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2012-12-31 05:01:15

CyberAlert has named the first two not-for-profit organizations to receive 2013 media monitoring grants and extended the grant application deadline to 01/07/2013. Stratford, CT (PRWEB) December 30, 2012 CyberAlert today named the first two recipients of its 2013 public relations grants to not-for-profit organizations. The PR grants give recipients one year of free news and/or social media monitoring service. CyberAlert is now accepting applications for the 2013 PR Grants until January 7,...

2012-12-26 12:20:28

LAKEWOOD, Calif., Dec. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the second year in a row, the Water Replenishment District of Southern California (WRD) has been recognized by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) and awarded GFOA's highest accolade for governmental budgeting with the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for fiscal year 2012-13. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110121/DC34153LOGO) This award reflects the commitment of...

2012-12-14 12:23:16

WASHINGTON, Dec. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Even in tight fiscal conditions, state lawmakers often approve tax incentives for economic development without reliable estimates of their budget impact or limits on their annual cost, a new report from the Pew Center on the States shows. By omitting these steps at the outset, states have created incentives that can grow in price rapidly and unpredictably, raising the risk of budget shortfalls and unplanned spending cuts or tax increases to...

2012-12-12 16:27:10

BURLINGTON, Mass., Dec. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sales and use tax software is a business-critical component of purchasing and billing systems. Companies spend significant capital to acquire and implement technology to ensure the correct calculation of sales and use taxes to the appropriate jurisdictions. Reliable vendors who implement consistent product development strategies and thoughtfully evolve their products are critical to your business objectives and profitability. ADP...

2012-12-12 05:00:24

This Year-End Tax Review Service made $500K for one family owned small business! Southampton, PA (PRWEB) December 11, 2012 Zinman & Company PC, a top CPA firm, announces the immediate availability of a new Tax Review Service for their Virtual Controllership Services clients. This new service is designed to integrate the unique operating aspects of a family owned small business into the Virtual Controllership year-end tax plan. In one recent Tax Review, Zinman & Company was able to...

2012-12-11 05:02:04

Fiscal Cliff, the name given to Obama´s latest fiscal policy, is said to affect small business owners all over the country. XSM introduced ways how these businesses can yet fight the battle and increase their revenue. Denver, CO (PRWEB) December 10, 2012 The Fiscal Cliff is to come in play in 25 days and is set to affect almost all individuals residing within the United States. The new tax reforms are set to increase the tax revenue in an attempt to improve the economic conditions and...

2012-12-06 12:24:54

WASHINGTON, Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Total state government revenue increased to $2.3 trillion in 2011, up 11.3 percent from $2.0 trillion in 2010, according to the latest report from the U.S. Census Bureau. Total state government revenue includes general revenues (mainly tax revenue), utility revenue, liquor store revenue and insurance trust revenue. General revenues were $1.7 trillion in 2011, a 5.7 percent increase from 2010. General expenditures by state...

2012-12-05 12:21:58

TORONTO, Dec. 5, 2012 /CNW/ - The Ontario government underestimates its tax burden on new business investment because it measures that burden without taking provincial business property taxes into account, according to a report released today by the C.D. Howe Institute. In "Hiding in Plain Sight: The Harmful Impact of Provincial Business Property Taxes," Adam Found and Peter Tomlinson recommend that Ontario start including these taxes when it estimates its marginal effective tax rates...

2012-12-04 12:25:35

MADISON, Wis., Dec. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Meemic Foundation, a non-profit organization created by the Meemic Insurance Company, has been offering financial assistance in the form of grants to schools and educators since 1992. During that time, the Foundation has touched more than 1.5 million students through its financial support of education initiatives. Today, The Meemic Foundation announced that 19 schools across the state have received grants for the Fall 2012 funding period. Grant...

2012-11-29 20:21:42

WASHINGTON, Nov. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Qorvis partner and renowned budget analyst Stan Collender said in an op-ed published by the Financial Times on November 29 that going over the fiscal cliff could be a disastrous fiscal policy for the United States and that, rather than maneuvering for partisan advantage, Congress should be rushing to take credit for preventing that from happening. "The fiscal cliff would be the worst fiscal policy implemented in the US since the end of the...