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Obama's 18 small business tax cuts - explained

Source: money.cnn.com - Sep 25, 2012

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- President Obama often touts his 18 small business tax cuts, but there's some confusion as to what they really are. Many are renewals of tax breaks that already existed.... Read more >

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Make These Tax Moves Before the End of the Year--Squeeze in these strategies over the next few months to save big before April 15

Source: money.usnews.com - Sep 25, 2012

Late summer can be the best time for last-minute tax planning because you still have several months to meet end-of-the-year deadlines that can minimize your tax bill in the spring. Follow these... Read more >

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Economists say higher taxes, cuts needed

Source: theadvocate.com - Sep 25, 2012

NEW YORK — The best way to reduce the federal deficit is through a combination of higher taxes and spending cuts, according to a group of economists. The 236 members of the National Association... Read more >

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Tulane Business Forum emphasizing growth

Source: theadvocate.com - Sep 25, 2012

NEW ORLEANS — The Tulane Business Forum will emphasize economic growth in the region in its 33rd year, with a theme of “Scoring Big: Building on Business Victories.” The forum will be held... Read more >

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Lakeview man earns his 4th degree from UNO

Source: blog.nola.com - Sep 18, 2012

[edit from Larry's Income Tax: Congratulations, Ali!] When 41-year-old Ali Chehab finished his last class for a master’s of business administration degree at the University of New Orleans this... Read more >

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Romney, Obama Trade Blows Over Income Tax

Source: tax-news.com - Sep 18, 2012

by Leroy Baker, Tax-News.com, New York 17 September 2012 While President Barack Obama’s campaign continued its attack on his presidential rival’s ‘unpaid-for tax plan’, a study has come... Read more >

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Hurricane Isaac Tax Extensions--FAQ's

Source: revenue.louisiana.gov - Sep 14, 2012

***Are tax returns filing extensions available to victims of Hurricane Isaac? Yes. For income and corporation franchise taxes, the state will be granting filing extensions from the original... Read more >

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Prepare for Hurricanes, Disasters by Safeguarding Tax Records

Source: irs.gov - Aug 27, 2012

IR-2012-60, June 11, 2012 WASHINGTON — With the early start of this year’s hurricane season, the Internal Revenue Service encourages individuals and businesses to safeguard themselves against... Read more >

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Orleans property tax appeals due Monday

Source: nola.com - Aug 20, 2012

Taxpayers who want to appeal their 2013 real estate assessments must do so by 4:30 p.m. on Monday by filing information with Assessor Erroll Williams at his east bank or west bank office. Appeal... Read more >

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Film tax credits cost state too much, report says

Source: nola.com - Aug 9, 2012

By Jeff Adelson, The Times-Picayune Baton Rouge -- The state's film tax credits cost the state about $60,000 for each direct job they create, according to a report from a think tank that blasts... Read more >

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Small Businesses That Made the Mars Mission Possible

Source: inc.com - Aug 7, 2012

Talk about an untapped market. These businesses are making their mark 154 million miles from Earth. When NASA's Curiosity rover successfully landed on Mars Monday, it made history as the largest... Read more >

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Win a medal, pay the price

Source: msn.foxsports.com - Aug 3, 2012

Go for the gold — but should you succeed, be prepared to dole out some gold of your own. The U.S. Olympic Committee awards prize money to American medal winners: $25,000 for gold, $15,000 for... Read more >

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Vacant jobs looking for qualified workers in Louisiana

Source: wwl.com - Aug 3, 2012

Shana Rose Reporting Even with unemployment over 8% nationally, there are still a lot of jobs that employers are having trouble filling both nationally and in Louisiana. Manpower Group recently... Read more >

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US Congress Discusses Online Sales Taxes

Source: tax-news.com - Jul 31, 2012

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington 27 July 2012 The United States House of Representatives Committee on the Judiciary has held a hearing to consider proposed legislation which would enable... Read more >

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Some lose homes over a pittance in back taxes, report says

Source: nola.com - Jul 10, 2012

The elderly and other vulnerable homeowners are losing their homes because they owe as little as a few hundred dollars in back taxes, according to a report from a consumer group. Outdated state... Read more >

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