What a Business Model!

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In 2008, a thriving company named Science Care Inc developed a 55-page national expansion plan. Read what happened! Questions: 1. What was the company’s goal? 2. What company did Science Care Inc. model? 3. How much did the company earn From 2012 through 2014? 4. If a person donates a whole body when they die,… Read more »

Uber: Employees or Contractors?

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The California Labor Commission has found that a driver for Uber in San Francisco is an employee of the company. Questions: 1. Why is this such a nightmare for Uber? 2. Discuss how this will change the company’s accounting system and business model if this ruling is upheld and the costs involved. 3. The article… Read more »

Is it wise to taunt the IRS and the Tampa Police Department on Facebook?

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As accounting firms frantically work during this season to prepare 2013 tax returns, this story takes a look back at the story of the “Queen of Tax Fraud.” Rashida Wilson, a 27-year-old Tampa woman, who once taunted police and bragged about her ill-gotten millions on a social media website, won’t be a free woman until… Read more »

Salute to Tax Day

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According to Adam Davidson (et. al), if economists ran the tax system, there would be virtually no exemptions or loopholes. But instead, he submits, businesses, rich people, Congressmen and attorneys spend a shockingly large amount of time lobbying for tax breaks or exploiting the loopholes that exist. The tax code in 1913 was 27 pages… Read more »