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Venture capital (VC) investment experienced the strongest quarter in terms of dollars invested since the fourth quarter of 2000, after an exemplary first quarter and an overall remarkable 2014 as both dollars invested and number of deals reached levels not seen in over a decade.

Kansas has enacted a 2015 tax amnesty program. This program provides amnesty for all penalties and interest on unpaid taxes through December 31, 2013, if paid in full during the amnesty period of September 1, 2015 through October 15, 2015.

RubinBrown's Gaming Services team published its most recent industry update in the July edition of Casino Journal, a leading gaming industry trade journal. The update explains in depth why the calm winter and reviving economy yield strong first quarter commercial gaming revenue numbers.

On June 2 the GASB issued an exposure draft that provides guidance for irrevocable split-interest agreements.  Split-interest agreements are a specific type of giving arrangement used by donors to provide resources to two or more beneficiaries, including governments. Split-interest agreements can be created through trusts or equivalent arrangements under which a donor transfers resources to an intermediary to hold and administer for the benefit of the government and at least one other beneficiary.
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