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US Accountants Comment On Home Office Deduction

Source: tax-news.com - May 17, 2013

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington 17 May 2013 The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) has recommended, in a letter to the United States Internal Revenue Service... Read more >

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Louisiana Ranks High For Small Business Friendliness

Source: 710keel.com - May 15, 2013

Louisiana ranks # 7 on a good list. Thumbtack.com has released its annual study on small business friendliness, and we scored a B+ overall. The rankings are based on a survey of more than 7,700... Read more >

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US Accountants Make Anti-Tax Fraud Suggestions

Source: tax-news.com - May 10, 2013

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington 07 May 2013 On May 1, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) provided testimony at the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Oversight... Read more >

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Affordable Care Act Tax Provisions

Source: irs.gov - May 10, 2013

Effect of Sequestration on Small Business Health Care Tax Credit Pursuant to the requirements of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985, as amended, certain automatic cuts... Read more >

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When It Comes to Health-Care Reform, the IRS Rules

Source: cnbc.com - May 9, 2013

Published: Monday, 6 May 2013 | 10:13 AM ETBy: Mark Koba Senior Editor, CNBC Get ready for the Internal Revenue Service to play a dominant role in health care. When Obamacare takes full effect... Read more >

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Internet Sales Tax Bill Gains Ground in Senate

Source: nytimes.com - Apr 23, 2013

By JONATHAN WEISMAN Published: April 22, 2013 WASHINGTON — It has been labeled a tax grab and a bureaucratic nightmare by conservative antitax activists, an infringement on states’... Read more >

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The Internet Sales Tax Rush: Harry Reid and Wal-Mart hope nobody will notice their online revenue raid.

Source: online.wsj.com - Apr 23, 2013

Every time Congress has taken a serious look at proposals to boost Internet sales taxes, it has rejected them. That's probably why pro-tax Senators are trying to rush through an online tax hike... Read more >

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IRS High-Tech Tools Track Your Digital Footprints

Source: news.yahoo.com - Apr 9, 2013

The Internal Revenue Service is collecting a lot more than taxes this year--it's also acquiring a huge volume of personal information on taxpayers' digital activities, from eBay auctions to... Read more >

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Bobby Jindal scraps tax plan, goes off script to talk family in opening speech to La. Legislature

Source: nola.com - Apr 9, 2013

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal opened the 2013 legislative session Monday with the surprising news that he was shelving his controversial tax swap plan and asking lawmakers to work with him to... Read more >

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Scalise releases conservative caucus budget with big spending cuts, repeal of January's tax hikes

Source: nola.com - Mar 18, 2013

y Bruce Alpert, NOLA.com | Times-Picayune on March 18, 2013 at 3:09 PM, updated March 18, 2013 at 3:38 PM WASHINGTON - Less than a week after House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan, R-Ky.,... Read more >

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Working from home saves me thousands

Source: money.cnn.com - Mar 18, 2013

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) One telecommuter saw his gas bill shoot up $300 a month. Another quit because she would have been forced to shell out thousands of dollars a year for child care. Americans who... Read more >

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Bill Maher complains that his taxes are too high

Source: humanevents.com - Mar 18, 2013

By: John Hayward 3/18/2013 10:12 AM First we had top Democrat consultant Donna Brazile scratching her head and wondering why her health insurance premiums were going up. Now we have painfully... Read more >

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Number of Tax-Delinquent Government Workers Up 11.5%

Source: bloomberg.com - Mar 9, 2013

By Richard Rubin - Mar 8, 2013 2:03 PM CT The number of tax-delinquent federal workers and retirees increased by 11.5 percent in 2011, according to Internal Revenue Service data. The... Read more >

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State promotes Citizens rebates

Source: theadvocate.com - Feb 26, 2013

By Ted Griggs Advocate business writer February 25, 2013 Louisiana taxpayers are leaving tens of millions of property insurance rebates unclaimed each year, Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon... Read more >

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President declare disaster for 11 Louisiana parishes

Source: theadvocate.com - Feb 22, 2013

Advocate washington bureau February 22, 2013 WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama on Friday made disaster declarations for 11 Louisiana parishes because of the slate of severe storms and... Read more >

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