Washington, D.C. - The Internal Revenue Service today issued a consumer alert about possible scams taking place in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan.
On November 8th, 2013, Typhoon Haiyan – known as Yolanda in the Philippines – made landfall in the central Philippines, bringing strong winds and heavy rains that have resulted in flooding, landslides, and widespread damage. «Read the rest of this article»
Washington, D.C. – The Internal Revenue Service today warned consumers about a sophisticated phone scam targeting taxpayers, including recent immigrants, throughout the country.
Victims are told they owe money to the IRS and it must be paid promptly through a pre-loaded debit card or wire transfer. If the victim refuses to cooperate, they are then threatened with arrest, deportation or suspension of a business or driver’s license. In many cases, the caller becomes hostile and insulting. «Read the rest of this article»
Washington, D.C. – The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) gives this summertime tax tip. The Taxpayer Advocate Service (TAS) is an independent organization within the IRS that helps taxpayers who are experiencing unresolved federal tax problems.
Here are 10 things every taxpayer should know about TAS. «Read the rest of this article»
Washington, D.C. – Do you plan to travel while doing charity work this summer?
Some travel expenses may help lower your taxes if you itemize deductions when you file next year.
Here are five tax tips the IRS wants you to know about travel while serving a charity.
Company takes Advantage of Entrepreneurs
Nashville, TN – The Better Business Bureau warns entrepreneurs of the business practices of Grants Now USA located at 1960 Madison Street, Suite J, PMB 329, Clarksville, TN 37043. Websites include: plentyoffunds.com and businessgrantsnows.com
This company claims to offer business grant writing services; however, 39 customer complaints filed with BBB allege difficulty obtaining the guaranteed help claiming the company’s customer service is very poor.
Some complaints allege the company fails to complete the promised business plan, or if the customer does receive the business plan, it is incomplete or poorly written. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – Here are some additional items that the Clarksville City Council looked at during the work on the 2014 budget.
Clarksville Flood/Hazard Mitigation Program – Clarksville has homes that, for various reasons, are in drainage corridors, newly defined floodways or are low-level properties that due to development (or other factors) are now flooding. «Read the rest of this article»
Greg Adams to join Governor’s Staff July 8th
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam today announced Greg Adams will join the governor’s senior team as chief operating officer.
In the governor’s ongoing effort to make Tennessee the best managed state in the nation, Adams’ role will be to work with state departments to ensure they’re operating in the most efficient and effective way possible.
Clarksville, TN – On Thursday, May 23rd, Montgomery Central High School graduated 194 students in a ceremony held at Austin Peay State University’s Dunn Center. Family and friends of the students gathered to watch as they walked across the stage to pick up their diplomas.
Strategies to prevent and treat heart failure are needed to curb the rise in the incidence of heart failure
Dallas, TX - By 2030, you — and every U.S. taxpayer — could be paying $244 a year to care for heart failure patients, according to an American Heart Association policy statement.
The statement, published online in the American Heart Association journal Circulation: Heart Failure, predicts the number of people with heart failure could climb 46 percent from 5 million in 2012 to 8 million in 2030. Direct and indirect costs to treat heart failure could more than double from $31 billion in 2012 to $70 billion in 2030.
Clarksville, TN – Next week, CareHere! will offer City of Clarksville employees the opportunity to become familiar with the new Employee Health and Wellness Center and the specific services that will be offered.
CareHere! was chosen as the company that will manage these services for the City.
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