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Footnotes: Bogus SEC Letters; Nelly Spends Too Much Money; ONE WEEK LEFT | 10.08.13

Capital One is looking for a Financial Audit Director for their commercial bank in New York. [GCJ]

Obama Looks to Pressure GOP on Budget [WSJ]

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) Office of Investor Education and Advocacy is issuing this Investor Alert to warn investors about fraudulent solicitations using correspondence claiming to be from SEC staff and Commissioners (including phony letters using the SEC seal and purporting to be signed by Commissioner Daniel Gallagher). [SEC]

Oregon likely to try again on sales tax [WaPo]

Nelly to government: Don't tax me during shutdown "Because, you know, paying taxes is supposed to pay for the government, which in turn is not working. So if they're not working, I shouldn't have to pay taxes. And me being in the upper echelon of the tax bracket, feel that the money I could be saving over these next couple of days could be very vital to my survival." [USAT]

Online sales tax would hurt minorities, women, says media council [The Hill]
Joe Kristan has one-week-to-go reminders for all the tax pros out there. [Tax Update] 
Tax Reform Is on Furlough [Clint Stretch/Tax Analysts]
Man Fakes Violent Kidnapping for Some Guilt-Free Time Away from Wife [Gawker]
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