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1st legal medical pot sold in Nevada 15 years after approval
Sacramento BeeAugust 1, 2015

Unless the next Legislature takes action sooner, Nevadans will consider another ballot measure in 2016 to legalize recreational use of marijuana. They approved medical pot in 2000, but the law lacked language to establish a system to sell or distribute ...more »

SFPD Revises Deadly Driving Campaign to Target People Walking and Biking
Streetsblog San Francisco (blog)August 1, 2015

Mannix has attributed Richmond's “Focus on the Five” success to the district's low non-traffic crime and abundance of stop signs. ... “We need to make sure the police department is using its limited resources on the most dangerous traffic violations...more »

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Supplement Marketer EFT Holdings Mired in Pyramid Scheme Lawsuit
Natural Products INSIDER (blog)August 3, 2015

The plaintiffs Yunxia Wang, Fengqin Xu and Qun Xu—all citizens of China—also alleged violations of California's False Advertising Law, California's Unfair Competition Law, the common law, and the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) ...more »

Estate Taxes & Gift Taxes
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Russian govt backs profit-based oil tax law, says more work needed
Reuters AfricaAugust 1, 2015

MOSCOW Aug 1 (Reuters) - Russia's government has approved the concept of a new profit-based tax for the oil sector but said more work was needed on a law to introduce such a system, it said in a statement on Saturday. Oil companies have lobbied for ...more »

Business Audit Defence
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Gov. Scott orders audit of Treasure Coast hospitals
TCPalmAugust 25, 2015

... America — and Sebastian River Medical Center in Indian River County were among 100 that responded on time, but "warrant an audit to verify compliance with state law because of the nature of the explanations they provided in their responses," Scott ...more »

International Taxation
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Local leaders speak out against revised sales tax legislation
Greater Wilmington Business JournalAugust 11, 2015

Wilmington mayor Bill Saffo (from left), Brunswick County Board of Commissioners vice chairwoman Pat Sykes and New Hanover County Board of Commissioners chairman Jonathan Barfield speak Tuesday against proposed sales tax legislation. (Photo by ...more »

Irs Filing & Compliance
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StreetInsider.comAugust 19, 2015

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter) TEXAS 76-0336843 (State or other jurisdiction of (IRS Employer incorporation or organization) Identification No.) 6002 Rogerdale Road, Suite 500, Houston, Texas 77072 (Address of principal ...more »

Corporate Income Taxes
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Legal Heirs to Pay Income Tax Returns On Behalf Of the Deceased
Siliconindia.comAugust 4, 2015

BENGALURU: In accordance with Sec.159 of the income tax law, liability to file the income tax return and pay-off any remaining tax dues of the deceased lies with the legal representative. Any income earned after the date of death is taxable in the ...more »

Tax Evasion Defence
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GRA arrests 100 over tax evasion
Ghana Business NewsAugust 8, 2015

The Customs Division of the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) in Ashanti has within the past seven months arrested about 100 transporters over tax evasion. Assistant Commissioner of Customs, Isaac Kofi Toffah, the Regional Head, said the offenders were ...more »


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