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The Black Mittens: Applying the "FUCK OFF" Approach of Deduction To a Scenario

A few days ago I had introduced a process that could allow an observer to make rapid deductions about seemingly vague details in an extremely short period of time. 1,414 more words


FUCK OFF: An Alternative Science of Deduction

If you’ve gotten into watching the BBC TV miniseries Sherlock, you’ll no doubt (I hope) have been fascinated by the protagonist’s fascinating ability to make near-instant deductions of people, places, and things. 877 more words


Income Tax - Tax Treatment of Director’s Fees and Bonuses from Employment

IRAS has revised its e-Tax Guide on Tax Treatment of Director’s Fees and Bonuses from Employment on 12 September 2014 as follows:

a.    It is clarified that a company may claim a deduction for directors’ fees and employees’ bonuses only when the company’s liability to pay such fees or bonuses arise. 118 more words

Income Tax

Debt Collection A to Z: G is for Garnishment

Garnishment is where money you owe, typically as a result of a judgment or court order, is deducted directly from wages or employment earnings. Many people learn of garnishments when they have moved on or moved away from a state/jurisdiction in which a court rendered a judgment against them and this judgment “catches up with them.” This begs the question of whether a garnishment order in one state can be enforced in another state. 103 more words

Consumer Law/Consumer Protection

Income Tax - Deduction for Statutory and Regulatory Expenses

IRAS issued a new e-Tax Guide on 12 September 2014 in which to explain the rationale and scope of deduction allowed for qualifying statutory and regulatory expenses with effect from Year of Assessment 2014. 471 more words

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Numbers are important

Here’s a new exercise for you: when you get into a train, into a bar, into a classroom – close your eyes and try to remember the number of certain things. 279 more words