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IRS Advised To Identify Timeframe For 'Real Time Tax'

Source: tax-news.com - Jun 7, 2013

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington 06 June 2013 The United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) has reviewed the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) strategy for exploring "Real Time... Read more >

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Taxes for business travelers: What is and isn't deductible

Source: usatoday.com - Jun 7, 2013

5:54 p.m. EDT April 8, 2013 African safaris. Drinks at strip clubs. Gifts for wives and children. Wine-tasting trips. An orthopedic "doughnut" cushion. Accountants and other tax experts say... Read more >

Category: General Business

Summer Job Tax Information for Students

Source: irs.gov - Jun 4, 2013

IRS Special Edition Tax Tip 2013-10 When summer vacation begins, classroom learning ends for most students. Even so, summer doesn’t have to mean a complete break from learning. Students starting... Read more >

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What if you never file your tax return? Commentary: Answer the IRS’s calls, save money

Source: marketwatch.com - May 22, 2013

By Eva Rosenberg, MarketWatch The Internal Revenue Service hasn't been under such intense public scrutiny since the hearings in the 1990s that led to the Tax Reform and Restructuring Act of 1998... Read more >

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How to Tell If the IRS Is Eyeing You

Source: cnbc.com - May 17, 2013

Published: Friday, 17 May 2013 | 6:46 AM ET By: Kelley Holland News Writer You consider yourself a law abiding citizen, and you are not starting a nonprofit organization with conservative ties.... Read more >

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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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Republicans raise pressure on Obama over IRS targeting

Source: cnn.com - May 15, 2013

By Dana Bash and Tom Cohen, CNN updated 12:46 PM EDT, Wed May 15, 2013 Washington (CNN) -- A Republican campaign to vilify President Barack Obama's administration over 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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Get ready for storm season with the 2013 Louisiana Hurricane Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday

Source: revenue.louisiana.gov - May 15, 2013

May 01, 2013 BATON ROUGE – Louisiana residents can save money on flashlights, batteries, generators and other emergency supplies during the 2013 Louisiana Hurricane Preparedness Sales Tax... Read more >

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Louisiana state income tax filing deadline is Wednesday, May 15

Source: revenue.louisiana.gov - May 15, 2013

May 13, 2013 BATON ROUGE – The deadline for filing 2012 Louisiana Individual Income Tax returns is Wednesday, May 15. The Louisiana Department of Revenue (LDR) recommends all taxpayers file... 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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Florida and Texas bankers sue Treasury and IRS

Source: miamiherald.com - Apr 23, 2013

By David Hendricks San Antonio Express-News The Florida and Texas Bankers Associations have filed a lawsuit against the federal government aimed at striking down a new regulation requiring... Read more >

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