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Councilman Mark Levine (D-Manhattan) is introducing a bill that would allow New York City to accept the digital currency Bitcoin as payment for fines and fees, including parking tickets and court fees.

Levine expressed several justifications for the bill, citing its popularity among young, tech-savvy individuals. “Today you can buy almost anything […]

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Airbnb to Collect and Remit Hotel Taxes in More Cities

On February 3, 2015 By

In mid-February, Airbnb will begin to collect hotel taxes in four more cities: Washington, D.C., Chicago, San Jose, and Amsterdam. The short-term home rental service has been collecting taxes in Portland, Oregon and San Francisco for about a year now.

The company allows users to list their home for rent for any amount of […]

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Monday Morning JETLawg

On October 25, 2010 By

In the news. . .

Canadian FCC slams DJ and radio station for implying Justin Bieber is gay.

Major networks block web programs from being viewed on Google TV.

Piracy domain seizure bill allowing government to blacklist piracy websites makes major strides in Congress.

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Monday Morning JetLawg

On February 28, 2010 By

In the news . . .

U.S. Copyright Czar launches public inquiry into how Americans think copyright infringement law can be improved.

FCC regulatory plan set to be launched soon has broadband providers on the defensive.

Costs associated with Tiger press conference will go to him, not taxpayers.

The end […]

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Blue Laws Make Valentine's Day Sad, Sober

On February 18, 2010 By

For the first time since 1999, Valentine’s Day was on a Sunday, meaning that people in at least 14 states spent the loneliest of holidays with limited (or no) ability to buy alcohol–yikes. Given the religious significance attached to Sunday, many states prohibit certain activities on the day, like purchasing alcohol. […]

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Monday Morning JetLawg

On October 4, 2009 By

In the news . . .

CBS receiving criticism for lack of homosexual characters on scripted shows. And in the late-night realm, David Letterman sex-scandal/extortion plot getting even more attention.

The verdict is in: Americans don’t like being tracked online.

Federal employees barred from TWD, […]

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I admit, before I came to law school, and before I had taken a class on federal tax law, I was really looking forward to the day that I would graduate, get a job, and get my own blackberry or iPhone. As a student, I am not in a position to afford or need one, […]

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For many years, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has required charities organized under section 501(c)(3) of the tax code to report their top executives’ salaries on Form 990 when filing tax returns. This information has been made available to the public as a kind of quid pro quo for the favorable tax treatment received by […]

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