2020-10-26 08:00:17| Guardian Unlimited Business - more business news
My partner and I have our own properties but lockdown led to us choosing to stay in one togetherQ My partner and I each have a house of our own and while we originally split our time between the two, we gradually started spending a little more time at one rather than the other.During the coronavirus lockdown we chose to stay in just one house to form a bubble and we currently spend all of our time in one house, with the other left pretty much empty other than when friends or relatives use it now and again.We are worried about council tax. We both pay single occupancy on our own properties but due to the recent situation we are worried about being found out for actually having two of us in one house. If we did pay full council tax for the property we both stay in, what are the implications for the other house (including insurance etc)?RWA Judging by what it says in Paying the right level of council tax in England, published by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government in May 2019, you are right to be worried about council tax. Continue reading...
2020-10-23 14:04:00| Fool.com Headlines
Though tax audits aren't that common, you may end up subject to further scrutiny. Here's your guide for handling it.
2020-10-22 11:00:14| Fast Company
Hoping to get to management or the C-Suite one day? This software exec who’s worked for Microsoft and Adobe shares her journey and four top tips. Early this year, I accepted the role of chief marketing officer at the content platform software maker Contentful. The company was on a fast growth trajectory fueled by a strong economy. But by the time I started, we were in the midst of a global pandemic and worrisome economic forecast. Read Full Story
2020-10-22 09:00:14| Fast Company
‘Guns at the polls are a tinder box near an open flame.’ Within the space of 12 hours on Election Day 2016, the Election Protection hotline received calls from 85 voters in 28 states who reported seeing guns at the polls. This year, that threat is heightened. Gun sales have skyrocketed to all-time highs during the pandemic, especially among first-time owners. The line between poll watching and voter intimidation has blurred, as Republicans are officially conscripting citizens for an “Army for Trump,” and there’s been a rise in the activity of armed, far-right gangs that have already brandished semiautomatic weapons at protests this year. In addition to quashing turnout, the presence of guns poses a real threat of violence. According to Giffords Law Center’s website: “Guns at the polls are a tinder box near an open flame.”Read Full Story
2020-10-21 21:25:26| digg
It's been 14 years since the first "Borat" movie, and the sequel, "Borat Subsequent Moviefilm," has Borat returning to America with his daughter during the politically turbulent times of Trump's presidency. Does the political satire capture the same magic of the original, or does it fall short? Here's what the reviews say.