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FTC Guidelines For Bloggers; What They Say; What Bloggers Need To Do

In case you forgot, some time ago the Federal Trade Commission issued “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.” The Guides are administrative interpretations of laws enforced by the FTC. The Guides apply to bloggers. If you are … Continue reading

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Washington State’s New Carbonated Beverage Tax

In the 2010 legislative session, the Washington State legislature enacted a number of new taxes. One of them was a Carbonated Beverage Tax. This tax is imposed on the sale of carbonated beverages at wholesale or retail in this state. … Continue reading

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Links To Healthcare Bills & Dodd-Frank Bill, Plus Information on Capital Gains and Dividend Tax Rate Changes

If you were looking for the actual texts of the healthcare and Wall St. reform bills, I’ve attached links to these acts below. You might also be interested in understanding how long term capital gains tax rates are expected to … Continue reading

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Notice: New Accredited Investor Definition Soon To Be In Effect

As soon as President Obama signs the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the “Act”) (link to here), companies raising funds are going to have to adjust their definition of “accredited investor” to exclude from the net worth standard for individual … Continue reading

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Bill Introduced To Eliminate New Form 1099 Requirements

A bill has been introduced to eliminate the new Form 1099 filing requirements that were part of the healthcare reform bill. For a press release announcing the new bill, see here. Under the new Form 1099 rules, which will become … Continue reading

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