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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 >

Category: General Business

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 >

Category: General Business

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 >

Category: IRS

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 >

Category: Louisiana

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 >

Category: Louisiana

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 >

Category: General Business

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 >

Category: General Business

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 >

Category: IRS

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 >

Category: General Business

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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