Tax news from around the web: Aug. 28 – Sept. 1

Written on Aug 29, 2017

American living in Canada loses first round in fight against harsh IRS penalty
The United States is unusual in that citizens are taxed on their worldwide income. There are a couple of provisions that mitigate this substantially.

Governor candidate Mary Taylor proposes simplified tax code
Calling complex tax rules one of the top complaints of Ohio small business owners, Republican governor candidate Mary Taylor has promised to simplify the tax system in Ohio if she’s elected. She said she would simplify the individual tax form to fit on a postcard like it was in 1972.

Tech Corner - Hackers using hotel WiFi to spy, steal data
The so-called "DarkHotel" group has been active for over a decade, with a signature brand of cybercrime that targets business travelers with malware attacks, using the WiFi in luxury hotels across the globe.

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