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Why You Should Feel Sorry for the IRS
Everybody agrees on this point. But lost in the frenzy is a bigger question: If the IRS screwed this up so royally through incompetence, rather than political malfeasance, is it possible we're asking too much of the agency? The IRS is not just the taxman, responsible for collecting $2.52 trillion in revenue in fiscal 2012 from individuals and ... (more)
Fri May 17, 2013
Hawkes Bay Today
The auction is the most highly regarded in New Zealand.
If you're serious about collecting wines of rarity and significance, then you could do worse than cast your eye over the offerings at the 22nd Hawke's Bay Winegrowers' Charity Fine Wine Auction this Queen's Birthday weekend.
Thu May 16, 2013
SFIO to investigate NBFC cases including Rose Valley
Agartala, May 16 : With crackdown operation against Non Banking Financial Companies in Tripura, Corporate Affairs Ministry today directed Serious Fraud Investigation Office to investigate three such companies including biggest deposit collector Rose Valley.
The Curious Capitalist
Airline Baggage Fees: On the Rise - Yet More Passengers Deem Them 'Reasonable'
Even as overall baggage fees have increased, some of the nation's biggest airlines aren't collecting as much as they did a couple of years ago.
Severe weather payments available for some Herefordshire farmers
SEVERE weather payments are now available for sheep farmers located in certain Herefordshire postcodes.
The $124 billion secret welfare program you've never heard about
To be sure, there are many Americans who, through no fault of their own, have become disabled through physical or mental illness over which they had no control.
Wed May 15, 2013
1976 D Eisenhower Dollar
The first dollar coin since the end run of the 1935 Peace Dollar. Congress made it happen to honor Ike .
Stanley Gibbons expand into Singapore
Jersey based Stanley Gibbons has opened a new office in Singapore, just 18 months after establishing its first Asia office in Hong Kong.
Tue May 14, 2013
The Cardboard Connection
2013 Pinnacle Baseball Cards
Although it's been used recently in hockey, the last Pinnacle baseball card set came out in 1998.
Crusade for Art tour stops in Cleveland, Lakewood Memorial Day Weekend
The Cleveland Print Room and Lakewood's Root Cafe will be hosting local stops of the nationwide "Crusade for Collecting" currently traversing the country as part of Jennifer Schwartz's "Crusade for Art." According to Schwartz's website, "The Crusade for Collecting is a passion project for supporting art and artists.
Warning issued over bogus charity bags
People living in Kings Langley should be aware of bogus door to door clothes collections taking place in their area, a charity has warned.
Reading Eagle/Reading Times
Tax collectors no longer needed
Editor: Well here we go again. The dinosaurs are running for office. And who are they, you might ask? They are the tax collectors.
The IRS Scandal
Discriminating against specific groups in granting tax-exempt status is a serious breach of the law and the public trust; it must be thoroughly probed and any wrongdoers must be punished to the maximum extent under the law.
Mon May 13, 2013
Byron York: IRS scandal raises fears about enforcing Obamacare
The Internal Revenue Service scandal would be bad enough if the IRS just handled issues like collecting income taxes and granting nonprofit status.
Gina Lollobrigida's jewellery collection to be auctioned
Geneva, May 13 : Italian actress, artist and philanthropist Gina Lollobrigida's 23 outstanding jewels will be on sale Tuesday at Sotheby's Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels Sale here.
Jajarkot villages empty as people leave to hunt for Himalayan viagra
Villages in Jajarkot district has turned empty after the villagers began to move highlands in Jajarkot, and Dolpa districts for collecting precious Yarchagumba, a kind of fungus popularly called 'Himalayan viagra', state-owned news agency RSS reports.
Crain's Cleveland Business
By collecting, Revenue Group will add jobs to Cleveland
A Beachwood firm that is outgrowing its roots in the collections business is bringing 200 employees - and the promise of at least 100 more - to the city of Cleveland.
The Papillion Times
Office of collectibles scares and intrigues
Illusionist Kevin Spencer believes that magic can be therapeutic, especially with sick children, because tricks give them something in their lives they can control.
Sun May 12, 2013
Centre Daily Times
Arts & Antiques | Expert tips useful when looking to buy art and antiques
During my career, I have held positions as a museum director and curator, university professor and certified appraiser and authenticator.
What Makes A Stamp Collection Valuable?
Collecting stamps and coins are two hobbies that have more in common than either type of collector might believe.