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Discrimination and Disparities
by Thomas Sowell

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English

Pages

312

Publication Date

March 05, 2019

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<div><b>An enlarged edition of Thomas Sowell's brilliant examination of the origins of economic disparities</b></div><div><i><br /></i></div><div><div>Economic and other outcomes differ vastly among individuals, groups, and nations. Many explanations have been offered for the differences. Some believe that those with less fortunate outcomes are victims of genetics. Others believe that those who are less fortunate are victims of the more fortunate.</div><div><br /></div><div><i>Discrimination and Disparities</i> gathers a wide array of empirical evidence to challenge the idea that different economic outcomes can be explained by any one factor, be it discrimination, exploitation, or genetics. This revised and enlarged edition also analyzes the human consequences of the prevailing social vision of these disparities and the policies based on that vision--from educational disasters to widespread crime and violence.</div></div>
Tax-Free Wealth: How to Build Massive Wealth by Permanently Lower...
by Tom Wheelwright

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English

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Publication Date

September 01, 2018

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After 31 years… Major Tax Reform — and what it means to you True overhaul of the tax law only happens about once every 30 years. In the past 75 years, the U.S. tax law has only seen three major revisions; one in 1954, the next in 1986 and most recently at the end of 2017. I have been fortunate as a tax professional to be heavily involved in the last two reforms. In 1986, I was a manager in the National Tax Department (NTD) of Ernst & Whinney (now Ernst Young). My primary responsibility during my three years there was to create, teach and administer tax courses to the Firm’s U.S. tax professionals. Just as I arrived in the summer of 1985, I discovered that much of NTD’s resources were being devoted to following the tax reform bill that had been introduced that year. This gave me, as a young tax professional, some amazing insight into the legislative process as well as the horse trading for tax reform. President Reagan wanted two things; simplicity (the 1985 act was call the Tax Simplification Act of 1985) and he wanted it to be revenue neutral (no net increase to the deficit). It took another year before bill was finally passed as the Tax Reform Act of 1986. (Simplicity took a back seat to other goals of the reform.) In 1986 the big winners from tax reform were individuals, with significantly lower tax rates, insurance companies (who got by relatively unscathed) and businesses. The big loser was real estate investors (the passive loss rules were used as a last-ditch effort to make a “revenue-neutral” bill. The result a few years later was the Savings and Loan debacle accompanied by a massive real estate depression and the government bailing out real estate through the RTC (Resolution Trust Corporation). Fast forward 31 years to 2017. President Trump had promised economic stimulus and had stumbled out of the blocks with the failure to repeal ObamaCare. Everyone thought tax reform would take two years to complete like it had in 1985-1986. Instead, the Republican-controlled Congress was able to use slick procedural rules to pass major tax reform in record time (less than three months from start to finish). The result was a bill the consequences of which and application of which are still largely unknown. Known are the clear winners and losers. Losers include employees with lost deductions for moving, investment expenses and reductions in home mortgage interest and state income tax deductions. Winners include big corporations, with a major tax reduction from 35% to big corporations, with a major tax reduction from 35% to 21%, small businesses, with a 20% net income deduction, and real estate, with major depreciation incentives and the 20% net income deduction given to other small businesses. The key to remember is that very few people had the chance to influence this legislation. Everyone has the same chance to take advantage of the windfalls given to the winners. Employees can choose to be independent contractors and receive the 20% small business deduction. Service professionals who were left out of the 20% deduction can now become C corporations and reduce their tax rate to 21%. Investors who received tax benefits from the costs of investing in the stock market can either begin investing in real estate, with its massive tax benefits, or invest through their Roth IRA or Roth 401(k) and avoid tax altogether on the income and gains from their investments. Tax-Free Wealth is about using the tax law the way it’s meant to be used – as a series of incentives to do what the government wants you to do. This Second Edition incorporates some ideas of how to use the new incentives. The reality is that the incentives don’t really change that much. The government still wants businesses to hire employees, so businesses receive tax benefits for doing so. The government still wants investors to provide housing for renters (even more so now), so real estate investors receive large tax breaks for following through on the government’s goals....
Negotiation
by Roy Lewicki

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English

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Publication Date

February 12, 2019

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Negotiation
The Private Equity Playbook: Management’s Guide to Working with...
by Adam Coffey

