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Appeal underway for tax evasion convictionBananas from Jersey: How the world is losing trillions to tax havensMore managers commit crime: SurveyFATCA Carries Fat Price TagThe ACES Eagle: Legalize MarijuanaWonkbook: The payroll tax cut will be extended. But what about unemployment ...France Strengthens Fight Against Tax FraudLAMPF v. COMMISSIONER OF INTERNAL REVENUESandwich pediatrician sentenced for tax evasionANALYSIS | Neil Macdonald: 'Liar loans' and American justiceLa. man charged with trying to bribe IRS agent: Former Massachusetts Scientist and Businessman Sentenced to Prison for ...Dr. Louis J. Cella Jr. dies at 87; Orange County hospital developerWine & BullChina police probe law firm linked to Ai Weiwei

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Pitney Bowes' CEO Discusses Q3 2011 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
Seeking AlphaNovember 2, 2011

The lower tax rate this year was primarily the result of our settlement with the IRS related to tax years 2001 through 2004. As a result, during the quarter, we realized an income tax benefit of about $16 million in continuing operations. ...more »

Officials blast auto insurance 'fraud tax'
Orlando SentinelNovember 1, 2011

... Cabinet blasted auto-insurance fraudsters and marginal health-care providers Tuesday for driving up the costs of personal-injury protection auto coverage, which they say is sticking drivers with a $910-million "fraud tax" built into their premiums. ...more »

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Appeal underway for tax evasion conviction
Moose Jaw Times-HeraldNovember 30, 2011

The three are appealing their conviction and sentence on income tax evasion charges and the hearing has been slated to last three days. In August 2010, Douglas Amell was sentenced to 16 months in jail after he was found guilty of four offences under ...more »

Bananas from Jersey: How the world is losing trillions to tax havens
UN DispatchNovember 30, 2011

Mobilizing resources through taxation is not just critical for developing countries' ability to finance development: it is, in fact, one of the most fundamental functions of modern, sovereign states – developing or industrialized. ...more »

More managers commit crime: Survey
CitizenNovember 30, 2011

South African companies have reported a significant increase in tax and market fraud, a Global Economic Crime Survey released on Wednesday revealed. JOHANNESBURG - South African companies have reported a significant increase in tax and market fraud, ...more »

FATCA Carries Fat Price Tag
ForbesNovember 30, 2011

No, that's not penalties or taxes. We're just talking compliance costs. So says James Broderick, head of JP Morgan's European, Middle Eastern and African asset management business. See US tax evasion law could cost big banks $100 million. ...more »

The ACES Eagle: Legalize Marijuana
my.hsj.orgNovember 30, 2011

The police could focus more on bigger crimes that are happening in the world. Legalizing marijuana could be a source of revenue taxes. As a drug marijuana was widely used by patients, under the care of physicians and pharmacists until the early part of ...more »

Wonkbook: The payroll tax cut will be extended. But what about unemployment ...
Washington Post (blog)November 30, 2011

Well, unemployment insurance has nothing to do with Social Security's trust fund. Sen. Jim DeMint agrees that the payroll tax cut isn't a perfect tax cut, but says, "I just don't think it's a good time to raise any taxes." But what raising taxes does ...more »

France Strengthens Fight Against Tax Fraud
Tax-news.comNovember 30, 2011

Law and Tax News Daily news and background data on tax and legal developments for international business. Personal Business Tax Guide Providing essential tax news and information on business for contractors, entrepreneurs, professionals, ...more »

LAMPF v. COMMISSIONER OF INTERNAL REVENUE
Leagle.comNovember 30, 2011

Settlement Officer Stacey Simpson (Officer Simpson) was the IRS Appeals settlement officer assigned to petitioners' case. On May 15, 2009, Officer Simpson sent petitioners a letter (May 15 letter) regarding their requested collection due process ...more »

Sandwich pediatrician sentenced for tax evasion
Wicked LocalNovember 30, 2011

By Anonymous A Sandwich man was sentenced today in federal court for multiple counts of tax evasion and failure to file tax returns. Torrey A. Toltin, 58, of East Sandwich, was sentenced by US District Judge Joseph L. Tauro to nine months of home ...more »

ANALYSIS | Neil Macdonald: 'Liar loans' and American justice
CBC.caNovember 30, 2011

Perhaps this is a result of Americans' boundless respect for big-time moneymakers; or it may be that the government, which has its own debt problems, just needs the settlement money. Whatever the reason, it all looks bad and smells awful. ...more »

La. man charged with trying to bribe IRS agent
CanadianBusiness.comNovember 30, 2011

By AP | November 30, 2011 NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The owner of a Louisiana seafood distribution business has been charged with trying to bribe an Internal Revenue Service agent to influence an audit of his business. Federal prosecutors say 61-year-old Vinh ...more »

: Former Massachusetts Scientist and Businessman Sentenced to Prison for ...
Middle East North Africa Financial NetworkNovember 30, 2011

The case was investigated by IRS-CI and the DOT-OIG. The Defense Contract Audit Agency also assisted with the investigation. The case is being prosecuted by Assistant US Attorney Steven H. Breslow for the District of Massachusetts and Trial Attorney ...more »

Dr. Louis J. Cella Jr. dies at 87; Orange County hospital developer
Los Angeles TimesNovember 30, 2011

Cella's convictions on tax evasion and Medicare fraud charges in the 1970s set off a cascade of corruption probes that altered Orange County's political landscape. Dr. Louis J. Cella was an Orange County physician, hospital developer and political ...more »

Wine & Bull
Willamette WeekNovember 30, 2011

Certainly, the $41000 in dispute is big money for most people. IRS data for 2008, published this summer, show that two-thirds of Oregon tax filers claimed gross incomes of $50000 or less. But the contested sum is peanuts for the Pamplins, amounting to ...more »

China police probe law firm linked to Ai Weiwei
AFPNovember 30, 2011

Ai, whose activism has made him a thorn in the side of China's Communist authorities, was charged on his release in June with tax evasion linked to Fake Cultural Development, a firm he founded but that is legally owned by his wife. ...more »

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