Groups are smaller communities within the larger ActiveRain. Join groups created by others. or start your own and
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This is the place to view the past and present contests put on by ActiveRain and its members. Everyone can join the
group and help encourage each other. Current contest will be highlighted posts so it's easy for you all to see. Let it
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AR's community takes the time to leave honest and transparent reviews of their experiences
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Whatever it is you're into and wherever you are, AR surely has a group for you to join.
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Each time you write a post you can syndicate your post to 5 groups.
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Each month AR runs numerous contests as a way for our members to engage in activities
that will boost their business and increase their visibility in the community and beyond.
Earn points by partaking in these contest and climb the leaderboard
Do what's good for you and your business by participating
If you have an idea for a contest, just let us know
Stay motivated and on track with new contests popping up each month
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Here's another avenue for you to build relationships with others. Share your expertise with someone searching for answers.
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A wonderful way to open a door to a possible new client
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These state pages or hyper-local pages provide content directly related to a specific geographical location.
State, County, City and Neighborhood pages make it easy for consumers to find what they're looking for.
Post your listings, school information, local events, market reports and more
Consumers peruse these pages for information
Farm your niche market and cover all the happenings in your neighborhood
Merry Christmas to RAINERS - 12/24/08 06:36 PM
MERRY CHRISTMAS I just wanted to drop by and wish each and every one of you - my fellow ACTIVE RAINERS - a very, very Merry Christmas and a very Happy and Prosperous New Year for 2009. This has been a very challening 2008, but we have all stuck it out together. I am very glad that 2008 is coming to a close and I very much look forward to a new and prosperous new year in 2009. It gives me that "something new" is right around the corner kind of feeling. So, toast to our survival for 2008 and to (3 comments)
New Tax Court Memorandum Supports Arms Length Private Annuity Trusts - 12/06/08 01:22 PM
In a recent surprise ruling by the United States Tax Court, the US Tax Court held that the taxpayers could defer the payment of their capital gain taxes through the transfer of appreciated property in exchange for a Private Annuity Trust. However, the structure in this particular case was different than the Private Annuity Trust structure that was more commonly used. Tax Court Memorandum The Tax Court Memo (TCM 2008-269) was filed on December 3, 2008, and ruled that "pursuant to Rev. Rul. 69-74, 1969-1 C.B. 43, 43-44, when a taxpayer exchanges appreciated property for a private annuity, "[t]he gain should (1 comments)
Defer Payment of Capital Gain Taxes on Sale of Business with Deferred Sales Trust - 12/03/08 09:44 AM
Sell a Company; Pay Capital Gain Taxes Business owners or investors face the daunting problem of dealing with capital gain taxes when they dispose of business interests or company assets, including the sale of real estate. Their company has probaby grown with all of their hard work over the years and is now worth substantially more than what they have invested into the business. Now the increased net value or capital gain will result in capital gain taxes when they sell of the business interest or company. Keep What You Have Built Careful planning for the ultimate capital gain tax so (10 comments)
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