personal tax


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Between 2009 and 2010, the indictment alleges, Sebesta wired more than $3 million in church funds to his personal tax accounts to generate overpayment refunds to himself. Julia Sclafani, Daily Pilot, "Huntington Beach man, a former church chairman, charged with stealing $11.4 million from church assets," 27 Aug. 2019 Sebesta’s also accused of wiring about $2 million to his personal tax accounts in order to overpayment refunds. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Former LA church chairman charged with $11.4M theft," 26 Aug. 2019 Access by the public and news media to a candidate’s personal tax returns has been a touchstone of presidential politics for more than four decades. Los Angeles Times, "Trump’s tax returns required under new California election law," 30 July 2019 The theft of personal tax data of 5 million Bulgarians has a different ending than most big hacks. Aaron Pressman, Fortune, "How Google Extracted Itself From Three More Lawsuits—Data Sheet," 22 July 2019 The pass-through entity tax is paid at the business level rather than as a personal tax and is deductible from federal income taxes as a business expense. Stephen Singer,, "Small businesses cry foul over newest tax law change," 4 June 2019 The Grand Rapids bid included public incentives of up to about $2 billion over 30 years, mostly in the form of property and personal tax abatement. John Gallagher, Detroit Free Press, "Detroit still won't reveal public subsidies offered in Amazon bid," 24 Apr. 2018 In reality, Avenatti had not submitted a personal tax return with the Internal Revenue Service in any of those years, according to the filing. James Queally, The Seattle Times, "Lawyer Michael Avenatti, accused of fraud and attempts to extort Nike, is arrested," 25 Mar. 2019 But what the Times does not have is what the American people have become accustomed to getting from their presidents — recent personal tax information in the form of returns. Matthew Yglesias, Vox, "Seriously, we need to see Donald Trump’s tax returns," 3 Oct. 2018

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circa 1935, in the meaning defined above

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