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State Net Capitol Journal – February 8, 2016; Costly Legal Cases Pending in Texas

Budget & Taxes Costly Legal Cases Pending in TX A pair of legal cases could have a big impact on budget decisions in Texas next year, when lawmakers meet again in regular session. One of the cases, set to go before the Texas Supreme Court...

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State Net Capitol Journal – February 1, 2016; Final Pennsylvania Budget Unlikely Until After April Primary

Budget & Taxes Final PA Budget Unlikely Until After April Primary Days before last Christmas - and six months after the start of the current fiscal year - Pennsylvania’s Republican-controlled Legislature sent Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf a...

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State Net Capitol Journal – January 25, 2016; Utah Looking to Force Action on Internet Sales Taxes

Budget & Taxes UT Looking to Force Action on Internet Sales Taxes Utah Sen. Curt Bramble (R) said he and his colleagues will debate a bill this year requiring Utah-based businesses that sell on the Internet to collect sales taxes on those transactions...

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Recent Changes in Government Accounting and Financial Reporting Standards

By G. Robert Smith Jr. CPA CGFM Continuing Professional Education and Dwayne N. McSwain CPA Associate Professor of Accounting Sam Houston State University * Introduction The United States economy is comprised of two major sectors: the private sector...

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Suellen Wolfe on King v. Burwell

By Suellen M. Wolfe * The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (hereinafter referred to as ACA) [PL 111-148, 124 Stat 119 (Mar 23, 2010)] provides for health care reform law in the United States. The ACA consists of the Affordable Health Care...

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FATCA: Identifying US-related Swiss Bank Accounts

By William H. Byrnes and Robert J. Munro * Swiss banks that elected to participate in the Department of Justice Program for Non-Prosecution Agreements or Non-Target Letters for Swiss banks (the "Program") are required to identify "U...