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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.

Tax Planning for CCPC's from the Experienced Chartered Professional Accountants at Mew + Company

LogoAt the start of 2018, tax advisors and incorporated businesses awaited the 2018 federal budget with high levels of anxiety. The initial announcement to eliminate the tax deferral advantage that a CCPC enjoyed using its after-tax business income to earn passive income was severely punitive. As time passed, Ottawa responded to input from the business community and tax advisors, and the 2018 federal budget offered some relief to vested parties.

BOP Using Inmate Financial Responsibility Program as a Racket to Steal Money from Inmate Families

LogoOn average inmates at the federal prison camp in Florence, Colorado earn an average slave wage of $10 dollars per month which makes it impossible for them to pay things like court costs and restitution or use commissary, phone or email services, all of which are services the Federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) provides to inmates at a cost.

Approval Voting Officially Makes the Ballot in Fargo, ND

LogoA local grassroots organization, Reform Fargo, has received official approval after submitting signatures for an approval voting ballot initiative. Fargo voters will see approval voting on their ballot this November as Measure 1. The initiative changes the voting method for Fargo's city-wide elections to approval voting, which lets voters choose (not rank) all the candidates they wish on their ballot. Most votes still wins. Cass County Auditor Mike Montplaisir and North Dakota Deputy Secretary of State Jim Silrum have both confirmed that approval voting requires no special software. It also adapts to current ballot design.

DB CyberTech Launches GDPR Continuous Monitoring Solution with the First to Market Advanced Data Classification

LogoDB CyberTech, a pioneer in machine learning based predictive data loss prevention, today announced advanced data classification for structured data as a new capability of their security and privacy platform. This new capability supports compliance with EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Pro Tips for Record Keeping for Businesses from the US Tax Professionals

LogoWhether business owners rely on an Excel spreadsheet, an app, an online system, or something else to keep receipts organized, good record-keeping is the key to recalling all the transactions made during the tax year. If the IRS and Revenue Canada request more information, these paper trails are vital for streamlining the tax process.

BOP Continues Its Abuse of Visiting Families of Inmates at Florence Federal Prison Camp

LogoOn July 1, 2018, the federal prison camp in Florence, Colorado hurt families by eliminating three-hour Friday evening visits which has been in existence for decades and has cited no reason for doing so. Now, prison management, who claims they are financially and operationally constrained by staffing shortages, are taking more time from visiting families and children by subjecting them to intrusive and intimidating search procedures.

Lawyer Mel Chaudhary of Vancouver Personal Injury Firm Simpson Thomas & Associates Reappointed to Canadian Bar Association's Automobile Insurance Committee

LogoAs a local law firm, the team members at Simpson Thomas & Associates have continually worked to distinguish themselves among the best personal injury lawyers in Vancouver since the company was established in 1969. Today, they are pleased to announce that lawyer Mel Chaudhary has been reappointed to sit on a Committee of the Canadian Bar Association of BC (CBABC) for the term of September 1, 2018 to August 31, 2019.

Vancouver Chartered Accountants Provide Tax Perpetration Expertise Year Round

LogoStaying astride of Canada's ever-shifting tax requirements is a burden placed squarely on the shoulders of business owners. As an independent firm of professional accountants, Mew and Company, Chartered Professional Accountants, can provide the expertise and support needed to help Canadian businesses maximize value and minimize tax burdens.

Vancouver Litigation Lawyers Discuss Cancelling a Certificate of Pending Litigation

LogoAs a group of litigation lawyers in Vancouver, the team at Kushner Law typically advises that one of most useful tools litigants have to secure potential proceeds in a successful estate litigation lawsuit is the use of certificates of pending litigation. A Certificate of Pending Litigation ("CPL") is a charge on a property that works to secure a litigant's interest in a property. It stops an owner from either selling or refinancing the subject property. However, in some circumstances, property owners can bring in an application to have the charge removed. For more, go to:

Vancouver Immigration Consultants Warn Applicants Not to Sign Away Their Chances

LogoWhen applying as a prospective immigrant to Canada, honesty is always the best policy. As a team of Canadian Immigration Consultants, it's incredibly important for applicants to be fully cognizant of what they're signing. Putting too much confidence in a firm or consultant can be a risky prospect when it comes to seeking citizenship.

US Tax Accountant Warns of 5 Deductions That Have Disappeared in 2018

LogoAs a C anadian-based US tax accountant who works with ex-pats on both sides of the border, Mark Schiffer and his team at US Tax Professionals have published a blog that cautions taxpayers of 5 deductions that no longer exist.

