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2014-09-16 04:20:50

LONDON, September 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Unique view of $750+ billion of research ensures standardized decision analytics for research funding organizations are a reality ÜberResearch [http://www.uberresearch.com ], a leading software developer for research funding organizations, today launched Dimensions, a cloud based business intelligence application coupled with a global database of funded research projects. It allows funding...

2014-09-15 23:04:13

Tax planning by a professional financial firm is necessary for preserving a client’s net worth. Mew and Company now provides tax planning services at http://mewco.ca/. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Mew and Company has recently announced that it will now be protecting clients’ net worth by carrying out effective corporate tax planning for businesses of all sizes. After conducting research on the client’s business and lifestyle goals, Mew and Company will then suggest...

2014-08-27 20:22:19

DALLAS, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Martha K. Martin, B.A., B.A., is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Pinnacle Professional in the field of Finance. Martha is the SVP and Statewide Manager with Frost Bank. Serving customers through more than 100 financial centers in Texas, Frost Bank provides personal and business banking, investments, trust, retirement, and a variety of financial management services to those seeking to reach their personal financial goals. As SVP and...

2014-08-12 23:01:35

Decosimo announces the addition of Steve Pashley as a senior manager with the firm’s national tax services practice. Mr. Pashley will be working with a wide variety of businesses in the manufacturing and distribution, not-for-profit, government contracting and technology sectors. Chattanooga, TN (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Decosimo, a Top 100 regional public accounting and advisory firm, is pleased to announce the addition of Steve Pashley as a senior manager with the firm’s national tax...

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...

2014-07-17 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...

2014-06-26 23:16:52

"I would not and will not ever support such a measure as it is a tax increase, plain and simple. Rather than our State creating revenue by taxing small business owners and individuals, they should roll-up their sleeves and start cutting the budget," said George Flinn Memphis, TN (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 "If some leaders in Tennessee had their way, individuals conducting business online who have no physical presence or storefront in our state would be subjected to harsh...

2014-05-23 23:08:41

Federal Fund Management Advisor will help recipients and subrecipients prepare for future single audits in a June 5 webinar. Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 The feature of OMB’s grant reform that has probably received the most attention is the change in the threshold of federal fund expenditures that will trigger the requirement for conduct of an independent audit under the Single Audit Act of 1984 (as amended). But there are several other changes related to audits that recipients...

2014-05-21 11:47:04

Duke University Revenue gains usually offset cost of new roads, utilities Oil and gas development from shale fields has generally helped the public finances of local communities, providing new revenues and resources that usually -- but not always -- outweigh the increased demand for public services and other costs, according to a new analysis from two Duke University researchers. Daniel Raimi and Richard Newell gathered data from communities surrounding 10 oil and gas "plays" from...

2014-05-13 12:30:02

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The fast-growing cities of the developing world would benefit from a major overhaul in governance structure, to improve the financing and delivery of essential services, according to a report published by the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy. Governing and Financing Cities in the Developing World, by Roy W. Bahl and Johannes F. Linn, examines more than 50 cities in the developing world in the midst of the rapid urbanization that has...


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