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2013-04-03 16:20:21

NEW YORK, April 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ms. Samara Barend, a founding member of the Performance Based Buildings Coalition (PBBC) and an AECOM Vice President for P3 Development, is warning that the strategic ability of public private partnerships (P3s) to strengthen the nation's infrastructure could be harmed if there is continued confusion on Capitol Hill and elsewhere over its fundamental role. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130403/NY88320 ) She notes that a recently published...

2013-04-03 08:25:50

New book, The Great Revenue Robbery, calls for fair tax system TORONTO, April 3, 2013 /CNW/ - So-called experts say that the benefits of a radical free market agenda will trickle down to regular families. Instead, say contributors to the new book The Great Revenue Robbery: How to Stop the Tax Cut Scam and Save Canada (Between the Lines), Canada is faced with growing inequality and cutbacks as corporate executives are paid millions while exploiting tax loopholes. Edited by Richard...

2013-04-02 16:23:50

New book, The Great Revenue Robbery, calls for fair tax system TORONTO, April 2, 2013 /CNW/ - So-called experts say that the benefits of a radical free market agenda will trickle down to regular families. Instead, say contributors to the new book The Great Revenue Robbery: How to Stop the Tax Cut Scam and Save Canada (Between the Lines), Canada is faced with growing inequality and cutbacks as corporate executives are paid millions while exploiting tax loopholes. Edited by Richard...

2013-03-29 23:02:00

TaxConnex, LLC, America´s leading independent sales and use tax outsourcing and consulting firm, announces the on-demand availability of their latest webinar entitled “Telecom Tax: Simplifying the Tax and Regulatory Obligations of Your Communications Service.” Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) March 29, 2013 TaxConnex, LLC, America´s leading independent sales and use tax outsourcing and consulting firm, announces the on-demand availability of their latest webinar entitled...

2013-03-26 12:25:56

WASHINGTON, March 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following tip sheet was released today by the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) This summary shows quarterly tax revenue statistics on property, sales, license, income and other taxes. Statistics are shown for individual state governments as well as national estimates of total state and local taxes, including 12-month calculations. This quarterly survey has been conducted...

2013-03-26 08:35:21

LA JOLLA, Calif., March 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- TaxConnections announced today free access to the Worldwide Directory of Tax Professionals, which provides answers to consumer's tax questions. TaxConnections was founded in 2010 by Kat Jennings to provide a valuable and convenient resource for consumers who have questions about taxes and need an easy way to find an answer. The site gives consumers a great deal of information on the tax professionals who answer tax questions. The site provides...

2013-03-22 12:27:15

WASHINGTON, March 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Bipartisan Policy Center's (BPC) Governors' Council called upon the Senate to pass the Enzi Amendment to the fiscal 2014 budget resolution. This amendment would enable states to collect sales taxes from out of state e-retailers. "We would like to commend Senator Enzi and his bipartisan group of co-sponsors: Senators Alexander, Blunt, Cardin, Durbin, Harken, Heitkamp, Johnson (SD), Reed, Rockefeller and Whitehouse for their...

2013-03-06 16:24:02

New Study Reveals Proposed Casinos' Adverse Effect on Local Schools SIOUX CITY, Iowa, March 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Strategic Economics Group (SEG), an Iowa based research consulting firm, today released the first of a series of studies comparing the different economic effects that four proposed Woodbury County casinos would have on local governments and communities. According to the study, two of three casinos that have been proposed for Sioux City would divert...

2013-03-06 16:23:27

The CSMFO "Operating Budget Excellence Award Fiscal Year 2012-2013" LAKEWOOD, Calif., March 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Water Replenishment District has received its latest award certificate from the California Society of Municipal Finance Officers, (CSMFO) for the "Operating Budget Excellence Award Fiscal Year 2012-2013." This is the second consecutive year WRD has earned this particular award and brings the total number of financial awards to 19. (Photo:...

2013-03-04 12:21:43

DAVIS, Calif., March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The <acronym>USDA</acronym> Natural Resources Conservation Service <acronym>(NRCS)</acronym> in California has announced March 22, 2013, as the deadline to submit project pre-proposals for fiscal year 2013 Conservation Innovation Grants <acronym>(CIG)</acronym>. Up to $375,000 is available for the California statewide CIG competition. CIG is a voluntary program intended to stimulate the development...