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Veterans Day 2018: All the places vets can get freebies and meal deals Sunday and Monday

Source: usatoday.com - Nov 12, 2018

This Veterans Day, veterans and active-duty military can take advantage of an extra day of deals. As they do each year, restaurants are saluting veterans by offering free food and meal deals.... Read more >

Category: General Business

5 Business Tax Breaks for Disasters

Source: smallbiztrends.com - Nov 12, 2018

On the heels of Hurricane Florence, businesses should be aware of tax breaks to help them through weather disasters resulting from nature or humans. Tax relief can help ameliorate the financial... Read more >

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Post office mail preview gives fraudsters a boost

Source: cnet.com - Nov 12, 2018

Fraudsters are making good use of the US Postal Service's Informed Delivery program. According to cybersecurity expert Brian Krebs, the US Secret Service issued an internal advisory on Tuesday... Read more >

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Tax Authority Will Look At Taxpayers' Social Media In Fight Against Tax Fraud

Source: forbes.com - Nov 12, 2018

If you don’t think what you post on social media matters, think again. France has announced that it will begin searching social media accounts next year in an effort to crack down on tax fraud.... Read more >

Category: General Business

Two big tax breaks you shouldn’t overlook

Source: cnbc.com - Nov 9, 2018

There are many ways to reduce your tax burden. Two of the more lucrative ones these days are excluding gains from the sale of your primary home or from a stock sale of a business you own and... Read more >

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How offering child care benefits can boost a company's bottom line

Source: dallasnews.com - Nov 9, 2018

As I conclude my career with decades of leadership positions for a Fortune 500 company, becoming forthright about the need for employers to invest in child care has surprised many. After all, I... Read more >

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GE subsidiary in Denmark: US tech center in New Orleans

Source: ktbs.com - Nov 9, 2018

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Denmark-based company that makes wind turbine blades is expanding its New Orleans office into a tech center for the Americas that will test new design and building... Read more >

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Banks could face tighter scrutiny under Rep. Maxine Waters

Source: neworleanscitybusiness.com - Nov 8, 2018

Come January, the banking industry is going to be on Rep. Maxine Waters’ time. With Democrats taking control of the House of Representatives, the California representative is expected to become... Read more >

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How To Spur Motivation And Fight Complacency As A Business Leader

Source: forbes.com - Nov 8, 2018

In my years of experience as a business leader, I’ve met my fair share of complacent employees. You know how to spot them. They do the absolute bare minimum to get by. They’re focused on not... Read more >

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SBA and VA Celebrate National Veterans Small Business Week

Source: smallbiztrends.com - Nov 8, 2018

Did you know a military veteran owns 1 in 10 small businesses in America? In total, that comes to 2.5 million small businesses across the country. That’s 5 million jobs in the U.S. and more than... Read more >

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Red meat tax could save thousands of lives but faces backlash

Source: euronews.com - Nov 7, 2018

A tax on meat could prevent hundreds of thousands of deaths every year, according to scientists at the University of Oxford. The report stated that 220,000 lives would be saved annually if a tax... Read more >

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Louisiana teachers grow weary of low pay

Source: kalb.com - Nov 7, 2018

BATON ROUGE, La. (LSU Manship School News Service) - Danielle Couturier, an elementary teacher in suburban New Orleans, gets to school at 7 a.m. and often works on lesson plans until 10 p.m. But... Read more >

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Taxes to rise on items in these states after midterm elections

Source: foxbusiness.com - Nov 7, 2018

In the aftermath of Tuesday’s midterm elections, residents in some states face higher tax liabilities. Democrats assumed control of the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday, while... Read more >

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IRS Releases New Publication 5307 on Tax Reform

Source: cpapracticeadvisor.com - Nov 6, 2018

Extra, extra, read all about it! Are your clients clamoring for more information about the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), the massive tax reform legislation enacted just before the start of this... Read more >

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Want a divorce? Experts say you should do it now — or pay a much bigger tax bill.

Source: sltrib.com - Nov 6, 2018

When a rich couple splits, divorce attorney Lowell Sucherman gets blunt. "Look I've been doing this for 50 years," he says early in the negotiations. "I know how this case is going to come out... Read more >

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