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The Triumph of Injustice: How the Rich Dodge Taxes and How to Mak...
by , Gabriel Zucman

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English

Pages

241

Publication Date

October 15, 2019

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<p><strong>America鈥檚 runaway inequality has an engine: our unjust tax system.</strong></p><br /><p>Even as they became fabulously wealthy, the ultra-rich have had their taxes collapse to levels last seen in the 1920s. Meanwhile, working-class Americans have been asked to pay more. <em>The Triumph of Injustice</em> presents a forensic investigation into this dramatic transformation, written by two economists who revolutionized the study of inequality. Eschewing anecdotes and case studies, Emmanuel Saez and Gabriel Zucman offer a comprehensive view of America鈥檚 tax system, based on new statistics covering all taxes paid at all levels of government. Their conclusion? For the first time in more than a century, billionaires now pay lower tax rates than their secretaries.</p><br /><p>Blending history and cutting-edge economic analysis, and writing in lively and jargon-free prose, Saez and Zucman dissect the deliberate choices (and sins of indecision) that have brought us to today: the gradual exemption of capital owners; the surge of a new tax avoidance industry, and the spiral of tax competition among nations. With clarity and concision, they explain how America turned away from the most progressive tax system in history to embrace policies that only serve to compound the wealth of a few.</p><br /><p>But <em>The Triumph of Injustice</em> is much more than a laser-sharp analysis of one of the great political and intellectual failures of our time. Saez and Zucman propose a visionary, democratic, and practical reinvention of taxes, outlining reforms that can allow tax justice to triumph in today鈥檚 globalized world and democracy to prevail over concentrated wealth.</p>
Tax-Free Wealth: How to Build Massive Wealth by Permanently Lower...
by Tom Wheelwright

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English

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Publication Date

September 01, 2018

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After 31 years鈥?Major Tax Reform 鈥?and what it means to you True overhaul of the tax law only happens about once every 30 years. In the past 75 years, the U.S. tax law has only seen three major revisions; one in 1954, the next in 1986 and most recently at the end of 2017. I have been fortunate as a tax professional to be heavily involved in the last two reforms. In 1986, I was a manager in the National Tax Department (NTD) of Ernst & Whinney (now Ernst Young). My primary responsibility during my three years there was to create, teach and administer tax courses to the Firm鈥檚 U.S. tax professionals. Just as I arrived in the summer of 1985, I discovered that much of NTD鈥檚 resources were being devoted to following the tax reform bill that had been introduced that year. This gave me, as a young tax professional, some amazing insight into the legislative process as well as the horse trading for tax reform. President Reagan wanted two things; simplicity (the 1985 act was call the Tax Simplification Act of 1985) and he wanted it to be revenue neutral (no net increase to the deficit). It took another year before bill was finally passed as the Tax Reform Act of 1986. (Simplicity took a back seat to other goals of the reform.) In 1986 the big winners from tax reform were individuals, with significantly lower tax rates, insurance companies (who got by relatively unscathed) and businesses. The big loser was real estate investors (the passive loss rules were used as a last-ditch effort to make a 鈥渞evenue-neutral鈥?bill. The result a few years later was the Savings and Loan debacle accompanied by a massive real estate depression and the government bailing out real estate through the RTC (Resolution Trust Corporation). Fast forward 31 years to 2017. President Trump had promised economic stimulus and had stumbled out of the blocks with the failure to repeal ObamaCare. Everyone thought tax reform would take two years to complete like it had in 1985-1986. Instead, the Republican-controlled Congress was able to use slick procedural rules to pass major tax reform in record time (less than three months from start to finish). The result was a bill the consequences of which and application of which are still largely unknown. Known are the clear winners and losers. Losers include employees with lost deductions for moving, investment expenses and reductions in home mortgage interest and state income tax deductions. Winners include big corporations, with a major tax reduction from 35% to big corporations, with a major tax reduction from 35% to 21%, small businesses, with a 20% net income deduction, and real estate, with major depreciation incentives and the 20% net income deduction given to other small businesses. The key to remember is that very few people had the chance to influence this legislation. Everyone has the same chance to take advantage of the windfalls given to the winners. Employees can choose to be independent contractors and receive the 20% small business deduction. Service professionals who were left out of the 20% deduction can now become C corporations and reduce their tax rate to 21%. Investors who received tax benefits from the costs of investing in the stock market can either begin investing in real estate, with its massive tax benefits, or invest through their Roth IRA or Roth 401(k) and avoid tax altogether on the income and gains from their investments. Tax-Free Wealth is about using the tax law the way it鈥檚 meant to be used 鈥?as a series of incentives to do what the government wants you to do. This Second Edition incorporates some ideas of how to use the new incentives. The reality is that the incentives don鈥檛 really change that much. The government still wants businesses to hire employees, so businesses receive tax benefits for doing so. The government still wants investors to provide housing for renters (even more so now), so real estate investors receive large tax breaks for following through on the government鈥檚 goals....
The Private Equity Playbook: Management's Guide to Working with P...
by Adam Coffey

