Month: October 2020

Monty Rakusen | Cultura | Getty Images Company: Contura Energy, Inc. (CTRA) Business: Contura is large scale provider of metallurgical (“met”) and thermal coal. The company has mining operations across coal basins in Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia. It supplies both metallurgical coal to produce steel and thermal coal to generate power. The met coal
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US President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential candidate and former US Vice President Joe Biden are seen during the final presidential debate. (Photo Illustration by Pavlo Conchar/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) SOPA Images | LightRocket | Getty Images Tuesday’s presidential election has been described as the most important in U.S. history. Investors may be wondering:
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In a recent case, the 11th Circuit discussed conservation easements and their statutory requirements. The full case addressed three issues: (1) the granted-in-perpetuity requirement, (2) the effect of an amendment clause (and the protected-in-perpetuity requirement), and (3) valuation methods. This post focuses on only the first issue—the operation of § 170(h)(2)(C)’s granted-in-perpetuity requirement. For some quick
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Your CPA firm’s online presence is critical to your success. In my last article, I discussed what should happen when prospective clients Google your firm. Now we’ll discuss how to implement the strategies that boost your online presence: your website and your newsletter. We’ll weigh the pros and cons of three different approaches to creating
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Spanish taxpayers are facing several tax hikes in addition to the two major taxes—a financial transactions tax (FTT) and a digital services tax (DST)—approved by Spain’s upper house less than two weeks ago. The coalition government this week presented the 2021 budget which includes a 53 percent increase in non-financial public spending from last year,
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If you buy something through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. The benefits of using a hand dryer is even more evident as people look to limit their point of contact. The key is to install an automatic hand dryer that is fast and powerful, so it quickly dries
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The top Democrat and Republican on the tax-writing House Ways and Means Committee introduced bipartisan legislation to encourage more Americans to save for retirement, with increased tax credits and improvements for 401(k), 403(b), IRA and SIMPLE plans. House Ways and Means Committee chairman Richard Neal, D-Massachusetts, and ranking member Kevin Brady, R-Texas, teamed up Tuesday
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Sanibel Island, Jerry’s Foods, grocery store, breakfast cereal aisle. (Photo by: Jeffrey … [+] Greenberg/Education Images/Universal Images Group via Getty Images) Jeffrey Greenberg/Universal Images Group via Getty Images I am interviewing Gaurav Sharma, who has launched a new venture to solve an old problem. Gaurav, ever since we started our national experiment with do-it -yourself pensions with
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The outcome of Tuesday’s election could be profound tax changes, but that’s only if one party wins control of both houses of Congress and the White House. “After the November election the Democrats and the Republicans are going to know how many seats they hold in the House and the Senate,” said Tim Speiss, co-leader
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Raymond James CEO Paul Reilly told CNBC on Friday that long-term investors should not be scared away from equity markets, despite the rise in coronavirus cases and other risk factors that weighed on Wall Street in October. “The important message is stay invested,” Reilly said on “Power Lunch.” “If you’re afraid of some segments, that’s
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Retirement plan with banknote, glasses, and pen getty The SECURE Act, which was signed into law at the end of 2019, made many changes to the laws around retirement contributions and withdrawals, with very significant alterations made to traditional IRA inheritance rules. If you own an IRA, particularly a sizeable one, the conventional wisdom about
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The agreement between Camico and CPA Mutual to transfer the Accountants Professional Liability Insurance Program from CPA Mutual to Camico represents the collaboration of two mutual insurance companies, both founded by CPAs, to provide customized liability insurance to CPAs. “Camico is taking over CPA Mutual’s future business, and CPA Mutual will stay in business to
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