Trump lawyer blurs lines between charity and profit

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jay Sekulow, one of President Donald Trump’s lead attorneys during the impeachment trial, is being paid for his legal work through a rented $80-a-month mailbox a block away from the ...

Kansas boosts tax collection forecast $510M over 2 years

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas officials on Thursday boosted the state's projections for tax collections by $510 million over two budget years, something certain to renew an already intense dispute betwee...

Dem senator: NRA acted as Russian 'asset' in run-up to 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Democratic senator charges in a new report that the National Rifle Association acted as a "foreign asset" for Russia in the run-up to the 2016 election, and that NRA insiders provi...

Game on: Women's hockey union takes 1st tangible step

TORONTO (AP) — The reality of what the new women's pro hockey union was launching didn't resonate with Brianne Jenner until she came out of the locker room and saw the crowd — many of them young girls...

Taiwan considers NT$100 million fine for tax evaders

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Ministry of Finance (MOF) is considering at least one proposal to reform fines for tax evaders, including a maximum fine of NT$100 million (US$3.22 million) for seriou...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Sept. 11 The Charlotte Observer and Raleigh News & Observer on how a congressional election in ...

Taiwan regulations encourage the return of funds by Taiwanese overseas

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – New government regulations about the return of funds by Taiwanese investors overseas back to the island netted NT$800 million (US$25.6 million) during the first two weeks ...

Taiwan opposition demands probe of legislator who forgot millions on train

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The opposition Kuomintang (KMT) on Wednesday (September 4) demanded that the Ministry of Justice Investigation Bureau (MJIB) and the Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC)...

Taiwan charges 13 intelligence and airline officials in cigarette smuggling case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A total of 13 agents of the National Security Bureau (NSB) and managers at China Airlines (CAL) were charged Friday (August 23) for their part in the smuggling of cigarett...

E-commerce businesses in Taiwan to start issuing e-invoices

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Apple Online Store (AOS) and other e-commerce operators are set to start issuing electronic invoices, in accordance with Taiwan’s tax laws. The Ministry of Finance (MO...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ June 11 The Wall Street Journal on Democratic state Attorneys General suing t...

Republican lawmakers in Kansas revive tax relief legislation

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Republican legislators in Kansas revived tax relief legislation Thursday night without assurances that Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly would accept a new, smaller plan for helping indi...

Women's hockey stars announce boycott in demand for 1 league

Unhappy with the status quo, more than 200 of the world's top female hockey players declared Thursday they will not compete in North America next season in a dramatic attempt to establish a single, ec...

Australia establishes agreement with Taiwan on tax and finance transparency

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On April 22, the Ministry of Finance (MOF) announced Australia had officially agreed to accept Taiwan as a Common Reporting Standards (CRS) partner nation in matters of fi...

IRS head: Average 2018 tax refund, $2,833, close to earlier

WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the IRS, overseeing the most sweeping overhaul of the U.S. tax code in three decades, says the average refund in this year's tax-filing season, $2,833, worked out to be c...