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Clearer Tax Laws, Help for Struggling Taxpayers Urged

The seemingly endless reams of complex federal tax laws and regulations need to be simplified, ... Code New York Times: Gentler Tax Laws Urged on Debt Default CNNMoney: A Kinder, Gentler IRS? Wall ... on financially struggling taxpayers: "1) Make greater use of collection alternatives when economic [more...]

Date: 2009-01-09 17:03:22

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H&R Block Tax Facts

Perfect Storm: New tax laws, unstable economy highlight need to ensure fair share come tax time H& ... , educating taxpayers on a range of topics, including the recovery rebate credit, first-time homebuyer ... and Economic Recovery Act, this past year saw major tax law changes and extensions. So, with the start [more...]

Date: 2009-01-09 06:13:22

Leona Helmsley Went to Jail. Tim Geithner Might Go to Treasury.

Barack Obama, like George W. Bush before him, is starting off with loyalty as a fault ... those tax laws.  One tax cheat in charge of the tax system at a time is surely enough. Average [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 17:49:01

Was There Really a Financial Crisis ?

Hale “Bonddad” Stewart is a former bond broker with several regional firms. He currently writes for Bonddad Blog, the Huffington Post and practices domestic and international tax law Website: http://www.bonddad.blogspot.com/ Law office: http://halestewartlaw [more...]

Date: 2008-12-22 13:00:55

Which reward are you seeking?

I gave notice at my tax job today. As of April 15th, I will officially be out of the tax business. It was the hardest thing I've done in a long time ... year and I wanted to cry because they're such special people and I care about them. I find tax law fascinating. I love empowering people with knowledge so that they don't fear the IRS but understand [more...]

Date: 2009-01-13 05:03:00

Upstate Ultimatum

By Charlie Eames It is true that history repeats itself. Over two hundred years ago our Founding Fathers were ruled by a distant and detached government. This government was run by people that cared nothing about the colonies or her citizens. They passed oppressive laws and levied burdensome taxes upon the people [more...]

Date: 2008-12-24 16:18:04

Polanski arrest has Swiss up in arms

GENEVA (AP) — With Roman Polanski 's arrest, Switzerland may have taken another step to shed its image as a land where wealthy fugitives and tax evaders live can above the law in genteel luxury. But Polanski's weekend capture and the crackdown on foreigners stashing money illegally in Swiss banks are also threatening the Alpine nation's cherished legacy as safe haven in an unpredictable world. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-29 18:01:51

Right Wing Leftovers

Next week, the Family Research Council will host the 4th annual Blogs for Life conference which will feature the likes of Senator Sam Brownback, ... in and passed a law to protect him: But before the three-judge panel could rule, either on the IRS ... , as Richard Hammar, editor of the Church Law & Tax Report newsletter, explained to the New York [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 22:56:52

Wall Street Breakfast: Must-Know News

BoJ cuts interest rates. In a split decision of five-against-four, and under pressure from the government, ... than the expected 0.25% reduction. Germany torn between stimulus package, budget. The German ... corporate tax law, among other initiatives, but the government has not yet figured out how [more...]

Date: 2008-10-31 11:12:09

Income Diversification

Diversification is a concept that I’ve embraced most of my life ... a business.  However, it could be as simple as building up your investment portfolio, starting a CD Ladder ... and 2007 Tax Law ChangesShould You Invest In REIT?My Second P2P Loan On ProsperIs Now The Right Time [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 02:17:08

Stanford Law "Escort" Sentenced To Home Detention

There's a little truth to every cliché - and, it turns out, at least one escort was charging for dates to pay off Stanford Law student loans.   San Jose Mercury News :  A Stanford Law graduate was sentenced Monday on a federal tax conviction related to running a high-priced call girl service, punishment that includes restrictions on her ability to keep advertising as an escort while she's on probation. During a hearing in San Jose federal court, U.S. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-29 16:26:00

Income Taxes? "No Constitutional Basis or Law"

“In 1913 America was a free country. Then a band of powerful bankers achieved their fathers' and great grandfathers' goal ... , that is direct apportioned tax or indirect uniform tax. The IRS claims that the 16th Amendment allowed ... solely by interest on the federal debt. All individual income tax revenues are gone before one nickel [more...]

Date: 2009-01-14 15:26:00

Algonquin Power: A Renewable Energy Income Investment

The Pendulum Swings to Cash Over the long term, market cycles are characterized by swings of sentiment, and changes in investor preferences ... attention because changes in Canadian tax law meant that the funds were changing hands, and I thought [more...]

Date: 2009-01-07 00:01:53

Rhode Island & Rossi Law Tax Trap – Please email this to Rhode Islanders

A Public Service message for Rhode IslandersI loved living in Rhode Island ... a collection agency, the Rossi Law firm, in January of 2008, to pursue tax delinquents.So we received [more...]

Date: 2008-12-09 13:58:00

Bush Would Leave Legacy He Never Imagined

Bush-george-13 Wars. Recession. Bailouts. Debt. Gloom. The unvarnished review of George W ... . He got his tax cuts and education law in the first term, then swung hard and missed on Social Security [more...]

