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U.S. tax updates Sign up for myFT Daily Digest to be the first to know about U.S. tax news. When a nonprofit news organization obtained the tax returns of thousands of America’s richest people a few months ago, it sparked a firestorm. ProPublica reports have shown how billionaires often pay little or no federal taxes, …

The collective wealth of the seven richest Americans, all white males, has now reached roughly $ 1,000 billion. These seven people pay virtually nothing in income tax. Last April, I reported on another obscene milestone in the concentration of wealth in the United States. At the time, for the very first time, $ 1 trillion …

We can say that fundamentals and techniques drive action over actions. And we can debate which metric is the most important to focus on. But in reality, the markets reflect the emotions of investors and their current visions of the future. Markets are fueled by people. And people are irrational and prone to bouts of …

In a dispute between billionaires, Mark Cuban once said his bank account was much bigger than Donald Trump’s. He could write a bigger check than Trump, Cuban claimed – without even knowing he was missing. Make no mistake, rich people can be extraordinarily generous. Countless nonprofits and others in need would be completely lost without …

There’s a common misconception among Twitter critics – most of whom haven’t done the squat – that what keeps would-be entrepreneurs from becoming billionaires is funding. They will postulate that this is because some venture capitalists look alike or dare to ask critical questions about a business model without considering someone’s feelings. The truth is …

DDemocratic leaders on Monday presented plans to bypass GOP obstructions to change the cap on deductions for state and local taxes paid, a tax break largely for the wealthy opposed by most Republicans and some Democrats. The Senate Democratic budget proposal for fiscal 2022 released on Monday calls for “SALT ceiling relief” among its sweeping …

Friday, August 6, 2021 Mr. August Richardson, General Manager of Homewood Suites by Hilton and Ms. Gillian Potts, Chief Financial Officer of Homewood Suites by Hilton: I write out of concern for David and Lakesha Levy, Seattle residents who have contacted my city council office about their dire housing situation. I urge your hotel to …

Since cryptocurrencies debuted with Bitcoin in 2009, advocates have raved about their portability, resistance to inflation and financial fraud, and the fact that they are not controlled by a government. Investopedia has the simplest explanation for how they work: “A cryptocurrency is digital or virtual currency secured by cryptography, which makes counterfeiting or double-spending almost …

At least nine people have become Big Pharma billionaires, mainly thanks to the huge profits pharmaceutical companies have made from developing and selling vaccines to protect people against covid-19. The Peoples Vaccine Alliance is a movement of health and humanitarian organizations, world leaders, health experts, religious leaders and economists who want vaccines to be available …

Business mogul and billionaire Jeff Bezos lost his title as “the richest person on the planet” when his net worth fell by more than $ 13.9 billion (200 billion rand) in one day. Unfortunately for Bezos, Amazon’s AMZN stock price was hit last week when the company’s second-quarter growth was down 7%. Bezos is no …