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  • AstraZeneca, Shire dive as U.S. tax move punctures deal hopes

    LONDON (Reuters) - Shares in drugmakers AstraZeneca and Shire fell sharply on Tuesday after the U.S. Treasury took steps to curb "inversion" deals that allow companies to escape high U.S. taxes by reincorporating abroad. The move could jeopardize an...
  • Treasury moves against 'inversion' deals

    Treasury moves against 'inversion' deals
    WASHINGTON -- Moving against tax avoidance by corporations, the Obama administration took several actions on Monday to curb “inversion” deals that allow companies to escape high U.S. taxes by reincorporating abroad. The Treasury Department...
  • U.S. Treasury moves against tax-avoidance 'inversion' deals

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Moving against tax avoidance by corporations, the Obama administration took several actions on Monday to curb "inversion" deals that allow companies to escape high U.S. taxes by reincorporating abroad. The Treasury Department...
  • Trust in federal workers bounced back after shutdown

    Trust in federal workers bounced back after shutdown
    Nearly three-quarters of Americans say they have trust in federal employees, a spike in public confidence that some are attributing to last year's partial government shutdown. In a recent Battleground Poll by George Washington University, 22 percent...
  • Hard work is what helped build America [Letter]

    It seems as though the pendulum continues to swing in the wrong direction. Being a small contractor and working in the construction field all my life, I was taught to work both hard and smart, and as my late boss used to say "be the guy with the plans."...
  • Blotter: IRS phone scam hits Winnetka

    Blotter: IRS phone scam hits Winnetka
    The following items were taken from Winnetka police reports: A men's red and silver Specialized Cross Trail bicycle was stolen from the front yard of a residence in the 300 block of Glendale Avenue on Sept. 8. Amount of loss is estimated at $600. A...
  • Lawsuits say Bangor loan agency really Ponzi scheme

    Lawsuits say Bangor loan agency really Ponzi scheme
    Shortly after Bill Shaw Jr. stepped into a West Virginia gas station, his life was suddenly and irreversibly altered. The union ironworker was working as a welder on an interstate highway bridge project in December 2004 and had stopped to have his...
  • Clermont woman among 3 charged in $25M Ponzi scheme

    Clermont woman among 3 charged in $25M Ponzi scheme
    A Clermont woman is among three people charged by the federal government with fraud in a $25 million investment scheme. An indictment unsealed last week alleges that Jenifer E. Hoffman, 37, of Clermont and John C. Boschert, 43, of Apopka, along with...
  • Transferring property to children can get complicated

    Transferring property to children can get complicated
    Q: I wish to set up my daughter and son with a house. My plan is to buy two houses and rent them to each family but not collect any rent except for what it costs for the property taxes and insurance. Then at my passing, they will inherit the houses at the...
  • Osceola deputy, 4 others indicted on federal charges

    Osceola deputy, 4 others indicted on federal charges
    An Osceola County Sheriff's Office deputy and four others have been indicted on federal charges that they bilked the government out of $500,000 in tax returns, officials announced Friday. Deputy Titus Lee Dixon, 48, and the other suspects charged by a...
  • New Pastor In North Haven Gets New Name From DMV (He Wants Old One Back)

    New Pastor In North Haven Gets New Name From DMV (He Wants Old One Back)
    When the Rev. Gerald Lee Jones started a new job in July as pastor of Faith United Methodist Church in North Haven, he didn't know it would cost him his name. Jones had been living a pastor's life, with stops in Florida, New Mexico and, most recently,...
  • IRS slow to probe complaints about tax preparers, audit says

    IRS slow to probe complaints about tax preparers, audit says
    If you've filed a complaint with the IRS about your tax preparer and you haven't heard anything about your case, you're not alone. Get comfortable, because it could be awhile before you do get a response, a recent audit says. The IRS isn't processing...