The Business of Mining: Cars, Trucks and Tax Deductions
December 2006 by Mark E. BattersbyMost importantly, self-employed miners, prospectors or employees (even of their own mining-related business) who own or lease an automobile, can utilize the standard rate so long as they operate only one car at a time for business purposes.
Excerpts from CMJ published 50 years ago this month.
Q: ...Is there any way to process the ore without using mercury or cyanides...?
Our group of six met in Foresthill, California, in mid-November. The weather was crisp, but not too cold. We had planned this trip on short notice and were all eager for the adventure ahead.
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