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  • States to Be More Aggressive with Tax Collection

    Earlier this year, PA launched an aggressive amnesty campaign to collect back taxes owed to the PA Department of Revenue.  Apparently, PA’s amnesty campaign was extremely effective. According to Governor Rendell, the PA amnesty program brought in $261 million in previously uncollected revenue.  The goal of the program was $190 million. Because of the program’s success,…

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  • Obamacare Impacts Your Business?

    Today, The Wall Street Journal has an editorial posted, ObamaCare vs. Small Business, written by Dan Danner on behalf of the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB).  In it he lays out the case for why The National Fedaration of Independent business is against the recently passed Healthcare plan and how it will adversely affect…

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  • Fraud What Is It Costing Your Business?

    $994 billion!!!   No, it is not the cost of a new stimulus plan, more TARP, another government health care plan.  It is the estimated amount that U.S. organizations lost to occupational fraud in 2008. The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners recently issued its report – Report to the Nation on Occupational Fraud and Abuse.  The report…

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  • What Do Whistleblowers and Hedge Funds Have in Common

    Whistleblowing becomes a for-profit business.  In David Kocieniewski’s article, Whistle-Blowers Become  Investment Option for Hedge Fundshe outlines how the hedge funds and private equity groups are getting into the Whistleblowing business by buying a percentage of future payouts. Informants who turn in tax cheats have to wait years to get their share of any rewards from the I.R.S.’s…

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