Date: 2009-01-11 12:43:03

Seeking First Amendment and feminist perspectives on an escort's sentence

« Important new NACDL report critical of modern drug court movement | Main A Stanford Law School graduate was sentenced Monday on a federal tax conviction related to running a high-priced call girl service, punishment that includes restrictions on her ability to keep advertising as an escort while she's on probation. During a hearing in San Jose federal court, U.S. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-29 16:22:42

Families Increasingly Look for Values Based Planning

Families Increasingly Look for Values Based Planning Posted on May 28, 2008 by Mark Jakubik WHEN Dal LaMagna, ... are taking place against a backdrop of changing estate tax laws, innovative trust instruments, armies [more...]

Date: 2008-05-29 00:09:44

Bailout Bill Includes Bike Commuting Benefit

Remember Oregon Congressman Earl Blumenauer's long-sought $20 per month tax credit for bike commuters, ... make it into law last year, but it seems the bike commuting credit has found its way into the latest ... , repair, and storage, if such bicycle is regularly used for travel between the employee’s residence [more...]

Date: 2008-10-02 17:19:20

The RINO in the room

The RINO in the room Posted by Baron Von Ottomatic Published: January 15, 2009 - 11: ... at their pleasure. On one hand, they are surely delighted with this new power to enact laws that tax [more...]

Date: 2009-01-15 16:40:47

The Pros and Cons of Loan Modifications

As announced by this new press release , my law firm has begun offering loan modification services in addition to tax debt resolution. As the country’s economy continues to lag, and more and more jobs are being cut, thousands of families are turning to loan modifications to stay in their homes. Unfortunately, there is a lot of confusion in the industry, so to help my blog readers who might be considering a loan modification I have put together the following list of pros and cons. [more...]

Date: 2009-09-02 00:14:00

ABA Tax Section Awards

The ABA Tax Section yesterday announced the winners of its two inaugural Public Service Tax Fellowships (blogged here): Laura Newland (J.D ... and benefits, as well as law school debt assistance, by means of charitable contributions ... residents in the area of affordable housing (tax lien foreclosure), debt forgiveness, bankruptcy matters [more...]

Date: 2008-12-16 14:01:08

How Tax Debt Relief Companies Can Help You Or Your Business

Author : Vlavladi Vishnu It is important to note, first, that most people are capable of working out thier own tax debt solutions with the IRS No firm, company, or representative is capable of getting a better deal for you from the IRS than you can for yourswelf Any claims to this affect should be thought of as untruths, and the person claiming thse untruths should not be handling your sensitive tax matters The IRS is a goevrnment entity which treats everyone exaclty the same under the laws [more...]

Date: 2009-09-25 05:06:03

IRS Bad Guy Image Dwindling?

Apparently, the IRS isn’t always the “bad guy”, and you may want to take their advice if you owe taxes right now ... during these tough times.” “We need to ensure that we balance our responsibility to enforce the law ... the IRS can provide assistance: Postponement of Collection Actions: IRS employees [more...]

Date: 2009-01-07 19:13:14

Read, think, then SCREAM FOUL! VOTE THEM OUT!

Tony Caputo ASKS: WHY ARE THE EVIL DEMOCRATS TRYING TO DESTROY AMERICA?   Democrats started taxing Social Security , that was NOT to be taxed!   Democrats have had working Americans support Career BUMS on Welfare for the past +50 years!   Ever ask yourself, why do our law making Democrats have working Americans supporting  Illegal Immigrants?   Why is Obama Pushing to give Illegal Immigrants Medical Insurance? [more...]

Date: 2009-09-28 18:06:34

What We’re Bailing Out: Citigroup Buys Spanish Highway Operator

Fresh off a big, fat federal bailout and while they’re busy lobbying Congress to rewrite bankruptcy laws so that they can get extra special treatment from bankruptcy judges Citigroup has been busy buying up companies over in Europe. Your tax dollars hard at work. MADRID, Spain—Spanish construction company Sacyr Vallehermoso said [more...]

Date: 2009-01-10 05:12:03

'No on Issue 5' press conference today

COAST, Coalition Opposed to Additional Spending and Taxes, will be in Toledo this morning for a press conference against Ohio Issue 5, ... Substitute House Bill 545 (H.B. 545), which was passed by the Ohio legislature and signed into law by the Governor, substantially changed the law regulating how certain lenders in Ohio operate. Under [more...]

Date: 2008-09-30 12:52:56

Roni Deutch Tax Center on Entrepreneur.com

Elizabeth Wilson of Entrepreneur.com recently interviewed me, and I was ecstatic to see how well the resulting article turned out ... school. In 1991 at the age of 26, with $120,000 in law school debt, Deutch rented a two-bedroom ... business services: credit card restoration, bookkeeping [more...]

Date: 2009-01-07 19:58:00

Annexation Law Tweaks vs the Truth

The NCLM had their usual say in the N&O recently:How N.C ... collecting, some cities could forcibly annex without providing anything but tax collection. Garbage [more...]

Date: 2009-01-04 03:04:00

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