The Business of Mining—Home Office Tax Deduction
November 2009 by Mark E. BattersbyIt is not just a few small-scale prospectors who use a home office. An increasing number of miners, prospectors, and mining-related business owners are operating at least a portion of their business from a home office.
• Bill to address RS 2477
• Roadless Rule update
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
Platinum is only one of a group of related metals that are referred to as platinum group metals (PGMs), because platinum in its native state usually contains all six metals of the group along with some iron.
While a great many questions remain unanswered, there is little doubt that a new financing option for small-scale mining operations, “crowdfunding,” is growing as a viable and legitimate funding source.
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- Wheeler receives hearing as EPA administrator
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