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2012-11-29 20:20:21

KINGSTON, N.J., Nov. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an opinion piece in The Times on November 28, 2012, Martin Tuchman recipient of the Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS), International Honor Society 2011 Business Achievement Award, spelled-out a bi-partisan "big-idea" that can jump-start the economy and rebuild the devastation that Hurricane Sandy wrought by leveraging overseas corporate tax money. Martin Tuchman is the CEO of The Tuchman Group and Vice Chairman of First Choice Bank. "The...

2012-11-15 12:21:39

But Failure to Address Deficit Spending Will Have a Negative Long Term Impact ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- If the U.S. economy falls over the "fiscal cliff," it would have an immediate and severe impact on U.S. business travel, according to new research from the Global Business Travel Association Foundation (GBTA). The new report analyzes the business travel impact of expiring tax cuts and automatic spending reductions - commonly referred to as the...

Google May Be Taxed By The French Government
2012-11-01 05:10:52

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online According to French newspaper Le Canard Enchaîné, search giant Google is being asked to pay the French tax office 1 billion euros, or $1.3 billion. The newspaper claims the tax authorities are planning on using the payment to make up for revenues from France routed through Google Ireland. So far, neither the tax office nor Google have much more to say about the matter. According to the AFP new agency,...

2012-10-30 07:23:31

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- United States Steel Corporation (NYSE: X) reported third quarter 2012 net income of $44 million, or $0.28 per diluted share, compared to second quarter 2012 net income of $101 million, or $0.62 per diluted share, and third quarter 2011 net income of $22 million, or $0.15 per diluted share. Net income for the third quarter 2012 included a $22 million, or $0.13 per diluted share, after-tax charge for employee lump sum payments as provided in...

2012-10-26 15:21:37

DALLAS, Oct. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ryan, a leading global tax services firm with the largest indirect tax practice in North America, today announced that the Firm was ranked one of the best places to work in the United States. Ryan ranked 6th in the Great Place to Work® 2012 Best Small & Medium Workplaces list, to be published in the November issue of FORTUNE Magazine. This prestigious award was established in 2004 to identify, recognize, and honor the top companies that offer the...

2012-10-09 04:00:25

Learn Why Most Tax Payers Overpay Their Taxes By $4800, And How To Collect It By Utilizing The Secret Method To ReClaim Overpayment Of Taxes. (PRWEB) October 08, 2012 Karla Dennis gives another amazing free webinar teleconference. This time it's about educating the average taxpayer about overpaying on their taxes. The average taxpayer overpays by $4800. Learn how to avoid this by listening to the world renowned tax strategist and nationally recognized enrolled agent, Karla Dennis who was...

2012-10-03 02:20:57

CLEVELAND, Oct. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- TransDigm Group Incorporated (NYSE: TDG) today announced that it has requested an amendment to its credit facility in connection with considering whether to pay a special dividend, reaffirmed certain aspects of guidance for its just completed fiscal 2012 and announced market assumptions for fiscal 2013. Request to Amend Credit Facility and Consideration of Paying a Special Dividend TransDigm Inc. has requested that its senior lenders consent...

2012-10-01 06:24:03

MIAMI, Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Brazil faces a powerful obstacle in the way of achieving its ambition of becoming a major world economic power: its tax system. The Brazilian tax system has many faults, sufficient, in fact, to place Brazil in the last place for the second straight year in Latin Business Chronicle's Latin Tax Index. The index measures countries' business climates by measuring four factors: corporate tax rates, tax rates as a percentage of profits, the number of tax returns...

2012-10-01 02:36:03

LA JOLLA, Calif., Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With January 1, 2013 nearing, consumers want a tax break and it looks like TaxConnections is going to be the one they want! TaxConnections is a two-year-old consumer Internet company founded by Kat Jennings, CEO and is seeking Series A Funding. The company's market segment is more than one billion people who go online each year for tax help, and tax professionals who want to establish a strong and effective tax brand identity. TaxConnections...

2012-09-26 06:22:35

WASHINGTON, Sept. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In 2010, state and local governments brought in nearly $3.2 trillion in revenue, a 51.4 percent ($1.1 trillion) increase from 2009, according to statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau. Revenue from the federal government increased 16.1 percent from $537.2 billion to $623.7 billion between 2009 and 2010. (See Table 1 [Excel]) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) These findings come from the 2010 Annual Surveys of...