Tax news January 2014

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Bramwell's Lunch Beat: Breaking Down Nina Olson Report

Here are “Bramwell’s Lunch Beat” menu items for January 10.
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Mark Zuckerberg Will Continue Paying a Lot of Taxes

For most of us, it might not be so unusual to double our tax bills in one year. That is, unless last year’s tax bill was a billion dollars.
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Bramwell’s Lunch Beat: Taxing Legal Pot – It’s Tricky

Here are "Bramwell's Lunch Beat" menu items for January 9.
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Will Beanie Baby Founder Do the Time for His Tax Crime?

If the IRS gets its way, H. Ty Warner, creator of the Beanie Baby toy franchise, won’t be enjoying plush surroundings the next five years, he’ll be spending the time in prison for tax evasion.
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Bill Intends to Make Settlements More Transparent

In an effort to shut down backroom deal-making and increase accountability, two senators introduced a bipartisan bill on January 8 that would force federal enforcement agencies to increase transparency around settlements reached with companies that break the law.
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Free Car! Except for the Taxes…Is That Price Right?

The biggest winner in the long history of "The Price is Right" … that’s what the media is calling Sheree Heil of Tacoma, Washington.
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Study: Gas and User Taxes Don't Fund Most Transportation Projects

A new study by the Tax Foundation found that revenues from gasoline taxes and tolls only fund approximately 50 percent of state and local transportation projects.
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Bramwell's Lunch Beat: Ad Tax Proposal Could Hurt Startups

Here are "Bramwell's Lunch Beat" menu items for January 7.
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IRS Plays It Straight in YouTube Videos

The IRS has produced several short clips on tax-related topics that may be accessed on YouTube in English, Spanish, and American Sign Language.
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Bramwell's Lunch Beat: 2014 Could Be Taxing For Many

Here are "Bramwell's Lunch Beat" menu items for January 6.
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IRS Posts New Publications 17 and 509; Discontinues 1518 Small Business Calendar

The IRS has announced that it has posted “Pub. 17,” a long-standing guide covering a multitude of tax issues affecting individuals, for use in preparing 2013 returns.
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Bramwell's Lunch Beat: Advantages to Early-Bird Tax Filing

Here are "Bramwell's Lunch Beat" menu items for January 2.

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