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Independent IT Consultant with annual fees less than 10lacs

I have started as an independent IT consultant recently. Since I will be way below the 10 lacs exemption bracket, do I need to have Service Tax Number? Also is it mandatory to get this number and ...
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2answers
150 views

Why do credit card transactions take up to 3 days to appear, yet debit transactions are instant?

I noticed that when I use my credit card it takes up to 3 business days (even 5 days including weekends if I use it on a Thursday, I have to wait until Monday or Tuesday) for the transaction to appear ...
2
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0answers
41 views

Brokerage Account Usage

I'm a non-US citizen and have a brokerage account with Etrade Securities since last 10 years, but I just received an 'inquiry' asking a couple of strange questions so I thought of clearing my doubts ...
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0answers
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Double entry book keeping for hardcore personal finance [closed]

I'm looking for some experienced feedback with double entry book keeping software that can be tuned for personal finances. I'm not sure if I'm a rare breed, but I like to know my worth at all times ...
2
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2answers
74 views

LLC v. W-2 Taxes when filing in Florida

I'm considering working as a contractor in Florida. Currently I'm a W-2 contractor, but considering a Corp-to-Corp contract since it's a higher rate. Just now I read Florida's Tax Page - ...
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1answer
48 views

Move money from PayPal in different currency

I live in the eurozone and have about $13000 (USD) legal income on my PayPal balance. One of my bank accounts is in usd, but apparently PayPal only wants to transfer money in the main currency of the ...
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19 views

Who provides qualitative stock analysis service?

I like market grader for quantitative stock analysis. Mainly because there is a configurable dashboard, which allows me to see key points in a glance. Is there something like this for qualitative ...
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1answer
65 views

Quarterly dividends to monthly dividends

How do I convert quarterly dividends in monthly dividends? It is ok to just divide by three the quarterly dividend?
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200 views

Are employer 401k matching contributions invested prior to vesting?

Do the employer match contributions to a 401k before they are vested go into the investments that are selected for the employee contribution?
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96 views

If I have 10,000 stocks to sell with 23 B market cap

If I have 10,000 stocks of a company with 23B market cap, and if i want to sell all the stock can it be sold at one shot? meaning r there enough buyers to buy my stocks? what if there are not enough ...
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2answers
44 views

Ordering checks for my LLC

I'm ordering checks for my newly formed LLC. I wondered if I should put my personal name on the checks, just the LLC name or both. Thank you.
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1answer
47 views

What money is ISA interest actually calculated on?

Say at the end of year 1 I have a cash ISA with annual interest maxed out at £15,000 (I'm not certain of the exact maximum) For that year, suppose I am paid tax free interest at 2% so my balance is ...
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30 views

As a french tax resident, do I have to pay french capital gains tax on a UK property

I have had a UK property for 11 years (currently let out) I live in France and have been tax resident here for 6 years. If I sold the property today, would any Tax be due anywhere?
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0answers
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What are the tax implications to transfer more than 10K from a foreign account, to my US bank account? [duplicate]

I have a questions regarding a large sum of money transferred to a US bank account from Azerbaijan: 2) If a friend from Azerbaijan transfers a large sum of money (more than 10K) into my US bank ...
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2answers
107 views

How do I sell a car that was purchased with a loan?

I bought a car earlier this year, and I have been making payments on it regularly for about 7 months. However, I want to sell the car to a private party and buy a cheaper car paying cash in full. The ...
4
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1answer
46 views

How do I assess the performance of a Kiwisaver scheme?

In New Zealand we have a long-term savings scheme called Kiwisaver. Essentially, a percentage of your income that you designate (3, 4 or 8%) is funnelled to this saving fund, along side your PAYE ...
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2answers
58 views

Is there an easy way to calculate how much you can contribute to an RRSP if you never have before?

