Deal for Washington State Anti-Tax Activist
- Anti-Bond Gadfly Sues to Stop Washington Bridge Deal. Jensen, Randall // Bond Buyer;11/2/2011, Vol. 378 Issue 33609, p5
The article reports on the lawsuit filed by Washington anti-tax and initiative crusader Tim Eyman in Whatcom County Superior Court in October 2011 to avoid the 519 million dollar bond deal of the states for a floating bridge project.
- Offense on Defense. Williams, Rochelle // Bond Buyer;4/12/2002, Vol. 340 Issue 31364, p33
Reports on the lawsuit filed by the state attorney general's office against anti-tax crusader Tim Eyman and his political action committee in Washington. Background of the case; Penalties imposed; Details of the allegations against Eyman.
- State fines Defense of Marriage Coalition. // Gay & Lesbian Times;8/18/2005, Issue 921, p33
Reports on the imposition of fines to the Defense of Marriage Coalition by the state Election Division for failing to report 58,000 dollars in campaign donations by the required deadlines in Oregon.
- MrEd. // Motor;Mar2004, p7
Taxation is the art of plucking the goose so to get the most amount of feathers with the least amount of hissing. Governments will argue that the money they rake in by booking is irrelevant and only serves as a disincentive to people. There are people within their own organisations who think...
- Export Controls: Challenges Exist in Enforcement of an Inherently Complex System: GAO-07-265. Calvaresi-Barr, Ann // GAO Reports;12/20/2006, p1
Each year, billions of dollars in dual-use items--items that have both commercial and military applications--as well as defense items are exported from the United States. To protect U.S. interests, the U.S. government controls the export of these items. A key function in the U.S. export...
- Pizza Eaters Beware: Pay Your Traffic Fines. // State News (Council of State Governments);Jun/Jul2004, Vol. 47 Issue 6, p5
Reports on the decision of the Missouri Office of State Courts to retain the services of ACS, a Dallas, Texas-based collection agency, to help recover delinquent fines and fees. Use of a pizza delivery list planned by the company; Possible sources of private information that help state...
- Michigan Bill Allows Pension Bonds For Localities That Shut Down Plans. Devitt, Caitlin // Bond Buyer;6/21/2012, Vol. 380 Issue 33735, p1
The article informs that the state government of Michigan can issue municipal bonds at the place of pensions issued to the employees of state government. It also focuses on the legislative bill passed by the U.S. Senate on reduction of pension liabilities of the state government. According to...
- Do Taxpayers Want Less Aggressive Returns? Wade, Stacy; Stephenson, Teresa // CPA Journal;Feb2009, Vol. 79 Issue 2, p40
The article reports that a recent study indicates that taxpayers often perceive and expect their tax preparers to be less aggressive than they actually are. The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) stated that tax professionals have a lot of influence over the degree of compliance...
- Greater Attention Is Needed to Enhance Communication and Utilization of Resources in the Division of Enforcement. Hillman, Richard J. // GAO Reports;5/8/2009, preceding p1
The article presents a testimony for a study of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's Division of Enforcement conducted by the Government Accountability Office. It focuses on the extent to which the division has an appropriate mix of resources. It emphasizes that greater attention is...