Month: June 2021

Robinhood will pay roughly $70 million in penalties for its systemwide outages and misleading communication and trading practices, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority said Wednesday. The settlement regards the technical failures Robinhood experienced in March of 2020, Robinhood’s lack of due diligence before approving customers to place options trades and purveying misleading information to customers
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The tax proposals contained in the Biden administration’s fiscal year 2022 budget, including the American Families Plan (AFP) and American Jobs Plan (AJP), would levy $2.3 trillion in new taxes on high-income earners and businesses and provide $998 billion in refundable tax credits to low- and middle-income households, for a net tax increase of $1.3
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In this article ZM 6694.T-JP Charlie Munger, vice chairman of Berkshire Hathaway, revealed he is fond of Zoom, saying the videoconferencing software will keep thriving even as life goes back to normal after the pandemic. “I have fallen in love with Zoom,” Munger said during an interview with Becky Quick on CNBC’s special “Buffett & Munger:
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Jose Luis Pelaez | Getty Images Investors who want to capitalize on emerging trends — i.e., electric vehicles or remote work — may want to check out “thematic” exchange-traded funds. These ETFs provide a way for investors to engage in so-called thematic investing, which generally means buying stocks or other investments that may benefit from
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Better enforcement; for fans of tax crime; partner sabbaticals please; and other highlights from our favorite tax bloggers. Hot topics Taxbuzz (https://www.taxbuzz.com/blog): Partisan bickering over tax rates is a constant, but when five of the nation’s former Treasury secretaries agree on something, it’s time to take notice. In response to reports of enormous disparities between
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In this article 9988-HK 9888-HK FISV Leon Cooperman on CNBC’s “Halftime Report.” Scott Mlyn | CNBC Billionaire investor Leon Cooperman said Tuesday that stock picking is key to superior returns going forward as the overall market has grown stagnant after a historic rebound from the pandemic hit. “In terms of my long-term outlook, to be honest
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Table of Contents Key Findings Thirteen states have notable tax changes taking effect July 1, 2021. Indiana has the lone corporate income tax rate change, with the rate decreasing from 5.25 to 4.9 percent. Montana will begin using a corporate income tax apportionment formula with a double-weighted sales factor. Idaho will offer a one-time individual
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Jason York | Getty Images State lawmakers around the country are increasingly tackling the retirement-savings gap head on. Maine has become the latest jurisdiction to enact a law to require most employers that don’t offer a retirement plan to automatically enroll their workers in an individual retirement account through a state-administered program. The New York
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There are a lot of things people don’t know about the accounting profession. To a certain extent, that’s fine — if they knew how to create a financial statement or prepare a complex tax return, they might start thinking they didn’t need accountants. But there are many other things that people don’t know about accounting
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Matthew Walach recalls a colleague passing along a valuable lesson a dozen or so years ago, when he was pressured to dress in a suit for a video meeting with a big video game client in Vancouver. The client joined the call in a cowboy hat and immediately teased the employees in suits and ties.
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