Is there a simple way of calculating how much you can contribute to an RRSP if you have never contributed at all?
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1answer
49 views

How much cash in INR can I bring to India

While traveling to India from Canada as a Canadian citizen, how much cold hard cash in INR am I allowed to bring to the country? I dont want to use credit card and pay FX conversion fee of 2.5%
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1answer
168 views

I am the sole contributor to my long-term disability insurance. Will I owe income taxes on the amount I receive?

If I pay my own long term insurance, out of my check each week at my work, I read that I do not have to pay taxes on that income, that I would only owe taxes if my work paid for all or part of it is ...
5
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1answer
102 views

Stolen wallet containing check. What are the proper steps to take now?

My wallet was stolen. I cancelled all my cards, but I also had a check written to me that I hadn't deposited yet. I have contacted the issuer of the check and asked him to cancel it, but he says he is ...
0
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1answer
51 views

Calculating Exponential Moving Average

I looked up EMA on wikipedia, but I could not understand the explanation. Can anyone break it down with an example ?
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2answers
73 views

Why do (ACH) payments that withdraw or deposit on my bank account require 1+ business days to complete?

Based on this question, I figured that there might be multiple questions for distinct locales. Why do the most common transactions to or from bank accounts in the US require waiting one or more days ...
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0answers
25 views

Historical stock price going back to 2000 of stock symbol MIPS [duplicate]

US Historical stock price going back to year 2000 of stock symbol MIPS
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1answer
43 views

Does an employer pay payroll taxes on non-taxable wages like 401K matches? [duplicate]

In addition to what the employee would pay in income tax on taxable wages an employer also pays their own payroll taxes on all taxable wages like: FICA FUTA SDI SUI ETT Are these taxes due from ...
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2answers
225 views

Why are bank transactions not instant?

I asked myself why bank transactions take 2-6 business days to complete. How does the internal process of a transaction look like? Isn't it possible to redesign the process so that transactions are ...
1
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2answers
61 views

What do I need to start trading in the NSE (National Stock Exchange)?

Can I start a Demat account with a bank like the Oriental Bank of Commerce and use a stock broker like Sharekhan.com?
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2answers
45 views

Do I need to pay Income Tax if i am running a escrow service in India

I am about to start a service which acts as a escrow service between two people (Keeping money for short amount time and paying once the deal is confirmed), Am getting about 10% the total amount. But ...
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1answer
35 views

income tax for purchased/sold short term & long term shares

I have purchased above 600,000 rupees stocks from different company through NSE/BSE exchange.I have a trading account with canara bank(sb), i deposited rupees 6 Lacks this year & purchased ...
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1answer
36 views

Employer Letter for NRI Home Loan

Please advise: for an NRI working in US applying for home loan in India, Bank is asking for employer letter, latest salary revision letter from employer and employer ID card etc.. but if NRI is an ...
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1answer
54 views

Is there an upper limit for money that an expat can keep in his US bank account?

I am a neither a permanent resident nor a US citizen. I have a bank account with a leading US bank which I use as my salary account. Income taxes are deducted at source. I know that I need to submit ...
0
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1answer
37 views

Converting bank statements to another currency?

I tried googling this. I want my bank statement of my account in State Bank of India, back in India, to show balances in dollars. Google only gives results which show me how to open an NRI State Bank ...
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1answer
52 views

What does it mean to be “offset against taxable gains”?

In a shareholder's derivative litigation I have the following statement of the financial situation which this case arises from: "Plaintiffs contend that if the company were to sell the purchased ...
5
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2answers
534 views

Are all VISA cards connected with bank accounts?

