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DOMA is Dead (at least part of it) – What Does This Mean for Taxes?

25/07/13 8:00 am | Comments (1) | Posted By:

  Recently, in Windsor v. U.S., the Supreme Court made history by striking down a key provision in the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). Although DOMA wasn’t typically viewed as a tax law, it carried significant tax consequences for married same-sex couples who have traditionally been unable to do things like file a joint return or take advanta...

Big Corporations Pay One Third of Statutory Tax Rate

18/07/13 8:00 am | Comments (0) | Posted By:

At the request of Senators Carl Levin (D-Michigan) and Tom Coburn (R-Oklahoma), the Government Accounting Office (GAO) recently conducted a study of the actual tax rates paid by companies that had $10 million or more in assets, a recent article from The Hill has reported. The subsequent report revealed that in 2010 these large, profitable cor...

2013 Triple-A All-Star Week

11/07/13 7:00 am | Comments (0) | Posted By:

  In a few days, Reno will host the 2013 Triple-A All-Star Week at the Reno Aces stadium. This is an opportunity you won’t want to miss.  Triple-A teams from across the country bid to host this event, and the Reno Aces Baseball Club was the one chosen. Hundreds of former Triple-A All-Stars have gone on to the Major League, and many have even ...

Do you treat your employees like dogs?? Maybe you should!

03/07/13 11:30 am | Comments (0) | Posted By:

  I ran across an article - Why Smart Bosses Treat Their Employees Like Dogs - comparing dog obedience training to the way that business owners should treat their employees and I found it very intriguing. I spend considerable time training my German Shepherds and they are too big not to have manners! I hadn't thought about it before but there...