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6 Proven Ways to Avoid a Tax Audit

The tax season is upon us, and it’s that time of year when you have to file your taxes. Audits are scary, but they're uncommon. According to the IRS, just 0.6% of returns are audited today — and that figure has been trending downward in recent years. What is a Tax Audit? An audit is a review of your tax return to ensure that the information you've provided is accurate. If you get audited by the IRS, it means that they're scrutinizing your return — and possibly your financial records — to see if what you reported is correct. Tax…

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How Technology Can Help Your Atlanta Car Accident Case

Technology is the most powerful weapon in the legal profession. Tens of thousands of Atlanta accident lawyers and law firms across the country are using technology to help win auto accident claims for their clients. The best way to start winning is to take a proactive approach to your case. When you use technology, you can monitor its progress 24/7 from anywhere in the world. The information you gather will help you make better decisions and get a faster resolution to your claim.  You must get services from a car accident lawyer that uses advanced technology in their practice. Work…

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Innovative Autonomous Driving Technology Is About To Takeover

Waymo, a subsidiary of Alphabets, which is Google’s umbrella company, filed charges against Uber this February. Waymo alleges that the San Francisco-based ride-sharing company infringed on their intellectual property rights when a former Google engineer, Anthony Levandowski, purportedly downloaded confidential files at the time of his employment. Just this March, the lawyers of Anthony Levandowski who is now VP of the advanced technology group of Uber, advised him to take the fifth and avoid possible self-incrimination. Although Levandowski is not the defendant that Waymo identified in the lawsuit, there is a possibility of self-incrimination should he not hand over copies…

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How To Avoid Harassment and Know Your Rights: The Fair Debt Collection Process

When many people think of the stereotypical debt collector, it's a hardened scoundrel of melodrama infamy that tries to throw widows and orphans into the lane, because rent is inflated. Although it's tempting to portray these people as shameful villains — and some of their behaviors were history's less than admirable — one thing is essential to remember: no one has to borrow money. Finally, it is because of the option of borrowing money that you owe a debt. Your creditor issued your loan or credit line on your guarantee of the payment of this loan. Loans are beneficial, you…

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Leave the Ladder Down

In recent years, my interest in women’s issues in the workplace has increased.  My connections with other moms, female professionals, and even women I’ve never met but who offer a new perspective, has kept me going through the pandemic.  I’ve always considered myself an independent and motivated person, but like many female professionals, I’ve experienced rough patches and roadblocks throughout my career.  In reflecting on some of my own struggles, as well as those of my colleagues, I have gained a heightened awareness that many of the uncomfortable and demoralizing interactions experienced by women are perpetuated by other women.  Now,…

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PaulaMJones

Everything Nobody Ever Told Me: People Skills Make All the Difference

Yesterday my colleague called me up for a vent session.  She had prepared a really complicated tax filing for a client and the client responded by sending a list of about fifteen things she thought was wrong with it.  Well, the clients concerns were all unfounded and my colleague patiently and politely addressed each and every complaint.  The client apologized for her snippy e-mail and stated that taxes made her anxious.  It was really nice to get an acknowledgement from the client that her behavior was unacceptable.  Everyone gets snippy once in a while and its entirely forgivable.  Unfortunately, this…

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Patrick_Panuncillon

5 Reasons Why Women are Effective Leaders

Diversity in gender is still a debatable topic especially when it comes to leadership positions. We've known that women made tremendous efforts and tons of work to be where they are currently, yet some are still struggling in proving to the world that they are equally smart as men and that they also deserve to be leaders. Take Sabahat Akhter for example, she is the Project manager for leading printing companies like Imprint. Imprint produces promotional products like custom coffee mugs, yard signs, etc, whether it's for advertorial, marketing, business, or personal use. She has experience in data management and product…

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PaulaMJones

Everything Nobody Ever Told Me: How to Stop Office Gossip in Its Tracks

“What you don't see with your eyes, don't witness with your mouth.” -Jewish Proverb My friend Jen used to describe her best friend since childhood, Tracy, as a complete screw-up.  Every time she would mention her, she would roll her eyes and bring up Tracy’s latest failed relationship or the crazy man in her life.  I had never met Tracy and I have to admit, without any other evidence to the contrary, I began to think of Tracy as a screw-up too.  I attended a social gathering at Jen’s house one evening and was speaking to a woman who was…

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Everything Nobody Ever Told Me: Dealing with Difficult People - The Provocateur

Just because other people are fueled by drama, doesn’t mean you need to attend the performance. – Cheryl Richardson I was busily working away at my new firm when the head of my department crept into my office, eyes wide.  She hunched her shoulders down, looked around to make sure no one else was within earshot and said in a hushed tone, “Do you have a second?  I have to tell you something.”  She closed my office door.  She proceeded to tell me that a colleague had a problem with some work that I had done.  Her story didn’t ring…

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Driving‌ ‌Technology‌ ‌&‌ ‌Keeping‌ ‌Teens‌ ‌Safe‌ ‌On‌ ‌ The‌ ‌Road

From birth, kids are protected by their parents, watched out for, and nurtured to grow into responsible adults that hope to improve the world. However, there’s a stretch of time between the ages of 12 and 20 during which young people are the most rebellious things on earth. They’re backwoods drinking, jean-jacket wearing, all-black-outfit, emotionally driven mutineers. Teens wish to be nothing more than who they genuinely are. They live admirably by seizing every moment that arises to them. Let’s see how technology can help in safely driving for teens. We have all been teenagers and remember it as the…

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