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Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: sipc, policies, investors, disclose, needed, investor, protection, steps, securities
Number of Pages: 95
Published:
ISBN-10: 1428949429
ISBN-13: 9781428949423
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Author: Randolph C. Hite
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: projects, modernization, future, expenditure, plans, risks, disclose, hud, technology, needs, define, commitments, information
Number of Pages: 76
Published:
ISBN-10: 1437943268
ISBN-13: 9781437943269
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Author: Charles A. Jeszeck
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: defined, contribution, plans, congressional, testimony, benefit, private, conflicts, interest, affect, pensions
Number of Pages: 16
Published: 2009-06-01
ISBN-10: 1437914608
ISBN-13: 9781437914603

An analysis of available data on pension consultants and plans revealed a statistical association between inadequate disclosure and lower investment returns for ongoing plans, suggesting the possible adverse financial effect of such nondisclosure. The econometric analysis detected lower annual rates of return for those ongoing plans associated with consultants that had failed to disclose significant conflicts of interest. These lower rates ranged from a statistically significant 1.2-1.3 % points over the 2000-04 period. The avg. returns for ongoing plans that used consultants who failed to dis
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Author: Vanessa K. Burrows (au)
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: federal, contractors, requrements, impose, authority, presidential
Number of Pages: 24
Published: 2011-07-07
ISBN-10: 1437987729
ISBN-13: 9781437987720

Executive orders requiring agencies to impose certain conditions on federal contractors as terms of their contracts have raised questions about presidential authority to issue such orders. Recently, the Obama Admin. circulated, but did not issue, a draft executive order directing "every contracting department and agency" to require contractors to "disclose certain political contributions and expenditures." The draft order cites the President's constitutional authority, as well as his authority pursuant to the Federal Property and Administrative Services Act of 1949 (FPASA), which authorizes th
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Author: James Gilligan
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: patterns, cures, research, proposal, california, prisons, violence
Number of Pages: 56
Published: 2000-11
ISBN-10: 0756706807
ISBN-13: 9780756706807

Calls for independent research & reporting on the extent & nature of violence in CA prisons & the Youth Authority. The authorities have a duty to disclose, & the public has a right to know, whether we are seeing the rise of "violence as punishment." This report outlines a method for accomplishing three tasks: to assess the incidence & severity of violent injury & death within the CA correctional system; to design & implement a strategy for reducing the level of that violence to the lowest possible level; & to establish a means by which the results of the first two tasks can be communicated to
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Author: Michael Brostek
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: plan, focus, efforts, develop, penalties, administration, irs, evaluate, tax
Number of Pages: 25
Published: 2009-12
ISBN-10: 1437918867
ISBN-13: 9781437918861

Civil tax penalties are an important tool for encouraging compliance with tax laws. It is important that the IRS administers penalties properly and determines the effectiveness of penalties in encouraging compliance. In response to a congressional request, the auditor determined: (1) whether IRS is evaluating penalties in a manner that supports sound penalty administration and voluntary compliance and, if not, how IRS may be able to do so; and (2) whether IRS's guidance for a new penalty for failure to disclose reportable transactions was issued in a timely manner and was useful to affected pa
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Author: Gregory D. Kutz
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: loans, anticipation, refund
Number of Pages: 16
Published: 2008-11-01
ISBN-10: 1437906354
ISBN-13: 9781437906356

Taxpayers who do not want to wait for their tax refunds from the IRS may choose to obtain refund anticipation loans (RAL). RALs are short-term, high-interest bank loans that are advertised and brokered by both national chain and local tax preparation companies. Although the annual percentage rate on RALs can be over 500%, they allow taxpayers to receive cash refunds quickly. Despite the benefits of receiving cash quickly based on an expected refund, IRS officials and others have raised concerns about whether taxpayers are fully aware of the costs involved and their tax filing alternatives. Thi
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