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2014-03-04 16:24:17

Panel Discussion to Look at Congressman Camp's 'Comprehensive Discussion Draft' and Obama Administration Proposals in FY15 Budget NEW YORK, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- KPMG's Tax Governance Institute (TGI) will examine the recently released "comprehensive discussion draft" from U.S. House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Dave Camp (R-Mich.) to overhaul the Internal Revenue Code and tax proposals in the Obama Administration's Fiscal Year 2015 budget during a live video webcast on Friday,...

2005-08-29 14:55:35

By Arindam Nag and Christine Kearney NEW YORK (Reuters) - Accounting firm KPMG on Monday agreed to pay $456 million to settle accusations it sold fraudulent tax shelters, as it sealed a deal with the government to avoid a criminal indictment that might have crippled the firm. While KPMG, the smallest of the major U.S. accounting houses, itself escaped an indictment of the kind that destroyed Arthur Andersen when it was convicted of destroying documents, eight former partners,...

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  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'