Six Tax Tips
Tax time is here! Heed these tips to save some money and aggravation.
• Be neat.
Sloppy returns are more likely to be audited. Auditors also look for incomes reported by payers and taxpayers that don’t match, and for suspicious travel and entertainment deductions. Full Story
Name That Company
One of the world’s largest carmakers, I trace my history back to 1908 and William “Billy” Durant. I employ some 200,000 people around the world and do business in about 140 nations. My brand names include Holden, Opel, Vauxhall, Wuling and Cadillac. My OnStar division is a leader in vehicle safety and information services. Full Story
Whole Foods Prevails
The Motley Fool Take
Judging by its most recent quarterly results, it looks like Whole Foods Market (Nasdaq: WFMI) is doing just fine. Net income surged 71 percent to $49.7 million over year-ago levels, while sales increased 7 percent, to $2.6 billion. Full Story
My Dumbest Investment
I had watched a certain stock vacillate up and down by about $10 per share for months, and thought I had the rhythm down pat. So I sold half my holdings on what started out as a down day. So far, so good. Then, for no known reason, around 11 a.m., the stock started heading up and kept going. Full Story
Last week’s trivia answer
Two Stanford Ph.D. students founded me in 1994, and I was soon a big directory of Web sites! My name, “Jerry and David’s Guide to the World Wide Web,” was later changed to a word that suggests a rather brutish and uncouth person! I went public in 1996 with 49 employees, and my stock has grown more than tenfold since then! Full Story
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