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The Essays of Warren Buffett: Lessons for Corporate America, Four...
by , Warren E. Buffett

Language

English

Pages

318

Publication Date

November 01, 2015

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<p>The year 2015 marks the fiftieth anniversary of Berkshire Hathaway under Warren Buffett’s leadership, a milestone worth commemorating. The tenure sets a record for chief executive not only in duration but in value creation and philosophizing. The fourth edition of <em>The Essays of Warren Buffett: Lessons for Corporate America</em> celebrates its twentieth anniversary. As the book Buffett autographs most, its popularity and longevity attest to the widespread appetite for this unique compilation of Buffett’s thoughts that is at once comprehensive, non-repetitive, and digestible. New and experienced readers alike will gain an invaluable informal education by perusing this classic arrangement of Warren’s best writings. </p><br /><p>The fourth edition’s new material includes: </p><br /><ul><br /> <li>Warren’s 50th anniversary retrospective, in what Bill Gates called Warren’s best letter ever, on conglomerates and Berkshire’s future without Buffett;</li><br /> <li>Charlie Munger’s 50th anniversary essay on “The Berkshire System”;</li><br /> <li>Warren’s definitive defense of Berkshire’s no-dividend practice; and</li><br /> <li>Warren’s best advice on investing, whether in apartments, farms, or businesses.</li><br /></ul><br /><br /><p>“Larry Cunningham has done a great job at collating our philosophy.” — Warren Buffett</p><br /><p>"Larry Cunningham takes Buffett's brilliant letters to a still-higher level by organizing them into single-subject chapters. The book begins, moreover, with an excellent introduction by Larry.” — Carol Loomis</p><br /><p>“This is a very important book. I recommend it to everyone who is interested in learning about investing, corporate governance, and business judgement.” — <em>Bill Ackman</em></p><br /><p>“The book on Buffett—a superb job.” — <em>Forbes</em></p><br /><p>“Extraordinary—full of wisdom, humor, and common sense.” — <em>Money</em></p><br /><p>“A classic on value investing and the definitive source on Buffett.” — <em>Financial Times</em></p><br /><p>“Cunningham has done a truly commendable job distilling and organizing the essence of Buffett's letter to Berkshire shareholders...While the essays reviewed in the latest edition of this volume range across a broad assortment of topics, for most readers the most valuable part of this book will be Buffett's lessons and insights on investing. It is extraordinarily rewarding to be able to survey the accumulated wisdom of one of the world's most successful investors.” — <em>Kevin M. LaCroix, The D&O Diary</em></p>
FINANCIALLY CARING FOR YOUR DISABLED CHILD: A Guide to Understand...
by Omni Kiecker

Language

English

Pages

76

Publication Date

April 11, 2019

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My goal in writing this book is to educate you about Supplemental Needs Trusts. I want you to be informed, so that when you sit down to meet with an attorney, you can understand the legal jargon of estate planning. I hope to equip you with the knowledge and tools to know what you need done as the parent of a disabled child and to ensure that everything is done properly to protect your child.It does not matter if your child has autism spectrum disorder, Down syndrome, cystic fibrosis, schizophrenia or multiple sclerosis, there is a good chance they can and will benefit from the Supplemental Needs Trust described in this book. Anyone with a child who is currently on or may benefit from Medicaid or Medical Assistance programs will benefit from this book.
J.K. Lasser's Small Business Taxes 2019: Your Complete Guide to a...
by Barbara Weltman

Language

English

Pages

720

Publication Date

November 16, 2018

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<p><b>Maximize your bottom line with the nation's most trusted small business tax guide</b></p> <p><i>J.K. Lasser's Small Business Taxes 2019</i> is the small business owner's ultimate guide to a money-saving, stress-free tax season. Providing straightforward advice from the nation's most trusted tax expert on small business taxes, this book gives you the answers you need quickly, with clear, concise guidance. Updated to cover changes from the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act and other legislation, this edition also includes an e-supplement covering additional developments from Congress and the IRS to keep you fully up-to-date.</p> <p>A complete listing of all available business deductions and credits helps you identify those you qualify for, and includes critical information on dollar limits, recordkeeping requirements, and how to actually <i>take</i> the write-off—all the way down to the IRS form to use. Organizational and planning strategies help you get through the process quickly and with fewer headaches, and this year's changes to the tax laws are explained in terms of how they affect <i>your</i> filing.</p> <p>Keeping up with the intricacies of tax law and filing is a full-time job—but it's not <i>your</i> full-time job. You have a business to run. This book gives you the guidance you need in the time that you have so you can get taxes out of the way and get back to work.</p> <ul> <li>Learn which expenses qualify for deductions—and which ones don't</li> <li>Adopt a more organized recordkeeping system to streamline the filing process</li> <li>Explore small-business-specific strategies for starting or closing a business, running a sideline business, and operating in multiple businesses</li> </ul> <ul> <li>Decode the various forms and worksheets correctly with step-by-step guidance</li> <li>Audit-proof your return</li> <li>Review obligations for the “other taxes,” including payroll and excise taxes</li> </ul> <p>Every year, millions of small business owners overpay their taxes because they lack the time and expertise to make tax-sensitive business decisions throughout the year only to learn that it’s too late to act when it comes to tax time. Now you can put your money back where it belongs—in your business. <i>J.K. Lasser's Small Business Taxes 2019</i> helps you take wise actions during the year and tells you how to file completely and accurately while maximizing your bottom line.</p>
J.K. Lasser's 1001 Deductions and Tax Breaks 2019: Your Complete ...
by Barbara Weltman

