real property received in a like-kind exchange. “Real property” now includes land and, generally speaking, anything permanently
Nikola Motor Company Source: Nikola Motor Company JPMorgan is “skeptical” about Nikola finalizing a deal with General Motors to produce an electric pickup truck called the Badger for the embattled vehicle start-up. Instead, JPM analyst Paul Coster expects the two companies to renegotiate a previously announced $2 billion deal without the Badger, focusing on GM
A salesman carries a Best Buy shopping basket in San Francisco, California. Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading. American Airlines, United Airlines, Carnival — Airlines and cruise stocks surged on Tuesday as stocks tied to an economic recovery continued to rise after a series of positive vaccine announcements. Shares of
Black Friday — the biggest shopping day of the year — is no longer the day after Thanksgiving. Instead of one-day doorbuster deals, retailers like Walmart and Home Depot have been rolling out discounts in the days, or even weeks, ahead of the official start of the holiday season. And many of the best bargains
Patent box regimes (also referred to as intellectual property, or IP, regimes) provide lower effective tax rates on income derived from IP. Most commonly, eligible types of IP are patents and software copyrights. Depending on the patent box regime, income derived from IP can include royalties, licensing fees, gains on the sale of IP, sales
Travelers wearing protective masks wait in line to go through security at San Francisco International Airport (SFO) in San Francisco, California, on Monday, Nov. 24, 2020. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images With Covid-19 deaths rising rapidly and daily new cases and hospitalizations both reaching all-time highs, epidemiologists and public health officials are
A person walks into the Nordstrom store open for business as New York City moves into Phase 2 of re-opening following restrictions imposed to curb the coronavirus pandemic on June 29, 2020 in New York, New York. Rob Kim | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines after hours on Tuesday: HP Inc. —
Lisa Lickers, her husband and their blended family before the arrival of their baby. Source: Lisa Lickers Navigating the terrain of a blended family’s financial life is tricky enough in normal times. Add a pandemic into the mix, and things can get downright exhausting. “Stressful financial situations bring to the surface underlying family dynamics,” said
This month, New York Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal (D) introduced A11123 which, if enacted, would increase the excise tax on ”other tobacco products” (including cigars) from 75 percent to 129 percent of wholesale value and the excise tax on vapor products from 20 percent to 48 percent of retail value. Excise taxes on tobacco products are
Japanese automaker Nissan has a history of saving itself from the brink of disaster. Right now it is trying to repeat the trick. Like all other automakers, the company is losing money from the coronavirus pandemic. But it’s also trying to recover from some self-inflicted wounds by former Nissan executives, including ex-CEO Carlos Ghosn. Now
Traders work the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. NYSE U.S. stock futures rose slightly on Tuesday night following a banner day for three of the for major market benchmarks. Dow Jones Industrial Average futures traded higher by 21 points, or 0.1%. S&P 500 futures also climbed 0.1% and Nasdaq 100 futures advanced 0.2%.