Taxes, Numbers & Mining
July 2010 by Mark E. BattersbyThe first step to finding the right tax professional requires an inventory of what you and your prospecting or mining operation actually need in the way of services and advice and, most importantly, how much you can afford to pay for that advice or service.
A Colorado company that saw its plans for a big Montana gold mine derailed by a 1998 voter initiative says it will sue the state for hundreds of millions of dollars, to cover loss of the project.
When I received an invitation for a Fourth of July dredging trip from my friend Leonard, I thought it a terrific way to not only show respect for America's freedoms, but also as a way to honor the throngs of prospectors whose labors fueled our nation's...
Ohio is an industrialized, midwestern state with a population of 11.5 million and an area of 40,953 square miles. Annual precipitation is about 40 inches, enough to give rise to hardwood forests...
If you have been prospecting for any length of time, then you have probably heard something like, “All the gold ever mined would equal a cube 60 feet on each side.”
I stayed on the nozzle (about 25 pounds) and Dave moved rock. We worked the hole for two and a half days. Most of the time was spent moving overburden.
Federal agents seized two tons of copper coins featuring Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul and 500 pounds of silver during a raid on the headquarters of a group seeking to dissolve the Federal Reserve.
Gov. Bill Owens announced to members of the mining industry that he would consider a proposal that provides significant tax reductions for mining companies.
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