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2013-07-29 08:22:38

First-of-its-kind study looks at the use of cost-benefit analyses across the 50 states WASHINGTON, July 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report shows cost-benefit analyses have helped states make better investments of public dollars by identifying programs and policies that deliver high returns. However, the majority of states are not yet consistently using this approach when making critical decisions. This 50-state look at cost-benefit analysis, a method that compares the...

2013-07-25 23:23:28

Even in starting a small business organization, taxation plays a major role. Perfect Tax provides you with consultation services on your course of action when dealing with taxes the moment you decide to get your small business started. (PRWEB) July 25, 2013 So you’re starting out in any venture. By this you have to consider the taxes entailed and make sure that you've thought them out well. It would be best if you seek out tips and information on taxes. Below are some pointers which...

2013-07-25 23:21:56

Internet sales tax is a hot topic these days, but unfortunately, sales tax changes and product taxability challenges are not new to most businesses, especially those in industries with particularly complex or rapidly changing sales tax regulations. Business sales tax information website SalesTaxSupport.com has launched a new “Sales Tax Changes and Challenges” blog gateway to provide businesses with industry-specific tax information as well as the ability to connect directly with sales...

2013-07-20 23:01:02

Tax Subsidy Charts Show How Much Employees Can Expect to Pay for Health Insurance Premiums Park City, Utah (PRWEB) July 20, 2013 Today, Zane Benefits, the online alternative to group health insurance, published new information on Health Insurance Tax Subsidies. According to Zane Benefits’ website, beginning in 2014, significant tax subsidies will be available to help individuals purchase individual health insurance coverage through the new state-based public marketplaces. The health...

2013-07-18 23:01:19

Consumers can now ask tax questions on TaxConnections and receive complimentary tax advice from Tax Experts around the world. La Jolla, California (PRWEB) July 18, 2013 When it comes to tax issues, ignorance is never bliss and could be very costly. What isn’t costly is sourcing free tax advice from top tax experts in TaxConnections Worldwide Directory of Tax Professionals. In fact, TaxConnections provides valuable complimentary tax professional advice and opinions to its consumer...

2013-07-09 16:20:43

DALLAS, July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In CSX Transportation, Inc. v. Alabama Department of Revenue, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals ("Circuit Court") held on July 1, 2013 that Alabama's imposition of sales and use tax on diesel fuel purchased by rail carriers violates the Railroad Revitalization and Regulatory Reform Act of 1976 ("4-R Act"). This is the second time that the case has been before the Circuit Court. An earlier decision of the Circuit Court holding that a rail...

2013-06-29 23:18:28

Celebrity Business Analyst releases its views on the recent rise in film subsidies in the Caribbean. The analysis follows a June 21 Miami Herald report entitled “Caribbean becoming hotbed for film production.” Orlando, FL (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 Celebrity Business Analyst offered its analysis today of the increase in film subsidies for locations in the Caribbean. A June 21 report in the Miami Herald indicated that the Dominican Republic is becoming increasingly attractive to film...

2013-06-21 12:23:06

Private landowners helping finance infrastructure based on rise in property values CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The increasing use of value capture in Latin America provides many lessons for financing urban infrastructure and services and promoting urban development in general, in the U.S. and around the world, according to new research published by the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy. Implementing Value Capture in Latin America: Policies and Tools for...

2013-06-05 08:30:48

GARBSEN, Germany, June 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lessons for government looking to kick-start construction As the remarkable rise of Gold turns into an even more remarkable decline, investors are looking increasingly to German property as a viable cash shelter, according to leading German construction and development business Dolphin Capital GmbH. [http://www.dolphinig.com ] Charles Smethurst, the firm's Garbsen-based CEO, said investor activity in the sector...

2013-06-04 23:29:37

Osky Blue client Safe Texas Investments warns property tax owners delinquent in payments to not miss the July 1, 2013 deadline where rates will jump. McKinney, Texas (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 Property owners´ unpaid taxes penalty rates jump on July 1, 2013 due to delinquent tax provisions in the Texas Property Tax Code. Property owners missing tax deadlines likely anticipate fees and penalties, but may be unaware of the drastic increase those fees will incur with missed payments as of the...