Content by Teresa Ambord

on 03/11/14
By now, it’s pretty clear that it’s not about the money for former NFL players Hunter Hillenmeyer and Jeff Saturday.After tax authorities in Cleveland, Ohio, applied what the athletes...
on 02/18/14
Who wants to pay more taxes? If you’re waiting for a punch line, forget about it. With tax time underway, there will be a lineup of wealthy people, mostly celebrities, saying, “...
on 02/13/14
It’s the opening week of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia – a time in which these athletes have invested their lives and their fortunes. Often in connection with major sporting...
on 02/11/14
A couple months ago, we reported that two retired NFL players had each sued the city of Cleveland, Ohio, claiming the city unfairly and improperly taxed their incomes. After former Chicago Bears...
on 01/31/14
NFL players are well-paid, even the rookies. But the biggest winners this year – the Denver Broncos and the Seattle Seahawks – are playing in the Super Bowl this weekend. But when it...
on 01/28/14
Clayton Kershaw just signed a record breaking deal with the Los Angeles Dodgers. So his primary workplace will be southern California, but he’s keeping his Texas address, more than 1,400 miles...
on 01/22/14
Federal film credits are not new, but they are becoming big business in more ways than one. Approximately forty states receive federal film credits they can use to entice moviemakers to make motion...
on 01/21/14
Think you’ve got tax problems? Compared to the residents of Downton Abbey, you ain’t seen nuthin'. Just in time for this year’s US tax season, we’re treated to a fictional...
on 01/09/14
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. In 2012 when Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg’s...
on 01/08/14
The biggest winner in the long history of The Price is Right … that’s what the media is calling Sheree Heil of Tacoma, Washington. In a show that aired in the waning days of...
on 12/27/13
Accountant Rickey Charles Goodrich had it a little too good. Many bean counters would kill to serve as financial guru to the likes of Pearl Jam. Goodrich was hired in 2005, and the following year, he...
on 12/18/13
It's official. New York Yankee Robinson Cano will soon switch coasts as a result of the contract that he signed with the Seattle Mariners. Both teams wanted the five-time All-Star second baseman...
on 09/23/13
Who would've ever thought Beanie Babies would emerge as part of a tax evasion scheme? Only in America. But on September 19, the sixty-nine-year-old billionaire creator of Beanie Babies, Ty Warner...
on 09/10/13
You've seen the game shows where contestants hop around the stage excited beyond belief at the possibility of winning cash and prizes. Most notably, among shows that give away merchandise is...
on 08/27/13
By Teresa Ambord Not many political potatoes are as hot as taxes. Whatever your opinion about state and local taxes, it's prudent now and then to gauge how the prevailing rates...
on 07/12/13
UPDATE: Did Taxes Push Howard to the Houston Rockets? By Teresa Ambord On July13, the Houston Rockets will hold a press conference to announce free agent Dwight...
on 02/18/13
By Teresa AmbordThe battle of words between two governors sounds a little like a schoolboy exchange. Texas Governor Rick Perry seems to be thumbing his nose at...