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How to Maximize the Home-Office Tax Deduction

ANSWER You might To qualify for the home office deduction you must use your home office exclusively and regularly for your business and you can t perform other activities in that area of your home Your home office must also be your principal place of business or a place where you...
Posted On 15 May 2017

The Advantages of a Tax-Free Transfer From an IRA to Charity

retirement IRA ANSWER If you itemize the tax deduction looks the same at first blush But because the transfer called a qualified charitable distribution keeps your required minimum distribution out of your adjusted gross income it can help you stay below the income cutoff for...
Posted On 15 May 2017

Estate Tax Repeal? Perhaps Not in California!

California is showing a much greater willingness now to tax its wealthier state residents Five years ago it boosted the top tax rates for its wealthiest residents and now it has a new state estate tax proposal on the table that could come into play if the federal estate tax bites...
Posted On 15 May 2017

I Got an Audit Notice From the IRS — Now What?

It s unlikely 160 that you ll be audited the IRS audits less than 1 of the tax returns it receives If an audit notice does show up though tax pros say there are a few basic steps you can take to steady yourself Make sure you re actually being audited People Source
Posted On 15 May 2017

Netflix Steps Up Its Game to Compete With Amazon in India

Netflix NASDAQ NFLX has stepped up its efforts to grab a larger piece of India s booming video on demand market where it has fallen behind local players and Amazon s NASDAQ AMZN Prime Video service So far it looks like Amazon has a better understanding of the pulse of Source
Posted On 15 May 2017

Big Tech Earnings: Digging Through Apple and Facebooks Results

Earnings season is in full swing and earlier this month two of the biggest tech companies Apple NASDAQ AAPL 160 and Facebook NASDAQ FB 160 reported their quarterly results In this episode of Industry Focus Tech Motley Fool Source
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Western Files for Arbitraton to Block Toshiba Chip Sale

The drama between hard disk maker Western Digital 160 WDC and its flash memory chip partner Toshiba 6502JP took a new turn today as Western announced it has requested arbitration by the International Court of Arbitration to block Toshiba from auctioning off Toshiba s half of Source
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Consumer Sector Update for 05/12/2017: JCP

Top Consumer Shares Top Consumer Shares WMT 0 4 WMT 0 4 MCD 0 2 MCD 0 2 DIS 0 2 DIS 0 2 CVS flatCVS flat KO flatKO flat GE 1 7 GE 1 7 Consumer shares were mixed in early trade on Friday Consumer shares were mixed in early trade on Friday In consumer stocks news J Source
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Mid-Morning Market Update: Markets Open Lower; J C Penney Reports Weak Sales

Following the market opening Friday the Dow traded down 0 13 percent to 20 893 18 while the NASDAQ declined 0 03 percent to 6 113 92 The S amp P also fell dropping 0 17 percent to 2 390 41 Leading and Lagging Sectors Telecommunications services sector was the top gainer in the Source
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ArcelorMittal Breaks Below 200-Day Moving Average – Notable for MT

In trading on Friday shares of ArcelorMittal SA Symbol MT crossed below their 200 day moving average of 7 36 changing hands as low as 7 31 per share ArcelorMittal SA shares are currently trading off about 5 8 on the day The chart below shows the one year performance of MT shares Source
Posted On 15 May 2017