Does the SEC ban on short sales include ETFs?

Answer The Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC's) ban on short sales doesn't include exchange traded funds (ETFs). The short sale ban was implemented to protect the securities markets, businesses, c... Read More »

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Should a tip include sales tax amount?

On One Hand: Not TraditionallyAs far as American tipping etiquette goes, you should not include the sales tax when calculating your tip, according to CNN. Bars and restaurants that calculate the ti... Read More »

Do auto lease payments include sales tax?

In most states, as well as in Canada, you will pay sales tax on the down payment (if there is one) as well as on each month's payment. In some states, such as Illinois, Texas and New York, the sale... Read More »

Short Sales and Tax Implications With the IRS?

Short sales are considered cancellation of debt. The canceled debt amount is normally taxable income, according to the IRS' regulations. However, the 2007 Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act provi... Read More »

Short Sales Defined?

A short sale on a home does not mean a quick sale. A short sale is an agreement between a homeowner and a mortgage company to sell the home for less than the current mortgage balance. A short sale ... Read More »