Blind Faith: unlocking the secrets of WestConnex - Michael West
Asking Martina Navratilova - would she escape in 2018.
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Publishing is an upper-class industry that attracts upper-class writers. This social and cultural sliver has a profound impact on whose
- IR-2018-7, IRS Urges Travelers Requiring Passports to Pay Their Back Taxes or Enter into Payment Agreements; People Owing $51,000 or More Covered
- Notice 2018–01, Revocation, Limitation, or Denial of Passport in Case of Certain Tax Delinquencies
- IRS, Revocation or Denial of Passport in Case of Certain Unpaid Taxes
- Forbes, How Overdue Taxes Can Jeopardize Passports
- National Review, The IRS Is Coming for Your Passports
The US is the world’s second worst tax haven, say Tax Justice Networks ranking Quartz
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Reviewing all of this year's Super Bowl commercials, all at once, shows that US corporations are freaking out.
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How To Handle a Crisis : 10 Golden Rules
Companies can keep their valuable reputations when disaster comes knocking. Three experts explain how.By The Rules
1 Have a plan.
2 Assess the damage; determine what's fixable, what's true and what's in the best interest of shareholders.
3 Release a boilerplate statement within 10 minutes.
4 Express regret.
5 Take responsibility.
6 Take remedial action.
7 Get the CEO and chairman talk to media and stakeholders.
8 Publish digital content quickly to get your side of the story out.
9 Have a kill switch for social media.
10 Direct people to a source of information.
What does it take to get through a crisis with your reputation intact? At the BOSS Leadership Summit, senior writer Aaron Patrick led a lively hypothetical discussion with Sue Cato, founder of cato counsel, Gerry McCusker, founder of EngageORM and Louise McElvogue, lead partner at Macleod Media, to discover the golden rules of crisis communications.
BOSS: In our hypothetical scenario, the CEO of a large commercial bank rings you and says they're being told that AFP agents are about to raid their offices on behalf of the Australian Taxation Office, looking for evidence that the bank has been using tax havens to avoid tax, which have been exposed in a massive leak called the Pacific Papers. What do you tell her?
The Department of Social Services initially decided not to inform employees of a major privacy breach last year that exposed the personal data of 8500 current and former staffers, reasoning that it would cause unnecessary concern." (Crikey)