The world of taxes and filling out the 1040 form itself is pretty confusing, especially if you're unsure about the terms, "deductions" and "credits". In this video you will get a full walkthrough of how tax deductions work and how to fill out the Schedule A portion of the 1040 form for your federal income taxes.
(CNSNews.com) – There have been 2,527 Department of Homeland Security (DHS) employees and co-conspirators convicted of corruption and other criminal misconduct since 2004, according to a federal auditor Federal Auditor: 2,527 DHS Employees and Co-Conspirators Convicted of Crimes | CNSNews.com.
Two former high-ranking officials at the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA), a federal bureaucracy that collects data and intelligence on foreign communications for national security purposes, have come forward with allegations that the NSA actively monitors Americans as well. According to testimonies from both Thomas Drake, a former NSA senior official, and Kirk Wiebe, a former NSA senior analyst, the agency actively monitors and collects intelligence on every single American as part of a m...
It's mid-January and some of you happy tax-paying citizens have already started receiving your W-4s and 1099s in the mail. But before you start filling out your 2010 Federal Tax Return, make sure you're hip to all the tax tricks in 2011. You could end up saving some money!
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If you're a frequenter of Null Byte, I bet you have at least some interest in information security. Furthermore, you have a hobby that if applied in certain ways, will get you arrested. I've received quite a few messages from the community here about federal cybercrime law and how it applies to them, so I decided to get together with my lawyer to come up with some answers.
The American government “is using its power to intimidate, prosecute and prevent government employees from sharing information about state officials’ misconduct”, insists Stephen Kohn, attorney and author of The Whistleblower’s Handbook.
In the last article, we left off with the Tor network and its hidden services. As I mentioned, Tor is not the only option in the game, and I want to offer a general introduction to I2P.
For a moment, picture a situation where you want to host some files or images, but you do not want it traced back to you. Perhaps you're working on a project with others and need secure data storage. Anonymity is the new shield of the 21st century—and you best protect yourself. As always here at Null Byte, we are trying to make that happen. Before someone can learn how to root a box, they need to learn how not to be found. I can not stress that point enough.
You've probably seen those deep-web images floating around on the Internet. Usually, it goes something like this: There is a towering iceberg and the deeper the underwater portion extends, the more “hidden” and “exotic” the content is described to be. Sometimes these images are accurate to a point, but most are just making things up.
In the first part of this series, we learned about darknets, as well as how they came about. But these patches of forgotten Internet are not the oasis of free information you might think. Despite being hidden—or just harder to come across—these networks are no more safe then anywhere else on the 'clear' Internet. The nature of networking and routing means your location is always known in server logs. It only takes one phone call to your ISP with your IP address to obtain both your physical ad...
It's official! You can jailbreak whatever devices you want without fearing reprisal from the federal government! WIN! If you were worried about the legal implications before, worry no longer, and start taking advantage of your devices! This video will show you how to hack an iPhone 3GS, 3G, or 2G or iPod Touch 2G / 1G using a program called redsn0w. It's quick, easy, and will allow you to do so much more with your device there's really no excuse not to do it.
If you are law enforcement or find yourself in an emergency situation you may need to know how to properly conduct surveillance in a rural area. You will have to gather information without being scene and will need different techniques when out in the wilderness.
As you might guess, one of the domains in which Microsoft Excel really excels is business math. Brush up on the stuff for your next or current job with this how-to. In this tutorial from everyone's favorite digital spreadsheet guru, YouTube's ExcelIsFun, the 42nd installment in his "Excel Business Math" series of free video lessons, you'll learn about the wage bracket and percentage methods for calculating federal income tax payroll deductions.
A young hippie discusses the use of Salvia Divinorum, which is a federally legalized psychedelic. Some states, however, do not abide by the federal standards and it is cautioned that you should check with your states ruling on the substance before using. Salvia Divinorum can be purchased online and ingested via inhalation (through smoking) or by chewing depending on the intensity and duration of the experience you wish to achieve. Smoking's effects can last for about 30 minutes while chewing ...
Stakeholders in the driverless industry are anxiously awaiting changes the US Department of Transportation (DOT) is making to self-driving vehicle guidelines.
