Terin Miller

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What Is Return on Capital and How Do You Calculate It?

What Is Return on Capital and How Do You Calculate It?

When a company makes money, its profitability is measured a number of ways. One of those ways is its return on capital.

What Is the Capital Gains Tax on Real Estate in 2019?

What Is the Capital Gains Tax on Real Estate in 2019?

When you sell real estate you've held as an investment, the rate at which you're taxed on the profit from it may vary. Home sales, being a specific type of capital gains, have their own set of rules.

What Is a Money Order and Is It Safe?

What Is a Money Order and Is It Safe?

You don't need to have a bank account to purchase a money order. But you will need to pay in cash to the issuer -- the place preparing the money order for you.

Property Tax: Definition, Uses and How to Calculate

Property Tax: Definition, Uses and How to Calculate

When you purchase a home or piece of property, the tax you pay annually to local government for municipal services such as police and fire protection is often, fittingly, called property tax.

Excise Tax: Definition, Types and Examples

Excise Tax: Definition, Types and Examples

Excise taxes come in many forms, but have one thing in common: they are consumption taxes.