Gifts. Legal news and articles for October 29 - 31, 2011

When 'Friending' Becomes A Source of Start-Up FundsTerms and Conditions of the 2011 Holiday Crafts ContestContingency Planning - Estate Planning in an Uncertain Tax and Low Interest ...Better Donate That $1M Now If You Don't Want To Pay TaxesHeadshop owner to stand trial in synthetic pot bustBangladesh's batting 'mediocre' - LawMy Top 10 Gifts From Storm AlfredEnid Ablowitz: Charitable annuities can be good for everyoneJohn Edwards' Last Desperate GambleTransactions between individual and HUFPolitical donation, personal spendingSnakebit McCourty has Law on his sideRockingham County calendarSnakebit McCourty has law on his sideProsecutors: Grayslake D46 board member broke election law

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SPL: Dundee United 1 Motherwell 3
Scottish Daily RecordOctober 2, 2011

Scott Robertson headed a Swanson cross wide as United tried to respond after the break but the gifts kept coming and Garry Kenneth's attempt to play out of his own box saw him harried into tripping Law. Higdon accepted the gift to send Pernis the wrong ...more »

Attorney General's Office Makes Web Advertiser Pay Big
Sunshine SlateOctober 5, 2011

Per the agreement, SubscriberBASE will now include the proper disclaimers and information in all of its internet advertising. If you feel that you have been the victim of unauthorized billing for products on the web, you should contact the Attorney...more »

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When 'Friending' Becomes A Source of Start-Up Funds
Wall Street JournalOctober 31, 2011

And because the crowd-funding proposal requires not only an overhaul of federal securities laws but pre-emption of state securities laws as well, unscrupulous business promoters could find it easier to fly under the regulatory radar, Mr. Abshure says. ...more »

Terms and Conditions of the 2011 Holiday Crafts Contest
Washington PostOctober 31, 2011

Contest subject to all federal, state and local laws. The process: 1. Think of how you would like to decorate your home for the holidays or create a seasonal, stylish craft as a gift. Sketch some ideas. 2. Make a craft specifically for this contest. ...more »

Contingency Planning - Estate Planning in an Uncertain Tax and Low Interest ...
JD Supra (press release)October 31, 2011

These changes are scheduled to expire at the end of 2012, which under current law would mean a return to the pre-2001 law including the $1000000 estate, gift and GST exemption and 55% top tax rate. While the 2010 Tax Relief Act created a two-year ...more »

Better Donate That $1M Now If You Don't Want To Pay Taxes
Business InsiderOctober 31, 2011

It is possible that the Super Committee and Congress could make changes to current tax law and alter the gift and estate tax rates for 2012—along with changes to several other estate planning strategies, such as GRATs (Grantor Retained Annuity Trusts) ...more »

Headshop owner to stand trial in synthetic pot bust
WSAUOctober 31, 2011

(WSAU) – A judge has ordered the owner of the Blazin' Gifts headshop in Wausau to stand trial on charges he had synthetic pot in violation of a state law. Police arrested John Rundell earlier this month after an undercover agent was able to buy the ...more »

Bangladesh's batting 'mediocre' - Law
ESPNcricinfo.comOctober 31, 2011

We doling out maden hundreds like early Chrismas gifts. Pitch seems placid when WI batting and venomous when BD batting. It all points to the fact we are short on skill as well as temperament. We need to take a time out from the big league and go back ...more »

My Top 10 Gifts From Storm Alfred
Hartford Courant (blog)October 31, 2011

Renewed appreciation for two daughters, one son, two sons-in-law and a daughter-in-law...all priceless. 5. Validation that the spirit of community is still alive...on my street anyway. 4. Proof positive that nothing makes men happier than their ...more »

Enid Ablowitz: Charitable annuities can be good for everyone
Daily CameraOctober 31, 2011

Sophisticated donors who understand tax law look at charitable giving with both the heart and the head. They understand that there are ways to structure gifts that, while having charitable intent, may be strategic and serve their financial needs as ...more »

John Edwards' Last Desperate Gamble
NewsweekOctober 31, 2011

For 34 months, at least 56 agents from the FBI and IRS interviewed some 125 witnesses. The government collected more than 400000 documents, spanning Edwards's entire political career. The indictment charges that sometime around May 2007—that is, ...more »

Transactions between individual and HUF
The HinduOctober 30, 2011

But the proposed transaction should be legally tenable, even in the light of law, that tax planning is legitimate. As for the proposal for the Hindu Undivided Family to give gifts to the brothers of the karta in their individual capacity, ...more »

Political donation, personal spending
Hindu Business LineOctober 30, 2011

Be that as it may, the question for examination under the income tax law was whether the amounts received by the MPs were taxable or not. The legal position is that income tax lax is not concerned about the taint of illegality or immorality. ...more »

Snakebit McCourty has Law on his side
Boston HeraldOctober 30, 2011

“He's the most gifted player they have on that defense. It's disappointing when you see all the physical gifts, and they're not transferring on the field. We know what he can do, because he's shown us. That's why we expect more out of him.”more »

Rockingham County calendar
Greensboro News & RecordOctober 30, 2011

Mac Frampton “Gifts of Grace” Veterans Day Concert, 8 pm Nov. 11, Caswell County Civic Center, 536 Main St. East, Yanceyville. Concert dedicated to heroes of Sept. 11, armed forces, law enforcement, firefighters, and EMS and rescue workers. ...more »

Snakebit McCourty has law on his side
Boston HeraldOctober 30, 2011

It's disappointing when you see all the physical gifts, and they're not transferring on the field. We know what he can do, because he's shown us. That's why we expect more out of him.” Law said it's typically easier as a rookie to have that confidence ...more »

Prosecutors: Grayslake D46 board member broke election law
Chicago Daily HeraldOctober 29, 2011

Grayslake Elementary District 46 board member Susan Facklam won't be prosecuted for breaking state law by giving $5 restaurant gift certificates to at least two people she registered to vote before the April election, according to the ...more »

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