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Louisiana spends at least $1.79 billion per year on incentives to companies, newspaper reports

Source: nola.com - Dec 5, 2012

By Richard Thompson, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune Louisiana spends at least $1.79 billion per year -- about 21 cents for every dollar in the state budget -- on tax breaks and other incentives to... Read more >

Category: Louisiana

IRS aims to clarify investment income tax under healthcare law

Source: reuters.com - Dec 5, 2012

WASHINGTON | Mon Dec 3, 2012 6:14pm EST WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Internal Revenue Service has released new rules for investment income taxes on capital gains and dividends earned by high-income... Read more >

Category: IRS

Obama's Fiscal Cliff Proposals Unacceptable To GOP

Source: tax-news.com - Dec 3, 2012

By Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington 03 December 2012 United States House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner (R – Ohio) called President Barack Obama’s first proposal, involving both... Read more >

Category: General Business

IRS Seeks To Return Undelivered Tax Refunds

Source: tax-news.com - Dec 3, 2012

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington 03 December 2012 The United States Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is looking to return tax refunds that were not delivered earlier this year because of... Read more >

Category: IRS

BR, N.O. rank low in global recovery

Source: theadvocate.com - Dec 3, 2012

BY TIMOTHY BOONE Advocate business writer December 03, 2012 Baton Rouge and New Orleans both ranked low in a report on how the world’s largest metro area economies are recovering from the global... Read more >

Category: General Business

Sales tax trend continues

Source: theadvocate.com - Dec 3, 2012

By Bob Anderson Florida Parishes bureau December 03, 2012 LIVINGSTON — Parish sales tax revenue rose for the 24th straight month in October, Livingston Parish tax records show. When compared... Read more >

Category: General Business

Delgado, Sewerage & Water Board announce skilled job-training program

Source: nola.com - Dec 3, 2012

By Richard Rainey, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune on December 03, 2012 at 8:08 AM, updated December 03, 2012 at 9:01 AM Delgado Community College, the New Orleans Sewerage and Water Board and... Read more >

Category: General Business

Gretna Middle School welcomes the New Orleans Saints

Source: blog.nola.com - Nov 20, 2012

By Shelita Dalton, Terrytown Columnist The front entrance of Grenta Middle School recently transformed into a football pep rally. Students and cheerleaders screamed, shouted and displayed handmade... Read more >

Category: General Business

Google and New Orleans college students launch training for small business owners seeking to build their web presence

Source: nola.com - Nov 15, 2012

By Mark Waller, NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune Google has launched a campaign to help New Orleans area small businesses build their presence on the Internet with help from university students at... Read more >

Category: General Business

'Fiscal cliff' will hit most taxpayers in the United States

Source: nydailynews.com - Nov 15, 2012

Spending cuts will also hit doctors who accept Medicare, people who get unemployment aid, defense contractors, air traffic controllers, national park rangers and companies that do research and... Read more >

Category: General Business

Obama says tax hike will have to come first in

Source: news.yahoo.com - Nov 15, 2012

By Andy Sullivan | Reuters WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said on Wednesday that Republicans would have to agree to raise taxes on the wealthy as the first step in a budget deal... Read more >

Category: General Business

New York State Court Rules Lap Dancing Is Taxable

Source: tax-news.com - Nov 9, 2012

by Leroy Baker, Tax-News.com, New York 29 October 2012 The State of New York’s highest court, the Court of Appeal, has decided, but only by a 4-3 majority, that the admission charges and private... Read more >

Category: General Business

Tax Reform Proposed For US Expats

Source: tax-news.com - Nov 9, 2012

by Mike Godfrey, Tax-News.com, Washington 08 November 2012 In a new tax reform proposal issued in November 2012, American Citizens Abroad (ACA) has proposed a ‘win-win solution’ that... Read more >

Category: IRS

Saints soar above Eagles Monday night. Robinson 99-yard return, Saints beat Eagles 28-13

Source: wdsu.com - Nov 6, 2012

NEW ORLEANS — Drew Brees threw two touchdown passes, extending his NFL record streak to 51 games, and Patrick Robinson returned an interception 99 yards for a score to lead the New Orleans... Read more >

Category: Louisiana

Stocks trending higher Tuesday in early trading on Wall Street as Americans head to the polls

Source: nola.com - Nov 6, 2012

By The Associated Press on November 06, 2012 at 8:48 AM, updated November 06, 2012 at 8:58 AM NEW YORK -- Stocks are heading higher in early trading on Wall Street as Americans lined up to cast... Read more >

Category: General Business