Language

English

Pages

448

Publication Date

November 16, 2018

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<b>A complete list of individual tax relief opportunities</b> <p><i>J.K. Lasser's 1001 Deductions and Tax Breaks 2019</i> is the complete and thorough guide to reducing your tax burden. By listing every possible deduction and credit available to individual taxpayers, this book can help you achieve <i>substantial</i> savings on your 2018 tax return. Updated and expanded to cover new and changing tax law, this edition also includes an e-supplement covering the latest developments from Congress and the IRS to keep you fully up-to-date. Stop overpaying and gain peace of mind as you find the answers you need for your specific tax situation. Mine your paperwork for write-off opportunities, and claim your tax breaks correctly; easy-to-follow instructions give you clear guidance through the maze of worksheets to help you reclaim what is legally yours.</p> <p>Echoing cries of "Can I claim...?", "How do I deduct...?", "Where do I find...?" mean it's tax season again, and America's most trusted tax advisor is here to take away the stress. Find answers, save money, and streamline the filing process.</p> <ul> <li>Examine your records for deduction opportunities</li> <li>Identify each and every deduction for which you qualify</li> <li>Learn about new or updated deductions for your 2018 return</li> <li>See what types of income are tax free</li> <li>Claim correctly, with the appropriate forms and evidence</li> </ul> <p>Deductions and credits were put in place <i>precisely</i> to help everyday people like yourself keep more of their hard-earned money—but only if you claim them. Instead of mounting an expedition into impenetrable tax code, let an expert do the legwork for you: <i>J.K. Lasser's 1001 Deductions and Tax Breaks 2019</i> gives you the straightforward, no-nonsense information you need to stop overpaying and keep more of what's yours.</p>
Executor's Guide, The: Settling a Loved One's Estate or Trust
by Mary Randolph

Language

English

Pages

522

Publication Date

February 28, 2018

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<i>The Executor's Guide</i> shows someone who's wrapping up a loved one's estate how to proceed, step by step. It explains what must be done right away and what can wait, and guides readers through a land of unfamiliar legal procedures and terminology. <br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />It covers:<br /><br /><ul><br /><br /><li>preparing for the job of executor or trustee <br /><br /><li>the first steps to take<br /><br /><li>claiming life insurance, Social Security, and other benefits<br /><br /><li>making sense of a will<br /><br /><li>what to do if there is no will<br /><br /><li>how to determine whether probate is necessary--it may not be!<br /><br /><li>managing assets a child inherits <br /><br /><li>taxes<br /><br /><li>an overview of probate court proceedings<br /><br /><li>what you can do to avoid disputes with family members<br /><br /><li>handling trusts<br /><br /><li>looking up your state's laws, and<br /><br /><li>working with lawyers, appraisers, accountants and other experts. <br /><br /><br /></ul><br /><br /><i>The Executor's Guide</i> contains tables that outline key points of each state's laws, the latest information on estate tax laws, and helpful worksheets.
Every Airbnb Host's Tax Guide 
by Stephen Fishman

Language

English

Pages

208

Publication Date

August 15, 2018

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<b>The complete tax guide for Airbnb and other short-term rental hosts</b><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />As a short-term rental host, you’re entitled to many valuable deductions and other tax benefits. This book—the first of its kind—shows you how to pay no more tax than necessary on your rental income while complying with IRS rules. <br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />Learn everything you need to know about taxes, including:<br /><br /><ul><br /><br /><li>what deductions you should be taking<br /><br /><li>how to report your short-term rental income<br /><br /><li>how to deduct losses<br /><br /><li>vacation home and tax-free rental rules<br /><br /><li>how to allocate costs when you rent a room in your home, and<br /><br /><li>how to keep proper records.<br /><br /><br /></ul><br /><br />Whether you rent your property through Airbnb, FlipKey, HomeAway, TripAdvisor, Craigslist, or VRBO, you want to make sure you understand these tax rules. That way, you can rest assured you are making the most out of your hosting business without risking problems with the IRS.<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><b>All the information in the book remains up-to-date for the 2017 tax year. The changes brought about by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act all take effect in 2018, except for an increase in bonus depreciation which took effect September 27, 2017. Anyone who purchases the book has access to an update page on the Nolo website specific to this book which explains the 2017 bonus depreciation change and summarizes how the new tax law affects small business owners’ taxes for 2018 and later. A new edition of the book, completely updated for the new tax law, will be published August 1, 2018.</b>
U.S. Taxes for Worldly Americans: The Traveling Expat's Guide to ...
by Olivier Wagner

