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2014-06-13 12:21:20

BOSTON, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlantic Power Corporation (TSX: ATP) (NYSE: AT) (the "Company" or "Atlantic Power") today announced its distribution for the month of June 2014. A dividend of Cdn$0.03333 per common share will be payable on July 31, 2014 to holders of record at the close of business on June 30, 2014. Tax Information for Shareholders Atlantic Power Corporation designates its entire dividend to be an "eligible dividend" pursuant to subsection 89(14) of the...

2014-06-03 20:20:34

TORONTO, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp. (TSX: PRE) (BVC: PREC) (BOVESPA: PREB) announced today its second quarter 2014 cash dividend of U.S.$0.165 per common share payable on June 27, 2014 to shareholders of record as of June 18, 2014 and to holders of Brazilian Depositary Receipts (the "BDRs") of record as of June 13, 2014. The ex-dividend date for shareholders trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the La Bolsa de Valores de Colombia (or the Colombia...

2014-05-29 16:29:50

DALLAS, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Virginia Tax Commissioner Craig M. Burns ruled that cellular telephone "activation" fees charged to cellular telephone providers' customers are not subject to the communications sales and use tax. A taxpayer contested that the activation fees it charged to its customers only occurred when the customer purchased a phone from the taxpayer or from a separate retail store and not when the customer used its own phone to obtain cellular phone service...

2014-05-15 12:24:46

BOSTON, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlantic Power Corporation (TSX: ATP) (NYSE: AT) (the "Company" or "Atlantic Power") today announced its distribution for the month of May 2014. A dividend of Cdn$0.03333 per common share will be payable on June 30, 2014 to holders of record at the close of business on May 30, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110809/NE49346LOGO Tax Information for Shareholders Atlantic Power Corporation designates its entire dividend to be an...

2014-05-12 20:22:39

LONDON, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than four out of five (81%) companies surveyed expect already heightened tax risks to accelerate in the next two years. This is according to a new global report by EY, Bridging the Divide, which also finds companies view the potential lack of coordination by national governments around the Organisation for Economic Cooperation & Development's (OECD) Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) project as a major risk....

2014-05-09 12:29:20

MCMINNVILLE, Ore., May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Transaction Tax Resources, Inc. (TTR) is in the business of helping global companies get sales and use tax right. It all starts with a tax answer. After all, the only reason a professional digs through tax laws and company facts is, of course, to get a tax answer. Without a tax answer a company cannot pay tax correctly. Tax filings are not correct without a tax answer. Audits are a nightmare if tax answers are incorrect. Photo -...

2014-04-29 12:34:44

Advocates Urge Legislators to pass "Hospital Profit Transparency and Fairness Act" BOSTON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At a State House press conference today, advocates presented lists of over 40 Massachusetts hospitals with money stored in offshore accounts (see list at the end of this release) and urged legislators to demand greater transparency in hospital finances by passing The Hospital Profit Transparency & Fairness Act (H3844). The initiative petition will...

2014-04-15 23:07:56

Peck brings valuable tax experience to the Tax Research and Project Group. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Habif, Arogeti & Wynne, LLP(HA&W), the largest Georgia-headquartered tax, accounting and business consulting firm, announced today that David Peck has joined the Firm as a tax manager in the Tax Research and Project Group. Peck brings with him to HA&W years of tax consulting experience. He assists clients with services ranging from international tax matters such...

2014-04-15 12:23:35

BOSTON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlantic Power Corporation (TSX: ATP) (NYSE: AT) (the "Company" or "Atlantic Power") today announced its distribution for the month of April 2014. A dividend of Cdn$0.03333 per common share will be payable on May 30, 2014 to holders of record at the close of business on April 30, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110809/NE49346LOGO Tax Information for ShareholdersAtlantic Power Corporation designates its entire dividend to be an...

2014-04-11 10:55:02

New study puts a cost on 'round-tripping,' a method investors use to avoid the tax collector Tax evasion is widely assumed to be an eternal problem for governments — but how widespread is it? For the first time, a new study, co-authored by an MIT professor, has put a cost on a particular kind of tax evasion, known as "round-tripping," that the U.S. government has been trying to thwart. In round-tripping, U.S. investors move funds to offshore tax havens, then invest in U.S. equity and...


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