Monthly Archives: May 2013

Apple’s Tax Bite Is Cut by Tax Accounting, Not the Tax Code

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By J.G. Collins Posted: May 29, 2013, 06:30 With all due respect to Senators Levin, McCain, and the others on the Senate Permanent Committee on Investigations, Apple, Inc., is, indeed, avoiding taxes, albeit legally.  What the senators seem to overlook

Posted in Accouting, Apple, Earnings, Fortune 500, Inc., Our Blog, Representative Cases, Taxation

NY Fed’s Dudley: Expanded Monetary Base was to Transfer Long-Term Risk from Private Sector

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UPDATED 22 May 09:15 The New York Federal Reserve President made some suprising comments at a talk at the Japan Society.  Among other things, he revealed that the Fed balance sheet expanded as a by-product of transferring private long-term risk

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For the C-Suite, the IRS “Tea Party” Scandal is a Lesson in Bad PR Gone Worse

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By J.G. Collins – New York  May 12, 2013 Anytime grievous organizational wrongdoing is discovered, it must be addressed immediately, forthrightly, and completely by the organization’s principal leader, speaking with one voice, until every aspect of the wrongdoing is discovered,

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