Archive for June 25, 2013
It seems that Americans are paying more and more taxes on more and more stuff each year. Everything from a deck of cards (which has a ten cent tax in the state of Alabama, by the way) to soda (if ever in Chicago, keep in mind that soda in a bottle is taxed at merely three percent, while fountain soda is taxed at nine).
To add insult to injury, each April, most of us groan with disdain for the annual filing of our income taxes. Not only can tax forms be overwhelmingly complicated (the 1040EZ, which is supposed to be simple yet has more than 33 pages of instructions!), but they also include the standard deductions, qualified deductions, tax rate charts; it is enough to make you want to throw your hands up in the air and cry.
So what do you do if you are targeted for an audit? And what if you find yourself ow
The majority of people who day trade lose money. In fact, according to the North American Securities Administrators Association, a mere 11.5 percent might trade profitably; an astounding 70 percent lose their hard earned cash. Industry experts claim that 95 percent will fail within the first two years.
The above percentages are due to the often tumultuous nature of the stock market. Traditionally, investing usually involves studying businesses, carefully choosing stocks, and planning to hold onto the stock or investment for the long term. Conversely, day trading involves hours spent tethered to trading computer systems with eyes glued to trading monitors and trading laptop computers tracking the ever changing movements
If you are moving and looking for long distance movers, like most things you can really just go on the internet and take a look around to find services in your area. In fact, a lot of the time you can even find an online calculator to figure out exactly how much it is going to cost. However, when you are using a calculator, or you are even talking to someone to get a quote on the price of your moving project, beware. You need to know how far you are traveling, which is the easiest part. You also need to make sure you know approximately how many items you’re taking and the weight of