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Five Things Congress Could Do for Music Creators That Wouldn't Cost the Taxpayer a Dime Part 4

Chris Castle | Posted 09.03.2013 | Entertainment
Chris Castle

The US is alone in the world in maintaining a compulsory license for songs. The government forces songwriters to license their songs at a rate approved by the government and then has rather flimsy rules about how songwriters actually get paid.

It's Not Just the IRS: States Target Taxpayers Too!

David Seiden | Posted 08.21.2013 | Business
David Seiden

In addition to identifying new businesses to audit, states have increased audit efforts in tax areas that had previously not been identified for an audit, including use tax, employment tax, and unclaimed property.

Elderly Couple Alarmed By Find In Safe Deposit Box

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 04.15.2013 | Business

An elderly couple in Brooklyn wonder just how "safe" their safe-deposit box is after finding loads of cash in theirs that didn't belong to them. Ka...

Finding Your Lost Money

Jason Alderman | Posted 02.14.2012 | Business
Jason Alderman

You may not know it, but millions of Americans are owed money from long-forgotten government payments, stock sales, bank accounts and other lost accounts.

Is the Government Holding Your Unclaimed Money?

Jason Alderman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jason Alderman

Consider spending a few minutes searching the IRS and NAUPA's databases for forgotten accounts that belong to you or were in the names of deceased relatives.