February 2012 archive

IRS issues final regulations on taxation of personal injury damages

In late January, the IRS issued final regulations regarding the taxation of personal injury litigation damages. The regulations provide guidance regarding tax law changes included in the Small Business Job Protection Act passed in 1996. Specifically: Litigation settlements are excluded from gross income for damages received on account of physical injuries or sickness. Damages from …

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Super Advertising: $3.5 Million for 30 Seconds

The National Football League’s annual championship game is consistently the most watched American broadcast on television.  The 2011 Super Bowl had an average audience of 111 million viewers, which surpassed the record-setting 106.5 million viewers drawn by the 2010 game.  It would not be at all surprising if this year’s game surpasses the 111 million …

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Best Places to Work

Fortune has released its current list of the “100 Best Companies to Work For”, with Google topping the list for the third time in its history.  The highly sought after honor considers criteria such as pay, perks, culture, and job growth.  The full list can be found here, but the top twenty companies are: Google Boston …

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