Drive for Uber? Deliver for Amazon? Here are tax rules to know

While IRS reports progress on cracking down on tax-related ID fraud, consumers and businesses warned to watch out for con artists who want more of your data. Susan Tompor, Detroit Free Press<p>The number one thing people are doing with their tax refund. Elizabeth Keatinge has more. Buzz60<p>51% of …


The most affordable part of Britain to buy a home - where it's 4 times cheaper to get a mortgage

Mortgage payments reached their most affordable levels in over four years in the last three months of 2017, analysis has found.<p>Typical mortgage …


MP wants 138mph A5 biker to be banned from the roads for longer

An MP is calling on the Attorney General to increase the three month driving ban given to a biker clocked doing 138mph on the A5.<p>Pablo Maxwell’s …

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What Are the Elements of a Business Contract?

As a small business owner or self-employed individual, you may need to enter into a business contract. A business contract is a legal agreement …

Small Business

Self-employed people are happiest types of workers, study claims

You work longer hours than most of your friends, you never know where your next paycheck is coming from and there’s no HR team to mollycoddle you …


Which Country to Move to If You're Young and Want to Be Your Own Boss

Set yourself up for success abroad.<p>Forget debates about whether you should plant roots on one of the U.S. coasts or flock to the middle of the country to forge a startup hub. If you’re thinking about making a move to pursue entrepreneurship, look beyond American borders.<p>Expert Market, a U.K.-based …

United Arab Emirates

The Londoner Who Brought Uber To Its Knees

Yaseen Aslam seems to be living a celebrity life.<p>Walking around North London Aslam is constantly stopped by passers-by who want to shake his hand.<p>He tweets and live streams his life on Facebook to thousands of followers.<p>And there’s a filmmaker who’s been following Aslam for three years, and says …


Self-employed people are happier at work: study

The self-employed are happier at work — despite longer hours and more job uncertainty, a study suggests.<p>People who were their own boss had more …


How Buying a Home Freed Up My Life

I live in a ski resort town in California’s Sierra Nevada mountain range. It’s just minutes from Lake Tahoe, with multiple gated neighborhoods full …

Real Estate

Self-employment can save tax, but beware of recurring losses

Have you ever attended the Boring Conference? There really is such a thing. It's a one-day conference held annually in London that celebrates the mundane, ordinary, obvious and overlooked. Presentation topics have included shipping forecasts, bar codes, toast, and yellow lines on the road. Last …


AOP alerts members to HMRC letter

The AOP is alerting its members to a letter they may have received from Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs (HMRC).<p>The letter asks members for …


Midlands Voices: Nebraskans can vote for a healthier choice

<i>The writer, of Bellevue, is active in a new petition drive to place Medicaid expansion on the November ballot.</i><p>I owned and operated a photography …

Health Care

DICCI to start bitcoin mining training programme

The programme contents will educate students about blockchain technology, Bitcoin/crypto currency mining, entrepreneurship, startups and business …


Inside Track: Claire Garvey, couture designer

Dublin-based fashion designer wants to work with as many musicians as possible

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State of the Union

David Grusky, Charles Varner, Marybeth Mattingly, and Stephanie Garlow<p>Aliya Saperstein<p>The traditional gender binary just doesn’t work. When …

Stanford University

Are My Social Security Benefits Taxable?

MoneyTipsSocial Security is generally considered a tax-free benefit, but that is not always the case. Depending on the amount of alternate income …


Rogue Queenstown cab drivers preying on tourists, taxi boss claims

Queenstown has become "the Wild West of the taxi industry" since rules were relaxed in October, New Zealand's taxi boss says.More than 40 cabs have …


15 Odd American Taxes You May Have to Pay

Benjamin Franklin famously said, "In this world nothing can be certain, except death and taxes." What we can also be certain of is that strange, …

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Ministry leads drive to find ex-cons jobs

The Labour Ministry is leading a campaign aimed at creating more job opportunities for former inmates with occupational skills training under a …


Figures reveal stark differences in the earning potential of graduates based on their course of study

Medicine has been revealed as the degree subject attracting the highest graduate salaries according to figures from the Department for Education.<p>The statistics, which are drawn from PAYE and declared self-employment earnings data, show that the average medical graduate was earning £47,300 five …


Connecticut Tops America’s Power Couple Ranking

Connecticut is the new center for America’s power couples.<p>Bloomberg analyzed the household income level it took in each state for a dual-career …


How To Save For Taxes If You Are A Freelancer

MoneyTipsAre you tired of working for others? Being your own boss can be very rewarding both financially and spiritually, but there are challenges …

Personal Finance

Here Are 5 Things You Need to Doublecheck Before Filing Your Tax Return

A late tax deadline gives those filing taxes a little extra time, which they should use to doublecheck everything on their tax return.<p>The Internal …


Why I’m Hiring Our Kid as an Employee

Tweet<p>Pin<p>Share<p>Flip<p>+1<p>Shares 0<p>Last week, I had a talk with RB40Jr on the way to school. I reminded him that I have a blog and asked if he’d like to work …


Brazil Embassy Visa Processing services

visa application form duly filled<p>Original passport, valid for at least six months after the intended arrival to Brazil. The passport must be signed …

New Delhi

Top 15 questions people are asking this tax season

The number one thing people are doing with their tax refund. Elizabeth Keatinge has more. Buzz60<p>51% of Americans now approve of the tax law. That number is up from 37% in December. Buzz60

Personal Finance

What you need to know about filing taxes as an American in Germany

As an American in Germany, there are many things we can put behind us in the US, but unfortunately filing taxes is not one of them. While most …


Ryanair to stop using contractor pilots in Germany

Ryanair is to stop using self-employed agency pilots in Germany, and will instead offer direct employment contracts to all pilots based there.


On jobs, a promise too big to keep: Punjab govt

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh (Express Photo by Kamleshwar Singh)<p>Ghar Ghar Rozgar was a catchy Congress campaign slogan for the 2017 Punjab …


Top 10 Home Office Tax Deductions

MoneyTipsTaxpayers tend to shy away from taking the home office deduction, assuming that they will be targeted for increased scrutiny from the IRS. …

Personal Finance