We are glad to partner with Cerner, BNRT
and Cognizant to actively improve the health and hygiene conditions of Government School students, through meaningful interventions including daily maintenance of school premises and toilets", said Aditya Virwani, COO, Embassy Group.
But Gorman - who bared all for a pounds 100 bet - is now being backed by the British Naturism Research Team (BNRT), a group collecting evidence from individuals they believe were wrongly convicted under the Act.
BNRT spokesman Chris Lamb, aged 67, said the research team do not condone Gorman's actions, but feel strongly he should not be treated as a sex offender.
In previous hearings on the commission's findings legislators were skeptical about a BNRT
tax since it was unproven.
The centerpiece of the COTCE recommendations was a proposal for a new tax that the Commission called a "business net receipts tax" (BNRT).
Had the Commission's recommendations been accepted, the remaining state tax structure would have consisted primarily of a reformed and reduced income tax and the BNRT. The overall incidence of the proposed package would be more regressive than current law; but the hope was that the resulting reduction in volatility would put the state's finances on a firmer footing and thus be worth the cost.
First, and most significantly, there is simply no federal support for the adoption of a tax such as the BNRT. Unlike the corporate income tax, the BNRT would come with its own legal and administrative complexities that could not be avoided through reliance on an existing federal structure.
Second, adoption of the BNRT or similar reforms would likely trigger constitutional and statutory challenges based on the Quill holding and Pub.
By shifting the tax burden away from the income tax toward the BNRT, the overall federal subsidy for the state's taxes would necessarily decline.
Commission's proposed BNRT would have imposed a value-added tax on
CENTURY ECON., REPORT, at A-7 (2009) (describing BNRT and its
regarding the BNRT arise primarily from the numerous uncertainties