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English

Pages

186

Publication Date

February 26, 2019

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Private equity firms are on the rise and rapidly changing the game. Today more than 5,500 P.E. firms own tens of thousands of companies, so it is essential for CEOs and senior management executives to understand exactly how private equity firms operate. This invaluable resource can help you devise a winning P.E. game plan for your own company that offers you greater freedom and financial success.<br /> <br />CEO Adam Coffey has almost twenty years of experience building businesses for private equity companies. In this authoritative yet approachable handbook, he covers:<br /><br />· The history and landscape of private equity<br />· Ground rules for finding the right firm to partner with<br />· Techniques for navigating the new governance<br />· Strategies for continued growth in the private equity space<br />· And more.<br /><br />The Private Equity Playbook provides all the coaching you’ll need to compete and win on this new playing field.
The Power of Zero, Revised and Updated: How to Get to the 0% Tax ...
by David McKnight

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English

Pages

145

Publication Date

September 04, 2018

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<b>OVER 180,000 COPIES IN PRINT, WITH A NEW CHAPTER ON THE 2018 TAX CUTS.<br /><br /><b>There's a massive freight train bearing down on the average American investor, and it's coming in the form of higher taxes. </b></b><br /><br />The United States Government has made trillions of dollars in unfunded promises for programs like Social Security and Medicare--and the only way to deliver on these promises is to raise taxes. Some experts have even suggested that tax rates will need to double, just to keep our country solvent. Unfortunately, if you're like most Americans, you've saved the majority of your retirement assets in tax-deferred vehicles like 401(k)s and IRAs. If tax rates go up, how much of your hard-earned money will you really get to keep? <br /><br />In THE POWER OF ZERO, McKnight provides a concise, step-by-step roadmap on how to get to the 0% tax bracket by the time you retire, effectively eliminating tax rate risk from your retirement picture. Now, in this expanded edition, McKnight has updated the book with a new chapter on the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, showing readers how to navigate the new tax law in its first year of being in effect, and how they can extend the life of their retirement savings by taking advantage of it now. <br /><br />The day of reckoning is fast approaching. Are you ready to do what it takes to experience the power of zero?
Nomad Capitalist: How to Reclaim Your Freedom with Offshore Bank ...
by Andrew Henderson

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English

Pages

286

Publication Date

April 09, 2018

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<p>The world has changed forever. <br /></p><ul><li>Governments have expanded their reach over their citizens’ lives, <br /></li><li>Power is being consolidated by an elite few, and <br /></li><li>The world economy has become more volatile and unpredictable. </li></ul><p>Meanwhile, the internet, a globalizing world economy, and the emergence of the developing world present opportunities to anyone willing to make simple changes to their life. </p><p>Geography is no longer a limitation for those willing to follow Andrew Henderson’s ‘Five Magic Words’ and <strong>“Go where you’re treated best.” </strong></p><p>As the world’s most sought-after expert on offshore tax planning, second passports, and global citizenship - cited by the BBC, Bloomberg, Elite Daily and more - Andrew has condensed his last ten years of investigative world travel into an unprecedented book to help entrepreneurs and investors keep more of their own money, live where they want, become citizens of the world, and improve their lives and the planet. </p><p>Direct. Honest. Experienced. Unapologetic. Practical. Transparent. Even funny. The Nomad Capitalist will show you how to take his “E-K-G” formula to:<br /></p><ul><li> ENHANCE your personal lifestyle, <br /></li><li>KEEP more of your money, and <br /></li><li>GROW your money by living, investing, banking, and doing business overseas. </li></ul><p>From foreign companies to offshore accounts and from overseas investments to dual citizenship, you’ll find everything you need to know to begin a life of international proportions, storing gold in super-secret vaults, finding love in exotic locations, and improving everything from your health to your tax bill by simply “going where you’re treated best.” </p><p>It is no longer enough to be a digital nomad. Those who want complete freedom from the world’s broken systems <strong>must become Nomad Capitalists</strong>, learning to navigate the world system to reclaim their freedom and rediscover the possibilities of capitalism’s greatest promises.</p><p>Get the book to see how.</p>
Think And Grow Rich
by Napoleon Hill

