Spill the Beans with a Tax Preparer
The free program Spill the Beans with a Tax Preparer is set for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Jan. 28 at the Providence Place All Place at 219 N. Providence Place in West Terre Haute.
Scheduled speakers include Andy Stadler, Stadler and Company Tax Service; Terry Daniels, Hoosier Heartland Financial Services; John Fitzpatrick, Fitzpatrick Funeral Home; and Marjorie Hopkins, author of “Dying to Meet Him.”
A complimentary meal of beans and cornbread will be provided courtesy of Fitzpatrick Funeral Home and Cremation Services.
Reservations are requested and can be made by calling 812-533-6807.
Stadler plans grand opening celebration
Stadler and Company Tax Service is planning a grand opening open house event Thursday at its new location, 2955 Canal Road.
Special guests will be Rep. Larry Bucshon, Terre Haute Mayor Duke Bennett and Ken Brengle of the Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce.
Celebration is from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. with the open house, a ribbon cutting, speeches, a lunch of hamburgers, hotdogs and Pepsi and live television broadcasts.
Free AARP tax assistance available
Free tax assistance is again available at the Marshall Public Library for taxpayers with middle and low income, with special attention to those ages 60 and older.
Assistance is by appointment only at the library. The service will be available during select hours Feb. 4 through April 15.
Persons should bring last year’s income tax forms, a photo ID and all supporting documentation. The volunteers will not complete business or farm returns.
A limited supply of tax forms is available free at the library. Most forms can be downloaded from the IRS website, which may be done at the library for a small printing fee.
The library is at 612 Archer Ave. Call 217-826-2535 or email marshall
firstname.lastname@example.org for an appointment or more information.
HVAC contractor launches website
Terre Haute metro homeowners can now find information about HVAC and air conditioning solutions at www.72degreesheatingand
cooling.com. Articles are being added almost every day, and visitors can find a monthly newsletter of home improvement tips.
Quick Books workshop scheduled
Purdue Extension will host a Quick Books workshop in February geared toward farm families.
The workshop will take participants through the basics of setting up a company, paying bills, writing checks, paying payroll and payroll taxes and reconciling bank statements. The program will feature Denise Schroeder, Purdue Extension — White County, a farm wife herself with experience with Quick Books.
The two part Quick Books workshop will be from 10 a.m to 2 p.m. Feb. 4 and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb 27 at Ivy Tech — Center for Workforce Development at 1700 E. Industrial Drive in Terre Haute.
The cost is $50 per person (with a $10 late fee after Jan. 28). Register by Jan. 28 to avoid the late fee. To register, contact Jenna
Spill the Beans with a Tax Preparer
Social Security: Changes on the horizon for Social Security
A new year is a time for change. People across the world make resolutions and set goals to better themselves and the world around them. Whether you want to shed a few pounds, secure your finances for retirement, devote more time to charity or go on a vacation you’ve always dreamed about, chances are you have some ideas for a fresh start in 2014.
Business Cents: So does your advertising plan pass the sniff test?
Having been a business consultant for more than a decade now, there are some things that never fail to catch my attention, one of which is negative advertising.
Chamber of Commerce: Time to give a nod to local businesses
Are you familiar with a business deserving of recognition for achievements in 2013? Has it excelled in terms of business growth, implementation of green policies, creating a healthy workplace for its employees or overall business success? Maybe you are the owner of a company that meets these criteria? If so, consider completing a nomination for the Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce’s 2013 Business Recognition Award.
On the move: March 9, 2014
Stacey Joseph, broker associate with Remax Real Estate Associates in Terre Haute, was recently recognized by Remax of Indiana at the 2013 Awards Celebration at the JW Marriott in Indianapolis.
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Milestone: March 9, 2014
On Wednesday Vermillion County Sheriff’s Department employee Robert (Pete) Jackson was recognized for 30 years of service.
Refrigerator recycling incentive increased to $50
Duke Energy customers who recycle outdated refrigerators or freezers will now receive a $50 incentive through the Duke Energy appliance recycling program.
Next Lunch with a Lawyer educational event set
Lunch with a Lawyer will feature attorney John Klotz from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 17 at Wabash Senior Activity Center, 300 S. Fifth St.
