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2014-07-31 23:02:01

Susan Wagner, UHY Advisors, talks about how the Michigan Supreme Court has made the determination that a purchaser of tangible goods in Michigan is liable for use tax when the taxpayer was unable to prove during an audit that sales tax was paid on the purchases. Sterling Heights, MI (PRWEB) July 31, 2014 Andrie, Inc. V. Dept. of Treasury, Mich. S. Ct., Dkt No. 145557, 6/23/2014 The Michigan Supreme Court has made the determination that a purchaser of tangible goods in Michigan is liable...

2014-07-28 23:04:33

Patriot Software, Inc. is approved by the state of New Jersey and can now offer online payroll software to small businesses based in the Garden State. Canton, Ohio (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Patriot Software, Inc., announced that Patriot PAY is now available in New Jersey, giving the Garden State’s 169,000 small businesses a reliable, affordable option for handling payroll and payroll taxes. “We are excited to have completed the testing of our payroll software in the state of New...

2014-07-28 23:00:15

A leading proposal to temporarily fix the looming insolvency of the Social Security disability trust fund by reallocating payroll taxes has virtually no support among seniors, according to a new poll by The Senior Citizens League (TSCL). Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) July 29, 2014 A leading proposal to temporarily fix the looming insolvency of the Social Security disability trust fund by reallocating payroll taxes has virtually no support among seniors, according to a new poll by The Senior...

2014-07-23 12:26:28

TORONTO, July 23, 2014 /CNW/ - Ontario should not delay fiscal consolidation, while Ottawa should take a more gradual approach than planned, according to a report from the C.D. Howe Institute. In "User Discretion Advised: Fiscal Consolidation and the Recovery," author William Scarth calls on the Ontario provincial government to address its long-term sustainability challenges before it embarks on any major new expenditures, while stating that the federal government should delay its...

2014-07-18 23:01:28

Affordable Housing Developments to be Honored at National Conference in Miami, Fla. SAN FRANCISCO (PRWEB) July 18, 2014 Nominations are now being accepted year-round for the annual Novogradac Journal of Tax Credits Developments of Distinction Awards. The awards were created to recognize excellence and honor outstanding affordable rental housing properties developed using the low-income housing tax credit (LIHTC). Nominations for the 2014 Developments of Distinction Awards will be accepted...

2014-07-17 08:31:08

Declaring 'One Size Does Not Fit All,' Renowned Economist Highlights Why Countries Must Retain Fiscal Sovereignty When Setting Excise Rates LONDON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As excise taxes become increasingly important throughout the world, Dr. Arthur Laffer today released his international tobacco tax handbook, cautioning that "one size does not fit all" in tobacco tax policy and offering governments practical examples and case studies to consider in order to optimize tobacco excise tax...

2014-07-15 12:23:33

BOSTON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlantic Power Corporation (TSX: ATP) (NYSE: AT) (the "Company" or "Atlantic Power") today announced its distribution for the month of July 2014. A dividend of Cdn$0.03333 per common share will be payable on August 29, 2014 to holders of record at the close of business on July 31, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110809/NE49346LOGO Tax Information for Shareholders Atlantic Power Corporation designates its entire dividend to be an...

2014-07-14 20:21:04

WASHINGTON, July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Single sales factor apportionment of corporate profits presents an alternative income tax system that could lower federal tax rates and raise revenue at the same time. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140714/126739 "Sales Factor Apportionment of Global Profits as an Alternative Construction of a Corporate Income Tax Base," by Michael Udell and Aditi Vashist, shows how changing the tax base to a sales apportioned profits...

2014-07-08 20:22:58

MINNEAPOLIS, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 9, South Africa formally signed a Model 1 intergovernmental agreement (IGA) in order to comply with the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA). South Africa has also begun utilizing FATCA to tighten their local tax regulations. The South African IGA is reciprocal, allowing for the automatic exchange of information between the U.S. and South Africa. The established automatic exchange of information also provided an opportunity for...

2014-07-01 08:27:23

Teachings from Pop - A Boomer's Journey & Stories That Bind Us RICHARDSON, Texas, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- So there are basically 70 million+ boomers in the US today. The Baby Boom generation, as CNN reported is the largest generation of Americans born in U.S. history. Boomers are retiring in record numbers each year and yet too few of them are taking the time to write down and share the stories. One boomer and Iowa native, Don Eggspuehler, hopes to change that trend by...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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