What’s so difficult to explain to folks back home is how the virus seems to have brought people together, in the face of a remote, but worldwide, threat.
A traveler had her Apple Watch stolen as she snoozed in an airplane aisle seat. Still, I prefer to think that other travelers are generally trustworthy.
To appreciate what’s at stake, you need to think beyond the tax return that’s due April 17. For the next eight years, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act could affect several life transitions before and during retirement.
Conventional wisdom holds that taking a home office deduction is an audit flag. The new tax law gives more people a reason to risk it.
Some travelers who’ve been burned on sharing economy websites no longer want to deal directly with homeowners. Instead they are using these platforms to find local property managers. The hope is that they will impose quality control.
The sharing economy has created a new breed of amateur hoteliers. And when the accommodations don’t measure up, that can wreck a vacation. These steps can help you take recourse.