VTPA Meeting

first_imgThe Vermont Tax Practitioners Association (VTPA) will hold its next regular meeting on Tuesday, October 15th from 9:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. at the Best Western Hotel (formerly the Holiday Inn) just off Exit 10 of I-89 in Waterbury, Vt.The morning session will be on “Retirement Planning” and will be presented a representative of the Internal Revenue Service in the Taxpayer Education & Communication Division. The presentation will examine the issue from the perspective of both sole proprietors and plan trustees.The afternoon session will be on “Tax Planning for Education” and will be given by Laurence Beinert of Mansfield Tax Services. He will discuss tax related methods of funding education as well as the various education tax credits and related issues.The meeting is free for VTPA members who have paid their 2002 dues. Annual VTPA membership dues are $50 payable in advance or at the meeting. Prospective members or other interested persons may attend one introductory meeting without charge. Lunch is an additional $10 charge for all attending. For more membership information call Rick Kane at (802) 463-1503.last_img read more

PREMIUMNew BNPT chief faces tough challenge of ending deradicalization behind bars

first_imgForgot Password ? LOG INDon’t have an account? Register here Facebook The new National Counterterrorism Agency (BNPT) chief is facing tough challenges to step up campaigns against violent extremism and the spread of radicalism behind bars.President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo inaugurated last week police Insp. Gen. Boy Rafli Amar as the new BNPT head replacing fellow police officer Comr. Gen. Suhardi Alius, who had led the BNPT since 2016.Terrorism expert Noor Huda Ismail said deradicalization efforts in overcrowded prisons across the country, which had become fertile ground for terrorists to recruit and learn from each other, should be Boy’s main focus in curbing the spread of terrorism.“In prisons, the BNPT should join hands with prison guards, who interact with them [the terror convicts] on a daily basis. The BNPT should build the capacity of these [guards to provide counternarratives],” Noor said. “The BNPT should c… BNPT-chief bnpt #BNPT deradicalization #Deradicalization terrorism #Terrorism inmates #prison Linkedin Google Topics : Log in with your social accountlast_img read more