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English

Pages

186

Publication Date

February 26, 2019

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Private equity firms are on the rise and rapidly changing the game. Today more than 5,500 P.E. firms own tens of thousands of companies, so it is essential for CEOs and senior management executives to understand exactly how private equity firms operate. This invaluable resource can help you devise a winning P.E. game plan for your own company that offers you greater freedom and financial success.<br /> <br />CEO Adam Coffey has almost twenty years of experience building businesses for private equity companies. In this authoritative yet approachable handbook, he covers:<br /><br />路 The history and landscape of private equity<br />路 Ground rules for finding the right firm to partner with<br />路 Techniques for navigating the new governance<br />路 Strategies for continued growth in the private equity space<br />路 And more.<br /><br />The Private Equity Playbook provides all the coaching you鈥檒l need to compete and win on this new playing field.
Nomad Capitalist: How to Reclaim Your Freedom with Offshore Bank ...
by Andrew Henderson

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English

Pages

286

Publication Date

April 09, 2018

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<p>The world has changed forever. <br /></p><ul><li>Governments have expanded their reach over their citizens鈥?lives, <br /></li><li>Power is being consolidated by an elite few, and <br /></li><li>The world economy has become more volatile and unpredictable.聽</li></ul><p>Meanwhile, the internet, a globalizing world economy, and the emergence of the developing world present opportunities to anyone willing to make simple changes to their life.聽</p><p>Geography is no longer a limitation for those willing to follow Andrew Henderson鈥檚 鈥楩ive Magic Words鈥?and <strong>鈥淕o where you鈥檙e treated best.鈥澛?lt;/strong></p><p>As the world鈥檚 most sought-after expert on offshore tax planning, second passports, and global citizenship - cited by the BBC, Bloomberg, Elite Daily and more - Andrew has condensed his last ten years of investigative world travel into an unprecedented book to help entrepreneurs and investors keep more of their own money, live where they want, become citizens of the world, and improve their lives and the planet.聽</p><p>Direct. Honest. Experienced. Unapologetic. Practical. Transparent. Even funny. The Nomad Capitalist will show you how to take his 鈥淓-K-G鈥?formula to:<br /></p><ul><li> ENHANCE your personal lifestyle, <br /></li><li>KEEP more of your money, and <br /></li><li>GROW your money by living, investing, banking, and doing business overseas.聽</li></ul><p>From foreign companies to offshore accounts and from overseas investments to dual citizenship, you鈥檒l find everything you need to know to begin a life of international proportions, storing gold in super-secret vaults, finding love in exotic locations, and improving everything from your health to your tax bill by simply 鈥済oing where you鈥檙e treated best.鈥澛?lt;/p><p>It is no longer enough to be a digital nomad. Those who want complete freedom from the world鈥檚 broken systems <strong>must become Nomad Capitalists</strong>, learning to navigate the world system to reclaim their freedom and rediscover the possibilities of capitalism鈥檚 greatest promises.</p><p>Get the book to see how.</p>
Think And Grow Rich
by Napoleon Hill

