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

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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>
The Pocket Small Business Owner's Guide to Starting Your Business...
by Carol Tice

Language

English

Pages

244

Publication Date

July 01, 2013

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Most businesses that close their doors have one thing in common: They ran out of money. Don’t let this happen to you. This indispensable book, part of Allworth’s popular Pocket Small Business Owner’s Guide series, will help you to save money on every aspect of your business, from advertising to overhead. With invaluable cost-cutting tips for all types of businesses, from e-commerce and home-based operations to services and retail, this guide will help you create a blueprint that will allow your business to survive and thrive. You’ll save on: <BR><ul><li>Advertising</li><li>Marketing</li><li>Purchasing</li><li>Transportation and shipping</li><li>Labor</li><li>Financing</li><li>Facilities</li><li>Operations</li><li>Taxes</li><li>And more! </li></ul><BR>In today’s economy, small business owners must seize every opportunity to keep costs down, and every penny saved goes to your bottom line. Follow this street-smart advice to lay the foundation for a business that will be profitable for years to come.
The Law of Journalism and Mass Communication
by , Amy L. Reynolds

Language

English

Pages

704

Publication Date

October 25, 2017

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<strong>The Law of Journalism and Mass Communication, Sixth Edition</strong>, by Robert Trager, Susan Dente Ross, and Amy Reynolds offers a clear and engaging introduction to media law with comprehensive coverage and analysis of key cases for future journalists and media professionals. You are introduced to key legal issues at the start of each chapter, building your critical thinking skills before progressing to real-world landmark cases that demonstrate how media law is applied today. Contemporary examples, emerging legal topics, international issues, and cutting-edge research all help you to retain and apply principles of media law in practice.  <br /><br /><br /><br />The thoroughly revised <strong>Sixth Edition </strong>has been reorganized and shortened to 12 chapters, streamlining the content and offering instructors more opportunities for classroom activities. This edition also goes beyond the judiciary—including discussions of tweets and public protests, alcohol ads in university newspapers, global data privacy and cybersecurity, libel on the internet, and free speech on college campuses—to show how the law affects the ways mass communication works and how people perceive and receive that work.<br />
The Hidden Wealth of Nations: The Scourge of Tax Havens
by Gabriel Zucman

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English

Pages

142

Publication Date

September 22, 2015

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<div>We are well aware of the rise of the 1% as the rapid growth of economic inequality has put the majority of the world’s wealth in the pockets of fewer and fewer. One much-discussed solution to this imbalance is to significantly increase the rate at which we tax the wealthy. But with an enormous amount of the world’s wealth hidden in tax havens—in countries like Switzerland, Luxembourg, and the Cayman Islands—this wealth cannot be fully accounted for and taxed fairly. No one, from economists to bankers to politicians, has been able to quantify exactly how much of the world’s assets are currently hidden—until now. Gabriel Zucman is the first economist to offer reliable insight into the actual extent of the world’s money held in tax havens. And it’s staggering.<br /><br /><br /><br />In <i>The Hidden Wealth of Nations</i>, Zucman offers an inventive and sophisticated approach to quantifying how big the problem is, how tax havens work and are organized, and how we can begin to approach a solution. His research reveals that tax havens are a quickly growing danger to the world economy. In the past five years, the amount of wealth in tax havens has increased over 25%—there has never been as much money held offshore as there is today. This hidden wealth accounts for at least $7.6 trillion, equivalent to 8% of the global financial assets of households. Fighting the notion that any attempts to vanquish tax havens are futile, since some countries will always offer more advantageous tax rates than others, as well the counter-argument that since the financial crisis tax havens have disappeared, Zucman shows how both sides are actually very wrong. In <i>The Hidden Wealth of Nations</i> he offers an ambitious agenda for reform, focused on ways in which countries can change the incentives of tax havens. Only by first understanding the enormity of the secret wealth can we begin to estimate the kind of actions that would force tax havens to give up their practices.<br /><br /><br /><br />Zucman’s work has quickly become the gold standard for quantifying the amount of the world’s assets held in havens. In this concise book, he lays out in approachable language how the international banking system works and the dangerous extent to which the large-scale evasion of taxes is undermining the global market as a whole. If we are to find a way to solve the problem of increasing inequality, <i>The Hidden Wealth of Nations</i> is essential reading.<br /><br /> <br /><br /> </div>
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.
J.K. Lasser's Small Business Taxes 2019: Your Complete Guide to a...
by Barbara Weltman

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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>
Plan Your Estate
by Denis Clifford

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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.
Executor's Guide, The: Settling a Loved One's Estate or Trust
by Mary Randolph

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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.
Get It Together: Organize Your Records So Your Family Won't Have ...
by , Shae Irving

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English

Pages

432

Publication Date

September 01, 2018

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<i>Get It Together</i> is a detailed workbook that helps you collect and organize your important papers and information. <br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />The author leads you through the process step-by-step, prompting you to find and keep track of:<br /><br /><p><ul><br /><br /><li>secured places and passwords<br /><br /><li>employment records insurance policies<br /><br /><li>real estate records <br /><br /><li>tax records<br /><br /><li>retirement accounts <br /><br /><li>estate planning documents<br /><br /><li>final arrangements<br /><br /><li>letters to loved ones,<br /><br /><li>and more.<br /><br /></ul><p><br /><br />The end product will be an important and useful gift to those who wrap up your affairs after your death.<br /><br /><br /><br /><br /><br />Now available a companion Binder & Tab Set - search for "get it together binder and tab set"
International Taxation in a Nutshell (Nutshells)
by , Richard Doernberg

Language

English

Pages

658

Publication Date

August 31, 2018

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This Nutshell, which provides an introduction to U.S. international taxation useful to both U.S. and non-U.S. students and practitioners interested in the topic, has been extensively revised and updated to address the fundamental changes to the U.S. international tax rules introduced by the 2017 tax act, as well as global tax changes brought about by the OECD’s project on cross-border tax avoidance. In addition to providing a survey of the technical rules, the book also offers insight into tax planning considerations and how these have been altered by recent U.S. and global developments. Both the U.S. activities of foreign taxpayers, as well as the foreign activities of U.S. taxpayers are explored. In today’s world, it is crucial for those involved in business and investment activities to understand the tax consequences that impact cross-border flows. The authors’ careers span both the academic and private sectors, and they have used their experiences to distill the complexities of real-world tax considerations into a clearly written, straight-forward presentation of the key international tax concepts.

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