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2014-07-23 08:36:48

SALT LAKE CITY, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Beanstalk, an online SaaS-based tax platform for small-to-medium sized businesses and their advisors, announced today that it has raised $2 million in seed funding led by leading venture capital firm New Enterprise Associates (NEA), with participation from EPIC Ventures, Deep Fork Capital, and former Wall Street executive and investor Jim Engebretsen. Beanstalk will use the funds to continue building out its core tax technology and...

2014-07-22 12:34:26

Governor Urged to Overrule One of the Highest Wireless E-911 Phone Tax in U.S.; Conservative and Consumer Groups Unite to Warn of Danger of "Unaccountable" State Board's Actions. MONTGOMERY, Ala., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A diverse group of seven in-state and national organizations - including the Community Action Association of Alabama and the North Alabama Patriots Tea Party - today urged Governor Robert Bentley to overrule the "unelected and unaccountable" Alabama...

2014-07-21 16:27:44

PHILADELPHIA, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Crown Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CCK) today announced its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014. Second Quarter Highlights -- Income per diluted share $0.76; Before Certain Items $1.01 -- Mivisa acquisition closed April 23 -- Global beverage can volumes up 3% in Q2, 4% YTD -- New beverage can plant in Teresina, Brazil began commercial production in the quarter Net sales in the second quarter grew to...

2014-07-21 09:45:12

RAND Corporation Although countries with high levels of economic development generally have more personal automobile travel than less-affluent nations, income is not the only factor that determines a nation's demand for cars, according to a new study. Examining factors that may influence personal automobile use in developing nations, researchers found that government policies such as taxes that keep fuel costs high and the development of road systems can have important influence on...

2014-07-18 08:20:32

MILWAUKEE, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the third quarter of fiscal 2014, Johnson Controls, Inc. (NYSE: JCI), a global multi-industrial company, reported net income from continuing operations of $238 million, or $0.35 per share, on $10.8 billion in revenues. Third quarter diluted earnings per share from continuing operations and excluding restructuring and non-recurring items was $0.84, up 17 percent versus $0.72 last year. As a result of the previously announced sale of its Automotive...

2014-07-17 23:09:42

Following sales tax nexus seminars in Atlanta, Dallas, and Nashville, TaxConnex announces upcoming seminars in Boston, Chicago and Denver. The Boston seminar is scheduled for July 27th beginning at 11:30 eastern time and will be held at Umbria Prime. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 TaxConnex, LLC, America’s leading independent sales and use tax outsourcing and consulting firm, is proud to announce upcoming cities for their Lunch & Learn series on Sales Tax Nexus. Following...

2014-07-17 20:20:20

Highlights: OMAHA, Neb., July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Valmont Industries, Inc. (NYSE: VMI), a leading global provider of engineered products and services for infrastructure and mechanized irrigation equipment for agriculture, reported second quarter sales of $842.6 million compared with $878.7 million for the same period of 2013. Second quarter 2014 operating income was $104.8 million versus $144.3 million in 2013. Second quarter net income was $64.0 million versus $89.6...

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...

2014-07-17 08:23:30

NEW YORK, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MFC Industrial Ltd. ("MFC" or the "Company") (NYSE: MIL) is pleased to announce the following details with respect to its second installment of its 2014 cash dividend payment: -- The dividend of $0.06 per common share will be paid on August 8, 2014 to shareholders of record on July 28, 2014. -- For the above payment, the Company's common shares will trade ex-dividend on July 24, 2014. -- The dividend is subject to...

2014-07-17 08:22:57

- Record revenue of $5.9 billion for the quarter, up 8% year over year HOUSTON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Baker Hughes Incorporated (NYSE: BHI) announced today results for the second quarter of 2014 are as follows: Q2 2014 Q2 2013 Q1 2014 ------- ------- ------- Revenue (millions) $5,935 $5,487 $5,731 Adjusted net income (non- GAAP, millions)...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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