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The Palm Beach Post from West Palm Beach, Florida · Page 19

West Palm Beach, Florida
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Thursday, November 7, 1968
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Palm Beach Post, Thursday, Nov. 7, 1968 B7 IRS Administers Gun Laws transferred to. However, I noticed that taxes were deducted from the reimbursement. Why was that? A The amount you received Is classified as wages subject to withholding and not a reimbursement for deductible moving expenses. When you actually move to the new location, the unreimbursed cost of transporting you, your family and your household goods may well be a deductible moving expense. The cost of meals and lodging while traveling to your new home may also be deductible. For further details, ask your IRS district office for Document 5014, Employees' Expenses, Educational Expenses. SELLING Contents of one of Palm Beach's finest homes 130 EL BRILLO entire contents of 18 room home must be sold including fine 18th century French, Spanish, English, Venetian furniture, chairs, sofa, mirrors, Bric-a-Brac, outdoor furniture, Statuary. Entire Servants Quarters Thursday, Friday, Saturday Nov. 7-8-9 10 A.M. to 4 P.M. DANIEL Q I'm a free lance writer and one of the magazines to which I have sold a story wants my Social Security number. Have they a right to ask tor it? A Yes, payments to self-employed persons need to be identified by the Social Security number of the recipient when they amount to $600 or more. These are reported to IRS on Form 1099 Just as a bank reports Interest payments to us. Q My baby is due the end of the month. When can my husband start taking another withholding exemption? A As soon as the child Is born. The full $600 exemption for a dependent may be taken on your tax return for a child born any time before the end of the year. Q My company paid the plane fares and hotel bills for my wife and me when we went to look over the city I'm being BOONE 1 fr, U AOIVs. "IP ill 7:30 PM TONIGHT " This column ol questions -and answers on federal tax ' matters Is provided by the local office of the VS. Internal -Revenue Service and Is published as a public service to taxpayers. The column answers questions most frequently asked by taxpayers. ; Q What's this business about an amnesty period for I registering firearms? I didn't know firearms had to be regis--tered with IKS? A Certain gangster-type weapons such as machine guns, sawed off shotguns, short barrelled rifles and sl- ; lencers have been required to be registered with IRS since 1934 when the National .Fire- I arms Act was passed. The amnesty period from '. November 2 to December 1 permits anyone who owns a gangster-type weapon and has violated the law by not registering it, to register it without penalty during the 30-day amnesty period. Grenades, bombs, land mines and other destructive devices should also be registered during this period. . The Alcohol & Tobacco Tax Division of IRS has the responsibility for administering the gun control laws and can give you the details on registering these weapons. Your local IRS office can give you the address of the Alcohol & Tobacco Tax office nearest you. Q My return went through OK this year and I got my refund a month or so later. Is , it true I can still be audited and have to pay additional : tax? I A Yes. IRS generally has three years from the due date of a return to make whatever checks might be necessary to assure that Income and expense Items are accurately reported and to assess additional ' taxes. For this reason it is advisable to keep tax records for at least three years. It usually takes about 5-6 weeks to process a return calling for a refund. In that time it is only possible to make sure the return is complete, the arithmetic is accurate and that the taxpayer is not filing a duplicate refund claim or has an outstanding tax liability- Q Is the cost of an out-of-state bunting license deductible? A No, hunting licenses are not deductible. Q On a Job overseas will I have to pay foreign Income tax and ours too? A It depends on where you work and the circumstances of your employment. The U.S. has agreements with many countries to ease the problem of double taxation. A U.S. citizen may also, in many cases, be able to take a credit or a deduction on his U.S. Income tax return for the foreign Income taxes he pays. Under certain conditions all or part of the income earned abroad may be exempt from Federal taxation. For details on this send a post card to your District Director requesting Publication 54, "Tax Guide for U.S. Citizens Abroad." Q We purchased tickets to a football game sponsored by a charity group. Can we deduct the cost of the tickets as a charitable contribution? A A portion of the ticket price may be deductible. To determine what this might be, find out what the cost of your seats would be at a comparable football game. The difference between the regular cost and the price you paid may be taken as a charitable contribution. 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The procession, made up of women dressed to the nines, winds Its way through the alleys of Timbuktu, making as much noise with drums and voices and handclapping as is possible. "Songhai and Arabs marry cine, two, three, four times," said All, with the faintest sniff. He is of the Tuareg Tribe, also Moslem but monogamous. And even in Timbuktu all men are not equal and do not conceal for a second their snobbery. As a group of poorly dressed, dark-skinned men passed by, with black cloth wrapped arouni their faces, Ali referred to them as "slaves." Slaves in Timbuktu means unpaid serv ants who receive food and floo. space for sleeping. Were the also Tuareg? "No, of course not Tuareg," said Ali. "Slaves are black. We are not." 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It is Mohammed All whose meets the three flights each week that come from Bamako. . He works here for the Mall tourist office, an organization - that defeats its purpose with ! stunning consistency. No man in Timbuktu who population may be 7,(MX), perhaps 10,0(10 or even 15,000 ' works harder against greater odds than All, who is 23 years old. There Is only one hotel. It is named Campenment, which , suggests tents or sleeping bags. But It has seven rooms, ! pink sheets, air-eonditioners that do not work, electricity, frogs in the showers, no hot water, flies and erratic plumbing. Mali, twice the size of France, won independence in ' 10; her plumbing still speaks : of Paris. There is not much to see in Timbuktu, and only one way of " seeing it. The land-rover of the Timbuktu branch of the tourist office Is it. Gasoline is a problem. There are no taxis, nor sidewalks, no shops except one of Banal souvenirs and five different postcards nor are there cafes. : "It Is not Paris," said All. It is not. But the name of Timbuktu is perhaps the most famous in West Africa to Americans, to Russians (800) are in Mali) and even to the Chinese. There are almost 2,000 Chinese in Mali, as technical advisers, or specialists working for the government. They're too busy to come to Timbuktu, but they know its name and Its legend. This was the center of the caravan tfath-fm-4hTrans-Saha-ran Road to AlgerlaaTiit-Mowic.-. co. The fame of Timbuktu as a market for slaves and for gold even reached Europe. It was a center of Moslem culture in the western Sudan. In the ltith century a Moroccan army crossing the Sahara captured Timbuktu and spoiled its prosperity. The French seized It In 1S!)3 and abolished slavery. There is a 14th-century mosque and hundreds of flat-roofed, crumbling mud houses. There are camels, goats and sheep. There are two schools, a basketball court for the students and a community stadium for soccer with no seals for spectators. And there is a bookstore with a sign. 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As 75 patrons looked on, police said, the man, also a Negro, rushed up on stage, forced Daniels to the side of the stage and stabbed him twice in the back with a switchblade knife. Daniels, 62, was reported In satisfactory condition at Roosevelt Hospital where he remained overnight for observation.- Charged in fhes1ahblng was Theodore Harmon, 43, of Manhattan. Police quoted him as saying Daniels "is a friend of mine and owes me money." Police said that when they arrived at the nightclub several patrons crouched behind their chairs or held their chairs to protect themselves. Ruth Meyers of Tampa, who was in the audience, said the assailant Jumped up from a table near the stage. "The two men moved toward the back of the stage," she said, "then I noticed the knife. What a horrible thing to happen to such a nice man." The stabbing was not Daniels' first brush with violence. 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