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State Income Tax is So 2012

by Melissa Rager

While the federal government has recently raised the individual income tax rates on high-income individuals, the prospect of some states eliminating the individual and corporate income tax is quickly gaining steam. Louisiana Governor, Bobby Jindal proposed to eliminate the individual and corporate income tax and offset the lost revenue by increasing the sales tax rate […]

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GBQ’s Most Popular Blogs of 2012

by Sara Robertson

As we enter 2013, I decided to take a look back at the most popular GBQueue blog posts of 2012.  The following 10 posts kept you busy reading last year.  I hope you enjoy taking a look back at (or catching up on what you missed!) the most popular blog posts of 2012: FASB’s Exposure Draft on […]

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We Have Hockey!!! The Economic Impact of NHL’s Tentative CBA

by Judd Ballard

The National Hockey League lockout is over, let the fun begin.  Few specifics have been revealed at this point, including the start date to a shortened season, which will likely be a 48- 50 game season where every game carries a playoff atmosphere. But that didn’t keep affected local bars, restaurants and team apparel shops […]

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Fantasy Factory

by Mary Stucke

As another year closes, clients are beginning to wrap up year-end inventory counts.  At the same time, fantasy football is wrapping up and fantasy basketball is in full swing.  After performing numerous inventory observations in the last week, it has come to my attention that college may no longer be necessary.  Future warehouse supervisors can learn […]

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New Roth Conversion Flexibility

by Mary Stucke

The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (ATRA) has generated a lot of buzz so far in 2013 but there was one change no one saw coming: ATRA will now allow individuals to convert their existing 401(k) plan into a Roth 401(k) plan. A Roth 401(k) works in reverse of a traditional 401(k) in that […]

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