Tax and Human Resources Attorney, Otto Shill spoke with abc15′s Brien McElhatten with his thoughts on the GOP presidential debate this morning. As the Board Chair of the Mesa Chamber of Commerce, Shill discussed what the business owners of Main St. are looking for in a presidential candidate: one that keeps their needs in mind.
Tax and Human Resources attorney, Otto S. Shill was featured in the Arizona Republic on December 31, 2011. His opinion article, “Rewards far outweigh the risks of aviation,” discusses the benefits that aviation brings to Arizona’s economy, despite its many associated risks. According to Shill, the risks of aviation are no greater than those of driving an automobile. “Managing the risk by eliminating or excessively limiting aviation resources or activities would seriously harm our economy,” Shill explains.
Here is a brief outline guide to help you pursue a claim for benefits under an employer-sponsored plan.
October 6, 2011 was a big day for the Mesa Chamber of Commerce. On that day, after participating in the dedication ceremonies for the Arizona Laboratories for Security and Defense Research (AZLabs) and important subcommittee meetings relating to Mesa’s aviation resources, the Chamber hosted the first-ever political forum for LD 18 candidates in an Arizona State Senate race. Held at the Shell Auditorium on the campus of the East Valley Institute of Technology, the forum provided the approximately 500 participants an opportunity to hear from State Senate President Russell Pearce and recall challenger Jerry Lewis on a variety of issues suggested by Chamber members.
With all the focus in Arizona on undocumented workers, both state and federal agencies are routinely investigating employers for violations of federal and state immigration laws. State enforcement often includes raids to capture undocumented aliens, and, if they are found, penalties for the offending employer.
Q&A Column Featured in the Mesa Republic Q: The bank foreclosed on my home but did not pursue the deficiency. Am I going receive a 1099 for the discharge of the debt? A: In general, you are not taxed for borrowing money because you are required to repay the money you borrowed. However, if your obligation to repay is removed, you have received an economic benefit that is generally treated as taxable “cancellation of indebtedness income.” The Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act of 2007 provides an exception to this general rule for recourse debt cancelled through 2012 which was used
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