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The court of appeal in Borikas v. Alameda Unified School District (--- Cal.Rptr.3d ----, Cal.App. 1 Dist., December 6, 2012; re-hearing granted January 7, 2013) held that the school district did not have the authority to...more
Local school districts seeking to starve-out local tax collectors in favor of a centralized collection system have been rebuffed by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court and told that fundamental changes to the local tax collection...more
A new and growing trend in the field of property tax assessment continued this summer, as school districts in the eastern part of the state filed what could be a record number of appeals of selected property owners’ tax...more
UPDATED THROUGH SEPTEMBER 4, 2012
Legislation – State University System. Do the statutes and provisions of the General Appropriations Act that restrict state universities’ expenditure or tuition and fees and condition...more
You've just received notice from your state unemployment commission that the School owes $10,000 in back unemployment taxes. You don't understand how this occurred since your religious school has always been treated as exempt...more
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- Your School Is Religious – Does That Mean It’s Exempt? By Greg Ballew (Kansas City) -
You’ve just received notice from your state unemployment commission that the School owes $10,000 in back...more
The public charter school movement has evolved for two decades, yet the challenge of securing affordable facilities continues to confront nearly every charter school. The landscape of solutions now includes...more
From corporations to prestigious research universities, employers sometimes permit employees to take time away for extended periods. The names of these programs may vary, e.g., they may be related to a sabbatical or...more
As local governments continue to search for additional sources of revenue in times of fiscal uncertainty, a little known but long-standing mechanism is getting renewed attention. The concept of payments in lieu of taxes,...more
More than any other area of the criminal law, enforcement of the tax laws is associated with a specific date: April 15. Over the next two weeks, accountants will be working feverishly to complete their clients’ tax returns,...more
Friday, March 16 marked the second funnel deadline, when bills must be passed out of one chamber and then out of committee in the opposite chamber to continue to move forward. It creates a “crunch time” for many lobbyists as...more
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On Monday, February 13, 2012, the House will meet at 1:00 p.m. in pro forma session. On Tuesday, the House will meet at 12:00 p.m. for morning hour and at 2:00 p.m. to...more
On March 10, 2010, the IRS determined that medical residents are exempt from FICA taxes based on the student exception, for tax periods ending before April 1, 2005. Although the refunds apply to tax periods ending before...more
New York State’s new Taxpayer Protection Bureau, which New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman established in January 2011, was designed to eliminate fraud and recoup money illegally taken from New York State...more
More than 260,000 U.S. Students Studied Abroad in 2008/2009 Academic Year
• Although down by .8% cf’d to 2007/2008, more than half of campuses responding (55%) reported increases in 2009/2010 cf’d to 2008/2009...more
Post-issuance compliance is a process that provides a school district with a record retention and reporting system that enables the school district to identify actions that could potentially impact the school district’s...more
IN THIS ISSUE
Service Animals In School - A New Federal Rule...page 1
Wrongful Graduation: What Are The Factors?...page 2
For the Business Manager Post-Issuance Compliance: How To Live With A Bond Issue...page...more
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