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CPAs Endorse Bipartisan Push to Regulate Tax Return Preparers
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CPAs Endorse Bipartisan Push to Regulate Tax Return Preparers
2021-07-06 13:55:24
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - A bipartisan bill aimed at increasing oversight for paid tax return preparers has garnered the support of the American Institute of CPAs. The bill, the Taxpayer Protection and Preparer Proficiency Act, was introduced last month by Rep. Jimmy... Read More

Guzman Touts SBA's Progress, but More Capital Still Needed
Business
Guzman Touts SBA's Progress, but More Capital Still Needed
2021-06-01 14:26:07
by Victoria Turner

Recently, Rep. Steve Womack, R-Ark., visited family-owned oil and gas company Pruitt when the small business told the congressman that it would not have survived the pandemic had it not been for the Paycheck Protection Program funding it received. “PPP... Read More

Social Media Platforms’ Self-Regulation Era is Over
Social Media
Social Media Platforms’ Self-Regulation Era is Over
2021-03-25 20:37:23
by Victoria Turner

WASHINGTON - Rep. Cathy McMorris Rogers, R-Wash., said at a congressional hearing today that as a parent of three school-aged children, Facebook, YouTube and Twitter are her “biggest fear.”  After spikes in teenage suicides in her community, everyone she reached... Read More

Blockchain Could Move Cryptocurrency to Pivotal Place in Economies
Finance
Blockchain Could Move Cryptocurrency to Pivotal Place in Economies
2021-02-12 20:55:07
by Reece Nations

Cryptocurrencies have the potential to decentralize systems of commerce across the world, leading to vast peer-to-peer markets absent of manipulation.   In order for this to come to fruition, Sheila Warren, head of data, blockchain and digital assets and member of... Read More

FEC Seeks Public Comment On Adding 'Valuable Information' To Defined Contributions
Elections
FEC Seeks Public Comment On Adding 'Valuable Information' To Defined Contributions
2019-08-23 15:43:11
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON - The Federal Elections Commission is seeking public comment on a proposal to include "valuable information" to the definition of a "contribution" used in its regulations. Currently commission regulations define a "contribution" as "any gift, subscription, loan ... advance,... Read More

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