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English

Pages

173

Publication Date

August 25, 2019

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Think and Grow Rich is a motivational personal development and self-help book written by Napoleon Hill and inspired by a suggestion from Scottish-American businessman Andrew Carnegie. While the title implies that this book deals only with how to get rich, the author explains that the philosophy taught in the book can be used to help people succeed in all lines of work and to do or be almost anything they want
Discrimination and Disparities
by Thomas Sowell

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English

Pages

312

Publication Date

March 05, 2019

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<b>An enlarged edition of Thomas Sowell's brilliant examination of the origins of economic disparities</b><i><br /></i>Economic and other outcomes differ vastly among individuals, groups, and nations. Many explanations have been offered for the differences. Some believe that those with less fortunate outcomes are victims of genetics. Others believe that those who are less fortunate are victims of the more fortunate.<br /><i>Discrimination and Disparities</i> gathers a wide array of empirical evidence to challenge the idea that different economic outcomes can be explained by any one factor, be it discrimination, exploitation, or genetics. This revised and enlarged edition also analyzes the human consequences of the prevailing social vision of these disparities and the policies based on that vision--from educational disasters to widespread crime and violence.
Get What's Yours: The Secrets to Maxing Out Your Social Security ...
by , Paul Solman

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English

Pages

385

Publication Date

February 17, 2015

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<b>Social Security law has changed! <i>Get What鈥檚 Yours </i>has been revised and updated to reflect new regulations that took effect on April 29, 2016.</b><br /><br /><i>Get What鈥檚 Yours</i> has proven itself to be the definitive book about how to navigate the forbidding maze of Social Security and emerge with the highest possible benefits. It is an engaging manual of tactics and strategies written by well-known financial commentators that is unobtainable elsewhere. You could try reading all 2,728 rules of the Social Security system (and the thousands of explanations of these rules), but academia鈥檚 Kotlikoff, the popular press鈥檚 Moeller, and public television鈥檚 Solman explain the Social Security system just as comprehensively, and a lot more comprehensibly. Moreover, they demonstrate that what you don鈥檛 know can seriously hurt you: wrong decisions about which Social Security benefits to apply for cost individual retirees tens of thousands of dollars in lost income every year. (Some of those people are even in the book.)<br /> <br />Changes to Social Security that take effect in 2016 make it more important than ever to wait as long as possible (until age 70, if possible) to claim Social Security benefits. The new law also has significant implications for those who wish to claim divorced spousal benefits (and how many Social Security recipients even know about divorced spousal benefits?). Besides addressing these and other issues, this revised edition contains a chapter explaining how Medicare rules can shape Social Security decisions.<br /> <br />Many other personal-finance books briefly address Social Security, but none offers the full, authoritative, yet conversational analysis of <i>Get What鈥檚 Yours.</i><br /> <br /><i>Get What鈥檚 Yours</i> explains Social Security benefits through basic strategies and stirring stories. It covers the most frequent benefit scenarios faced by married retired couples; by divorced retirees; by widows and widowers. It explains what to do if you鈥檙e a retired parent of dependent children; disabled; an eligible beneficiary who continues to work. It addresses the tax consequences of your choices, as well as the financial implications for other investments. It does all this and more.<br /> <br />There are more than 52 million Americans aged 54 to 69. Ten thousand of them reach Social Security鈥檚 full retirement age of 66 every day. For all these people鈥攁nd for their families and friends鈥?lt;i>Get What鈥檚 Yours</i> has proven to be an invaluable, and therefore indispensable, tool.
The Power of Zero, Revised and Updated: How to Get to the 0% Tax ...
by David McKnight

