The golf industry is seeing a surge in demand during the pandemic, with PGA Tour Superstore reporting a 55% increase in overall year-to-date sales compared with 2019. Demand is so high that suppliers are struggling to keep up, Dick Sullivan, CEO of PGA Tour Superstore, said on CNBC’s “The Exchange” on Friday. “We are hearing that
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Inflation is already at 5% and probably headed higher. Here’s a 39-year old survivalist portfolio poised for a return to its glory days. Is Michael J. Cuggino, vendor of a fund designed to withstand inflation and other disasters, hoping for bad times ahead? Perish the thought. Here’s his diplomatic take on the protestations from the
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DOJ is sending a message to tax professionals – particularly CPAs – who are involved in the syndicated conservation easement (SCE) industry. The message is “Be afraid. Be very afraid.” That is my reading of a recent press release about Georgia CPA Herbert E. Lewis indicted for SCE schemes involving fraudulent charitable contributions. DOJ releases like to lay
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In this installment of Willis Weighs In, Tax Notes contributing editor Benjamin M. Willis talks with Mark Oberstaedt and Ken Ahl, partners at Archer, about their help with a major taxpayer victory regarding foreign bank account report penalties. Here are a few highlights from their discussion, edited for length and clarity. Benjamin M. Willis: Today we’ll be discussing [foreign bank account
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Sometimes normal human instincts don’t lead to the best actions. That’s a basic finding of behavioral finance research, and it’s true of a lot of retirement planning. People often believe that taking more actions is better than doing less, but doing more often doesn’t improve retirement plans and often can make them worse. For example,
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By Richard Eisenberg, Next Avenue Editor Until now, we’ve never published a Next Avenue article about cryptocurrency or Bitcoin or the blockchain and, as the editor of our Money channel, I’m the reason why. Frankly, I’ve felt that the Bitcoin digital currency and other cryptocurrencies were, at best, extremely volatile and risky investments (did I mention
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Matthew McConaughey speaks onstage during HISTORYTalks Leadership & Legacy presented by HISTORY at Carnegie Hall on February 29, 2020 in New York City. Noam Galai | Getty Images Entertainment | Getty Images Oscar-winning actor Matthew McConaughey has said that taking time off from Hollywood, in what he called an “unbranding phase,” actually helped revitalize his
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