Thursday, August 20, 2015

Financial Affairs and Mantach

VICTORIA’S Liberal Party didn’t lose the 2014 election because its then state director stole $1.5 million from campaign funds, current state president Michael Kroger says. Stolen Cash and Mantach

Dr. Jack Manhire gets a tip of the hat for pointing out the following blog post on Federal Tax Crimes
  •  The IRS might use a summons (presumably John Doe Summons) to obtain offshore credit 
If the friend of a friend is my friend, and the enemy of a friend is my enemy, then is the seller of data FTC logoto a scammer also a scammer? In a case announced today, the FTC said it might well be.
Here’s the backstory: In 2013, we told you about a case we brought against Ideal Financial Solutions. That company, says the FTC, bought information that let it raid consumers’ bank and credit card accounts for millions — without the consumers’ OK or even knowledge. At the time, it was clear that many of these consumers had applied for online payday loans.

Tax Administration 2015 is the sixth edition of the OECD’s comparative information series on tax administration. The report, which surveys 56 advanced and emerging economies (including all OECD, EU, and G20 countries), includes for the first time information: Costa Rica, Croatia, Morocco and Thailand. The series identifies fundamental elements of modern tax administration systems and uses data, analyses and examples to identify key performance trends, recent innovations, and examples of good practice.

Combined Efforts of SIGTARP with Law Enforcement PartnersResults in Successful Convictions and Recovery of $1.58 Billion. The Office of the Special Inspector General for the Troubled Asset Relief Program (SIGTARP) ...

JEFFREY R. BOLES, Temple University - Department of Legal Studies in Business

OECD Update on voluntary disclosure programmes a pathway to tax compliance