Uncivil behavior; my client did it; 15 worthless payments; and other highlights of recent tax cases. New York: Preparer Richard Barker of the borough of Queens has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to defraud the U.S. by filing false returns. Barker owned and operated a tax prep business under the names Tax Depot and KPS Kampant,
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Warren Buffett Gerry Miller | CNBC Investors are preparing for a variety of news in Berkshire Hathaway’s second-quarter earnings report this weekend, ranging from the possibility of record overall net income to weaker operating results from the conglomerate’s industrials companies. Wall Street also hopes that Berkshire, which is expected to report per-share earnings of $2.12
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The Senate will not go home this week. White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows told reporters “I’ve become extremely doubtful that we’ll be able to make a deal if it goes well beyond Friday…” And Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told reporters that the Senate will stay in session next week. He continues to
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Cabania | iStock | Getty Images Plus When the U.S. government sent out urgent stimulus checks this spring, some people who had already died received money. Now it seems another ineligible group may be getting checks: foreign workers. Reports surfaced this week that a number of those recipients are now living in their home countries.
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As benefits expire, rent comes due, the school year looms and states struggle, Washington’s warring factions are racing to rescue the economy—and their political fortunes. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images, Mario Tama/Getty Images, Alex Wong/Getty Images, Doug Mills-Pool/Getty Images. Design by Forbes The coronavirus pandemic has taken an inconceivable toll on the American
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U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders said he will introduce legislation to tax what he called the “obscene wealth gains” from billionaires during the coronavirus crisis. Sanders, a self-described democratic socialist, made the announcement in a Twitter post Wednesday evening. Last year, while running for the Democratic nomination, Sanders embraced a proposal that would tax fortunes above
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Goldman Sachs is renewing its push into Wall Street’s digital future. The firm made Mathew McDermott, a managing director who ran the investment bank’s internal funding operations, its new global head of digital assets last month, CNBC has learned exclusively. The appointment means the newest face of blockchain and cryptocurrency on Wall Street isn’t a
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The United States Capitol Building, Washington DC. You can see the capital dome. Building reflecting … [+] on the water fountain in front of the capital. getty n 1969 a 38-year-old lawyer in the Treasury Office of Tax Legislative Counsel contemplated the social ferment gripping the United States. Surging opposition to the war in Vietnam, combined with
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Nikola Motor Company Source: Nikola Motor Company Nikola’s entire second quarter revenue of $36,000 was related to solar installations for Executive Chairman Trevor Milton, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. “During the three months ended June 30, 2020 and 2019 the Company recorded solar revenues of $0.03 million and $0.04 million,
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Getty Images Some Americans who qualified for stimulus checks received an unwelcome surprise when the $500 payments for their children under 17 were not included. Starting today, the U.S. government plans to send out the missing cash. That applies to those individuals and couples who are not required to file a tax return and used
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