Month: February 2021

When it comes to retirement income planning, taxes are an important but often overlooked factor. Pre-retirees tend to assume their tax bracket will decrease after they leave the workforce and don’t realize they could lose 25%–30% or more of their retirement income to taxes. Having a lower marginal tax bracket in retirement used to be
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In a recent bankruptcy case, the court considered whether the recapture (repayment) obligation of the first-time homebuyer credit is a “tax” as applied to the non-discharge provisions of the bankruptcy code. The Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008 provided a tax credit for first-time homebuyers. The credit, which was for certain purchases between 2008
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Seoul’s luxury housing market continues to expand getty Sotheby’s International Realty is long known as a blue-chip brand. Founded in 1976 by the famed Sotheby’s Auction House. In 2020, the brand announced new offices in seven countries, six of which marked the first time a Sotheby’s International Realty office opened in the region. Most of these deals
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The Food and Drug Administration has approved Johnson & Johnson‘s Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use, giving the United States a third tool to fight the pandemic as highly contagious variants start to take root across the country. The FDA’s emergency use authorization Saturday kickstarts the federal government’s plan to distribute nearly 4 million doses of
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Laura Crovo still has some lingering Covid symptoms, despite having contracted the virus last April. It’s been 10 months since Laura Crovo has felt entirely normal. Since testing positive for Covid last April, the 41-year-old Marylander has yet to shake off all of her symptoms. And on top of battling them — mostly a racing
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Regulators and law enforcement are looking into flagrantly illegal “side letter” agreements which … [+] pay private equity investors aware of fraud to not tell unsuspecting others. getty While mutual fund investors are assured equal treatment under the federal securities laws, private equity funds are the Wild West—industry practice is to grant certain investors secret
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Signature Kitchen Suites’ convertible refrigerator drawers showed up on multiple favorite KBIS new … [+] release lists. Signature Kitchen Suites The annual Kitchen & Bath Industry Show, the largest event for these two important home spaces, took place entirely online for the first time ever. That was not without its issues; while the educational sessions got
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Protective face mask and tax income documents for 2020. Concept for personal finances during … [+] Coronavirus pandemic getty Divorced and never married co-parents have the chance to pick up an extra $1,100 per dependent child when they file their 2020 returns. It requires trust, cooperation and running multiple versions of their 2020 returns. It is probably
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Wall Street sign inscription as seen on various buildings, Wall St address, Downtown in lower … [+] Manhattan is a significant road and area district for the American, the global economy, banking system, markets etc with headquarters of companies and financial institutions located there like the New York Stock Exchange NYSE. New York City, USA
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