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Stealing your identity
bcrnews.comOctober 1, 2011

Mike Prusinski of LifeLock, an identity theft protection business, said identity theft is the fastest growing crime in America. “You are 10 times more likely to have your identity stolen than your car,” he said. And of those thefts, one out of every ...more »

East Fallowfield appeals decision by zoning hearing board
Daily Local NewsOctober 1, 2011

EAST FALLOWFIELD — Township supervisors did not properly vote to pursue an appeal of a zoning hearing board decision, according to a state Sunshine Law expert. Teri Henning, an attorney with the Pennsylvania Newspaper Association, ...more »

Tax Law News and Stories

Audit Defence
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Asset Protection Specialists Share How to Minimize Taxes This Year, Best Ways ...
PR Web (press release)October 10, 2011

The tax saving and asset protection service explains strategies that can reduce a person's taxes dramatically and at the same time make them audit proof. In addition, specific IRS tax codes are provided to share with an individual's accountant to ...more »

Irs Filing & Compliance
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Taxing US reality stings Dual citizens
CanadaEast.comOctober 1, 2011

"The government of Canada is not going to help the Americans collect or enforce the collection of tax returns," he says. The banks have said they will not support the US position either, if only because they are concerned with how much compliance would ...more »

Business Audit Defence
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PwC reports record $29.2 billion revenue, regains lead
ReutersOctober 3, 2011

A draft European Union law that was leaked last week calls for sharp restrictions on non-audit work by auditors to prevent potential conflicts of interest. The draft law, prepared by EU Internal Market Commissioner Michel Barnier, is expected to meet ...more »

Personal Irs Disputes
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More the exception than the rule
InvestmentNewsOctober 16, 2011

In addition to the 10% penalty, the IRS hit Mr. Isaacs with the 6651(a)(1) penalty for failing to file a return. The court case doesn't indicate what return wasn't filed, but in all likelihood, it was being assessed for a failure to file IRS Form 5329: ...more »

Property Taxes
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Property Tax Bill FAQs
Prescott eNewsOctober 1, 2011

Have you received your tax bill yet? If not, you will. Hi, this is Gary Edelbrock, and I've been talking with Pam Pearsall, Yavapai County Assessor. She's put together a FAQ about your tax bill that should be helpful, which we offer here: Property tax...more »

Corporate Income Taxes
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Is Obama tax hiker in chief? Not exactly.
Christian Science MonitorOctober 5, 2011

Average after-tax incomes would, in fact, be almost exactly the same for taxpayers in every income category except for those in the top one percent. If many Democrats got their wish and we returned to the Clinton-era tax law, after-tax incomes in 2013 ...more »

Sales Tax & Use Tax
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Avalara Releases AvaTax 1099, Partners with Convey
Accounting TodayOctober 4, 2011

The product offers real-time Tax Identification Number verification, automatic updates, guaranteed compliance, built-in W-9 and B-Notice remediation processing, and automated printing and mailing “Both tax information reporting and sales and use tax...more »

Estate Taxes & Gift Taxes
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Amazon customers to pay sales tax
The CollegianOctober 3, 2011

“I have purchased many items from Amazon including books, movies, toys, and gifts. They have a great selection of things to choose from,” Fresno State student Andrew Stearns said. “As far as charging tax goes, I thought it was part of the sale along ...more »

Tax Evasion Defence
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AG seeks new law to protect prosecution
Bangkok PostOctober 1, 2011

Attorney-General Julasingh Vasantasingh: Target of decidedly un-flowerly language. His appeal comes as public prosecutors, including Mr Julasingh, face criticism in the tax evasion case involving Potjaman na Pombejra, the ex-wife of ousted premier ...more »

International Taxation
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Could medical marijuana provide tax dollars for cities?
Shelby Township Source NewspapersOctober 3, 2011

But here in Michigan, where it has been legal for nearly three years, the potential economic benefits of pot commerce remain a distant afterthought for state and local policymakers who just want to see some clarity in the law. ...more »

Tax Planning
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