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Variety of Capital Options in Canadian Public Markets

Attaining and sustaining growth in the U.S. oil and gas industry requires considerable capital. While attracting investor support within the United States is often a company’s first choice, pursuing capital within the Canadian public markets also merits consideration, according to a recent …

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Tuesday Tax Tidbit: 2012 Return Filing on Hold for Many Taxpayers

While the many revived breaks under the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (ATRA) are good news for taxpayers, they would have been better news had they been signed into law earlier.

Because many breaks were retroactively extended back to January 1, 2012, numerous IRS forms have to be…

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Tougher New Rule for Medical Expense Deductions in 2013

With the ever-increasing cost of health insurance and medical care, Americans are looking for chances to claim as many health care-related tax breaks as possible. However, an increased itemized medical deduction threshold taking effect this year will make that more difficult, according to a…

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Distributing Estate Wealth

Probate, the court-supervised procedure for distributing assets in an estate, often receives a bad rep because of its time-consuming and sometimes public process. However, probate is very important in the distribution of wealth.

If a deceased individual does not leave a will or if a will…

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A Refocused Internal Audit Function Adds Value

"A Refocused Internal Audit Function Adds Value" by Alyssa Martin for Internal Auditing (January-February 2013)

The business climate has changed amidst the recent economic difficulties that most organizations experienced. New risks that influence business success have arisen.…

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Tax Changes for Individuals in 2013

The December holidays are over, and as of January 1, the so-called “payroll tax holiday” has come to an end as well.

The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012, also known as the fiscal cliff legislation, means individual workers will pay higher federal taxes this year as the Social…

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Five-Year Outlook for Local Oil and Gas Industry Holds Promise

“Five-Year Outlook for Local Oil and Gas Industry Holds Promise” by Dale Jensen & Trey Hunt for Fort Worth Business Press (January 14, 2013)

Trends related to capital and credit, technological advances, regulatory landscape, and global conditions and energy demand will…

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SEC Insights - JOBS Act

Making the decision to become a publicly traded company is not easy for any company. The process can be cumbersome and expensive, and it’s not a decision that a private company makes lightly. However, the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act — signed into law by President Barack Obama on…

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