Can Moving Expenses Be Deducted?
Summertime is the time of year when people move the most. Moving is a lot of trouble and can also be very expensive. If you move to start a new job or to work at the same job in a new location, the cost can be tax deductible. To qualify for this deduction, you must satisfy two tests: the distance test, and the time test. Distance Test To deduct your moving expenses, your new workplace must be at least 50 miles farther from your old home than your prior job location. For examp
How Mark Zuckerberg Might Attack The Affordable Housing Crisis
Photo: David Ramos/Getty Images Last year, when Mark Zuckerberg launched the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, a limited liability company that he and his wife, Pricilla Chan, founded, they announced that their goal was to solve social issues with a startup-like mentality. The company, which will be funded by the bulk of Zuckerberg’s own Facebook shares, an estimated $45 billion, said it would focus on long-term bets to reshape the world. Their motto is "Advancing Human Potential a
Healthy Home Tips: Pick plastics carefully
Our homes are filled with plastics, and most of us don't really know what they're made of -- or whether they're safe. EWG has put together these tips to help you choose better plastics and plastic alternatives for your family: Why you should pick plastics carefully. How to choose and use safer plastics. Finding safer, non-plastic alternatives. WHY YOU SHOULD CHOOSE PLASTICS CAREFULLY. The toxicity of plastics is not fully understood or adequately tested. What we do know is th