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Five Tips For Selecting The Right Commercial Property Management Firm
PR Web (press release)April 1, 2012

Landlords have many choices when it comes to deciding which commercial property management firm to hire. The challenge is choosing the one company that will meet their objectives according to Capital Retail Group, a premier commercial real estate firm ...more »

The role of MCOs and how they operate in the workers' compensation system
Smart Business NetworkApril 1, 2012

Every employer that has Ohio state-funded workers' compensation coverage has a Managed Care Organization (MCO) assigned to its policy. However, the medical focus of an MCO's core function can make it difficult to truly grasp its role in the workers' ...more »

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Audit Defence
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Duly Noted
Palisades Hudson Financial GroupApril 2, 2012 Dennis Byrne suffered from “a litany of physical and mental ailments” that affected his work, according to the court. The estate tax return that was due in January 2004 was filed three years late, after the IRS began to press the issue.more »

Irs Filing & Compliance
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Leagle.comApril 4, 2012

Louis E. Wankel, a resident of New Mexico, appeals two rulings made by the district court below: (1) whether the district court correctly enforced an Internal Revenue Service (IRS) summons; and (2) whether the district court correctly dismissed his ...more »

Business Audit Defence
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Possible probation company audit
Covington NewsApril 4, 2012

"For the protection and edification of all the parties involved, both the outgoing and the incoming probation services for the court as well as the permanent judge, when appointed, I respectfully request that an audit of the court be done by the city ...more »

Personal Irs Disputes
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Celebrities are often in debt to the tax man
Rochester Democrat and ChronicleApril 17, 2012

USA TODAY examined public records and found more than 50 people prominent in the entertainment industry who owe at least $50000 in back taxes to the federal government, according to IRS tax liens. Many also are behind on state income taxes, ...more »

Property Taxes
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Boies Hire, Verrilli Ad, Justice Tax Chief: Business of Law
BloombergApril 2, 2012

Dewey has had 38 partners leave since the start of the year, according an article in The American Lawyer magazine. The New York-based law firm lost 12 insurance and regulatory lawyers to Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP (1179L) on March 17.more »

Corporate Income Taxes
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Don't forget Earned Income Tax Credit
Bemidji PioneerApril 1, 2012

If you worked any part of 2011 and your household income was below $49078, you may qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), and it could be worth up to $5751. If you worked any part of 2011 and your household income was below $49078, ...more »

Sales Tax & Use Tax
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Avalara Earns 5-Star Rating in CPA Practice Advisor's 2012 Sales & Use Tax Review
Virtual-Strategy MagazineApril 2, 2012

Avalara (, the leading provider of fully automated, up-to-date sales and use tax compliance solutions, today announced that its cloud-based AvaTax sales and use tax automation solution has been awarded 5-Stars in CPA Practice ...more »

Estate Taxes & Gift Taxes
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Voters pass law tax 2to1
Springfield News-LeaderApril 4, 2012

Michael Penland gives County Sheriff Jim Arnott a pat on the back at a watch party as Arnott and his wife, Jennifer, cheers the news the law enforcement sales tax had passed. / Nathan Papes/News-Leader Greene County Sheriff Jim Arnott, right, ...more »

Tax Evasion Defence
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Dalbeattie man Stephen Maxwell guilty of tax evasion
BBC NewsApril 16, 2012

A man accused of avoiding tax and national insurance contributions totalling more than £600000 has been found guilty by a jury. Stephen Maxwell, 53, of Dalbeattie, had denied committing the offence between April 1999 and May 2008.more »

International Taxation
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Taking hard look at businesses that use tax-cheating software
Buffalo NewsApril 9, 2012

The "tax zapper" software lets businesses, especially those that deal heavily in cash, underreport taxable sales and pocket money that should go to the government. Five states -- Florida, Georgia, Maine, Utah and West Virginia -- have enacted laws...more »

Tax Planning
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47 Possible Tax Hikes Loom If Congress Doesn't Act
ABC NewsApril 2, 2012

"If you want to sell an asset and have a capital gain, you're better to sell it this year than next year because the capital gains tax will be higher next year if tax laws play out as they currently stand," Williams said.more »


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