Clever gag ... or an attempt to cover up a goof? Online discounter Groupon issued a money-saving deal last week honoring Alexander Hamilton, whom the promotion called "one of our greatest presidents." When it was pointed out that Alexander Hamilton never served as president, Groupon played the otherwise valid promotion off as a joke meant to get people talking and writing about Groupon—though many seem to believe the company might just be trying to belatedly spin a fact-checking mistake. More leaders in the news
Thousands of employers have been snared in the IRS's all-out initiative to increase employment-tax audits—its first such initiative in 25 years. A main target: the tax treatment and reporting of employee fringe benefits....Click here to find out more.