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tangofan replied to the Tax Strategies board. 5:56 PM

Re: foreign tax on dvidends

I'm retired, living off my investments. I know you can claim a foreign tax credit, but my income is low enough that I pay no income tax. So I can't use the tax credit. Is there any other strategy to get this money back or are my choices either [more]

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tangofan replied to the Millionaire Fools board. 3:56 PM

Re: Deep thoughts by jack handy

Hi Goofy,

The oh-so-simple Intercst formula also requires that your money be in the market (which will tend, over time, to outpace inflation) not in fix income savings accounts (which will not.) [Later calculations shows that a mix of [more]

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tangofan replied to the Millionaire Fools board. 2:36 AM

Re: Deep thoughts by jack handy

1. Do you still believe in the 4% withdrawal rate rule? Half that?

Personally I think that in this low-interest rate / low-return environment 3.5% or even 3% is safer. I'm using 3% for my personal calculations.

2. Am I the [more]

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tangofan replied to the Berkshire Hathaway board. 4:53 PM

Re: news from ghu

You could probably even deduct the interest on the margin loan as an investment expense for income tax purposes. N.B.: I am not a tax attorney.

Actually you likely couldn't deduct the interest (at least not in the U.S.). According to [more]

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