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How to reap tax savings for selling your products abroad
Smart Business NetworkJanuary 1, 2012

You can also use an IC-DISC to provide an equity type of incentive to employees, which can serve as a motivation tool to improve productivity and increase export sales. Does a company have to be making a certain level of sales for the IC-DISC to make ...more »

What to Expect in New York in 2012
New York TimesJanuary 1, 2012

1, 2011, could have foreseen the Dominique Strauss-Kahn sexual assault case, or Tropical Storm née Hurricane Irene, or the relatively stress-free passage of a same-sex marriage law, or Representative Anthony D. Weiner's political death by tweet, ...more »

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Asset Protection
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The 2012 Regulatory and Market Landscape
Wall Street JournalJanuary 2, 2012

Steve Nadel, a hedge-fund lawyer with Seward & Kissel LLP in New York, said "registration issues will continue to dominate" the discussion in hedge funds in early 2012, but he also predicted changes that could lead to more taxation of the industry and ...more »

Guardianship & Conservatorship
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A small step for Saudi Arabia, a giant step for the Kingdom's women
ABC OnlineJanuary 4, 2012

Women still can't drive and are governed by guardianship laws. IBRAHIM AL MUGAITEEB: The march has started, I mean realising full rights for women in Saudi Arabia, I don't think anything can stop it now. We will have a major breakthrough when the ...more »

Charitable Trusts
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Enough With The Kate-Diana Comparisons
Lez Get RealJanuary 6, 2012

ABCNews Good Morning America breathlessly reported that “Kate Middleton is drawing further comparisons to her late mother-in-law Princess Diana of Wales after she chose an array of charitable organizations to donate her time and draw attention to this ...more »

Knabe Calls for Aggressive Prevention to Stop Child Sex Trafficking in L.A. County
Everything Long Beach (press release)January 12, 2012

(Photo by Ira Gelb, Flickr) At Tuesday's Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Meeting, Supervisor Don Knabe commemorated National Human Trafficking Awareness Month. “While we often think of child sex trafficking as a problem in other countries, ...more »

Living Trusts
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Family's agony over Prestwich woman's 'avoidable' gallstones death
Manchester Evening NewsJanuary 4, 2012

Carole, originally from Prestwich, had been living independently in a flat in Radcliffe before her death. Each trust was ordered to apologise to Carole's family, her brother Geoff Foster and sister-in-law Wendy Foster, pay compensation and take steps ...more »

Estate Administration
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More Firms Enjoy Tax-Free Status
Wall Street JournalJanuary 10, 2012

A common example would be a limited liability partnership, such as a law or accounting firm, which distributes profits to its partners. The firm itself typically doesn't pay taxes. Instead, the federal government gets its cut by taxing partners' income ...more »

Power Of Attorney
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The Second Greatest Hurt
phillyBurbs.com (blog)January 9, 2012

Because the parents realize that someday they will not be able to write checks, pay bills or do other things on their own, they create a Power of Attorney making one of their children (usually the local one) their Agent, also known as an ...more »

Living Desert Zoo & Gardens begins 2012 with a busy month
Carlsbad Current ArgusJanuary 3, 2012

Bilingual docents are especially needed, Law added. Apart from learning about local flora and fauna, the Living Desert will encourage residents to reach for the stars in 2012. A free Star Party will be held at 6 pm on Jan. 28. There will be a laser ...more »

Revocable & Irrevocable Trusts
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Starting Jan. 1, state workers, families to pay more for medical care
Madison.comJanuary 1, 2012

... insurance services administrator for the state Department of Employee Trust Funds. The changes are part of a 5 percent reduction in the state health insurance system required under Act 10, the so-called budget repair bill that set off weeks of mass ...more »

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