Restaurant cuts ribbon for opening in Marshall
Country Kitchen celebrated its grand opening Friday with a Marshall Chamber of Commerce ribbon-cutting ceremony at the restaurant’s location at 710 Archer Ave., in Marshall, Ill.
Indiana startup launches social music player at SXSW
Caktus Music Inc. has announced the release of Caktus, the first true social music player, for iPhone.
Free tax preparation for low-income residents
Stadler & Company Tax Service is offering free tax preparation March 20-21 to low-income individuals and families in Wabash Valley.
Greater Clinton Chamber to meet at Dairy Queen
The Greater Clinton Chamber’s monthly luncheon is scheduled for noon Tuesday at Dairy Queen in Clinton.
US employers add 175K jobs despite harsh weather
U.S. employers stepped up hiring in February despite a blast of harsh winter weather, renewing hopes that the economy could accelerate this year.
Meet and greet March 7 at Tater & Joe’s Coffee Grounds
An informal meet and greet at the new Tater & Joe’s Coffee Grounds ,423 Wabash Ave., begins at 6 p.m. on Friday.
Sony DADC halting local distribution operation, cutting 34 jobs
Sony DADC, a major electronics and digital equipment maker, confirmed today it is closing a distribution operation at its Terre Haute plant.
Advisers make students apply theory to practice
Master’s students in a strategic management class at Indiana State University received professional advice and insights from local companies during a semester-long project.
Social Security: In Iditarod and retirement, prep is key
The Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race, which started Saturday in Alaska, is one of the harshest, most challenging races known to man — or dog. Mushers embark on a nine- to 15-day race from Anchorage to Nome.
Contestants bear sub-zero temperatures with gale-force winds that can cause wind chills as low as negative 100 degrees Fahrenheit. It takes endurance, preparation and careful planning to make it from start to finish. The same can be said for your race toward retirement and Social Security.
- On the move: March 2, 2014
- Newsmakers: March 2, 2014
Biz prof outlines management practices
A strong dollar backed by the gold standard and perceived to be “as good as gold” has boosted America’s credibility with trading partners worldwide and facilitated rich exchanges of goods and services that allow the U.S. economy to grow and prosper.
FIO director to be keynote at D.C. summit
On the heels of his report to Congress proposing changes in insurance regulation, Michael McRaith, director of the Federal Insurance Office, will be the keynote speaker for Networks Financial Institute’s 10th anniversary Insurance Public Policy Summit.
Produce program taking applications
Melon Acres, north of Vincennes on U.S. 41, is preparing for another season of providing families with access to fresh, locally grown fruits and vegetables. The Oaktown farm’s Community Supported Agriculture program will begin the week of May 18. The 18-week season will run through September and shareholder registrations are now being accepted.
Students sought to paint houses during summer
While most college students will be spending the summer by the pool or relaxing with friends, James Welch will be running his own exterior painting business through an organization called Student Painters.
Best Places to Work in Indiana companies named
Union Hospital has been selected for the Indiana Chamber of Commerce “Best Places to Work” award for the sixth consecutive year.
ASAP makes 2 business degrees possible in 3 years
Motivated students interested in a career in business can jumpstart their futures with Ivy Tech Community College’s new Associate Accelerated Program.
IPL to host second class of principals
The Indiana Principal Leadership Institute at Indiana State University’s Bayh College of Education is accepting applications until March 15, which has been extended because of winter storms and school cancellations.
- Briefly: March 2, 2014
Downtown coffee shop reopens under new ownership
A popular coffeehouse, with roots in downtown Terre Haute’s revival, has returned after a six-month absence.
Indiana Limestone Co. closing shop, idling 166
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — An 88-year-old Indiana company that supplied limestone to the Empire State Building, the Pentagon and other iconic buildings is going out of business and laying off its 166 workers.
Taco Bell takes aim at McDonald’s with breakfast
NEW YORK (AP) — Egg McMuffin, meet the Waffle Taco.
Taco Bell is readying for the launch of its national breakfast menu on March 27, with items such as the A.M. Crunchwrap designed to appeal to its fan base of younger men. And the chain says breakfast will be available until 11 a.m. — a half-hour later than McDonald’s offers its Egg McMuffins.
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