The Safety in Tax Deductions for Safety
July 2005 by Mark E. BattersbyThe not-so-silent partner of every small or large mining operation and business, Uncle Sam, has quite a bit to say about how safe the operation should be and how it should operate safely. Although the government rarely funds the rules and regulations that businesses are required to comply with, some relief can often be found in our tax laws.
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Wyoming received the largest amount of revenues associated with mineral leases on federal lands within its borders last year.
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Their first cleanup total was more gold than they had ever found. These guys were deliriously overjoyed with their good fortune.
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