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Every 863 Years!

This year’s July has 5 Fridays, 5 Saturdays, and 5 Sundays.  This apparently happens once every 823 years.       Use this unique event to plan a sales promotion event.  Plan now to differentiate your business from the competition.   Calendar for July 2011 July   2011 Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat       […]

America’s New Frugality Means Keeping Cars Longer and More Repairs for DIY and DIFM Consumers

The FINANCIAL — Today’s cost-conscious Americans have decided to keep cars longer than they have in the past, which means more repairs and maintenance for do-it-yourself (DIY) or do-it-for-me (DIFM) consumers, according automotive aftermarket market research by The NPD Group, a market research company.         According to NPD’s 2011 Aftermarket Outlook Survey, […]

IRS Releases Draft Form 8941 for Small Business Health Care Tax Credit

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) released a draft version of Form 8941 on Sept. 7. The form is available for small businesses and tax-exempt organizations to use in calculating the small business health care tax credit when filing next year’s tax returns. Small businesses can claim the tax credit as part of the general business […]

Tax Credit Helps Small Employers Provide Health Insurance Coverage

IR-2010-38 Many small businesses and tax-exempt organizations that provide health insurance coverage to their employees now qualify for a special tax credit, according to the Internal Revenue Service.   Included in the health care reform legislation, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, approved by Congress and signed by President Obama on March 23, the […]

Health Reform Implementation Timeline

The Kaiser Family Foundation has developed a timeline for the implemetation of the various aspects of the healthcare reform legislation.   You can go to this link to read the Implementation Timeline.

Here is something you will want to have and use!

The telephone company charges $1.00 to $1.50 to get a phone number from information.   Here’s a number worth putting in your cell phone, or your home phone speed dial:                 1-800-goog411 (1-800-466-4411) This is an awesome service from Google, and it’s free — great when you are driving on the road with no pen, […]

Tips To Prevent Identity Theft

It’s important to safeguard your personal information.  Data breaches increased 47% last year and affected 35.7 million Americans.  Here are some things you can do to protect your information from criminals: Don’t carry sensitive personal Information such as your Social Security Card with you.  Identity theft commonly results from information found in lost or stolen wallets, […]