Archive for the ‘Texas’ Category

How To Evade Taxes - Offshore Wyly Style

How To Evade Taxes – Offshore Wyly Style

By The Banker | Blog Posts, Texas

Although no household names from the United States showed up in the “Panama Papers,”[1] – a trove of leaked client correspondence from a Panamanian law firm that helped people set up offshore accounts – a Texas bankruptcy court recently elevated Dallas entrepreneurs Sam and Charles Wyly as the most high-profile offshore-account tax evaders ever caught. [&hellip

Marijuana Regulations and Taxes - So Weird, Man

Marijuana Regulations and Taxes – So Weird, Man

By The Banker | Blog Posts, Texas

This post features obscure business tax accounting rules you’ve never heard of and (hopefully) will never encounter. (Do I know how to write a blogpost lede, or what?) And pot. It’s about pot. Did I forget to mention that? Ok, nobody thinks they want to know about obscure accounting rules but maybe – like me – you [&hellip

Solar Hosting - Free Money

Solar Hosting – Free Money

By The Banker | Blog Posts, Texas

One of the things I regularly fantasize about is free money. This puts me in line – at least in this small way – with the rest of humanity. One of the things that the seems to offer is free money, which sounds quite dreamy. Alongside my free money fantasy, I also have a fantasy [&hellip

VIDEO: The Very Intriguing Libertarian Ticket

VIDEO: The Very Intriguing Libertarian Ticket

By The Banker | Audio Posts, Taxes, Texas, Video

With Bill Weld (former two-term MA governor) joining the bottom of the Libertarian Party ticket alongside Gary Johnson (former two-term NM governor), I have to say I’m intrigued. They can count on: Elected office experience (far more than the presumptive GOP nominee) Track record (far more, etc) A decent runway on an issue that some [&hellip

VIDEO: 100 Percent Stocks For Retirement

VIDEO: 100 Percent Stocks For Retirement

By The Banker | Audio Posts, How Not To Invest, Investing, Personal Finance, Texas, Video

Greg Jefferson and I chat about my recent post, urging everyone to put 100% retirement money into risky assets (like stocks) rather than the traditional 60/40 split that every investment advisor says you should do. In this conversation I admit to my cynical view of the investment advisory business. Additionally I engage in a rant you [&hellip