About Government Grants

Personal government grants are available for people who are out of work or work part-time, people who are sick or fighting and illness, and their income does not cover expenses. But do you know that government grant is available to you today? As long as you are an American citizen and are at least 18 years old, you are eligible to receive personal government grants.

Particularly if you are a college student or small business owner, there are billions of dollars available that you can request today. If you receive a college student grant, you have to use the money for educational purposes, such as tuition, textbooks, and student housing. These government grants are not your average loan either. This is money you never have to pay back.

You can apply for government grant for many reasons.You can use the grant to travel, buy a new home, debt relief, or even to fix up your current home. And the list goes on and on.

There are over 3,000 federal government financial aid programs that you can apply for, and there is no limit on the number of grants you can receive. As long as you use the money to for the purpose outlined in the grant program, you'll never have to repay the funds.

Although there are rich sources on government institutions, only a few of people are successful to get the grants. You can visit your local government agencies to inquire about the available government grants. And there is always a grant database which allows you to quickly search for the funds you qualify for.

Finally, make sure that you choose the right institutions. Many well-known agencies offer grants, so grants for you are not as hard to come by as you may think. And then, you must write the application correctly and carefully. It's important to know what the agency is looking for, you may get returned if you fill out an application for a non-applicable cause or if you fill it out incorrectly.

Source by Edan Oxford

What Is YOUR Government Going to Do About Crypto?

Many nations are now actively considering what to do about crypto conventions (CC's), as they do not want to miss out on tax revenue, and to some degree they think they need to regulate this market space for the sake of consumer protection. Knowing that there are scams and incidences of hacking and thievery, it is commendable that consumer protection is being thought of at these levels. The Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) came into being in the USA for just such a purpose and the SEC has already put some regulations in place for CC Exchanges and transactions. Other nations have similar regulatory bodies and most of them are working away at devising appropriate regulations, and it is likely that the "rules" will be dynamic for a few years, as Governments, which knows what works well and what does not. Some of the benefits of CC's are that they are NOT controlled by any government or Central Bank, so it could be an interesting tug-of-war for many years to see how much regulation and control will be imposed by governments.

The larger concern for most Governments is the potential for increasing revenue by taxing the profits being generated in the CC market space. The central question being addressed is whether to treat CC's as an investment or as a currency. Most Governments so far lean towards trusting CC's as an investment, like every commodity where profits are taxed using a Capital Gains model. Some governments view CC's only as a currency that fluctuates in daily relative value, and they will use taxation rules similar to foreign exchange investments and transactions. It is interesting that Germany has straddled the fence here, deciding that CC's used directly for purchasing goods or services are not taxable. It seems a bit chaotic and unworkable if all our investment profits could be non-taxable if we used them to directly buy something – say a new car – every so often. Perhaps Germany will fine tune their policy or re-think it as they go along.

It is also more difficult for governments to enforce taxation rules given that there are no consistent global laws requiring CC Exchanges to report CC transactions to government. The global and distributed nature of the CC marketplace makes it almost impossible for any one nation to know about all the transactions of their citizens. Tax evasion already happens, as there are several countries that provide global banking services that are often used as tax havens, sheltering funds from taxation. By there very nature CC's were born into a realm of scant regulation and control by governments, and that has both upsides and downsides. It will take time for governments to work through all this by trial and error – it is still all new and it is why we tout CC's and Blockchain technology as "game variables".

Stay tuned

Source by Martin Straith