Weird Tax Laws around the US

Different states in the USA have their own unique (and sometimes weird) ways of generating income, whether it is to influence behavior or take benefit of key local industries. From tax on blueberries in Maine to candy in Illinois, you never know what thing is subjected to tax. Check out these 19 … Read more

Calculating Software TCO (Total Cost of Ownership)

Calculating Software TCO (Total Cost of Ownership)

What is Software TCO? Total Cost of Ownership can be defined as an all-inclusive assessment of IT and related costs of a software/solution, including hardware, software, maintenance, management, communications, support, training, opportunity costs due to downtime and productivity losses. It includes all the direct and indirect costs of implementing, maintaining and supporting … Read more

Best Accounting Software for Small Businesses

Accounting Software for Small Businesses

What’s an Accounting Software? An accounting system or software is a computer program that records and processes accounting transactions, including general ledger, accounts payable and receivable, trial balance and payroll. Although businesses, especially large enterprises can develop their own systems tailored according to their own unique requirements, most businesses prefer to use … Read more

Weird Tax Laws around the World

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Tax laws are established for a reason, but sometimes that reason is a bit illogical or downright strange. There are many weird tax laws all around the world, with people being unaware of them until they’re caught breaking them. Some of the reasons behind such laws may be logical in some sense, … Read more

So What Is A Hedge Fund?

hedge fund

A “hedge fund” is a small partnership or a limited liability corporation (LLC) essentially designed to minimize risk while anticipating sure profits.  If you tend to be a low-risk investor, read about what a hedge fund does to your advantage. Imagine you are an investment beginner but you feel a little bit … Read more

So What Is A Derivative?

so what is a derivative

A derivative might have many definitions according to the context. In the financial world, however, a derivative is much like a contract between parties. It has a value that’s based upon one or more financial assets. The instruments in this process include stocks, bonds, commodities, currencies, interest rates, etc. Types of Derivates … Read more