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English

Pages

145

Publication Date

September 04, 2018

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<b>OVER 180,000 COPIES IN PRINT, WITH A NEW CHAPTER ON THE 2018 TAX CUTS.<br /><br /><b>There's a massive freight train bearing down on the average American investor, and it's coming in the form of higher taxes. </b></b><br /><br />The United States Government has made trillions of dollars in unfunded promises for programs like Social Security and Medicare--and the only way to deliver on these promises is to raise taxes. Some experts have even suggested that tax rates will need to double, just to keep our country solvent. Unfortunately, if you're like most Americans, you've saved the majority of your retirement assets in tax-deferred vehicles like 401(k)s and IRAs. If tax rates go up, how much of your hard-earned money will you really get to keep? <br /><br />In THE POWER OF ZERO, McKnight provides a concise, step-by-step roadmap on how to get to the 0% tax bracket by the time you retire, effectively eliminating tax rate risk from your retirement picture. Now, in this expanded edition, McKnight has updated the book with a new chapter on the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, showing readers how to navigate the new tax law in its first year of being in effect, and how they can extend the life of their retirement savings by taking advantage of it now. <br /><br />The day of reckoning is fast approaching. Are you ready to do what it takes to experience the power of zero?
The Book on Tax Strategies for the Savvy Real Estate Investor: Po...
by , Matthew MacFarland

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English

Pages

210

Publication Date

February 17, 2016

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<strong>Stop Giving All Your Money to the IRS </strong><br /><br />Taxes! Boring and irritating, right?<br /><br />Perhaps. But if you want to succeed in real estate, your tax strategy will play a HUGE role in how fast you grow.<br /><br />A great tax strategy can save you thousands of dollars a year - and a bad strategy could land you in legal trouble.<br /><br />That鈥檚 why BiggerPockets is excited to introduce its newest book, The Book on Tax Strategies for the Savvy Real Estate Investor! To help you deduct more, invest smarter, and pay far less to the IRS!<br /><br />In this book, you鈥檒l learn:<br /><br /><p><br />1. Creative ways to maximize your tax deductions<br />2. The right and wrong ways to use your legal entities<br />3. Clever ways to write off your kids<br />4. Strategies to write off every penny on your travel<br />5. Depreciation must-do鈥檚 for real estate investors<br />6. Legal entity lies exposed and what you need to know as a real estate investor<br />7. Easy tips and tricks to cut down bookkeeping time <br />8. Little known secrets to taking control of your retirement money<br />9. Simple ways to protect yourself from an IRS audit<br />10. And much more!</p>
Wealth Unbroken: Growing Wealth Uninterrupted by Market Crashes, ...
by Rebecca Walser

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English

Pages

244

Publication Date

December 14, 2017

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<h2>What Most Financial Advisors Will Not Tell You</h2><p>According to Rebecca Walser, tax attorney and financial strategist, conventional wealth building wisdom has been leading Americans astray for 40 years. In Wealth Unbroken, Rebecca explains how and why following the popular beliefs about long-term wealth building are keeping 96 out of 100 Americans from financial success in their retirement.</p><h3>藘藘藘 A New, Refreshing Approach To A Critical Subject</h3><p>Wall Street and mediocre, fee-seeking financial advisors have fed half-truths to Americans for decades, ruining their lifetime pocketbooks for their own gain. In an easy to read, conversational style, Rebecca shows you how to be one of the few Americans who not only survives but thrives in the New Normal of changing Federal tax codes, Baby Boomer retirement and market volatility.</p><h3>藘藘藘 A Roadmap To Financial Success</h3><p>No matter where you are along the path of life's journey, reading this book will change how you see things when it comes to creating, preserving, and transferring wealth. </p><h3>藘藘藘 Learn how to employ strategies that provide financial peace of mind by guaranteeing lifetime income regardless of market crashes, terrible investments and unhealthy economics.</h3><h2><u>Scroll Up And Grab Your Copy Today!</u></h2>

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