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  1. tax and spend
    Thoughtful Tax Protester Leaves Server ‘Personal Gift’ Since ‘Taxation Is Theft’“This is not a tip. It is a personal gift and not subject to federal or state income taxes.”
  2. The Chain Gang
    McDonald’s Is About to Have Major Tax Trouble in EuropeThe EU plans to investigate if the chain dodged over $1 billion in taxes.
  3. Yikes
    Evidence Suggests Roberta’s Owes Nearly $480,000 in Back TaxesThis has not been a great year for the Bushwick pizza hut.
  4. The Chain Gang
    Burger King’s Canadian Tax Inversion Could Save It $1.2 BillionAccording to a new report from a corporate taxpayer watchdog group.
  5. Free Lunches
    The IRS Wants to Tax Google and Facebook Employees for Their Free GourmetSilicon Valley demands to know what’s next, taxing free coffee?
  6. Taxes
    Will the Actual Value Initiative Kill Philly’s Restaurant Boom?There appears to be no rhyme or reason to the newly updated property value assessments, but one thing’s for certain: restaurants are going to have shell out a lot more dough.
  7. Lawsuits
    Suit Says Yuengling’s a Tax CheatSo much for all that The City That Loves You Back business!
  8. Closings
    Tapestry Closes AgainThe previous closing was said to be temporary, but who knows if it will reopen after going dark a second time?
  9. Reopenings
    Buddy’s Diner: A True Somerville Success StoryIt’s been in business since 1951, so a pesky tax problem can’t keep it down.
  10. Booze News
    Craft Beer Prices Staying PutNew York’s small brewers are toasting after their tax exemption was reinstated.
  11. Trends,
    High-End Restaurant Tax To Help Homeless?
  12. Lawsuits
    Lawsuit Shows a Whole New Round of Shadiness Emerging at Water WorksThere are allegations of embezzlement and rightful ownership.
  13. Mediavore
    Corbett’s Secretary of Health Wastes Taxpayer Money on New Windbreakers;Plus Katy Perry is latest celebrity to suffer food poisoning; and scientists say consuming invasive species could be a good thing, all in our morning news roundup.
  14. Lawsuits
    Sorrow for Il FaroGo elsewhere for your gnocchi.
  15. Taxes
    Jimmy John’s Might Leave the State Over Tax IncreaseCould Jimmy John’s leave the state?
  16. Booze
    Friendly Reminder: Soon Your Booze Will Be Tax-Free
  17. Mediavore
    Study: Even With Soda Tax Kids Will Be Fat; Germany Pledges Millions to BattlePlus windowsill gardening could be a boon to fresh food-deprived urban areas, and Angelina Jolie digs Spanish food, all in our morning news roundup.
  18. Booze You Can Use
    LCB Is Unfazed by Corbett; Continues Its Roll Out of Fine Wine and Good SpiritsPhiladelphia’s new Fine Wine and Good Spirits store is LCB’s way of thumbing its nose at Corbett.
  19. Mediavore
    Hunger-Relief Groups See a Sixty Percent Increase in Demand; Former PalmerPlus Americans will spend at least two days shopping and enjoying merriment this holiday season, and Jone’s bacon-flavored soda has an unappealing aftertaste, all in our morning news roundup.
  20. TV Land
    Bloomberg Speaks Out Against ‘Anti-Semitic’ Sliced-Bagel TaxIf you get your bagel sliced, it’s an extra eight cents.
  21. Crime Scenes
    H&H Honcho Goes Into the ClinkLindsay isn’t the only one going to jail.
  22. Financial Woes
    Restaurateurs Are Steamed About Tax CrackdownsThe state is getting far more bullish about auditing cash businesses.
  23. Big Brother
    Paterson Still Fighting FizzIf a new soda tax passes, you may have to cough up one cent per ounce.
  24. Financial Woes
    Frankie and Johnnie’s F & J Pine Owner Pleads Guilty toA three-year investigation has ended in a conviction.
  25. Closings
    The Pink Tea Cup Has a Backup PlanA Pink Tea Cup manager looks to buy the business and keep the 55-year-old restaurant’s doors open.
  26. Closings
    Owner Lisa Ford Says Pink Tea Cup Is ‘Pretty Much Done’Third-generation owner Lisa Ford tells us why she’s closing the soul-food spot after more than 50 years.
  27. Reopenings
    Permanent Brunch ReopensIt’s up and running after its brush with the tax man.
  28. Closings
    Tax Man Seizes (Not-So-)Permanent BrunchAfter a rocky opening, Permanent Brunch faces an unanticipated closing.
  29. Mediavore
    Meals Taxes Rise Today; Instant Ice Cream at NortheasternPlus: Sandra Lee gets dissed, and Chili’s wants its customers back (customers back), all in our morning news roundup.
  30. Financial Woes
    Sara Jenkins’s Taxing OrdealShe has NY1 on her side!
  31. Mediavore
    Twix-Related Tax Confusion; Slow Food Holds ‘Eat-Ins’Plus: An online tool for finding food aid; Sandra Lee hands out brownies to grounded passengers
  32. Mediavore
    Ben & Jerry’s Celebrates; Most Meal Taxes Aren’t RisingPlus: restaurants focus on families, and South Korea promotes rice, all in our morning news roundup.
  33. Mediavore
    Brookline Businesses Want Cut of Tax; Mercury Is EverywherePlus: high-fiber foods make a comeback, and farmers turn from cigarettes to booze, all in our morning news roundup.
  34. Meanwhile in the Hamptons
    Tax Troubles: Ed ‘Jean Luc’ Kleefield’s Madam Tong’s IsThe embattled Hamptons restaurateur faces another hurdle.
  35. Reopenings
    H&H ReopensMore details about the bagel institution’s unexpected closing.
  36. Temporary Closings
    H&H Bagels Seized for Lack of Tax PaymentThe latest New York institution to be at least temporarily felled by the tax man.
  37. Foodienomics
    Paterson Treads on Wine, BeerGovernor Paterson’s tax hike on adult beverages could also result in more places to buy them.
  38. Closings
    Leggo My NelloHas Nello been seized by the IRS?
  39. Foodienomics
    Pizza Prices to Rise on April 15?Governor David Paterson dug in his heels yesterday on the state’s bid to collect unreported sales tax income from cash business, pizzerias among them.
  40. Mediavore
    Food Suppliers Fixing Prices?; Palin Wine Sales SlowA wine that reminds drinkers of Sarah Palin, and the new stickers you’ll find on meat and produce from now on, from our glance at the morning headlines.