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Canadian Immigration Lawyer Explains What Applicants Need to Know About Cannabis Use

LogoAs Canadian Immigration lawyers, the team at Sas & Ing advise prospective immigrants to be cautious about cannabis use in Canada. While recreational use of pot is now permitted, many restrictions apply, and these should be of special interest to people coming to Canada, whether to visit, work, study or live permanently.

US Tax Accountants Remind Individual Filers Tax Season Begins January 28th

LogoOn January 28th, the IRS will begin accepting and processing individual tax returns for the 2019 tax return filing season (2018 tax returns). As usual, returns will be due to the IRS on April 15, or June 15 for taxpayers living abroad. For more, please visit: https://www.us-taxprofessionals.com/US-Citizen-Taxation.php

PG&E Is Filing for Bankruptcy - Green Solar Technologies COO Edward Harner Comments

LogoWe're not even one month into the new year and PG&E, the nation's largest utility company, is confronting the greatest threat in its 114 year history. The company is facing $30 billion in potential damages for devastating wildfires that raged over northern California in 2017 and 2018, killing dozens of people and destroying thousands of homes and businesses.

Solar Energy Highlights of 2018

LogoAs 2018 draws to a close, it’s a fitting time to look back on the year’s noteworthy events and developments that have strengthened Green Solar Technologies’ optimism for the future of solar energy. Much has happened this past year; too much in fact to fit within the confines of this article, so we’ll cover what we consider the highlights.

Solutiant, a Leader in Technology Infrastructure, Is Now Offering Cutting-Edge Public Safety DAS

LogoWhen a disaster strikes a building, the only thing that ensures the safety of people inside is their seamless communication with people outside such as first responders. Without knowing the situation of a building from inside, first responders, including firemen and police officers, cannot take necessary actions with accuracy. During the tragedy of 9/11, firefighters and police officers were not able to communicate properly inside the World Trade Center due to disrupted communication channels which led to so many casualties. Since then, NFPA and IFC fire codes made it mandatory for every building to have an enhanced communication system utilizing Public Safety DAS (Distributed Antenna Systems). This is the reason that Solutiant now provides top-notch Public Safety Bi-Directional Amplifier (BDA) DAS and Indoor Cellular DAS systems.

US Tax Accountant Publishes Recap of Business Tax Provisions for 2018

LogoAs the year draws to a close, the tax consultants at US Tax Professionals have published a blog recapping the tax provisions all businesses need to know about in 2018.

Green Solar Technologies Commits to Hiring More Veterans

LogoGreen Solar Technologies is committed to helping make the world a better place by contributing to a healthy, clean and safe environment through solar energy. While we're proud of our contribution to the welfare of the planet, we're also grateful for the contributions and sacrifices of those who have protected us and fought to preserve our freedoms and liberties—the brave men and women of our armed forces. That is why GST is proud to be working with the Employment Development Department (EDD) in an effort to expand our employment of military veterans.

MyFEDBenefits Hosts Giveaway for USPS Workers During Holiday Season

LogoTo recognize postal workers for all their hard work during the holiday rush, MyFEDBenefits is hosting a holiday giveaway on their Facebook page from Thursday, December 13th through Wednesday, December 20th. Nominate a fellow postal worker whom you feel has gone above and beyond in their job for a chance for both of you to win a special prize pack.

Terror Finance Whistleblower Alleges Fraud in Michigan Department of Health & Human Services

Everett Stern, the terror-finance whistleblower who uncovered major financial crimes at one of the world's largest banks, today accused the Michigan Department of Health & Human Services of fraud. In a public letter to the incoming Michigan Governor and to a federal Inspector General, Stern alleges that the Michigan Department of Health & Human Services (MDHHS) committed fraudulent acts that have jeopardized the health and safety of Michigan's most vulnerable residents—its elderly, frail and disabled population.

US Tax Accountants Offer Tips for Making Tax Smart Loans to Family and Friends

LogoAs a firm that specializes in cross-border taxation, the team at US Tax Professionals warns would-be lenders that without the right planning, unplanned generosity can result in extreme tax complications. To help avoid this, US Tax Accountants has published a new article about how to make tax-smart loans to friends and family. For more, go to: https://www.us-taxprofessionals.com/newsletter.php#4

Vancouver Immigration Consultants Urge Candidates to Seek Help Proactively

LogoFor the Vancouver Canadian Immigration Consultants at Racer Immigration, navigating refusals is one of the realities of their job. But one of the biggest mistakes prospective Canadians can make is receiving a refusal before seeking professional help. For more, go to: http://racerimmigration.com/navigating-refusals-advice-from-canadian-immigration-consultants/

Lodi Police Department Installs Apex Officer Virtual Reality Training Simulator

LogoAPEX Officer, a global provider of training simulators for the law enforcement, military, first responder, educational and commercial markets, today announced that California's Lodi Police Department has installed two APEX Officer X360 virtual reality training simulators.

