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Margaret Parsons

56 Tanglin Road, Singapore

Member since November 14, 2013


  • Irs_er_overveldet_av_tyveri_identitetssvindel_of_avanti_law_group_177_

    WASHINGTON-Rashia Wilson kjøpte en $92,000 Audi, erklærte seg selv en millionær og annonsert på sin Facebook-side at hun var dronning IRS skatt svindel,"som påtalemyndigheten fortalte historien.

    Men enda mer enn hennes flamboyance, det var tilsynelatende enkel hennes forbrytelse som var mest imponerende: hun og medskyldig ble anklaget for å ha kapret identiteten til andre skattebetalere å få falske refusjon. De brukte stjålet personnummer, datamaskin og grunnleggende kunnskaper om hvordan å filen selvangivelse, ifølge regjeringen.

    Etter Florida mor til tre var fanget og erklærte seg gjorde skyldig fjor forbrytelser totalt minst $3 millioner, hennes forsvarsadvokat, Mark O'Brien, sitt eget bønn. Han sa i retten at han håpet de «IRS vil finne en måte å hindre at dette skjer i fremtiden, så noen med en sjette klasse utdanning ikke svindle dem så lett.»

    Over hele landet, har tyveri av skattebetaler identiteter tatt av, mens du får langt mindre oppmerksomhet enn tapet av kredittkortinformasjon. Noen narkotikalangere, alltid med et øye for enkel fortjeneste, har slått til skattyter identitetstyveri etter å ha hørt hvordan ukomplisert var å svindel IRS. En medisinsk assistent på sykehjem stjal identiteten til hundrevis av pasienter. En fengselsvakt stjal identiteten til innsatte og arkivert falske avkastning under navnene deres.

    Alt i alt i bare de første seks månedene i fjor, ble 1,6 millioner skattytere berørt av identitetstyveri, sammenlignet m...

  • The_avanti_law_group_3_tips_to_avoid_family_conflicts_in_estate_planning_2_177_

    Whether you are creating an estate plan for the first time or making changes to one, be aware that how you plan to leave your assets may create tension in your family. Although the potential for conflicts can develop without a Will, different treatment of children or other beneficiaries as part of a well thought out and drafted estate plan can cause animosity among family members.

    Family conflicts may develop for many reasons, such as when a loved one chooses to unequally divide their estate, leaves money in trust instead of a lump sum, or disinherits a family member. North Carolina Estate Planning Conflict Resolution How can one manage family conflicts in estate planning?

    1. Bring family together. Hold a family meeting that discusses the assets left to each child and family member. This will allow an opportunity for explaining important asset protection decisions and other considerations. These meetings also help to reduce tensions that could build later on should resentment develop between siblings. This is also an ideal time to bring up any existing health issues for which your family may need to plan.
    2. Choose and talk with your executor and agents. Many conflicts can be prevented if your executor and agents have a clear understanding of your wishes. You may have updated your beneficiaries and neglected to inform them or your executor of the changes, which can cause confusion later on. When it comes to decisions for your medical care, who have you granted power of attorney ...
  • Family Law and Divorce of the Avanti Law Group

    Community, Communication Design

    All family law related matters are emotionally-charged and highly stressful processes. While the vast majority of all cases settle, it sometimes takes significant work and preparation before either party has enough information to make settlement decisions. Whether a case can be settled by agreement rather than decided by a judge after contested trial depends on the parties and their attorneys. Avanti Law Group follows a cooperative approach. However, we are trial ready if the case needs to be decided by a judge. Each case has a unique dynamic that will dictate the method of achieving the results you need.

    Our attorneys’ experience includes:

    • Successfully represented mother in a custody battle against father (who was an established business owner), in obtaining custody of their 4-year-old daughter, even though mother was being deported to Mexico, child was U.S. Citizen, mother had no formal education and mother had been unable to secure employment in Mexico

    • Successfully represented father in opposition to Friend of the Court Report and Recommendation and obtained a child support reduction of 50% • Successfully represented mother in opposition to Father’s motion to claim income tax exemption every other year

    • Regularly represents wife/husband in divorce proceedings.

    Our attorneys represent clients in all areas of family law, including:

    • Adoption

    • Custody and visitations

    • Grandparent visitation

    • Relocation

    • Paternity

    • Guardianships

    •...