How To: Here's How You Can Make a Real Difference in the Aftermath of the Michael Brown & Eric Garner Grand Jury Decisions
In the aftermath of the unindicted police killings of Michael Brown and Eric Garner, we've been told that the system worked as intended. When our legal system's outcome is at conflict with what a majority of Americans believe is just, it's clear that some changes are needed. But what specifically needs to change? And what can an average citizen with a moral and just cause do to prevent these kinds of tragedies from repeating themselves again and again?
Look at the money you are receiving. Carefully inspect it for any strange colors, marks, or texture. Do not assume that a different color, texture, or design is simply a mistake made at the treasury. The bills there are all made the same based on the denomination.
NLP Lie Detector Eye Accessing Cues Explained. This technique is used by the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center FLETC.
It's never too early to put away money for your child's education. Consider these options before choosing a plan. Watch this video to learn how to get started with a college savings plan.
Waymo claims in court documents filed yesterday in its lawsuit against Uber that ex-Uber CEO Travis Kalanick knew that former Google engineer Anthony Levandowski was in the possession of stolen documents while employed at the troubled ride-sharing firm.
Much work needs to be done before laws and regulations no longer block driverless' rollout in the US, Rob Csongor, vice president and general manager of Nvidia's automotive division, said today during a US Senate committee hearing.
Looking to get an FHA loan? The Federal Housing Administration, FHA for short, provides mortgage insurance on loans made by FHA-approved lenders throughout the U.S. Here's how to get your FHA-insured loan. Learn how to get one with help from this video.
There's nothing better than being your own boss some say. If you are ready for the risks and the work, take your passion to the next level and start your own business. Learn how to start your own business with help from this video.
The purpose of this video is to show how to become a permanent resident in Canada. Some programs are federal and some are for Quebec. The first program is the skilled worker program. The applicant is accessed under a point system and is awarded points for education level, knowledge of English or French, work experience, age, confirmed job offer, and adaptability and you must have sufficient proof of funds. The next program is Family Class Sponsorship. A citizen or permanent resident can spons...
Just got piad? Turn your check into dollar bills by endorsing it at the bank. Don't know how? Watch this.
Woops! Make a mistake? Whether you’ve made a mistake, like writing the wrong year or wrong amount, or want to set up automatic bill payments or direct deposit, you may need to void a check. In this tutorial, learn how to properly void a check.
Preserving the environment is not only the right thing to do—it can result in significant cost savings for your business.
Rock-paper-scissors is a great way to alleviate boredom or make decisions, such as figuring out who gets to go first in the next game you play.
Seat belts save lives… but are you wearing yours the right way? Size up yours for a safe ride. You Will Need:
Don't sign any termination papers until you're sure you've made the best deal you can. You Will Need
The adoption process can be long and taxing. Start off right by learning the basic procedure. Step 1: Learn the requirements
Thanks to the Freedom of Information and Privacy acts, we’re all entitled to see what the FBI has on us. Learn how to get your hands on your FBI file.
When Kaci Hickox, a Doctors Without Borders nurse, returned to New Jersey from working with Ebola patients in West Africa in 2014, she was surprised by her reception. Instead of a quiet return to her home in Maine after four weeks on the front line of Ebola treatment, she was quarantined by the State of New Jersey in Newark. She later filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court for violation of her civil rights, false imprisonment, and invasion of privacy.
The US Department of Transportation says it is actively completing a previously promised revision of voluntary guidelines for driverless vehicles originally drafted by President Obama's administration.
Any parent with a rambunctious child who may have at one point racked up a hefty bill on their Kindle or Android device can now breathe a sigh of relief. One, Jack Black has had it happen to him too, and two, Amazon will be refunding up to $70 million of in-app purchases made by children after downloading apps from the Amazon AppStore.
In recent light of Obama's assertion of executive privilege over important documents concerning the Fast and Furious operation, here's a brief article concerning this controversial power.
When will the drama end? The lawsuit between Waymo and Uber is back in the news with no signs of stopping. Today the court denied yet another request from Uber to shield itself with the fifth amendemnent, securing a small victory for Waymo.
This video tutorial program is designed to promote ground crew safety when working under and around helicopters during external load operations. This is not a safety-training and is only intended to be used with the participation of a ground crew safety officer, trainer or other qualified personnel. All training and refresher courses must be done in accordance with federal and provincial regulations and the Canada Labour Code.
In recent years, unwanted calls have become a top priority for the FCC. In 2016, analysts estimated that US customers received over 2.4 billion robocalls per month. As a result, the FCC has provided carriers new tools to combat this problem.