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  • 7 ways to save on federal income taxes before Dec. 31

    7 ways to save on federal income taxes before Dec. 31
    Uncle Sam may provide you with some holiday gifts -- tax savings that can amount up to thousands of dollars -- if you act before Dec. 31. The federal income tax credits and deductions may come in handy as this year couples will not receive the $800...
  • Free mobile unit to prepare tax returns for low-income families

    Free mobile unit to prepare tax returns for low-income families
    Coming to a Broward location near you this tax season: An RV filled with workers who will help low-income families fill out their federal tax returns free of charge. The United Way of Broward County is sending out its Mobile Resource Center from...
  • Do you qualify for thousands from Earned Income Tax Credit?

    Do you qualify for thousands from Earned Income Tax Credit?
    Uncle Sam is worried that thousands of Floridians aren't getting their Earned Income Tax Credit, worth up to $5,751 for the 2011 tax season. Last year, each of the nearly 2 million Florida tax filers who qualified earned an average of just under $2,400...
  • Two studies show many of us aren't saving enough

    Two studies show many of us aren't saving enough
    Two recent studies show many of us aren't saving enough -- to the point we don't have enough stashed away for an emergency or for a comfortable retirement. One survey released this week show that just barely half of Americans have more  emergency savings...
  • 5 facts: Summer childcare tax credit

    5 facts: Summer childcare tax credit
    The Internal Revenue Service has some good news for South Florida parents: That extra money they pay for summer childcare expenses may qualify for a tax credit, local IRS spokesman Mike Dobzinski said. About 30 percent of South Florida adults have...
  • Free webinar to teach about setting up disaster relief charity

    Free webinar to teach about setting up disaster relief charity
    Do you want to start a charity to help others during a hurricane or other disaster? The Internal Revenue Service is rebroadcasting its webinar, "Starting and Operating Charities for Disaster Relief," 1 p.m. Thursday, according to Michael Dobzinski, the...
  • Rising unemployment rate in Miami-Dade masks job growth progress, report says

    Rising unemployment rate in Miami-Dade masks job growth progress, report says
    Ask Marcia! Sun Sentinel career and workplace writer Marcia Heroux Pounds answers YOUR questions about surviving in the office, finding a job, unemployment benefits and more. To submit your question, e-mail mpounds@SunSentinel.com. Please include your...
  • Readers' Solutions: Getting Connecticut Back To Work

    Readers' Solutions: Getting Connecticut Back To Work
    BET ON WORKERS We must focus our efforts on the hundreds of small companies based in our state and especially manufacturing firms. I propose an incentive for hires in the high-tech and manufacturing sectors to build the work force for the future....
  • Text of President Obama's State of the Union address

    Text of President Obama's State of the Union address
    Text of President Barack Obama's State of the Union address, as provided by the White House: Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, members of Congress, distinguished guests and fellow Americans: Last month, I went to Andrews Air Force Base and welcomed...
  • Government lays out health insurance exchange details

    Government lays out health insurance exchange details
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The government on Friday laid out incentives for states and people to participate in health insurance exchanges, including tax credits and funding grants for the states. Health regulators also clarified how they expect states to...
  • Legislative Session Opening Day: Minimum Wage

    House Speaker Chris Donovan has proposed raising the minimum wage in Connecticut from $8.25 an hour to $9 on July 1 and to $9.75 the following July — and in the future having it rise with inflation. Currently, only Washington has a minimum wage...