I know that this is a question about fundamentals, but I couldn't find any explanation out there. I'm a bit lost in the world of credit cards. I got used to cards that are issued by a bank for getting ...
0
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2answers
120 views

Interactive Brokers Margin Accounts

I've read the margin documentations on IB but am not sure given the following scenarios. I have a reg-t margin account trading stocks/etfs. Scenario 1: I do weekly re-balancing of a portfolio of ...
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1answer
64 views

How much public land is there in Germany? [closed]

I would like to know how much public land does the German state have. Also I would like to know how much of that land is good for agriculture and how much of that land is covered by forests. Are ...
0
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1answer
60 views

Getting the sign-up bonus from the same Credit Card multiple times

If I sign up for a credit card that has a sign-up bonus (i.e., spend $500 in 3 months and get $100 cash; spend $1000 in 3 months and get 30,000 miles), pay the specified amount and earn the reward, ...
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0answers
65 views

Do I still have my shares?

I bought some shares from a company that had one of the first accounting make up scandals. After that the company was forbidden to operate for some years. I've forgotten of those shares. But now I saw ...
0
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2answers
77 views

Taking partial capital loss purely for tax purposes

I have a position in asset that I plan to hold for a long time. Currently its market price is on a downtrend and could possibly turn into a capital loss. I am not concerned about the near term price ...
2
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1answer
86 views

Uk citizen working freelance for companies worldwide. Who do I pay tax to?

I'm a designer from the uk who works from home in the uk for companies here & overseas, namely the US. I've worked for a few years to these companies never with any problems, but have now been ...
52
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10answers
7k views

Why don't banks give access to all your transaction activity?

In the era of big data, I find it surprising that banks and credit card companies only offer access to a ridiculously small number of transactions - often only your last 180 days, if that. The longest ...
6
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1answer
132 views

ATM took in the money after spitting it out

I tried to use an Indian bank based (HDFC) Multi currency prepaid card in a Bank of America ATM to withdraw some cash. The ATM did spit it out but took it back in weirdly, looked much like it never ...
1
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2answers
43 views

Insurance against final value

If I have property/land for sale at a higher value than that which it was purchased can I insure against the selling price? Say my family home that has sentimental value above the retail value and I ...
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votes
1answer
52 views

Can you actually print envelopes in Quicken 2014 Deluxe Release R 7 (23.1.7.6) on Windows 7 64-bit? [closed]

I went to print off an envelope today in Quicken 2014 Deluxe Release R 7 (23.1.7.6) and it only printed my return address; it doesn't print the selected payee. I've read on the Intuit community ...
2
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2answers
78 views

Tax difference in working in New York City compared to NJ

Because of taxes, everyone says that you make less money if you work in New York City compared to New Jersey. Is there a way to estimate the difference? Edit: I should have specified that I am trying ...
0
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1answer
50 views

Market Maker *Ask* below current *BID*

I am reviewing some marketmaker raw data and sometimes I see the following happening: The marketmaker quotes an ask price that is below the current bid price (of let's say, the market itself). How ...
0
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1answer
54 views

Buying & Selling Call Options

So, I understand that if I write a call option and someone decides to exercise it before it expires, I agree to sell them the stock for the listed price on the option. I guess my confusion is, if I ...
3
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2answers
102 views

Is there a reason to buy a 0% yield bond?

Right now I can get a 1yr government bond that yields 0%. Is there any reason to buy such a bond? E.G. If the broker holding my accounts goes out of business is my "perceived low risk portion" of my ...
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1answer
69 views

What are the pros & cons of buying a car as a business vehicle

I am planning to purchase a vehicle in the coming months. I have a business of my own formed as a S-corp in Virginia. I will be using the vehicle to commute every day to and from work and for other ...
1
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0answers
52 views

How to calculate interest charged on my loan given a series of dates & payments?

I want to calculate the interest rate payed for this loan using Mathematica. The initial amount was of 12000€, then they asked to pay 240€ for opening the loan and another 870€ for the insurance for ...
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0answers
38 views

Can you suggest resources where I can read public sentiment for a certain stock

I want to know public sentiment about a certain stock. For example, what is the public sentiment for GOOG? Short or Long? Something like this. I want to know what public sentiment is doing. Buying or ...

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