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LOS ANGELES, (Variety.com) – Christopher Nolan’s “Tenet” willed itself past the $300 million mark globally this weekend even as the overall domestic box office appeared to be on the verge of collapse.

Disney’s “Hocus Pocus,” a Bette Middler comedy that flopped when it was initially released in 1993, but became a cult hit on cable and streaming, almost matched “Tenet’s” grosses in North America and beat those of “The New Mutants.” Re-released just in time for Halloween,” “Hocus Pocus” picked up $1.9 million from 2,570 theaters. “Tenet” earned $2.7 million from 2,722 venues, pushing its domestic haul to a paltry $45.1 million. “The New Mutants” eked out $1 million from 2,154 locations, bringing its domestic total to $20.9 million.

“Tenet’ has struggled to attract stateside audiences with the kind of fervor that typically greets Nolan films such as “Inception” and “Dunkirk.” Audiences seem hesitant to return to cinemas when coronavirus

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Under today’s federal income tax rules, your business may be able to claim big first-year depreciation write-offs for eligible assets that are placed in service in the current tax year. But is that a no-brainer? Answer: It depends. I will explain, after first covering some necessary background information. Here goes.     

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) installed super-favorable first-year federal income tax depreciation breaks for business taxpayers.  

New and used qualifying business assets placed in service between 9/28/17 and 12/31/22 are eligible for 100% first-year bonus depreciation. For certain assets with longer production periods and aircraft, the placed-in service deadline is extended to 12/31/23. 

For tax years beginning in 2020, a business taxpayer can potentially write-off up to $1.04 million of the cost of qualifying new and used assets under the Section 179 deduction privilege.

Under a phase-out rule, the maximum $1.04

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ZEELAND — A small business in Zeeland officially launched a new website Friday, Sept. 25. Sensory Box Family, owned by Rachel Windemuller, has utilized Facebook to sell products locally in recent months, but is now looking to serve a greater area with its website.

Windemuller runs the business along with her husband Andy, daughter Jay and three young sons.

The business has a goal to “bring affordable joy into the daily life of all families, especially those who are differently-abled, have sensory challenges, or live with mental illness.” It started as a way to help provide meaningful activities for Jay, 20, who has autism and recently graduated high school.

“She has been struggling with what to do next,” Rachel Windemuller said. “She was struggling with finding purpose and feeling productive. She and I started making sensory dough and making boxes with the dough and toys in them.”

From there, the

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Jack in the Box (JACK) has a simple story. It is a regional hamburger chain that has carved out a distinctive identity based on its innovative indulgent side items, its all day: breakfast, lunch, dinner, and late night menu, its 18/7 and 24/7 hours of operation, and its heavy focus on the drive through experience.

The company that never really evidenced the accelerated growth experienced by its peers except for brief periods in the 1970’s and 1990’s, decided to combat moderating retail sales and shrinking margins by launching a refranchising strategy in 2004. The initiative was completed in 2019 and although margins have expanded significantly over the course of the 15 years it took to enforce the refranchising effort, the effect on gross profits, operating earnings, and net income has been marginal.

To mitigate the sluggish increase in profits and accelerate growth, JACK has implemented wide ranging initiatives

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President Donald Trump has charged his own campaign hundreds of thousands of dollars in rent for offices in Trump Tower for more than five years. But the campaign doesn’t always send its rent to Trump Tower. In fact, most of the checks have gone to a post office box in Hicksville, New York, a suburban community on Long Island. It’s not clear why, or who is receiving those checks. But experts say that the address may be of interest to Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance, who in a court filing earlier this week made his clearest statements yet about the scope and focus of his criminal investigation into President Trump’s finances.

The Trump campaign has rented office space at Trump Tower, off and on, since Donald Trump first announced his candidacy in June 2015. Exactly how much space the campaign actually uses in the landmark Fifth Avenue building is unclear.

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  • The X-Men spin-off movie “New Mutants” hit theaters on Friday after several release changes before and during the pandemic.
  • Originally scheduled for release in 2018, the movie was delayed multiple times “ostensibly” due to the Disney-Fox merger, Vulture reported.
  • Vulture’s Chris Lee reported this week that the movie went through various script rewrites, with pushback from director Josh Boone.
  • Box Office Pro’s chief analyst, Shawn Robbins, projected the movie would make $7.5 million this weekend, writing that it “lacks a unified marketing identity.”
  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

“The New Mutants,” Fox’s long-delayed X-Men spin-off movie, finally hit theaters on Friday during a tumultuous time for Hollywood and the theatrical industry. 

Major theater chains like AMC Theatres and Regal Cinemas opened their doors in select US markets last weekend for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic shut theaters down five months ago.

Originally scheduled for release in

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Calgary, Alberta–(Newsfile Corp. – August 18, 2020) – Shine Box Capital Corp. (TSXV: RENT.P) (“Shine Box“) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a letter of intent (“LOI“) dated August 13, 2020, to enter into a business combination (the “Transaction“) with Ciscom Corp. (“Ciscom“). It is expected that upon completion of the Transaction, the combined entity (the “Resulting Issuer“) will meet the listing requirements for a Tier 1 Industrial issuer under the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange (the “TSXV“).

General Information on Shine Box

Shine Box was incorporated under the Canada Business Corporations Act and has a head office in Calgary, Alberta. Shine Box is a “Capital Pool Company” under the policies of the TSXV and it is intended that the Transaction will constitute the “Qualifying Transaction” of Shine Box, as such term is defined

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Calgary, Alberta–(Newsfile Corp. – August 18, 2020) – Shine Box Capital Corp. (TSXV: RENT.P) (“Shine Box“) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a letter of intent (“LOI“) dated August 13, 2020, to enter into a business combination (the “Transaction“) with Ciscom Corp. (“Ciscom“). It is expected that upon completion of the Transaction, the combined entity (the “Resulting Issuer“) will meet the listing requirements for a Tier 1 Industrial issuer under the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange (the “TSXV“).

General Information on Shine Box

Shine Box was incorporated under the Canada Business Corporations Act and has a head office in Calgary, Alberta. Shine Box is a “Capital Pool Company” under the policies of the TSXV and it is intended that the Transaction will constitute the “Qualifying Transaction” of Shine Box, as such term is defined

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