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Is it optional to take a passive loss deduction?

I'm in two partnerships that lost money due to the pandemic. Those losses are supposed to be offset by the government in PPPs and ERCs, but the full payment of those has not been received yet. Due to ...
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How to apply the basis limitation on a passive loss?

On IRS Form 8582, Part V (or worksheet 3 in 2020) tells me to enter the income or loss from my passive partnerships. Then Parts VII and VIII (or worksheets 5 and 6 in 2020) tell me to calculate how ...
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As a limited partner in an LLC, can my role be considered active?

I want to stay as a passive investor in an LLC for short term rental of Real Estate Is there anything in the schedule k-1 that might make me an active member instead ? What kind of income is ok for ...
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Real Estate vs Stablecoin Yield

My liquid (stocks, crypto, cash) net worth is $350K and Illiquid (startup stock) is around $1M. I'm 29, have no debt and live in a tax-free country, and have no taxes on income or cap gains. I make ...
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Canadian taxes: Is it possible to declare dividends for a small business corporation with no other income other than investments (passive income)?

I have a small business that is now dormant since I switched to full time employment This is a small inc created before the professional corporations were defined by the Canada Revenue Agency (not ...
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Fidelity funds vs S&P 500 (Is fidelity just "bad" at managing money?)

I invested a bunch of money around March (~9 months ago) in a Roth IRA. I am getting ready to rebalance, and put more money in this January. I was very attracted to Fidelity's ZERO funds, and put some ...
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Is buying stocks to retire, instead of buying several houses, equally feasible?

Short question is: if we invest in solid companies' stocks and buy some put options or inverse-index ETF, does it allow us to "let other people run the business for us", and so we can travel,...
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Question about this nasdaq table

I'm a complete amateur when it comes to investing but lately I have been thinking of investing my money so I did a little digging. I've found out about dividends and I want to achieve some long term ...
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Building a source of passive income: How can I start? [closed]

For the past couple of months I have been researching, specifically on how to generate or build up a second source of passive income, I am obsessed with the fact of making another source of income at ...
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I have the fact sheets of two ETFs, and a time machine. Which one should I invest in?

If I could go 10 years back in time with information I know now, and pick out an ETF to invest in with the goal of making the most profit, what are the key pieces of information from the funds fact ...
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Can one generate 'self-employed income' with a friend, to be able to contribute to IRA?

Let's assume A is happily living from interest and capital gains, but for various reasons he would like to contribute to his IRA. The IRS allows only contributions that come from income earned by ...
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Best way to invest ~10k euros in Europe [duplicate]

newbie here. I'd like to know what are the best ways to invest ~10k euros here in Europe. I don't have any debt and I am able to save 1k euros every month moving forward. I can't buy property yet, ...
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"Don't invest now because the market is high"

I have heard many people in my life say things like The market is low so it's a good time to invest or The market is high so don't invest It makes me wonder if mean-reversion is actually a ...
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First step to get going with passive income? [duplicate]

I want to start generating additional income streams and what I've heard of most is "passive income"! I googled a lot, but I am not quite sure what option fits a beginner best... Any advice?
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How much would a trading robot which doubles money in a period of time sell for? [closed]

How would factors of this calculation change for the rate of doubling, scalability (the maximum amount at which it begins to become less efficient), risk and other factors you might bring up a ...
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How to diversify long term retirement investment schemes in India so have sustainable passive income?

Public Provident Fund (PPF) - an Exempt-Exempt-Exempt (EEE) investment tool, I invest max possible in 80c i.e. 1.5 Lakh at the rate of 7.6% per year with a lock in of 15 years. (I would like to extend ...
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How to find reliable trusted profitable passive income residing in Eastern Europe?

I would like to stop working and receive some passive income from anything that can generate income. I live and reside in Eastern Europe (Ukraine). I don't trust Ukrainian banks since they are not ...
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Is there a way to create small but numerous passive incomes?

I've read a few books and articles about improving one's finances, especially some by Robert Kiyosaki. It seems really important (or at the very least, really interesting) to build what Kiyosaki ...
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Bi-weekly payments with dividends or other investments

I am aware that dividends pay out 4 times a year. I would like to start earning passive income using dividends. My question is Is there any way to buy different stocks that payout at different times ...
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Building passive income streams: Rentals vs. stocks vs.?

I've been fortunate for the past few years to have a very high-paying job. Over that time, I've put myself in the following financial situation: I own my personal home outright I own (also outright) ...
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May an international student on F1-Visa accept money (cash rewards) in return of contributions made online?

I am an international student currently studying on F1-student-visa in united states. There are many websites where I can contribute (for example, by adding questions/answers, writing articles etc.) ...
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How do I pick the right company for investing services?

I am looking to move forward with my life and get my finances on track/be financially responsible. Part of that plan has me wanting to start looking at investing and other means to help grow my ...
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Live off of bonds as passive income?

Let's assume a person needs 3 thousand dollars for expenses (rent/food/etc) in one month and wants to invest in bonds to make passive income. How much money would he have to invest in bonds to make ...
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Where can I find the European equivalent ETFs from a USD superdiversified 10 ETFs portfolio

I have been using this superdiversified 10 ETFs portfolio. To lower the risk it's composed from stocks and bonds across the globe and includes some commodities. Being in USD currency and the Euro ...
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What's a good option for passive income for a college student?

I'm entering my senior year of college, and will have very minimal, if any, debt upon graduation. From self employment and internships I've saved up a decent amount of money over the past several ...
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Can suspended passive losses of a former passive activity be used to offset capital gains on a current passive activity?

I had two rental properties, each of which had its own column on Schedule E. I purchased one in 2001 and one in 2007. The 2001 property has had minor Schedule E losses along the way, and has built up ...
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Passive income using a vanguard index fund?

I am thinking about investing my money into an index fund that generates money over time. From my research, I see that an index fund has about a 7% return rate over a ten year span. I am looking into ...
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Are those "auto-pilot" programs a scam or waste of time?

It's a popular buzzword being sold: "auto-pilot income." From what I understand, "auto-pilot income" is another way of saying "passive income" but with the idea of creating an "auto-pilot" source for ...
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Should I enter a trailer park under one Schedule E column or under multiple Schedule E columns on US tax return?

It seems like common advice for when to consider two units part of the same property for purposes of the Schedule E, is that they are separate if and only if they have separate property tax. So, two ...
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Sell a domain name with equity contracts?

I have a few domain names I want to sell. Because some of them have an extremely high potential to earn the buyer big money when turned into a prosperous, profitable business, I've thought about ...
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Are REIT worth it and is it a good option to generate passive income for a while?

I was talking to a friend of my who is into investing. I told him my plan is to buy a house and rent it out for passive income and have a property management company handle it. My friend then told ...
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What can I do to passively generate income?

I work 3 jobs totaling at 52 hours weekly. I don't have anything of value that I can sell for money. I put $10 into penny stocks a few weeks ago, but they don't gain much. I'm 25, and my savings is ...
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Passive income for International student

After working 3 jobs and taking advantage of scholarships, I am seeking advice for earning passive income with F1-visa. It's amazing to be able 'buy' time to spent with the family!! I am very ...
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Pros & cons of renting out personal condo during my work hours?

I work 9 - 5 and during the daytime on weekdays, my expensive condo is rather empty. What are some good ideas that I can rent the space out to some artist/yoga teacher during the day and make a ...
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(Legitimate & respectable) strategies to generate "passive income" on the Internet?

After reading RDPD by R. Kiyosaki I'm trying to find chances to build up my Passive Income. By Passive Income I mean that I do not have to take care day-to-day of that "thing", but it generates some ...
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