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Topeka Business Owner Sentenced for Tax Fraud

Fernando Tapia, who owned 4 meat market businesses in Missouri and Kansas was sentenced to 12 months and a day in prison for falsifying a tax return. He was also ordered to pay a $3,000 fine. If you are having … Continue reading

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Unprotected Sex Can Result in $250,000 Nondischargeable Debt

According to a recent bankruptcy court ruling, if you give another person a sexually transmitted disease without disclosing that you have the disease first; resulting in the other person being harmed physically and financially, you cannot get rid of that … Continue reading

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IRS Launches Instagram Account

As part of a mission to help all taxpayers understand and meet their tax responsibilities, the International Revenue Service announced they created an Instagram account. The account will provide taxpayers the latest information on a variety of topics as taxpayers … Continue reading

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Gymboree May Close Half of Its Stores

A U.S retailer of infant and children’s clothing, Gymboree Group Inc., is considering closing around 450 stores. This would be a huge setback for Gymboree after it recently emerged from bankruptcy last year. Gymboree currently has 13 stores in Missouri … Continue reading

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UPS Driver Arrested for Drinking on the Job

A UPS truck driver is charged with DUI and careless driving after he admitted to drinking¬† while on the job. According to an arrest report, the driver admitted to the officer that he had a ‘half pint of whiskey’ that … Continue reading

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IRS Reminds Business Owners of Jan 31 Filing Deadline

The International Revenue Service wants to remind employers ans other business owners that Jan. 31, 2019 remains the filing deadline for wage statements and independent contractor forms such as W-2s and 1099s. If you area business owner that would like … Continue reading

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Bankruptcy Won’t Lift Suspension of a Driver’s License for Failure to Pay Traffic Fines

Filing a Chapter 13 bankruptcy will not force the state to renew a driver’s license that was suspended because of a failure to pay a fine. In a recent Missouri bankruptcy case, the court found that there was no discrimination … Continue reading

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David’s Bridal Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Wedding gown retailer David’s Bridal filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection yesterday to implement a restructuring deal reached in recent weeks with its lenders. David’s Bridal admitted it had lost some market share to local bridal competitors, but blamed the … Continue reading

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Defining Sexual Abuse

The Missouri elements of sexual abuse in the second degree include “touching…of the genitals…of any person…through the clothing, for the purpose of…gratifying the sexual desire of any person.” If you would wish to speak with an attorney about a criminal … Continue reading

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Average Utah Payday Loan Interest Rate Rises to Nearly 528% Annually

The already astronomical interest rates for payday loans in Utah are rising, to an average of 528%, with the highest rate topping at 1,500%. Missouri payday loans can be extremely high as well. If you are dealing with payday loans … Continue reading

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