  • Sharnai Skinner is proud of the eight years she spent defending her country, as underscored by the staff-sergeant insignia — four chevrons bracketing a star — tattooed on her left arm.

    The Air Force veteran is anything but proud, however, of the manner in which she defended — or failed to defend — her finances.

    “I’ve already accepted the fact that I just lost all my savings,” the 29-year-old Whitehall resident said. “And it hurts.”

    Skinner’s recent financial blunder began with the best of intentions.

    After receiving an honorable discharge from the Air Force last January, Skinner returned to civilian life in central Ohio and decided to pursue a college degree. She made arrangements to attend school full time, starting this month.

    She figured she’d need a reliable car to get to and from classes — not to mention a part-time retail job.

    While searching Craigslist in November, Skinner found what seemed to be the perfect vehicle: a 2003 Honda Accord with just 67,000 miles on it. The seller, she said, wanted $1,970.

    The bargain price, though, wasn’t the only selling point. Skinner said the car’s owner indicated that she, too, had military ties.

    “She said she was stationed in North Dakota and that she was deploying in December.”

    Skinner felt an instant bond.

    “I thought: ‘She’s not going to scam me. She wouldn’t do that. We’re together in this.’  ”

    Emboldened by the apparent connection, Skinner took the plunge.

    “I said, ‘Gr...

  • Attester av The Avanti Group LLC

    Community, Communication Design

    "Jay er en utmerket rekrutterer som virkelig passer inn i kategorien karriere trener for utøvende nivå fagfolk. Jeg har hatt mange positive samhandling knyttet til min egen og andres karriere gjennom årene. Hver gang har han vært en klarert fortrolig med eksepsjonell råd og vilje til å gå en ekstra mil for meg. Han er svært grundig med en utmerket holdning som gjør det svært enkelt for meg å diskutere mål og krav. På samme tid er han flink til å forme mine forventninger til gjeldende markedsforhold slik jeg realistisk om noen mulighet. Til slutt er Jay min gå-til fyr hver gang jeg klar til å endre karriere."

    -Vice President of Finance, International Entertainment Company

    "Jeg har leid Jay på en eneste basis å hjelpe oss med flere viktige søker etter vår finansielle operasjoner gruppe over de siste årene. Jay har alltid gitt eksepsjonell service. Spesielt tok han lover våre behov for hver stilling. Han lyttet nøye til våre krav så han aldri sendt oss ukvalifisert kandidater. Og hvis våre posisjon krav endres midt søk, han ville tilpasse søket tilsvarende. Han er kunnskapsrik om markedet, og han er alltid veldig forståelsesfull. Vi har jobbet med mange rekrutterere tidligere og Jay er, uten tvil, en av beste.

    -Bedriftens kontrolleren, verdipapirforetak

    "Arbeide med Jay var en gunstig opplevelse. Han hadde sterke relasjoner som førte til meg å bli plassert i en utmerket plassering. Han har en sterk kunnskapsbase og gir verdifu...

  • Testimonials of the Avanti Group LLC

    Community, Communication Design

    “Jay is an excellent recruiter who really fits into the career coach category for executive level professionals. I have had numerous positive interactions related to my own and others’ careers over the years. Each time, he has been a trusted confidant with exceptional advice and willingness to go the extra mile for me. He is extremely thorough with an excellent demeanor that makes it very easy for me to discuss my goals and demands. At the same time, he is adept at shaping my expectations to the current market conditions to ensure I am realistic about any opportunity. In the end, Jay is my go-to guy each time I am ready to change careers.”

    -Vice President of Finance, International Entertainment Company

    “I have hired Jay on an exclusive basis to assist us with multiple key searches for our financial operations group over the past several years. Jay has always provided exceptional service. Specifically, he took the time to understand our needs for each position. He listened carefully to our requirements so he never sent us unqualified candidates. And if our position requirements changed mid-search, he would adapt the search accordingly. He is knowledgeable about the market and he is always very responsive. We have worked with many recruiters in the past and Jay is, without a doubt, one of the best.”

    -Corporate Controller, Investment Firm

    “Working with Jay was a beneficial experience. He had strong relationships that led to me getting placed into an excellent situa...

My Interests

  • Industrial Design
  • Environmental Design
  • Communication Design
  • Fashion Design
  • Audio/Visual Design