Creed’s Scott Stapp Alleges IRS Error Left Him Penniless & Homeless

Earlier today, Scott Stapp who fronted the band “Creed” in its heyday, posted a bizarre video on his Facebook page claiming that he is now penniless and living in a Holiday Inn. Denouncing claims that he might be on drugs, Stapp places the blame for his predicament on a number of others, including the IRS, who he says froze his accounts on a number of occasions.

Apple Seeds Perk Wars, Adds Egg Freezing As Employee Benefit

Apple and Facebook have fired the latest round in the “perk wars” – efforts to woo and keep talent in the tech sector. Not content with fancy meals, tech companies are offering female employees the opportunity to freeze their eggs. As perks keep expanding, what are the tax consequences to those employees?

GoldieBlox Pulls Beastie Boys Song From Ad Citing Adam Yauch’s Will

Days after filing court documents to keep their version of the Beastie Boys’ song, “Girls” in their commercial, Goldieblox has announced that they’re pulling the song from the ad. What’s driving the change? The company claims it’s out of respect for Adam Yauch’s request that his music not be used in advertising.

Achtung Baby: Bono Defends U2 Tax Moves

U2 is one of the most successful rock bands in the world. Frontman Bono is considered one of the most charitable men in the world. Yet, when it comes to economics, the band chose to move some operations to the Netherlands in order to pay fewer taxes. Is that hypocrisy? Bono says no.