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*Receipts Required For a Security Deposit A security deposit itemization must include receipts or estimates, if you are deducting for items which total $125 or more. If a receipt cannot be obtained within the 21 day period, in which the itemization must be mailed, make reference to the fact that the receipts will be sent…

How I Made 200 Times My Money in London Real Estate

A version of this article, by Peter Churchouse, Editor of The Churchouse Letter, first appeared on February 3, 2018 in the Stansberry Digest, published by Stansberry & Associates Investment Research, an independent investment research firm.  You can visit them at www.stansberryresearch.com.  In 1977, my wife, two-year-old son, and I were living in the West African…

Due Process – Criminals vs. Property Owners – by Jeremy Talcott, Attorney

The regulatory state began last century during the New Deal, inspired by earlier Progressives who believed that individualism, capitalism and the Constitution were obstacles to prosperity. They imagined a future in which government “experts”, (i.e., administrative agency bureaucrats), would lead and control the economy, subordination economic freedom and private property rights to what they perceive…

Did the Enemies of Proposition 13 Blink on ‘Split-Roll’ Initiative? – by Jon Coupal, President of Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association

A reporter for the Bay Area News Group stopped by the government office in Santa Clara County and concluded that while people standing in line to pay their property taxes were upset with the heavy burden, they had scant knowledge of California’s iconic Proposition 13. What most were probably unaware of is that their taxes…