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New Florida Law Allows Counties to Impose Sales Tax to Fund Public Pensions

New Florida Law Allows Counties to Impose Sales Tax to Fund Public Pensions

On March 25, 2016, Florida Governor Rick Scott approved HB 1297, a bill allowing counties to impose a discretionary sales surtax to fund underfunded public pension plans. The bill was the result of intense lobbying by the City of Jacksonville, which is consolidated with Duval County. According to the Florida Times-Union, Jacksonville pushed for approval … Read More

Nevada Town For Sale, Half-Off

Nevada Town For Sale, Half-Off

The 500-acre unincorporated town in southern Nevada known as Cal-Nev-Ari (short for California-Nevada-Arizona) is on the market at the recently reduced asking price of $8 million.  Originally developed as a small airport community, the land went on the market in 2010 for $17 million when co-founder Nancy Kidwell decided it was becoming tough to maintain at her age, looking for some help … Read More

Technology that Ignites Global Business

Technology that Ignites Global Business

This is part one in a series on how corporations do business globally. For a global business to succeed in today’s world, it needs to hone five pillars of engagement, writes Klaus Schwab, founder and executive chairman of the World Economic Forum. Those pillars are corporate governance, corporate philanthropy, corporate social entrepreneurship, global corporate … Read More