Beautiful beaches, great food and vibrant culture have long made Spain a premier destination for global travelers and second-home owners. In this week’s look at the luxury real estate market, I examined three desirable tourist destinations along Spain’s eastern coast. From a contemporary villa in Altea Hills to a beachside estate in Sierra Blanca, here’s
President Joe Biden, with Vice President Kamala Harris, speaks after a meeting with his Covid-19 Response Team at the White House on March 29, 2021. Jonathan Ernst | Reuters President Joe Biden on Wednesday is unveiling his latest plan to boost the post-coronavirus economy — a $2 trillion infrastructure package called the American Jobs Plan.
In this episode of Tax Notes Talk, Benjamin Angel, director of direct taxation at the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Taxation and Customs Union, discusses the EU’s biggest tax challenges and what lies ahead. Sarah Paez: Thank you so much for being here, Mr. Angel. To get us started, could you tell us a little bit about yourself?
In this article PG GIS SJM KMB Huggies on display at an Albertson’s grocery store in Dallas, Texas. Jason Janik | Bloomberg | Getty Images Kimberly-Clark said Wednesday that it would hike prices on staples like Scott toilet paper and Huggies diapers, joining the growing list of consumer products companies that are raising prices. Higher
In this article MS APHA-CA TLRY WBA AMAT LRCX HOG CHWY CLF AAPL BB-CA A woman on an escalator in a Walgreens store in New York. Scott Mlyn | CNBC Check out the companies making headlines in midday trading. Walgreens — The drugstore company’s shares rose 6.7% after beating analysts’ expectations for its quarterly earnings.
In this article HE AAL UAL UNH DAL United Airlines’ Mileage Plus program earned top scores from WalletHub in categories such as ease of advance booking of reward travel and fewer mandatory layovers. United Airlines Air travel is set to boom this year as Americans tired of being cooped up in Covid lockdown look to
In this article DISCA David Zaslav Anjali Sundaram | CNBC Discovery’s lightly traded class B shares surged 80% on Wednesday, showing a spike in volume and divergence from the company’s class A shares that is highly unusual. The class B stock, which often sees volume of less than 10,000 shares in a day, had already
Kiyoshi Hijiki | Moment | Getty Images Nearly 3 million more business owners claimed a 20% tax deduction on their income last year relative to the prior filing season, according to IRS data. Around 21.2 million returns claimed the “qualified business income” deduction during tax season last year, which reflected income for 2019. That’s an
Three topics to understand as you start your trust planning Like other sound financial management and stewardship tactics, trusts are about planning for the future and planning for the ones you love. While you may think of trusts primarily as a part of planning for what happens to your wealth when you die, you may
We know some people are going to go back to some offices. We know those office spaces will be different than they used to be. And we know the commercial real estate industry is facing one of its most serious challenges in modern history. But there’s so much more we don’t know and that will
Visoot Uthairam | Moment | Getty Images The IRS warned Tuesday of a tax-refund phishing scam targeting college students and staff who believe they have a pending tax refund. Con artists are using fake e-mails to impersonate the federal tax agency. The messages display the IRS logo and use subject lines like “Tax Refund Payment”
On Friday, we will get the unemployment reports for March, and forecasters are hoping for continued improvement from the deep Covid-19 recession. But we are still hurting from that dramatic decline and the economic recovery is at risk if we relax our public health measures too soon. We’re still feeling the economic effects of the Covid-19
In this article AZN-GB Medical syringes and small figurines of people are seen in front of the AstraZeneca logo displayed on a screen. On Saturday, March 26, 2021, in Dublin, Ireland. NurPhoto | NurPhoto | Getty Images Germany has suspended use of the coronavirus vaccine created by AstraZeneca and the University of Oxford in the
In this article ROO-GB AMZN A Deliveroo cyclist in London, U.K. Dinendra Haria | SOPA Images | LightRocket | Getty Images LONDON — Shares of British food delivery start-up Deliveroo sank in its stock market debut Wednesday, as the company faces pressure from top investors and trade unions over workers’ rights. Deliveroo, which is backed
In this article AMZN An AWS Ground Station satellite antenna at one of the company’s data center in Boardman, Oregon. Amazon Amazon Web Services announced the launch of a new space startup assistance program on Tuesday, with the tech giant partnering with U.K.-based venture firm Seraphim Capital on the project. The AWS Space Accelerator is
Some people are uncomfortable with the idea that their children will find out they are the beneficiary of a trust. After all, what parent wants their child turning into a trust fund baby. Stories abound of young people who waited for their trust money, spent it on a lifestyle they could not afford, and had
Gardening grew in popularity during the pandemic, with many Americans having more free time at home, as well as a desire to eat more healthfully to boost their immunity. According to trade publication Greenhouse Product News and Axiom Marketing’s 2021 Garden Survey, 86% of homeowners plan to continue gardening in 2021 and 47% say they will
Robert Daly | Getty Images The Biden administration is expanding an existing pause on student loan interest and collections to include more than 1.1 million borrowers who are in default, the U.S. Department of Education announced Tuesday. The borrowers, whose defaulted loans are part of the Federal Family Education Loan program, were ineligible for the
The Internal Revenue Service announced today that most Social Security, SSI and RRB benefit recipients who don’t file a tax return should get their $1,400 Round 3 stimulus payments electronically by April 7, while stimulus payments for Veterans Affairs beneficiaries who don’t file a tax return could be sent out by mid-April. These folks—among the
Brazil just reached a grim Covid-19 milestone, and a reporter based in Sao Paulo doesn’t see the situation improving in the near future. “We have people dying because of lack of oxygen, people are literally suffocating,” Patricia Campos Mello, a reporter for Folha de Sao Paulo, told CNBC’s “The News with Shepard Smith” on Tuesday.