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English

Pages

173

Publication Date

April 07, 2019

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Think and Grow Rich is a motivational personal development and self-help book written by Napoleon Hill and inspired by a suggestion from Scottish-American businessman Andrew Carnegie. While the title implies that this book deals only with how to get rich, the author explains that the philosophy taught in the book can be used to help people succeed in all lines of work and to do or be almost anything they want
Get What's Yours: The Secrets to Maxing Out Your Social Security ...
by , Paul Solman

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English

Pages

385

Publication Date

February 17, 2015

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<b>Social Security law has changed! <i>Get What’s Yours </i>has been revised and updated to reflect new regulations that took effect on April 29, 2016.</b><BR><BR><i>Get What’s Yours</i> has proven itself to be the definitive book about how to navigate the forbidding maze of Social Security and emerge with the highest possible benefits. It is an engaging manual of tactics and strategies written by well-known financial commentators that is unobtainable elsewhere. You could try reading all 2,728 rules of the Social Security system (and the thousands of explanations of these rules), but academia’s Kotlikoff, the popular press’s Moeller, and public television’s Solman explain the Social Security system just as comprehensively, and a lot more comprehensibly. Moreover, they demonstrate that what you don’t know can seriously hurt you: wrong decisions about which Social Security benefits to apply for cost individual retirees tens of thousands of dollars in lost income every year. (Some of those people are even in the book.)<BR> <BR>Changes to Social Security that take effect in 2016 make it more important than ever to wait as long as possible (until age 70, if possible) to claim Social Security benefits. The new law also has significant implications for those who wish to claim divorced spousal benefits (and how many Social Security recipients even know about divorced spousal benefits?). Besides addressing these and other issues, this revised edition contains a chapter explaining how Medicare rules can shape Social Security decisions.<BR> <BR>Many other personal-finance books briefly address Social Security, but none offers the full, authoritative, yet conversational analysis of <i>Get What’s Yours.</i><BR> <BR><i>Get What’s Yours</i> explains Social Security benefits through basic strategies and stirring stories. It covers the most frequent benefit scenarios faced by married retired couples; by divorced retirees; by widows and widowers. It explains what to do if you’re a retired parent of dependent children; disabled; an eligible beneficiary who continues to work. It addresses the tax consequences of your choices, as well as the financial implications for other investments. It does all this and more.<BR> <BR>There are more than 52 million Americans aged 54 to 69. Ten thousand of them reach Social Security’s full retirement age of 66 every day. For all these people—and for their families and friends—<i>Get What’s Yours</i> has proven to be an invaluable, and therefore indispensable, tool.
Tax-Free Wealth: How to Build Massive Wealth by Permanently Lower...
by Tom Wheelwright

Language

English

Pages

320

Publication Date

February 28, 2013

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<div>Tax-Free Wealth is about tax planning concepts. It’s about how to use your country’s tax laws to your benefit. In this book, Tom Wheelwright will tell you how the tax laws work. And how they are designed to reduce your taxes, not to increase your taxes. Once you understand this basic principle, you no longer need to be afraid of the tax laws. They are there to help you and your business—not to hinder you.<br /><BR>Once you understand the basic principles of tax reduction, you can begin, immediately, reducing your taxes. Eventually, you may even be able to legally eliminate your income taxes and drastically reduce your other taxes. Once you do that, you can live a life of Tax-Free Wealth.<br /></div>
The Daily Telegraph Tax Guide 2019: Your Complete Guide to the Ta...
by David Genders

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English

Pages

296

Publication Date

May 03, 2019

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<p><b><i>The Daily Telegraph Tax Guide </i></b>is the UK's bestselling tax handbook, containing everything you need to know about completing a self-assessment tax return for 2018/19. It includes: <br />· Key changes from the Budget and Spring Statements <br />· Dealing effectively with HM Revenue & Customs <br />· Worked illustrations showing you how to complete your tax submission<br />· How living or working abroad affects the tax that you pay<br />· Tax saving tips which will help you save money<br />· Inheritance Tax and potentially exempt transfers </p><p>Whether you are self-employed, work part time or full time, are unemployed or retired, if you pay tax, <b><i>The Daily Telegraph Tax Guide</i></b> is invaluable. It helps ensure that you are as tax efficient as possible, offering practical advice, timetables and examples that make the complex and challenging world of tax returns easier to understand.</p>

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