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New Licensing Regime Jolts Freight Forwarders
THISDAY LiveJanuary 1, 2012

Although the Customs and Excise Management Act provides for self clearing in which an importer is allowed the option of clearing its goods, most of them prefer to use clearing agents because of the bureaucracy involved. Accordingly, government reviews ...more »

Details of £250m pounds tax swindle involving two Welshmen released
WalesOnlineJanuary 1, 2012

Her Majesty's Customs and Revenue described fish and chip shop owner Majid as one of the key players in the scam, which saw pay-as-you-go mobile phones shipped across Europe through a complex network of companies designed to confuse tax officials. ...more »

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Asset Protection
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Protecting our treasures
MiamiHerald.comJanuary 2, 2012

The constitutionality of the federal healthcare law will be decided by the Supreme Court this year, but Florida already is behind because the Scott administration has refused to use federal money to start planning for the law. ...more »

Guardianship & Conservatorship
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Vingas: Non-Muslims, government getting closer
Today's ZamanJanuary 1, 2012

The law on foundations in 1936 aimed to control non-Muslim foundations by placing them under the guardianship of the VGM. Since then government relations with non-Muslims have become even more troubled than before. The laws on foundations have been ...more »

Charitable Trusts
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Marathon challenge
Sheffield TelegraphJanuary 23, 2012

The official charities for the 2012 event are: British Heart Foundation, Myasthenia Gravis Association, St Luke's Hospice, Multiple Sclerosis Therapy Centre South Yorkshire, Sheffield Wildlife Trust, Bluebell Wood Children's Hospice, Sheffield Teenage ...more »

Truffles: The Most Expensive Food in the World
CBS NewsJanuary 9, 2012

Lesley Stahl and Ira Rosen should be embarrassed for putting such a useless and meaningless report on to the national airwaves. The only thing this idiocy was missing was insightful commentary from Robin Leach. I have seen some reports from Stahl in ...more »

Living Trusts
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Add a Little Class to Your Night Life through Adult Education
The Laconia Daily SunJanuary 13, 2012

Find out about the benefits of Holistic Roots to Healthy Living and Lifestyle Choices taught by Brian Paterson, ND. or enroll in an Estates, Wills, Trusts and Guardianship Planning Seminar taught by Scott McGuffin.Try your hand at Creative Writing, ...more »

Estate Administration
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Romney's tax plan would slash revenue, reward the wealthy
Los Angeles TimesJanuary 5, 2012

Compared with current law, under which the Bush tax cuts – and some additional cuts passed under President Obama – would expire at the end of this year, Romney's plan would result in a $600-billion reduction in federal revenue in 2015. ...more »

Power Of Attorney
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Digital estate planning often forgotten
The Seattle TimesJanuary 8, 2012

They may file their tax returns electronically. They may keep important records electronically." Unfortunately, says Lamm, in too many cases people haven't left the information — passwords and location — the family needs to access those records. ...more »

DSS investigation: legal missteps, unfair salaries and benefits, and possible ...
The Independent WeeklyJanuary 4, 2012

On the second matter, the meeting between Perry, Bowser and Holt was legal, Hicks wrote. Perry was not yet sworn in, so this could not have been an illegal private meeting by a majority of the five-member board, he concluded. ...more »

Revocable & Irrevocable Trusts
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Land trusts work
Toledo BladeJanuary 1, 2012

Ohio has active 44 land trusts. New figures show that the Black Swamp Conservancy in Perrysburg locked down 5572 acres in Ohio between 2005 and 2010, most of it farmland. The law that created the Clean Ohio Fund authorizes Ohio to sell as much $50 ...more »

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