Tax Roundup, 6/21/2012: TaxGrrrl has a book; Iowa walks into the bar with your purse

June 21st, 2012 by Joe Kristan

 TaxGrrrl has a new E-book out:Ask the TaxGirl: Everything Parents Should Know About Filing Taxes (Including Child Care Expenses, Medical Costs, and the Earned Income Tax Credit)”  $2.99 on your Kindle, surely a bargain.  Even more so if you also subscribe (99 cents per month) to the Tax Update Blog on Kindle!  

Kay Bell: Day camp, the tax advantaged summer child care solution for working parents

Taxing you to lure and subsidize your competitors: State economic development board to consider incentives for Von Maur, Amcor, others (Des Moines Register)  It’s like a guy walking into a bar with his wife’s purse to buy drinks for the girls.  They might let him buy drinks, but they won’t be impressed, and they sure won’t stick with him when his cash runs out. 

U.S. taxpayers abroad can extend filing deadline to December 15 (Phil Hodgen)

Jack Townsend: Is Israel the New Switzerland for U.S. Tax Compliance?

TaxDood: Offshore Tax Investigations: First Switzerland, Is Israel Next?

TaxTV: Tip Wages Subject to Employment Taxes Receive Clarification by IRS

Jana Luttenegger, IRS Issues Temporary Regulations on Portability (Davis Law Firm Tax Blog)

Shock: figure associated with Blagojevich charged with tax fraud (Hindustan Times)

Not safe for work?Bloomberg Pulls Up the Skirt on Romney’s Tax Proposal” (Anthony Nitti)

You never know what sort of career a public accounting background can lead to.  (Going Concern)


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