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Zuckerberg took a housing loan at the rate for large Belarusian family

Zuckerberg took a housing loan at the rate for large Belarusian familyFacebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has renewed a mortgage, failing to achieve the banks a record annual interest rate 1.05%. Now billionaire in 30 years will have to repay a loan of U.S. $ 5,950,000 on the money Zuckerberg bought a new home in California, for which the second year in mortgage payments, according to Bloomberg.

Mark Zuckerberg has refinanced his mortgage to buy a mansion in California. Such interest rate is unlikely to exceed the rate of inflation. "When you can take a loan from the bank at a rate lower than inflation – it means that you borrow for free," – said a senior financial analyst at Bankrate Inc Greg McBride.

Zuckerberg would pay a billion dollars in taxes for the year

Zuckerberg would pay a billion dollars in taxes for the yearTax account of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg in 2012 may exceed a billion dollars. It is reported by CNNMoney citing three of Chartered Accountants (Certified Public Accountant, CPA).

On the day of the IPO (initial public offering) Facebook May 18, 2012 Zuckerberg exercises option on 60 million shares at a price of six cents per share. Type the founder of the social network options are taxed as ordinary income (ie, income derived not from capital gains).

Even if the securities are sold, the tax authorities believe that the holder of the option on the day of implementation of the income received, the size of which is determined as the difference between prescribed in the option and the market value of the shares. Facebook shares were priced at $ 38 apiece. At the auction on March 28 securities fell by nearly two percent to 25.6 dollars.

Mark Zuckerberg is included in the presidential race

Mark Zuckerberg is included in the presidential raceSocial network Facebook has announced a political action committee. This authority will allow employees to provide financial support to U.S. political parties and candidates for governor and U.S. presidents. Facebook filed a corresponding request to the Federal Election Commission of the United States. This step fits into the overall strategy of the company to strengthen its lobbying resources.

In a statement, Facebook in connection with the decision to create a political action committee (PAC) says that it is "the voice of the social network of employees in the political process will be heard." They will be able to "support those candidates who share the goals" of the company, namely, "to promote the importance of innovation for the U.S. economy, and make the world more open and interconnected."