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Glencore Seeks Way to Sell Some Assets
Wall Street JournalOctober 1, 2015

Glencore has been selling smaller mining assets, such as a nickel project in Brazil bought this week by Horizonte Minerals HZM 0.00 % PLC for $8 million. And it was selling assets before Monday's crash. The company sold mining projects in the ...more »

Judge asked to order schools chief Douglas to OK teacher file access
Yuma SunOctober 1, 2015

Douglas press aide Charles Tack does not dispute the language of state law requiring his boss to execute board policies. But he .... Comments should discuss community issues and should not involve consumer disputes or personal attacks on individuals.more »

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Audit Defence
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THE WATCHDOGS: Deadbeat judge — hounded by IRS, making $190258 a year
Chicago Sun-TimesOctober 3, 2015

“They're just claiming that I didn't file,” says Brewer, who's among thousands of Cook County residents and businesses the state or federal government have gone after since 1985 for unpaid taxes, court fines or restitution in criminal cases. “In the ...more »

Irs Filing & Compliance
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Tax news: October '15
Business Management DailyOctober 3, 2015

This info will be shared with the IRS. Blame it on ... In addition to changing federal income tax filing deadlines for partnerships and corporations, the new law lines up FBAR (Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts) filings with the deadline ...more »

Business Audit Defence
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2 senators join call to audit US-backed fetal tissue work
Arkansas OnlineOctober 7, 2015

Planned Parenthood has said it donates fetal remains only if the mother requests it and that it follows federal law, which bans the sale of human tissue for profit. While the organization gets reimbursed for the cost of shipping the tissue, it doesn't ...more »

Personal Irs Disputes
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"Joe's" owes, according to tax liens, lawsuit
The Courier-JournalOctober 5, 2015

A motion was to be made Monday in Circuit Court's Division 10 for attorney Scott P. Zoppoth and the Zoppoth Law Firm to withdraw as counsel for the Gishes and the other defendants, Jeremy Doner, Catherine Sanders and SGD LLC, an entity formed to ...more »

Property Taxes
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Dump property tax for sales tax, group says
Watchdog.orgOctober 30, 2015

HOLD UP: Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is countering Austin's attempt to dismantle the state's property tax law. While Attorney General Ken Paxton challenges Austin's bid to dismantle Texas' property tax law, a think tank wants to replace it with a ...more »

Estate Taxes & Gift Taxes
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Creative Tax Legislation as a Way to Improve America's Public Safety, Gun ...
Huffington PostOctober 2, 2015

On October 1, 2015 following another active shooter incident in Oregon, President Obama called for legislation and politics. Something to break the status quo that has made what should be rare incidents "routine". So what kind of gun legislation might ...more »

Sales Tax & Use Tax
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New Delaware Freeport Offers New York Collectors an Art Tax Haven Close to Home
artnet NewsOctober 16, 2015

New York state authorities have newly tightened sales and use tax laws on art, and early this year, the Manhattan DA launched a secret investigation into galleries and dealers that was first reported by artnet News. The brainchild of art logistics ...more »

International Taxation
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Human Jobs Under Attack By Tax Code Favoring Robots Over People
ForbesOctober 5, 2015

Hopefully, a presidential candidate or Congress will consider my tax idea to spur jobs with a new depletion allowance on human labor. Similar in concept to the depletion allowance on oil and gas, it would be an annual tax deduction for a portion of the ...more »

Tax Evasion Defence
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Ex-UBS Banker Weil Faces French Charges of Aiding Tax Evasion
BloombergOctober 8, 2015

Aaron Marcu, Weil's lawyer in the U.S., didn't have an immediate comment on the charges. UBS spokesman Andreas Kessler declined to comment on the French charges against the Swiss citizen. In the U.S., Weil was cleared in November of tax conspiracy ...more »


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