Language

English

Pages

158

Publication Date

February 01, 2017

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<b>The Amazon Expat Tax Bestseller, Now Updated for 2019. </b>Are you a citizen of the United States who lives abroad? You probably know America is one of only two countries that taxes its citizens on their worldwide income, regardless of where they live or work. If you’re thinking about becoming a digital nomad or expatriating to another country, do you know how to avoid paying unfair taxes on your income while abroad? There may be huge penalties and tax evasion charges if you don’t file correctly.<br /><br />By combining the right strategies for citizenship, residency, banking, incorporation, and physical presence in other countries, most Americans abroad can legally lower their U.S. tax owing to $0. In <i>U.S. Taxes for Worldly Americans</i>, Certified Public Accountant, U.S. immigrant, expat, and perpetual traveler Olivier Wagner shows you how to use 100% legal strategies (beyond traditionally maligned “tax havens”) to keep your income and assets safe from the IRS.<br /><br />Olivier covers a wealth of international tax information updated for 2019, including:<br /><br />· Step-by-step instructions for the Forms and Schedules you will use to file your offshore tax, no matter where you are.<br />· How to qualify for special deductions, credits, and exemptions on international taxation.<br />· Why opening bank accounts and corporations in foreign countries is easier than you think.<br />· How residency or citizenship in another country can legally lower your taxes.<br />· How your spouse and children (whether American or of another nationality) affect your tax situation.<br />· Practical advice for moving, living, and working with tax-free income in other parts of the world.<br />· What to consider before renouncing your American citizenship and saying goodbye to the IRS for good.<br /><br />As a non-resident American, there is no single easy answer to lower your taxes. If you don’t understand every possibility, you could end up paying too much. Embrace a worldly lifestyle with confidence as you master the U.S. tax system for Americans living overseas.
The Tax and Legal Playbook: Game-Changing Solutions to Your Small...
by Mark J. Kohler

Language

English

Pages

314

Publication Date

April 20, 2015

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<div><B>The Tax and Legal Playbook: Strategies that Save You Time and Money</B><BR><BR>CPA and Attorney Mark J. Kohler answers the leading tax and legal questions facing small business owners, across all stages of business, and delivers a comprehensive playbook of clear-cut truths, thought-provoking advice, and underutilized solutions to save you time, money, and heartache.<BR><BR>You can read this book straight through or as a reference guide—reading the chapters as needed to answer the questions as they arise. You’ll come away wiser and better equipped to make the best decisions for your business, your family, and yourself.<BR><BR>Covers:<BR><BR>• The ins and outs behind fundamental business decisions<BR>• Underutilized tax and legal strategies that can save you thousands<BR>• Picking the right legal entity for your business<BR>• Common legal scams and deceptions to avoid<BR>• Protecting your assets and planning for retirement<BR>• Issues are illustrated with entertaining, real-world examples<BR></div>
Plan Your Estate
by Denis Clifford

Language

English

Pages

528

Publication Date

April 01, 2018

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Turn to <i>Plan Your Estate</i> for straightforward, plain-English explanations of each of your estate-planning options, so you can make the best decisions for you and those you love.<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />Attorney Denis Clifford shows you how to:<br /><br /><br /><ul><br /><br /><li>avoid probate<br /><br /><li>leave property through a will or trust<br /><br /><li>use life insurance to provide for your loved ones<br /><br /><li>name a guardian for your minor children<br /><br /><li>leave property to a young person<br /><br /><li>plan for incapacity<br /><br /><li>implement strategies specific to business owners<br /><br /><li>reduce estate taxes, and<br /><br /><li>make final arrangements.<br /><br /><br /></ul><br /><br />Applies in all U.S. states except Louisiana.
Zondervan 2019 Minister's Tax and Financial Guide: For 2018 Tax R...
by , John Van Drunen

Language

English

Pages

192

Publication Date

January 22, 2019

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<p>For years, ministers have trusted the <em>Zondervan Minister's Tax and Financial Guide</em> to save them time and money. This easy-to-understand workbook simplifies the tax code and offers dozens of tips to reduce your tax bill. For 2019, the guide includes a line-by-line explanation of the 1040 Form as well as information on recent changes in the tax code. Dan Busby also explains the easy steps you can take now to minimize next year's tax bill. This 2018 edition also includes sound retirement planning helps, compensation planning guidance, and ways to maximize business expense reimbursements. Zondervan Minister's Tax and Financial Guide is also useful to church treasurers, business administrators, and tax preparers who assist ministers.</p>

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