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IRS Form 2290 HVUT Tax Return Filing Deadline is November 30, 2011 for Tax ...
PR Web (press release)December 1, 2011

Beginning November 1, 2011, IRS will provide a stamped (receipted) Schedule 1 to those who file and pay their tax. E-File and Pay 2011-2012 Truck Tax 2290 and Schedule-1: IRS e-file for 2290 is now available for the tax period beginning July 1, 2011. ...more »

Judge dismisses discrimination, defamation claims by former Lexington library CEO
Lexington Herald LeaderDecember 1, 2011

Imhoff's claim of gender discrimination was thrown out because "she is unable to identify evidence sufficient to support a finding that the Library Board treated her less favorably than a similarly situated male employee," the order says. ...more »

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Bad Credit History
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Prosecutors: Blagojevich should get 15 to 20 years
CBS NewsDecember 1, 2011

But Blagojevich's attorneys argued that Rezko did deserve more prison time than the former governor because his crimes were greater and led to profit, while Blagojevich "made nothing." During Rezko's trial, prosecutors said he raised more than $1 ...more »

Collections
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Lehman, Dynegy, Solyndra, Madoff, AMR, Friendly: Bankruptcy
BusinessWeekDecember 2, 2011

The plan pays creditors in the order of priority outlined in bankruptcy law. There are three secured creditors with claims aggregating about $13 million. West End believes the security interest for a $5 million claim is invalid, according to the ...more »

Chapter 11, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy
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Villalobos' attorneys drop him for not paying legal fees
Los Angeles TimesDecember 1, 2011

However, in legal papers, Villalobos unsuccessfully argued that Cooley should not be relieved from representing him until a US Bankruptcy Court in Reno, Nev., approves his hiring of new counsel. "If this court grants Mr. Villalobos' request, ...more »

Disputes With Irs
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IRS Crosses Technical Indicator
MarketNewsVideo.comDecember 7, 2011

By Market News Video Staff, Wednesday, December 7, 12:04 PM ET In trading on Wednesday, shares of IRSA Inversiones y Representaciones SA (NYSE:IRS) entered into overbought territory, changing hands as high as $11.16 per share. ...more »

Garnishment
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Walkout fees case allowed to resume
Fort Wayne Journal GazetteDecember 7, 2011

Fort Wayne Attorney Mark GiaQuinta argued on behalf of Rep. William Crawford, D-Indianapolis, that state law specifically forbids employers from unilaterally taking wages. Instead, employers must go to court to get a garnishment order. ...more »

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy
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Bankruptcy judges stake out turf in wake of Anna Nicole ruling
Thomson Reuters News & InsightDecember 1, 2011

"Since Congress expressly provided for the issuance of proposed findings of fact and conclusions of law with respect to 'related to' proceedings over which the bankruptcy court has no authority to issue a final judgment there is no reason to believe ...more »

Personal Bankruptcy
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Attorney Generals office cites Boston Apparel consumer complaints
Taunton Daily GazetteDecember 1, 2011

BAG filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection from creditors last summer, which eventually was converted to Chapter 11 protection. In September, its corporate moniker, Women's Apparel Group LLC, sold all BAG assets to Distinctive Apparel Inc., ...more »

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