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Schools Consider Whether To Accept Major Advertising
WFMY News 2October 1, 2011

Whatever the case may be Guilford County wants to have some kind of policy in place. They hope to take next several months to come up with a policy. Davidson County Schools does not have a policy that allows major outside advertising. ...more »

The law of unintended consequences
The Canberra TimesOctober 1, 2011

... taxes and contribute to the economy and the society in myriad ways, will begin to demand better access to government services, greater political representation and, eventually, access to the franchise and other rights that come with citizenship. ...more »

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Audit Defence
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Victims discuss scorn of IRS at tax fraud forum
Tbo.comOctober 2, 2011

"I supposedly owe the IRS," said the retired Army staff sergeant who used to train drill sergeants. "I don't owe them anything. I keep telling them, 'Come on and audit me. Come on. Bring it on. I'm not shy.' " Elliott is one of a growing number of ...more »

Irs Filing & Compliance
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Cuts to IRS funding would increase deficit, union says
NEWS.GNOM.ES (press release)October 6, 2011

β€œThe best way Congress can act to reduce the federal deficit is to ensure the IRS has the resources necessary to carry out its enforcement and tax compliance mission,” union President Colleen M. Kelley wrote in a letter to the 12 members of the ...more »

Business Audit Defence
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New law widens state audit powers
Whittier Daily NewsOctober 5, 2011

Jerry Brown signed into law Tuesday a bill that will expand the powers of the state auditor to examine the books of counties, cities and special districts "at high risk" for fraud, waste or mismanagement. The bill, authored by Assemblyman Ricardo Lara, ...more »

Personal Irs Disputes
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Feds Try to Handcuff Bay Area Dispensaries
SF WeeklyOctober 25, 2011

Though the government seizing a state-law-abiding landlord's property might be unpopular β€” "It would be a public relations nightmare," says San Francisco attorney Kenneth Wine β€” the feds appear serious. A lawyer in Haag's office told Wine that the ...more »

Property Taxes
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Egypt's property tax to be postponed til 2013
Ahram OnlineOctober 3, 2011

News reports suggested Egypt's Cabinet had discussed amendments to be made to the property tax law on 21 September. An official at the Ministry of Finance said that the changes are related to increasing the tax exemption limit on annual rental income ...more »

Corporate Income Taxes
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Tax-News Personal Tax Review
Tax-news.comOctober 4, 2011

By Editorial News on the personal taxation front in recent weeks has been dominated by reports of new taxes or increased income tax on the wealthy and high income earners as governments intensify their efforts to rein in budget deficits. ...more »

Sales Tax & Use Tax
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In brief
The ColoradoanOctober 4, 2011

The Colorado Department of Revenue will offer a three-hour business tax class regarding the laws surrounding state sales and use taxes applicable to businesses conducting sales in Colorado. The class will be held from 10 am to 1 pm, Nov. ...more »

Estate Taxes & Gift Taxes
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House to Vote on Contractor Withholding Tax Repeal, Cantor Says
BloombergOctober 3, 2011

The House will vote to repeal a 3 percent withholding tax on US government contracts, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor said today, reiterating a plan he announced in August. The law, written to prevent ...more »

Tax Evasion Defence
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Former Pleasanton resident sentenced to three years for tax evasion
San Jose Mercury NewsOctober 13, 2011

Ranni Hillyer pled guilty to three counts of tax evasion in July, according to the US attorney's office, after she admitted to funneling money from an Oakland executive for her own use. She will also be required to pay more than $1.3 million in ...more »

International Taxation
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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 Planning
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Q&A: Mayoral candidate Stuart Lewin
Great Falls TribuneOctober 9, 2011

PASTJOBS: Peace corps volunteer in Nigeria, West Africa; associate in Chicago tax firm; for 39 years has practiced law in Montana doing estate and business planning for farmers and ranchers; for 10 years owned and operated Boulder Hot Springs south of ...more »


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