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Complex quantitative analysis on prevailing business trends just not good enough for your investment strategy? Why not try numerology? That’s what one, admittedly experimental, fund is going to try for a year as it pursues an avowedly superstitious investment strategy that utilizes an automated robot that will made trades on the open market purely on the principles of numerology―for instance, being highly averse to any instance of the number 13―and the phases of the moon.
The Financial Accounting Foundation, the parent body of the FASB, is seeking stakeholders who would be interested in a post-implementation review (PIR) survey of FASB Statement No. 141R, Business Combinations, according to a FAF statement. The PIR process will help the FAF evaluate the effectiveness of the standard-setting process.
Ask about tax deadlines and everyone knows April 15. But July 31 is a red-letter date for multiple New York state taxes.
What is sport? What is exercise? Is yoga one or the other or neither? Is it taught in a gymnasium, health club or athletic club? In parsing the various legal definitions—which vary between New York City and the rest of the state—the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance clearly had to work up a sweat.
The NYSDTF has published a Notice Regarding Indian Tax-Exempt Cigarette Annual Amounts, which contains the department's determination of the annual amount of stamped tax-exempt packs of cigarettes for each of the Indian nations or tribes for the year beginning Sept. 1, 2012, and ending Aug. 31, 2013.
An email notice purportedly coming from the AICPA, threatening CPAs with imminent loss of license, has been finding its way into inboxes. At least one version of this notice states that the recipient has possibly been involved in an incorrect and fraudulent tax return and unless the recipient responds quickly, license cancellation will follow. However, the AICPA has not sent this.