Vancouver Family Lawyers Tackle Cohabitation Agreements

LogoThe family lawyers at Kushner Law Group handle various types of estate litigation and family law litigation claims on a regular basis. In some ways, these two areas of practice intersect as they often deal with disputes grounded in family dynamics. A legally binding cohabitation agreement can often be a peaceful solution to circumvent long and acrimonious disputes. For more, go to:

Mew Chartered Professional Accountants Offer Controllership Services in Vancouver

LogoAs a team of charted professional accountants in Vancouver, the professionals at Mew + Company understand that businesses targeting growth need access to accurate and timely financial information. As part of their services, the team at Mew + Company now provides CFO and Controllership Services on demand. For more, go to:

Vancouver Chartered Accountants Highlight the Importance of Trust and Estate Planning

LogoAs a firm of chartered accountants in Vancouver, Mew + Company provides advice and guidance to help clients of all sizes navigate the ever-changing tax landscape.

How the Trump Tax Plan Might Impact Real Estate Development

LogoRelease of the Tax Cut and Jobs Act (TCJA) has energized land and real estate specialists, who see chances to accomplish further development and benefits, while additionally causing some shock among mortgage holders who will lose tax deductions. The impact on home costs remains up to debate, with few experts being more hopeful than others.

Finding Direct Government Jobs in the United Kingdom Made Easier by Job Centre Online Database

Job security is one of the important reasons for people to look for government jobs. For those looking for government jobs in the United Kingdom, they can get the best help from Job Centre Online Database.

Colorado Case Underscores Why NFL Athletes Should Recommend Pardons to Trump

LogoPresident Trump recently told NFL players who are deeply-troubled about racial injustice in the criminal justice system to contact him about federal cases where someone was wrongly convicted or done wrong by the system and he will pardon or commute their sentence. Advocacy organization A Just Cause hopes for the sake of those who have been wrongly imprisoned and their suffering families, NFL players will take the President up on his offer.

US Tax Professionals Share Tips on Education Savings

LogoAs a Vancouver-based accountant who specializes in cross-border taxation, Mark Schiffer is aware that many parents face unique challenges when it comes to saving for their children's education. For parents wondering about the best, most tax-effective way to save money, tax reform legislation in 2017 means that it's possible to take advantage of 529 Plans to save for K-12 education as well as college or vocational school.

Sarkari Naukri Union Listing Handpicked Government Jobs in the Agriculture Domain

LogoSarkari Naukri Union features a wide range of government job vacancies on its online platform. The job portal,, lists government jobs across India. The candidates can search and find relevant job openings in their preferred city and state in the country. Sarkari Naukri Union makes the job search easier by categorizing the fresh and latest openings in different categories or domains. Ranging from management and information technology to biotechnology and engineering, the candidates can conveniently locate suitable jobs.

Zero Tolerance Immigration Policy – Separating Immigrant Children Is Child Abuse with Troubling Consequences

LogoLietta Ryan, Executive Director of American Society for the Positive Care of Children (American SPCC) announced that the organization is joining other child authorities to say the treatment of immigrant children under the White House's Zero Tolerance Immigration Policy is completely unacceptable. It's child abuse.

Advocacy Organization Praises Trump's Independent Clemency Evaluation Process

LogoAdvocacy organization A Just Cause praises President Trump for strictly following the Constitution by independently granting clemency without DOJ intervention. When the Constitution was created and gave the President sole pardoning power there was no DOJ and President Trump should not be criticized for granting clemency without DOJ input.

Trump Pardon Sought After White House Email Suggests Obama Disregarded Complaint of DOJ Misconduct by Federal Appeals Judge

LogoIt seems unlikely that President Barack Obama would ignore a personal letter emailed to him from prominent former federal appeals judge H. Lee Sarokin asking him to grant clemency to African-American technology executives (the "IRP6") because DOJ prosecutors and a federal judge engaged in misconduct to obtain an unconstitutional conviction. A former federal judge sending a letter to a sitting U.S. President on behalf of criminal defendants he hasn't met is unprecedented and is not something that happens every day. In fact, it's probably never happened in U.S. history which means Judge Sarokin wouldn't risk his reputation to expose the misconduct if he didn't have proof it occurred. Some of the many congressmen who have reviewed the credible evidence of prosecutorial and judicial misconduct told advocacy organization A Just Cause that Obama couldn't have possibly known, but the fact is, Special Assistant to President Obama and Associate Counsel Joshua Friedman confirmed in a November 11, 2015 email he received Sarokin's letter and forwarded the letter to the DOJ Pardon Attorney (See email at