A new patent law could result in a more efficient process -- which could create jobs and enhance America's global competitiveness. Too bad it might crush the little guy.
IRA owners turning 70½ this year must comply with required minimum withdrawal rules -- or pay a costly penalty.
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Doing business when you travel can grant you a tax break on your journey, but make sure to document everything.
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Is your filing cabinet groaning under the weight of old financial documents? Do you have canceled checks from 2004?
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