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Portfolio Diversity : invest $4000 into one account or $1000 into 4 accounts?

I have a simple question : regardless of portfolio diversity and how it could be a more stable source on income, i'd like to know what system will produce more money ? $4000 into one account symbol ...
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What, if any, are the downsides of direct deposit?

After many years, my employer is offering direct deposit. I've used direct deposit before at other jobs. Are there any downsides or cons to using direct deposit?
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2 names on US tax refund, filed as 'single'

I recieved my US federal tax return earlier this month. When I first looked at the check, I noticed it had a % symbol, followed by my mother's name on the line below the one with my name. it looks ...
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Can I deduct remaining LLC losses against W2 wages once the LLC is dissolved?

I have been a minority owner of an Ohio LLC. The franchise closed in 2009 but the LLC just dissolved December of 2014. I haven't been able to deduct losses from my W2 wages as I haven't been actively ...
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I withdrew cash from U.S. ATM (not U.S. bank card) and put it into U.S. bank. Is it taxable income?

I'm filling tax return forms 1040NR-EZ, 540NR-short for non-resident (I was exchange visitor in U.S.). When I was in U.S., I withdrew cash from an ATM using a card from an account of mine at a non-US ...
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I Used the Equity from my Home Sale to Pay Off my Current Home. Taxes?

We sold our home in 2013, and put the equity into a savings account. We then used the money to pay off our current home in 2014. How do we report the transaction on our taxes? It's not exactly ...
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Pay off Home Buyers Plan - or not

I am single and retired and owe a balance of $4800 on my HBP with 4 years to go repaying at $1207 per year which I have to declare as income. I live on the Gov. CPP and OAS with supplements and with ...
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Starting a side business slowly

Inspired by this question and this question. I have been looking at some ways to try to earn extra money on the side to assist in my finances, and have come to the conclusion that the best way would ...
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Planning to invest in stock, age 16

I've been planning to invest in stock to get started for the future, however, I'm concerned about taxes... if I was to get capital gains, and in a short time period reinvest it in another security, do ...
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What constitutes 'income' for credit card &c? (US specific)

I also have gotten several inquiries like this one My credit card company is asking for my current income citing "Federal Regulations" which started me wondering just what is considered ...
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NRE account in indian bank have to pay Income Tax in India

Please help me, i am working in Dubai base company and my work place is any other country Like Oman, Myanmar, etc. Only for work, i am going out side of India say 3-5 month/year. Company is depositing ...
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Can I deduct expenses incurred to earn side-income, while full-time employed - in Canada?

I've just been hired full time at a firm I used to independently consult at. As a sole proprietor, I'm used to writing off my home office space, various software subscriptions, equipment, web ...
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US resident collecting salary in a foreign account

I have my job based in United Arab Emirates, but I live in the United States. Can I continue to get paid in UAE Dirhams in my bank account in Dubai? Or do I need to transfer the same to the US? Does ...
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Indian Citizen Getting Paid for Working as Writer for US News Organization

I'm an Indian citizen. I'm doing a consulting role for a news organization in U.S. and getting paid on an hourly basis. The income would not exceed $1600 per month. The organization has asked me to ...
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Paying tax on monetary gifts

I live in Wisconsin and received $5,000 from a living relative as a one-time gift. Do I need to report this on my income taxes?
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How do I handle undocumented Income from consulting to a foreign firm

I occasionally do some consulting support (in the US) to a foreign firm. They don't send me any 1099 or W4 documenting the income, though they do a wire transfer to my account. How should I handle ...
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Can I have a side income without registering it as a business

I am full time employed. If I want to generate some income from a side hobby-business by buying and selling gift cards, at what point in time do I need to register as a business/corporation with the ...
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How is income from surveys taxed in the UK?

I'm considering doing online surveys from companies such as YouGov, that pay you for each survey you complete, but I would like to know more about how taxes work, so I've got a few questions. Are ...
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Certified receipt from IRS

We need to send a certified letter (return receipt) to the IRS for a insolvent estate. What is the address?
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Income in zero-interest environment

In a zero-interest environment, what are safe (conservative) alternatives for income?
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send money from US to India in parent's saving a/c

If I send money from US to India in my parent's saving account will I have to pay tax in India?
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What are the tax implications of selling shares inherited by me from my father and sharing the proceeds with my sister?

My father passed away recently leaving behind 65 lakhs in shares and 25 lakhs in FDs (Fixed Deposits). I am the joint holder in both the shares as well as the FDs. This amount has to be shared by me ...
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Income source in India and abroad [duplicate]

I am working in India and I get my monthly salary which gets deposited in my salary account after tax deductions. I am even filing my returns every year. Recently my co posted me to UAE for a long ...
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Independent Contractor to an US law firm

please advise me on the concerns of income tax i have. I'm an Indian citizen residing in India. I'm working for an Law frim in US as an independent contractor. i'm not sure if i'm liable for paying US ...
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How Provident fund is calculated in india

I am a software engineer, i worked in two organizations in those two organization provident fund was not deducted they credited me complete salary to bank account by monthly . Recently i joined a new ...
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How would the following income be taxed?

