Tax Planning. Legal news and articles for October 30 - 31, 2011

Buy Infra bonds to avoid last-minute tax-saving rushHouck Vows To Seek Tax Credits For Quake VictimsGenerous small business tax deduction is shrinkingKansas revenue secretary to take tax tourKCTV 5Kan. revenue secretary to take tax tourGovernment's plans for economy leave businesses coldTax Authority Secures Finance to Assess Nat'l PotentialVertex Introduces Vertex(R) Tax Data Warehouse and Vertex(R) Tax Accounting at ...Tax 2.0 Launches as First Ever Online Community Focused on Optimizing ...Nager Joins WTAS National Tax OfficePitfalls of 'portability': Estate tax law gives spouses extra protection, but ...Panel agrees on terms of road taxStay with ELSS funds despite recent poor runStay with ELSS funds despite recent poor runEstate planning is unique to individual, not just for wealthy

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Retirement planning options for business owners
Scottsboro Daily SentinelOctober 1, 2011

Or, you may be directly involved in running a corporation or a tax-exempt organization. In any of these cases, you generally have the option of establishing a retirement plan in which you and/or your employees may participate. ...more »

Roberts Joins WTAS New York International Tax Practice
MarketWatch (press release)October 3, 2011

Roberts also assists his clients in planning for the tax aspects of immigration and expatriation. He qualified as a tax professional in the United Kingdom and provides US/UK cross border tax planning. "David's sweeping credentials in servicing wealthy ...more »

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Buy Infra bonds to avoid last-minute tax-saving rush
Economic TimesOctober 31, 2011

It is, therefore, hardly time to discuss tax planning. However, the trouble is that your employer would ask for your final tax-planning details in less than a month. If you want to avoid the last-minute rush, it is time to start giving final touches to ...more »

Houck Vows To Seek Tax Credits For Quake Victims
WINA AM 1070October 31, 2011

State Senator Edd Houck plans to pre-file legislation for the 2012 General Assembly that involves tax credits for Louisa County homeowners. Culpeper Police are investigating the death of a 61-year-old man. A unique way to pay overdue book fines at the ...more »

Generous small business tax deduction is shrinking
Florida TrendOctober 31, 2011

Two generous tax breaks that small business owners got during the recession are going to shrink dramatically in 2012. That makes year-end tax planning more important than usual. The changes affect the deductions for purchases of equipment. ...more »

Kansas revenue secretary to take tax tour
6News LawrenceOctober 31, 2011

(AP) — Revenue Secretary Nick Jordan is planning a two-day tour of Kansas to discuss ideas for changing the state's tax code. Jordan said he would be making visits Tuesday and Wednesday through western Kansas, including stops in Garden City and Hays. ...more »

KCTV 5Kan. revenue secretary to take tax tour
KCTV Kansas CityOctober 31, 2011

(AP) - Revenue Secretary Nick Jordan is planning a 2-day tour of Kansas to discuss ideas for changing the state's tax code. Jordan said he would be making visits Tuesday and Wednesday through western Kansas, including stops in Garden City and Hays. ...more »

Government's plans for economy leave businesses cold
New Zealand HeraldOctober 31, 2011

One was to narrow the gap between the company and top personal rates, so reducing the incentives and opportunities for tax planning. "The other recognises that capital is the most mobile factor of production, so getting the corporate rate down in a ...more »

Tax Authority Secures Finance to Assess Nat'l Potential
Addis FortuneOctober 31, 2011

The Authority is aiming to increase the tax to Gross Domestic Product (GDP) ratio, which was at about 11.3pc in 2009/10, to 17.1pc by the last year of the five-year economic plan, by broadening the tax base. Planning to bring the ratio to 11.7pc in the ...more »

Vertex Introduces Vertex(R) Tax Data Warehouse and Vertex(R) Tax Accounting at ...
MarketWatch (press release)October 31, 2011

By creating a single, secure, and auditable source of global tax information, Vertex Tax Data Warehouse offers, for the first time, centralized data that can be shared and leveraged across the tax planning, provision, compliance, and audit defense ...more »

Tax 2.0 Launches as First Ever Online Community Focused on Optimizing ...
MarketWatch (press release)October 31, 2011

Tax 2.0 offers a groundbreaking combination of strategic planning tools, social networking, and sharing of content and best practices among members. The result is the first ever online community that leverages web 2.0 technologies to optimize and ...more »

Nager Joins WTAS National Tax Office
MarketWatch (press release)October 31, 2011

Nager has extensive experience providing comprehensive family wealth planning and family business consulting services. He will join WTAS' NTO to monitor tax developments and serve as a resource for specialized areas of tax, specifically family wealth ...more »

Pitfalls of 'portability': Estate tax law gives spouses extra protection, but ...
Insurance News Net (press release)October 31, 2011

The new estate tax "portability" provision, which allows surviving spouses to benefit from the unused exclusion from their spouse's estate, was a welcome part of the federal tax law enacted late last year for estate planning attorneys and their clients ...more »

Panel agrees on terms of road tax
Napa Valley RegisterOctober 31, 2011

The proposal, which has been a topic of discussion within the Napa County Transportation and Planning Agency for several months, would see Measure A's half-cent flood control tax extended in order to fund routine maintenance for local streets and roads ...more »

Stay with ELSS funds despite recent poor run
Economic TimesOctober 31, 2011

What queers the pitch is the lacklustre performance of tax-planning mutual funds, the entry point for most individuals to the stock markets, in the past year. Tax-planning mutual funds, or equity-linked saving schemes (ELSS), as a category have lost ...more »

Stay with ELSS funds despite recent poor run
Economic TimesOctober 30, 2011

What queers the pitch is the lacklustre performance of tax-planning mutual funds, the entry point for most individuals to the stock markets, in the past year. Tax-planning mutual funds, or equity-linked saving schemes (ELSS), as a category have lost ...more »

Estate planning is unique to individual, not just for wealthy
The ColoradoanOctober 30, 2011

The current law expires at the end of 2012 and who knows what legislation the next Congress will enact. It is a mistake to think that estate planning is only for the wealthy. Arguably and excluding taxes, estate planning may be more important for ...more »

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