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Check crowdfunding investments carefully; pitfalls abound
Palm Beach Daily NewsApril 1, 2012

However, crowdfunding is about to take on a new dimension in the world of investing. Federal legislation at this writing was being finalized to let small companies issue stock with significantly limited registration and disclosure requirements.more »

Google exec's brother accused in domestic attack
San Francisco ChronicleApril 1, 2012

San francisco Brother of Google exec accused in attack The younger brother of top Google executive Marissa Mayer is accused of three felonies - assault, false imprisonment and domestic violence - after allegedly beating his girlfriend after a San ...more »

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Audit Defence
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With former Toms River Regional Superintendent Michael J.- 6:24 pm
Asbury Park PressApril 5, 2012

Ritacco Pleads Guilty (4/5/12): Former Toms River Schools Superintendent Michael J. Ritacco Pleads guilty to public corruption and tax evasion charges. VIDEO COURTESY OF NEWS12 In this file photo from October 20, 2010, FBI agents walk Toms River ...more »

Irs Filing & Compliance
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Tobacco Packaging, Stock-Cost Rule, Bunge Suspended: Compliance
BloombergApril 17, 2012

Philip Morris International Inc. (PM), Imperial Tobacco Group Plc, British American Tobacco Plc (BATS) and Japan Tobacco Inc. (2914) are challenging the Australian law and will present their arguments against it in Canberra beginning tomorrow.more »

Business Audit Defence
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Auditor General questions Australia Network tender process
ABC OnlineApril 3, 2012

The tender panel twice recommended Sky TV for the job, only to see the Government intervene and hand the contract to the ABC indefinitely. As Stephen Long reports, the process got wrapped up in Labor's power play. JULIA GILLARD, PRIME MINISTER: On the ...more »

Personal Irs Disputes
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The People vs. the IRS
BusinessWeekApril 5, 2012

On a March Friday, after a week that included briefing Capitol Hill staffers about identity theft, meeting with IRS lawyers about domestic partnership laws, and working on a blog post about her latest gripes with the agency, Olson gave a keynote speech ...more »

Property Taxes
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No more school property taxes?
Philadelphia InquirerApril 1, 2012

Thomas Caltagirone is a cosponsor of the proposed Property Tax Independence Act for Pennsylvania. JASON MINICK / Associated Press On Monday, Pennsylvania legislators from both parties will step up a campaign to kill your local school property taxes.more »

Corporate Income Taxes
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Income tax reminder for Strasburg
New Philadelphia Times ReporterApril 2, 2012

By Anonymous The Strasburg Income Tax office is reminding residents to file their taxes with the village. Tax forms are due April 17. Residents ages 18-65 are required to file a return whether or not they are employed. Those under age 18 and over 65 ...more »

Sales Tax & Use Tax
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Genworth Closes the Sale of Its Tax and Accounting Advisor Unit to Cetera ...
Sacramento BeeApril 2, 2012

... announces it has closed the sale of Genworth Financial Investment Services, its tax and accounting financial advisor unit, on April 2, 2012 to Cetera Financial Group, Inc. Proceeds from the transaction will be used for general corporate purposes.more »

Estate Taxes & Gift Taxes
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Vodafone, British FM oppose retro tax law changes
Times of IndiaApril 2, 2012

Sources in the British High Commission confirmed that Osborne voiced his concern over Mukherjee's proposal to amend the laws retrospectively from April, 1962, to enable Indian authorities to raise a demand on Vodafone for payment of capital gains tax...more »

Tax Evasion Defence
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Germany: investigation of tax inspectors doesn't damage relations with Switzerland
The RepublicApril 2, 2012

AP BERLIN — The German government said Monday that a Swiss decision to issue arrest warrants for three German tax inspectors hasn't damaged relations between the two countries, and insisted it illustrates the need to get a stalled deal on tax evasion...more »

International Taxation
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$4.6 trillion blank in GOP tax plan
AZ Central.comApril 5, 2012

The alternative minimum tax would be repealed. The corporate tax rate would drop to 25 percent from 35 percent. The budget would raise $37 trillion over the next decade, about the same as would be generated by the current tax code if Congress extends ...more »

Tax Planning
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More Americans Stretching Tax Refunds Further This Year as "Needs" Top "Wants"
MarketWatch (press release)April 2, 2012

For more information about Cricket's devices and no contract service plans, as well as Cricket locations participating in the Liberty Tax Services® promotion, visit www.mycricket.com . Cricket is the pioneer and leader in delivering innovative ...more »

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