Fargo, ND Becomes First US City to Adopt Approval Voting in Landslide Win

LogoVoters overwhelmingly supported Fargo Measure 1, making their city the first in the US to adopt approval voting, an alternative voting method in which voters can vote for as many candidates as they approve of. 64% of Fargo voters approved the measure.

Nicus Software Appoints John Clark as Chief Executive Officer

LogoNicus Software, Inc., a leading provider of IT Financial and Technology Business Management solutions, today announced that John Clark has been named Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors.

Canada Immigration Lawyers Announce Fast-Tracked Processing for International Students

LogoAs a team of Canadian immigration lawyers, Sas & Ing have just released an article about Canada's new Student Direct Stream (SDS) program which fast-tracks study permit applications for international students from China, India, Vietnam and the Philippines.

Alleging Religious Bias by Federal Judge & Prosecutor, Church Asks 10th Circuit to Unseal Records

LogoAfter serving 3 years of an 11-year prison sentence, convicted felon Gary Walker decided he'd had enough of the prison life and filed a motion and affidavit requesting release on the basis that he was not responsible for his actions because he was under a religious spell of his mother-in-law pastor, Rose M. Banks of the Colorado Springs Fellowship Church (CSFC). Walker also claimed that a junior attorney and close friend from CSFC (Gwendolyn Lawson), one of two attorneys on his legal team, was also under the religious control of Pastor Banks which caused a conflict of interest representing him and four other defendants during sentencing.

Dallas Criminal Defense Attorney Tim Clancy Named 2018 Texas Super Lawyer

LogoTim Clancy, a criminal defense attorney in Dallas, Texas of Clancy & Clancy Attorneys at Law earned the coveted 2018 Super Lawyers award for his outstanding performance and professional achievement in the legal industry. Clancy is now in one of the nation's most elite clubs for legal counselors, as only five percent of attorneys in Texas earn the annual Super Lawyer recognition.

Vote.net and Max Anderson Recognized by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts

LogoThe Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts (AIVA) has selected Vote.net and Max Anderson as the winner of the 2018 Gold W3 Award for Best Political Website and the 2018 Silver W3 Award for the Best Student Website.

Official Statement: Sentient Science Settles Claim with National Science Foundation

LogoSentient Science has settled with the United States Department of Energy and National Science Foundation (NSF) after four years of litigation. Sentient Science continues to deny allegations that it violated the False Claims Act, but the cost of continued litigation was becoming too great for our small business.

Sean Quinlan Runs for 87th House Seat in the Pennsylvania Legislature on Gun Violence Platform

Poised to make change come election day on November 6th, one Pennsylvania resident has drawn a formidable line in the sand. As an attorney having prosecuted for the York County District Attorney's Office in their Crimes Against Children Unit, the husband and father of two is incensed by the apathy of lawmakers all too uninterested in keeping their constituents safe. With the vigor of a man on a mission, Quinlan calls for greater common-sense gun legislation. First on the list is enacting the Child Access Prevention (CAP) laws which encourage safe storage of firearms by imposing liability on adults who allow children to have unsupervised access to guns. At present, Pennsylvania has no such law. He says it's time to "#Flipthe87th."

Seattle Teen Alt-Rock Band Launching Tour of Local Schools to Spur Voter Registration and Voter Turnout

Gypsy Temple, an up and coming alt-rock band in Seattle, is launching the Make Your Voice Heard Loud Tour, a series of performances on the back of a flatbed truck at local high schools and colleges, starting on Voter Registration day on September 25th.

Vancouver Tax Advisors Provide Tax to-Dos when a Family Member Dies

LogoThe tax planning advisors at Mew + Company in Vancouver know that a death in the family is a terrible event, but nonetheless final tax matters must be dealt with—either by April 30th or six months after the date of death.

There Is Still Time! a New Extension Deadline for 2017 US Tax Returns and FBAR Statements for US Residents Living in Canada

LogoTime is running short for taxpayers who requested an extra six months to file their 2017 tax return. As a reminder, Monday, October 15, 2018, is the extension deadline for most taxpayers. This is also the final date to file an FBAR or Form FinCEN 114 without penalties.

Nile's Project Supports New Landmark California Law Requiring Doctors on Probation to Notify Patients

Nile's Project, a public awareness and educational organization dedicated to preventing unnecessary deaths from hospital-acquired infections, today announced its full support of legislation signed this week by California Governor Jerry Brown that requires doctors on probation for certain serious offenses to notify their patients.

Vancouver Immigration Consultants Highlight Opportunities in Newfoundland

LogoIt comes as no surprise that many prospective immigrants dream of settling in cities like Toronto or Vancouver. But as a group of V ancouver-based Canadian Immigration Consultants, the team at Racer Immigration also highlight opportunities available in other parts of Canada. For example, Newfoundland is currently offering opportunities for business immigration.