Reports the Los Angeles Times, "Country music icon Willie Nelson, long an advocate of marijuana legalization, is putting his money where his mouth (and joint) is by launching Willie’s Reserve, a new marijuana brand to be introduced in Washington and Colorado over the next few months."
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QuickBooks Accountants University says, "Are you committed to embracing cloud technology and preparing your firm for a successful future, but feel unsure about where to begin? Hear practical advice from an accountant who has started his own journey—and is reaping the rewards of greater efficiency, closer client relationships and sustainable growth. Andrew Berg, CPA, will explain why this is “an amazing time” for accountants, and what you can do to get the most from it."
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Slashgear.com reports, "Since it seems like you can't throw a stone without hitting three or four Pokemon GO players, it's safe to say the game has turned out to be quite popular. Just how popular is it, though? If new estimates from SuperData Research are accurate, the answer to that question is "more popular than air itself." The research firm estimates that Pokemon GO has already raked in earnings of more than $14 million, which is insane when you consider that the game has been available in just a handful of regions for less than a week."
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IBTImes.com reports, "Melania Trump did not plagiarize Michelle Obama’s speech from the 2008 Democratic National Convention: That’s the story Donald Trump’s campaign is sticking to. But while a majority of Melania Trump’s speech was seemingly original, there were two lines that were undoubtedly close to what Michelle Obama said it 2008. It was more than just paraphrasing."
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Reports PBS NewsHour on their YouTube page, "It was an unprecedented meeting of the minds and it happened at Harvard Medical School. The subject of April’s confab? Medical cannabis. Researchers suspect cannabis can do so many things, from fighting cancer to easing concussions and Crohn’s disease. There are still tight restrictions but weed is increasingly coming into the scientific mainstream. Science correspondent Miles O’Brien reports."
Reports NBCNews.com, "The failed coup plot is making president Erdogan more powerful by portraying him as a victim and garnering sympathy," said Fadi Hakura, an associated fellow at the Chatham House think tank. "He thrives by portraying himself as a victim of powerful elites trying to depose him and destroy the grandeur of Turkey."
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BigIslandNow.com reports, "Military personnel have some unique duties, expenses and transitions to consider when preparing their federal tax returns."
If you are in the U. S. Armed Forces, there are special tax breaks for you. For example, some types of pay are not taxable. Certain rules apply to deductions or credits that you may be able to claim that can lower your tax. In some cases, you may get more time to file your tax return. You may also get more time to pay your income tax.
Here are some tips to keep in mind:
Pot TV reports, "The Cannabis Hemp Conference & Expo was educational & entertaining. Watch the panel on The Current & Future State of Dispensaries including speakers Andrea Dobbs, Andrew Gordon, Oana Nicoara, & David Malmo-Levine. The panel is moderated by Cannabis Culture's Editor-in-Chief Jeremiah Vandermeer."
Reports CannabisCulture.com, "Around the world the marijuana movement is blossoming into a unified cultural force. The legalization of hemp and medical marijuana are harbingers of the coming end of prohibition and the drug war. We are documenting a turning point in history, when cannabis will be returned to its place as a loyal friend and helper to humanity."
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The IRS normally sends correspondence in the mail. We mail millions of letters to taxpayers every year. Keep these important points in mind if you get a letter or notice:
- Don't Ignore It. You can respond to most IRS notices quickly and easily.
- Follow Instructions. Read the notice carefully. It will tell you if you need to take any action. Be sure to follow the instructions. The letter will also have contact information if you have questions.
- Focus on the Issue. IRS notices usually deal with a specific issue about your tax return or tax account. Your notice or letter will explain the reason for the contact and give you instructions on how to handle the issue. You can learn more about your notice or letter on IRS.gov.
- Correction Notice. If the IRS corrected your tax return, you should review the information provided and compare it to your tax return.
Reports FinancialPlanner.com, "Give some people time and invariably they'll want more.
In recent tax years, some 12 million filers opted for a Form 4868 to buy another six months to file their return (though not to pay their owed tax, as some taxpayers must learn). According to a National Society of Accountants survey, the fee for filing a clients' extension averaged $41.59 – though two of out three preparers don't charge it."
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