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What Is a Qualified Business Income Deduction?

No entrepreneur looks forward to filing their business taxes, but everyone looks forward to saving on their tax bill. Now small businesses and self-employed people may be eligible for a big tax break: the qualified business income deduction. This deduction is available for…
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What You Need to Know About Inflation

You may have heard some talk about inflation recently – or maybe you just took a look at used car prices. Either way, there’s no denying the fact that inflation is becoming a hot topic around the country. But is all this concern over inflation justified? If so…
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How Long to Keep Business Tax Records

One part of being a business owner means keeping records for everything, including what you’ve earned, what you’ve spent and where you’ve traveled. It can become easy to get swamped in paperwork, and you may be tempted to toss your records once your business taxes are…
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What Is Foreclosure?

If you stop making payments on your mortgage, the property may go into foreclosure, which is when the lender takes legal ownership of your home. It’s a highly stressful time for you and a costly process for your lender, and everyone involved is better served by working…
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How Bonus Depreciation Affects Business Taxes

A concept that can be confusing and frustrating for small-business owners — especially come tax season — is depreciation. With depreciation, when you buy an asset (like a computer), even though the money has already left your bank account you can’t recognize the full…
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Making the Most of First Class on Cathay Pacific

Craving a truly luxurious first class flying experience? Then, Cathay Pacific first class may be just the ticket. But keep in mind that with a limited number of first-class seats available on the Hong Kong-based airline, scoring one of the airline’s most coveted seats…
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How to Make the Most of First Class on Japan Airlines

Many travelers consider Japan Airlines’ first class cabin among the best in the world. Its open suites don’t have doors — and yet they feel exceptionally private. The seat is very spacious and feels as if it’s been designed to conform to the contours of your body.
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Which QuickBooks Product Do You Need?

QuickBooks is well-known for its vast suite of small-business accounting software and currently offers six distinct products: QuickBooks Self-Employed, QuickBooks Online, QuickBooks Pro, QuickBooks Premier, QuickBooks Enterprise and QuickBooks for Mac. One of the four…
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How Do Airline Miles Work?

If you enjoy flying around the country (or around the world) to visit loved ones, see new places or any other reason, knowing how airline miles work could possibly help you cut costs. In this case, “airline miles” generally refer not to distances flown, but to a kind of…
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Bet You Didn’t Know You Can Earn High Yield on Crypto

From the Mint team: Mint may be compensated if you click on the links to our issuer partners’ offers that appear in this article, including Chase. Our partners do not endorse, review or approve the content. Any links to Mint Partners were added after the creation of the…
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7 Changes to Make When Planning COVID-era Travel

A lot has changed in the travel world since the pre-pandemic days of 2019. Even if it seems like your life is going back to normal — you’re back in the office, you’re going out sans mask and your social calendar is once again busy — the travel industry is far from…
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How to Travel Cheap(er) for a Wedding

Remember weddings? They’re coming back, and so are the steep travel price tags. Wedding travel is a perfect storm of high-priced factors. For starters, weddings are almost always held on weekends, which is when everybody is trying to fly. They also fall on specific dates…
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What Is a Payroll Schedule? How to Choose One

A payroll schedule determines how often employees get paid, and choosing one for your company is among the first decisions you’ll make as a business owner. Even if you’re the only employee in your business, establishing a payroll schedule for yourself can create a more…
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How to Travel to Spain for Cheap on Points and Miles

American tourists can now visit Spain without needing to bring proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test, making it one of the easiest places to go. And because of fierce competition between airlines, Spain is one of the easiest places to fly using points and miles.
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Should You Purchase Travel Insurance for the First Time in 2021?

When Utah-based Justine Marshall planned a one-week diving and surfing vacation to Mexico, she thought she’d be saving a lot of money by booking prepaid activities. But on her first dive, she tore her middle eardrum and missed the next few days of diving. In a stroke of…