The tax industry and the IRS have played a part in the problem. Together they run the IRS Free File system, which about 70% of taxpayers are eligible for but only a sliver use. It was designed to help low- and middle-income taxpayers find a reliable program to file at no cost and boost online filings. However, the IRS has long faced criticism for its failure to promote and support the program. And recent media reports uncovered efforts by the tax software preparation industry to misguide users of Free File and nudge them into paid products. … [Read more...] about Free tax filing has confused many Americans. Here’s help.
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If you still have not zeroed in on a financial product to invest in to reduce your tax outgo for the year, you can take the online route. Here are few tax-saving options which can be made online where you do not have to issue a cheque. However, do keep in mind that there could be glitches while making these online transactions at the last minute. It’s always better to get in touch with the company and then proceed after getting a confirmation from them regarding the availability of tax benefit on the transaction made today. 1. Five-year bank fixed deposit The five-year tax-saving fixed deposit is the probably the most hassle-free way of making an online tax saving investment. If you have a know-your-customer (KYC) compliant account, all you need to do is log into your Net banking account and invest from there. Make sure your PAN is updated in the bank's records. Redemption on maturity comes directly to your bank account. You can indicate whether you want monthly, quarterly or … [Read more...] about 6 online tax-saving investments for late-starters
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Winners will be notified by email or using the other contact details provided to the Promoter within 14 days after the end of the Promotion Period. All reasonable endeavours will be made to contact the winners during the specified time. If a winner cannot be contacted or is not available, the Promoter reserves the right to re-draw another winner from the valid/correct entries that were received during the Promotion Period. Winners may be required to submit valid identification before receiving their prize. Winners will be required to confirm acceptance of the applicable prize within 14 days of having been notified. If the winner has not claimed their prize by the date specified or the winner refuses or is unable to provide an eligible postal address for receipt of their prize, the Promoter reserves the right to award the prize to another participant. The prize will be delivered within a reasonable time and by no later than 28 days after the prize has been accepted. For a list of … [Read more...] about Fido’s Nest competition — terms and conditions
29. Any participant who enters or attempts to enter the Competition in a manner, which in the Promoter's reasonable opinion is contrary to these Terms and Conditions or by its nature is unjust to other entrants (including tampering with the operation of the Competition, cheating, hacking, deception or any other unfair playing practices such as intending to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other participants or the Promoter and/or any of its agents or representatives) may be rejected from the Competition at the Promoter's sole discretion. Furthermore, where such actions have significantly impaired the Competition, the Promoter may, at its sole discretion, add further stages to the Competition as it deems reasonably necessary in order to resolve any problems arising from such actions. … [Read more...] about Conor Maynard competition – terms and conditions
It is not and never has been a necessary condition for Hong Kong’s survival for China to be ruled by people who share the values that underpin Hong Kong. All that is required of China’s leaders is that they perceive a balance of advantage to them in continuing to accept Hong Kong’s separateness. That balance of advantage is less overwhelmingly obvious than it was 20 years ago, but still exists, in my view. And China’s leaders have huge challenges – excess industrial capacity, excess debt, slowing growth, rapidly ageing population – which means that their overwhelming preference is for Hong Kong to get on with its separate existence, do what it needs to do to adapt to a changing world, stay competitive and not bother Beijing. … [Read more...] about How China changed Hong Kong: views from the city