Election 2015: Miliband says keeping non-dom tax status ‘cannot be justified’ – live


Farage predicts he will win South Thanet seatFresh polling finds Ukip falling behind in marginal seatsSturgeon: vote for SNP is not vote for second independence referendumLabour leader rejects claim old Balls interview undermines non-dom pledgeVideo shows Balls saying scrapping non-doms would ‘cost Britain money’ Continue reading... Business | The Guardian Read more [...]

IRS Cannot Levy Tribal Payments


I find it is more fun to read tax cases if I root for one side or the other.  My principles of rooting are that I root for the taxpayer unless he or she is being really lame-brained.   I will always root for widows, disabled veterans and Indian tribes. […]
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Chelsea Bus Cannot Be Fixed by AA; Defensive Blues Mocked After Atletico Loss


Chelsea bowed out of the Champions League after a 3-1 defeat to Atletico Madrid at Stamford Bridge in the semi-final second leg—and the damage apparently done to the so-called Chelsea bus was too much for even roadside assistance firm the AA: @sinstercowbomb @AnfieldIndex We'll try and help but it may be beyond repair. — The AA (@TheAA_Help) May 1, 2014 Jose Mourinho has set up the Blues defensively in many of their big games—with plenty of success. They beat Manchester City Read more [...]

South Africa’s economy cannot afford any more mining strikes, says minister


Unrest, sometimes violent, involving workers in factory and mining sectors said to be holding back growth in South AfricaSouth Africa's ailing economy cannot afford any more mine labour unrest, its finance minister, Pravin Gordhan, said on Monday, as the platinum industry's main trade union served notice on the world's top three producers that it planned to strike this week.A series of sometimes violent strikes in the factory and mining sectors constrained growth to a sluggish 2% in 2013, hampering Read more [...]