Jan 20, 7:55 PM EST Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury Business By Dan Caplinger 01/20/19 AT 7:30 PM Tax season is about to start, and many taxpayers hope that new tax reform laws will help them pay less in tax this year than in the past. In particular, retirees who rely on Social Security to supplement their savings and provide them with a regular source of income are looking forward to any break they can get from the IRS.However, one thing that Social Security recipients need to understand as they prepare their returns for the 2018 tax year is that they may have to include some of their benefits as income on their tax returns. Even though the laws governing taxation of Social Security benefits have been on the books for decades, that fact comes as a shock to retirees each and every year, and the structure of the tax seems to snare more and more people every year.Who has to include Social Security on their tax … [Read more...] about Do I Have To Put Social Security On My Tax Return?
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Hai Phong has 89 new-style rural communes An additional 15 communes in the northern port city of Hai Phong have been recognised as completing all criteria of the new-style rural area building programme so far this year, raising the total number to 89. Director of the municipal Department of Agriculture and Rural Development Pham Van Lap attributed the results to the city’s investment of 860 billion VND (36.98 million USD) to build rural infrastructure at communal level. As of November this year, localities received 21,450 tonnes of cement to build more than 101km of roads. As a result, 107 out of total 156 communes, wards and towns of Hai Phong have completed the criteria in village transport, and 95 others have finished the concretising of main interior roads. Notably, Hai Phong has drawn eight businesses, including VinEco, Ky Duyen Ltd. and Chau Giang JSC, to invest more than 1.17 trillion VND (50.31 million USD) in 284.81 hectares of high-tech agricultural farms. However, Hai … [Read more...] about Social News 20/12
Startup companies use alternative criteria for approving applications By Melissa Lambarena, Nerdwallet Published 3:12 pm CST, Saturday, December 8, 2018 FILE- This Nov. 29, 2018, file photo shows credit card logos posted on a store's door in Philadelphia. Trying to get your first credit card can be as frustrating as trying to land your first job. Employers want experience, but you can’t get experience unless someone hires you. Similarly, a credit card is the quickest way to build a good credit history, but without a good credit history it’s hard to get a credit card. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File) less FILE- This Nov. 29, 2018, file photo shows credit card logos posted on a store's door in Philadelphia. Trying to get your first credit card can be as frustrating as trying to land your first job. Employers want ... more Photo: Matt Rourke … [Read more...] about How to secure 1st credit card
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Business Log In Subscribe Log In Today’s Paper Business | Have a Social Security Question? Please Hold Supported by Retiring ByMark Miller Nov. 21, 2018 When Brenda Holt learned that the federal government planned to close her local Social Security office, she swung into action. That field office in Quincy, Fla., served Gadsden County in the state’s panhandle, where Ms. Holt is a commissioner; closing the office would force residents who needed help managing their benefits to travel 25 miles to Tallahassee. “We are a rural community with many seniors and a very high poverty rate, and this really angered a lot of us,” Ms. Holt said. “We really felt like our community was being dishonored.” Along with other community leaders, Ms. Holt mounted a campaign to save the office, proposing ways to the Social Security Administration to … [Read more...] about Have a Social Security Question? Please Hold
HCM City aims to develop innovative urban area More than 600 experts, scientists, intellectuals and representatives of firms from in and outside the country will debate how to enhance links among enterprises, research institutes and authorities to develop the eastern region of Ho Chi Minh City into an innovative urban area. The information was announced at a press conference in the city on November 14 to introduce the HCM City Economic Forum 2018, which will take place on November 23. According to Chu Tien Dung, Chairman of the HCM City Union of Business Associations, the forum will focus on issues related to the 4th industrial revolution and innovative urban development. It will highlight the role and impact of innovative urban areas in promoting rapid and sustainable development. Municipal authorities plan to build the city’s eastern area into an innovative urban area, thus attracting investment from local firms, especially in renovation and … [Read more...] about Social News 16/11