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How recent oil and gas discoveries will impact Ohio businesses and landowners
Smart Business NetworkOctober 1, 2011

Smart Business asked Huntsberger what Utica Shale drilling means for Ohio. Why does the Utica Shale hold so much promise for Ohio? The Utica Shale formation appears to hold significant amounts of 'wet' gas and oil. The wet gas has elements in it that ...more »

Berwyn cops now say they had 6 calls about filthy, animal-filled home
Chicago TribuneOctober 1, 2011

The calls, mostly related to neighbor disputes or property-related issues, did not suggest the five children living there were in danger or that forced entry was warranted, police Chief James Ritz said. Police said the most serious incident was in ...more »

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Audit Defence
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State audit finds hospital interest money not recorded
Post-TribuneOctober 29, 2011

The incident made headlines in July when Porter County Attorney Gwenn Rinkenberger wrote a letter to the county sheriff and prosecutor asking them to investigate the missing funds. Further actions led to the commissioners' dismissal of shelter director ...more »

Irs Filing & Compliance
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Expatriation: Sometimes, the cure is worse than the disease
BusinessWorld OnlineOctober 9, 2011

The expatriate must certify under penalty of perjury that he or she has complied with all US tax requirements for the five-year period ending on the expatriation date, and must provide satisfactory proof of compliance if the IRS asks for it. ...more »

Business Audit Defence
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Island Transit director protests audit
PNW Local NewsOctober 2, 2011

Rose, the executive director of the transit agency, said two findings by the auditor's office are unfair and just plain wrong. She said Island Transit's attorney, a statewide expert in transit-related law, agrees with her. She plans to take the unusual ...more »

Personal Irs Disputes
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The Political Pulpit
New York TimesOctober 1, 2011

The Alliance Defense Fund, a nonprofit legal defense group whose founders include James Dobson, the founder of Focus on the Family, sponsors the annual event, which started with 33 pastors in 2008. This year, Glenn Beck has been promoting it, ...more »

Property Taxes
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Regional superintendents to get back pay if legislation passes
Galesburg Register-MailOctober 26, 2011

Under House Bill 3828, regional school superintendents would be paid from personal property replacement tax funds that are now distributed to hundreds of cities, counties, school districts and other governmental units around the state. ...more »

Corporate Income Taxes
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Expenditure incurred in the production of assessable income should be tax...
Malaysia StarOctober 5, 2011

THB: Well, there is a general provision in the tax law that requires a deductible expense to be incurred wholly and exclusively in the production of gross income. The strict interpretation is based on the requirement of “wholly and exclusively”. ...more »

Sales Tax & Use Tax
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Move is afoot to collect sales tax from Amazon
Indianapolis StarOctober 8, 2011

Grant Monahan, head of the Indiana Retail Council, said he would like to see Kenley use his position to push the issue during next year's legislative session. "Senator Kenley can do something about Amazon's sales tax exemption in Indiana right now," ...more »

Estate Taxes & Gift Taxes
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Poland's opposition loses ground ahead of election
Seattle Post IntelligencerOctober 6, 2011

Law and Justice party leader Jaroslaw Kaczynski speaks at the Institute for Tax Studies in Warsaw, Poland, Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011. Poles will elect a new parliament on Oct. 9, with both the Civic Platform party and the Law and ...more »

Tax Evasion Defence
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Greece To Track Citizens' Purchases To Solve Tax Evasion Problem
ForbesOctober 6, 2011

Except if you live in Greece, where as the New Yorker's James Surowiecki puts it, “tax evasion is the national pastime.” To fix the problem, the government is going to start tracking its citizens' spending in real-time. Surowiecki and others have ...more »

International Taxation
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Cain's 9-9-9 Math Raises Questions on Revenue
BloombergOctober 5, 2011

Herman Cain's bid for the Republican presidential nomination is fueled in part by his proposed US tax code overhaul that tax policy veterans say doesn't add up. Herman Cain's bid for the Republican ...more »

Tax Planning
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Corporation Tax: We delay at our peril
Belfast TelegraphOctober 4, 2011

However, reducing corporation tax is only half the story in helping to create economic growth and it must come hand in hand with a complete overhaul of our bloated and lethargic planning system. With corporation tax cut, economic recovery will be ...more »


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