Monthly Archives: October 2010

Tax on Indoor Tanning Services

A 10-percent excise tax on indoor UV tanning services went into effect on July 1, 2010. The first payment of the tax is due Monday, Nov. 1. The payment is made along with Form 720, Quarterly Federal Excise Tax Return. The tax … Continue reading

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7 Steps to Keep you Financially Healthy

1) Focus on the positive Before you confront a mountain of bills, remind yourself what’s working for you.  Think and reflect on what your accomplishments have been and be proud of what you have earned and worked hard to achieve. … Continue reading

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Cobertura de Salud Libre de Impuestos Proporcionada por Empleadores Ahora Disponible para Hijos Menores de 27 Años de Edad

  Como resultado de los cambios hechos por el Acta de Cuidado de Salud de Bajo Precio ejecutada recientemente, la cobertura de salud proporcionada a hijos menores de 27 años de edad de un empleado ahora está generalmente libre de … Continue reading

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ACA Health Benefits for Children Under 27

As a result of changes made by the recently enacted Affordable Care Act, health coverage provided for an employee’s children under 27 years of age is now generally tax-free to the employee, effective March 30, 2010. The Internal Revenue Service … Continue reading

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5 Retirement Tax Deadlines

 To take advantage of tax perks and avoid tax penalties, you need to meet IRS deadlines. Some retirement savings accounts must be utilized by Dec. 31, 2010, to get a tax break this year, while with others you have until … Continue reading

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Weatherize and Reap the Tax Benefits

People can now weatherize their homes and be rewarded for their efforts. According to the Internal Revenue Service, homeowners making energy-saving improvements this fall can cut their winter heating bills and lower their 2009 tax bill as well. The American … Continue reading

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Energy Saving Tax Tips for 2010

Taxpayers who take energy saving steps this year may get bigger tax savings next year. The Nonbusiness Energy Property Credit, a tax credit for making energy efficient improvements to homes has been increased as part of the American Recovery and … Continue reading

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Retirement Planning in Your 20’s&30’s

When you’re just starting out in the workforce, retirement seems like a million years away. Let’s not forget you  have student loans to pay off and maybe a car loan. Chances are, you aren’t making a great salary in your … Continue reading

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CUNY Academic Aid Programs

PETER F. VALLONE ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM This is a CUNY scholarship given to full-time students graduating from a NYC high school with a qualifying grade point average and course background. All CUNY applicants are automatically considered for this scholarship – … Continue reading

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SUNY/CUNY Financial Aid for Immigrant Students

CAN IMMIGRANT STUDENTS GET SCHOLARSHIPS OR FINANCIAL AID FOR COLLEGE?  Undocumented students are not eligible for major state or federal financial aid programs, but they can apply for private scholarships and loans. Specifically, undocumented students are not eligible for the … Continue reading

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