FATCA has been implemented, but it is not strong many groups still harboring
strong political and legal animosity. FATCA is now legally in force, but the
Treasury department is promising “to go easy” on enforcement for
the first two years since delays and high costs leave many areas of the world
still unable to fully comply with FATCA. FATCA has greatly increased global
concern over the use of foreign accounts to evade government taxation, yet
there is still conversation as to whether this is the correct solution to
solve the problem or if it will just cause more damage to the United States
and innocent, tax abiding Americans.
Before the implementation of FATCA there was a surge of countries entering
into intergovernmental agreements (IGAs). Each country reached their own
agreement with the Treasury. A huge benefit for count... (more)
The experience of driving a Porsche Sports car cannot be replicated
Santa Barbara, CA July 2014 - You’ve seen the blind taste tests
between one brand of soda and another. It can be hard to tell the difference
between the two. You put a driver in a Porsche sports car and there is
nothing that can replicate the feeling they get when driving.
There is No Substitute
Sixty-five years ago in an old garage, determination drove men to build a
sports car unlike any before. To this day, nothing can replicate the feeling
of your hands on the wheel, gas pedal down, soaring down the road... (more)
LinkedIn groups is a place for professionals in the same industry or with
similar interests to engage in a dialogue to share information, learn from
each other, establish yourself as a subject matter expert and much more. The
groups have become you can exchange and share experiences, business
knowledge, interests and ideas with a broad variety of individuals from
around the world.
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According to LinkedIn there are over 2 million groups covering a variety of
topics and different industries from start-ups to manufacturing to plumbing
and much more.
You a... (more)
Almost five years after Michael Jackson’s untimely death there is still
dispute over the estate taxes owed.
Jeffrey S. Freeman, J.D., LL.M
Nearly five years after his death, Michael Jackson is still making headlines,
but not for his musical abilities. This time it is for a fight with the IRS
over his estate. The IRS recently informed Jackson’s executors that the
estate owes $505 million in taxes and an additional $197 million in
penalties, all together totally over $702 million.
At the time of Jackson’s death in June 2009 Jackson’s executors estimated
his net worth to be $7 mill... (more)
At Santa Barbara Auto Group we are proud to be your destination for new and
pre-owned luxury vehicles. Our website is updated constantly with new
inventory and service information. Find out how you can get the most
information out of our online site.
Depending on the season, holiday, or financial climate there is always
a special available across our model line-up. This is a great place to find
a unique certified pre-owned vehicle that has just come onto our lot or
promotions on any of our new models. Easily look through the eight luxury
brands and at a glance compare ... (more)