From a tax standpoint, there might be a significant effect on the "employee's" Federal taxes. Any unreimbursed employeee expenses (such as gas, tolls, depreciation of the car, repairs, etc.) would be miscellaneous itemized deductions, only deductible to the extent that they exceed 2% of adjusted gross income. And there might be a significant effect on Alternative Minimum Tax since miscellaneous itemized taxes are not deductible for AMT. The Uber "employee" might pay much higher tax than the Uber independent contractor.
"...apparently, TheStreet reporter Jonathan Marino thinks that Twitter has staffers who sort through the profiles of all ~700 million active Twitter account holders and can tell which ones are prostitutes and which are not."
"If you wanted to see those records you would have to file a lawsuit."
The lawsuit would be heard by a secret court, in which you would not be allowed to attend, with a ruling that would not be communicated to you for security reasons. After all, allowing you to participate in such a lawsuit to know the results would reasonably be expected to cause exceptionally grave damage to the national security.
The Global Wildlife Center is part of the Global Wildlife Foundation which is a public charity. Their IRS Form 990 (a charity's version of a tax return) is a public document. Checking the 2011 Form 990 (the 2012 isn't online yet) reveals the directors, officers and key employees. And Ken Matherne isn't listed. He may have formed this entity, but he isn't listed as having any power there.
So my friend wants to buy a snowblower and asks me which one I suggest. I go online and look at the various models at the various stores. I find good ones at Home Depot and at Lowe's. Guess which link I'm going to send to my friend?
Maybe Lowe's Marketing should have a talk with Lowe's Legal Department.
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