Home Office Deductions
May 2013 by Mark E. BattersbyThe Internal Revenue Service recently announced (IR-2013-5) a new, simplified option for those who use a home office, which would apply to owners of home-based mining or prospecting operations and businesses.
…one thing is certain for the precious metals—these events reflect growing instability—and growing instability has historically been positive for the prices of gold and silver.
On a similar vein, while the number of new non-farm jobs created rose by a modest 156,000 in September, it must be pointed out that Goods Production Payrolls rose by only 10,000 jobs while much lower paying service jobs accounted for the other 146,000.
Many gold and silver observers have been more than slightly concerned regarding the lack of any sustained rally...
If precious metals miners and prospectors were looking for a series of dramatic events to usher in the first two weeks of 2016, they have not been disappointed.
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