This past holiday season, the topic of TIME kept coming up over and over again.
We are thrilled to be named the Face of Tax Resolution Law in the May-June 2014 Baton Rouge issue of Louisiana Life magazine! It's always rewarding to show the great folks of Louisiana what we do, and how we are different from the other tax resolution firms. It's just a fact – LOCAL is the way to go!
In case you missed it, here's a reproduction of the piece from the magazine...
The Louisiana legislature is working hard on House Bill 663 to approve another round of tax amnesty to begin in the Fall of 2014. The apparent motive appears to center on helping the state balance the budget for the upcoming fiscal year which begins on July 1st. Lawmakers hope to raise approximately $10 million by enticing delinquent taxpayers to come forward and pay.
In case you haven’t heard, the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) recently issued a report finding that IRS employees who owed back taxes were paid lucrative bonuses. According to TIGTA, more than $1 million was paid to over 1,100 IRS employees who are delinquent on their taxes.
WASHINGTON — President Obama this week will seek to force American businesses to pay more overtime to millions of workers, the latest move by his administration to confront corporations that have had soaring profits even as wages have stagnated.
On Thursday, the president will direct the Labor Department to revamp its regulations to require overtime pay for several million additional fast-food managers, loan officers, computer technicians and others whom many businesses currently classify as "executive or professional" employees to avoid paying them overtime, according to White House officials briefed on the announcement.