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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) “Mandatory Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rule” became final on December 28, 2009 and requires, beginning January 1, 2010, an estimated 10,000 facilities to monitor and electronically report annual greenhouse gas (GHG) emission data to EPA.

Effective April 1, 2010, Rick Shewekah has been named the Manager of the Kentucky Division for Air Quality Permit Review Branch.

Posted in Litigation

In Dowell v. State, the Indiana Supreme Court expressly adopted the prison mailbox rule, still “obliging the litigant provide reasonable, legitimate, and verifiable documentation” to support a claim that a “document was timely submitted to prison officials for mailing.”  However, the Court observed that Dowell failed to submit any verifiable documentation to support ...

During difficult economic times, businesses often face creditor rights and bankruptcy issues. The poor business conditions lead to customers having problems paying, or revealing companies internal problems.

Posted in Litigation

In King v. State, the Indiana Supreme Court unanimously held that “the offense of Attempted Dissemination of Matter Harmful to Minors can be committed when a defendant attempts to transmit proscribed matter by the Internet to an adult police detective posing as a minor,” thereby resolving a conflict among Indiana Court of Appeals decisions.  The Court observed that the State’s ...

Posted in Litigation

The Indiana Supreme Court issued four opinions in February 2010, two of which addressed related issues

Posted in Litigation

In Bules v. Marshall County, the Indiana Supreme Court, in a 4-1 opinion, defined what constitutes a “period of reasonable response to a weather condition” for governmental immunity under the Indiana Tort Claims Act. 

The Court held that a reasonable response period “lasts at least until the weather condition has stabilized, and immunizes the governmental unit from liability ...

n today’s economic climate, business credit continues to affect the financial strength of businesses across the country. In our previous newsletter, we outlined basic business credit advice. In this issue, we address federal income tax issues that lurk behind any debt restructuring or debt forgiveness that a company may arrange with one or more of its customers.

Introduction - The ...

Employees are just one signature away from being able to keep firearms locked in their vehicles while at work. Last week, the Indiana General Assembly passed House Bill 1065, a law prohibiting employers from adopting or enforcing policies that prevent employees from possessing firearms or ammunition that are locked in trunks, kept in glove compartments, or stored out of plain sight in ...

The Kentucky CPA Journal / Issue 1 2010

Tax in the Bluegrass

March 2010

Successfully resolving an audit by a state or local taxing agency like the Kentucky Department of Revenue requires preparation, patience and perseverance.



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