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Christopher Bergin
Gold Prediction

Last week, Goldman Sachs reported an impressive quarterly profit. And impressive is an understatement. Out came the long knives. According to its critics, Goldman must be crooked because it made a lot of money. But isn’t that what Goldman is supposed...

Peter Miller
Ohio's Biennial Budget Sans Tax Increases: Dead on Arrival

The budget approval train was two weeks late leaving the station, but the Buckeye state's 2009-2011 fiscal plan is suspect at best. In fact, the budget's underlying assumptions may not hold water, and cracks may show up in the armor well before...

LexisNexis Tax Center
Planning Tax-Exempt Organizations – Scrutiny of non-profit corporations by the IRS is more pronounced and is growing in the distressed economy. Attention to detail is essential for compliance.

Intensifying tax enforcement measures in the distressed economy compels close examination to compliance particulars in non-profit organization governance. Renewed and ongoing attention is directed to the functions being performed by boards of directors...

LexisNexis Tax Center
Resources Tuned In To Recent Developments

WHAT'S NEW Tax Planning for Retirees –Tax expert Vorris Blankenship will help you guide clients making tax planning decisions for retirement. This publication covers the federal tax treatment of everything from IRAs to disability benefits...

Charles W. Swenson, CPA, PhD
Ignoring Available Tax Credits: Malpractice Exposure for Tax Practitioners

This article examines what is potentially one of the biggest malpractice exposure issues waiting to explode: negligent omissions of available tax credits by tax practitioners for their clients. In the next few sections, Dr. Swenson discusses the setting...

Todd Reinstein
Sustainability, CleanTech and Climate Change Alert

On July 9, the Treasury released terms and conditions of the highly anticipated "1603 Program," which provides cash grants in lieu of tax credits for renewable energy property. The Treasury is not yet accepting applications, but to expedite...