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March 02, 2015

Washington Healthcare Update

This Week: Ways and Means Advances Four Health-Related Measures…Senate Commerce Committee Clears Legislation on E-Cigarette Packaging…CMS Pushes Back Deadline on Meaningful Use for Physicians
February 27, 2015

Georgia General Assembly Week In Review

This week's update features news on state transportation funding and legislation that would decrease Georgia's income tax.
February 27, 2015

NCGA Week In Review

With snow blanketing most of the state this week, the North Carolina legislature found their selves cancelling  a majority of their meetings for the week. Before going home for the week, however, the North Carolina Senate debated several bills on the floor and House leaders filed an economic development bill.

February 24, 2015

Tax Policy Update

NUMBER OF THE WEEK: $160,000. The value of one gift bag at the Oscars on Sunday night. According to the Internal Revenue Service, contents of the gift bags cannot be treated as gifts for federal income tax purposes because the merchandise is not given “solely out of affection, respect, or similar impulses for the recipients of the gift bags.” Celebs are thus expected to report the $160,000 amount on their federal returns as taxable income. Check out the list of goodies here.

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