Usefulness Content Freshness A former principal engineer at Apple who developed the touchscreen for the iPhone offers his insights on the use interface of digital products, customer experience, and software development Creative Selection Steve Jobs is a business icon whose influence beyond his company Apple is still felt today. Much was written about him and
European finance chiefs arrived at a meeting of their global peers in Riyadh demanding the urgent creation of a new global tax system for the 21st century that would capture the profits of tech multinationals. U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin responded: it’s not that simple. New rules for taxing companies like Alphabet Inc.’s Google and
Investors must take precaution about the stocks they want to put their money in because the coronavirus outbreak is disrupting supply chains of many companies, CNBC’s Jim Cramer warned on Monday. American businesses are “far too dependent” on manufacturing products in China, he said. The comments came after the three major U.S. stock indexes plunged
Oliver Furrer | Cultura | Getty Images The spread of the coronavirus helped to sink the Dow Jones Industrial Average more than 900 points when the market opened on Monday. And if that decline goes past 1,000 points, it could be the biggest one-day drop since 2018. If you’re like many investors, you may be
Uber, Lyft, and other rideshare drivers spend their days driving strangers from Point A to Point B. Just like any other business, Uber and Lyft drivers get to claim their mileage, gas, and other day-to-day expenses as business write-offs. Unlike regular businesses, Uber and Lyft drivers get to claim a few extra write-offs come tax
Elliott Davis, a Top 50 Firm based in Greenville, South Carolina, is celebrating its centennial this year as it expands its advisory services in the cyber area to meet the challenges of its next 100 years. The firm started in Boston and originally focused on the textile industry, according to the Greenville Journal. It relocated
The Internal Revenue Service has released a set of proposed regulations for businesses to follow when deducting meals and entertainment, in response to the 2017 tax overhaul. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act got rid of the deduction for any expenses related to activities typically considered to be for entertainment, amusement or recreation. It also
Scandinavian countries are well-known for their broad social safety net and their public funding of services such as universal healthcare, higher education, parental leave, and child and elderly care. High levels of public spending naturally require high levels of taxation. In 2018, Denmark’s tax-to-GDP ratio was at 44.9 percent, Norway’s at 39.0 percent, and Sweden’s at 43.9 percent.
Investors should remain in the market despite Monday’s major coronavirus-induced sell-off, CNBC’s Jim Cramer said. “Stay in. Stay in,” Cramer said on “Closing Bell.” “We’re getting a comprehensive decline. I think you can start buying the staples tomorrow.” The “Mad Money” host reiterated his belief that drug companies remain attractive in the current market conditions.
Last week, Maryland House Majority Leader Eric G. Luedtke (D) introduced HB1628 which, if enacted, would expand the state sales tax base to include services and raise an estimated $2.6 billion annually by 2025. The concept of broadening the sales tax base to include retail service consumption is one that tax economists across the spectrum
An Austrian train was halted in Munich, Germany, after carrying two women with suspected coronavirus from Venice, Italy. picture alliance Global markets are suffering. On Monday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average, the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite all traded sharply lower. Don’t hit the panic button just yet. Within six months, stocks are usually on
With Super Tuesday approaching, the six top Democratic presidential candidates continue to hone their tax proposals in order to address income inequality and raise additional federal tax revenue. Some candidates propose changing the tax treatment of deferred assets, specifically assets passed onto heirs after death. For example, shortly after launching his campaign, former Vice President
Updated for tax season 2019* Are you among the many Americans who file your taxes early so you can get your refund sooner? If you claim the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) or Child Tax Credit (ACTC) and expect to receive a refund, you’ll have to wait until after mid-February to get it. The Protecting
Intuit Inc., the software giant behind TurboTax, is buying personal finance website Credit Karma Inc. for about $7.1 billion in cash and stock. The transaction is expected to “be neutral to accretive” to Intuit’s adjusted earnings per share in the first full fiscal year after the transaction closes, the company said in a statement Monday.
Warren Buffett David A. Grogan | CNBC Berkshire Hathaway’s Warren Buffett on Saturday will publish his much-awaited shareholder letter. The annual missives, which are logged here on Berkshire’s website going back to 1977, are considered required reading for investors large and small. And this year, investors will be especially interested to know whether Berkshire has
Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg — whose wealth is estimated at $60 billion — says his tax return is probably thousands of pages long and he can’t use TurboTax to finish it. Most taxpayers don’t deal with such complications. While preparing taxes can be a headache and may involve a lot of pages, using online
Lisa Tenore (pictured) was appointed partner-in-charge of the trade remedies, forensics, litigation and valuation services practice in the advisory services group at Marks Paneth, New York. Jonathan Milles was promoted to manager in the business valuation division, and Jonathan Urban was promoted to director of software solutions in the nonprofit technology division, at Brisbane Consulting
An interview with billionaire and co-founder of private equity firm Vista Equity Partners, Brian Sheth. In this interview, Brian discusses starting Vista and its investment philosophy of focusing on software. Brian also talks about philanthropy and talent management. Like if you enjoyed Subscribe for more:http://bit.ly/InvestorsArchive Follow us on twitter:http://bit.ly/TwitterIA Other great Private Equity investor videos:⬇
Internal Revenue Service officials said Wednesday they will be visiting approximately 800 taxpayers who earn over $100,000 a year and haven’t filed one or more tax returns in prior years. Thanks to recent budget increases, the IRS has been able to hire more revenue officers to handle tax enforcement, and the agency plans to increase
As the energy industry faces a time of reckoning — pressured by consistently low oil prices, high operating costs and a growing sustainable investing movement — oil and gas companies are increasingly turning to Silicon Valley for help streamlining operations and boosting efficiencies. By some estimates, the addressable market for digital oil and gas solutions