Excuse the lack of terminology here. A general contractor who is also a friend is seeking money to purchase, redo and then sell an existing home. He has about 85% of the total amount to purchase the ...
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New York State - NY Tax on Foreign Sourced Income for NY Non-Resident

I live in Connecticut (file as CT Resident) .. Work in NYC ((file as NY Non-Resident) Question: Can NY State tax any income that I earn while in Germany ? I understand that the United States taxes ...
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Issues with unfiled tax returns

My husband and I have 2010-2013 taxes to file. He refuses to give me his income information because he believes the federal govt taxing us is unconstitutional. So I just had 4 years of taxes filed ...
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Income tax Rebate on more than one property

I have purchased one house property at Bhopal. which is constructed. For which I paid Rs. 280800/ pre EMI interest & Rs. 260000/ EMI interest. I purchase another house property in Gurgaon. It is ...
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Side work and managing finances?

I recently started taking on some side work which is making a decent amount of money for me on the side. I am operating it under my own SS# currently and not an LLC. I was hoping someone could provide ...
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US-NYC Tax question about self-employment work online for a Europe based company

I've been doing contract work online for a company based in Germany. So far I've made about 2,880 from Jan-June $500 a month then $480 after paypal. I don't get a 1099 from them. But I was wondering ...
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Is Money earned outside India transferred in NRO a/c instead of NRE a/c taxable in India?

Money is transferred to NRO account but was to be transferred to NRE account is such income taxable in India
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Are search engine rewards taxable?

I have been using a search engine that gives you points that you can redeem for gift cards. As far as I can tell there is no way to get cash, without reselling the cards, but I can figure a monetary ...
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$100k salary to the amount in pocket breakdown

Looking into the job market as an engineer with several years of experience (for example), it appears salaries are in the $70-110k range, so let's look at a "$100k/year" salary. Help me break down the ...
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When is money in a private stock sale considered income for tax purposes?

I am planning on moving outside of New York state, and I am also selling some shares of stock. The actual papers were submitted and dated before I will leave New York, but the actual wire transfer of ...
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Difference between Fortnightly and Monthly pay

I used to get paid monthly at base salary of 48k. I have recently changed my job and getting paid fortnightly with a base salary of 50k I did some calculation and found out that if I get paid monthly ...
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Is the fund received to my indian bank from foreign bank taxable?

I am Nepali citizen and I have ordinary saving account in Indian bank. I was also working here for 2 years in the past(3 years ago) and I have PAN card and bank account. Now I am living in India for ...
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How to deal with variable income in the budget

We have a budget planned out for various categories, and in order to make ends meet we count on child support for my wife's child from a previous marriage. However, lately we have not been receiving ...
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Long vs. short term capital gains on real estate

Can profit on the sale of a spec home count as long term capital gains if the land was purchased more than a year earlier?
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Per Capita Income VS. Household Income

One assertion I've read quite frequently is that household income is declining in the United States and that wages are not keeping up with inflation. In essence, these articles indicate that we're ...
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What sustains residential real estate prices in California when household incomes are low? [closed]

I have a question which assumes the accuracy of two links (here, for median income, and here, for median home price, both of which are in California). I'm going to make an erroneous assumption and ...
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How much lump sum investment in stocks would be needed to yield a target stable monthly income?

Situation: a guy has a lot of money. He wants to invest in stable and low risk stocks so that he could get a steady 1000$ a month income at least for the next 10 years (and having equal or bigger ...
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Where can I find information about the relationship between the owner of a company and its business administrator?

Through the past years, working as a employee, I have managed to save some money and now I want to buy a company. I chose a restaurant, because I already have experience in this area. However, I do ...
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What percentage of my income should go towards expenses?

Graduated in May from school. Student loans are coming due here in January. Bought a new car recently. The added monthly expenses have me concerned that I am budgeting my money correctly. I currently ...
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In what category would I put a loan I took to pay an expense

If I have to pay my phone contract which is 1000 and I took a loan of 2000 with interest of 300 to pay that phone contract, in what category would you put the loan - an expense, an income or both ? ...
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Does revenue equal gross profit for info product business?

For a small online business that has no employees or inventory and only sales info products, does revenue equal gross profits since there is no cost to make the info product?
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working for US Comany In India [duplicate]

An employee of US Company posted at Bangalore. The salary is credited by US company after Deduction of tax as per US laws then credited to the Bank account in India. Employee is resident because of ...
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Which tax year does a bonus fall under in Ireland?

Based on my work in 2012, my company pays me a bonus in January 2013. Should the bonus be taxed as part of 2012 income, or part of 2013 income?
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Can future rental income be applied to present debt-to-income ratio when applying for second mortgage?

If someone wants to purchase a second home as a source of rental income (and potential investment), would (or could) a lender apply the estimated future income from rent on to the present ...
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How do capital gains count towards gross income on your tax return?

In the US, when tallying gross income, do capital gains (short term or long term) count toward your gross income, before capital losses? OR do capital losses subtract from your capital gains before it ...