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Reservations about taxes: Why a 2009 law hasn’t stopped illicit cigarette deliveries
When Congress passed a law in 2009 effectively banning mail-order deliveries of cigarettes, it was expected to snuff out entrepreneurs on New York’s Indian reservations who were selling millions of cartons, tax-free, to consumers in high-tax states.
But the law, called the Prevent All Cigarette Trafficking Act, didn’t stop everybody.
NICK MASSEY | How to work out the 'math' of retirement
If you are one of the 78 million baby boomers rolling into retirement in the next 20 years, you might want to sit down and do a little math. Retirement is a lot more complicated than it used to be.
So, before you quit your job and venture into the next stage of your life, stop for a minute to consider a set of numbers that could make the difference between retiring comfortably and well, not so much.
Why job interviews are all about evaluator preparation
We’ve all been through job interviews, but being the one asking the questions is not always easy. You want to be fair and thorough when evaluating prospective employees, but also confident that you’ll gather sufficient information to make the right choice.
Fortunately, success on both sides of the interview comes from the same source – preparation. Doing your homework and taking a thoughtful approach to interviewing will make you as ready as you hope your prospective employees are.
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BARRY GILCHRIST | How to protect your company by keeping corporate minutes
Most owners of closely held corporations regard their annual meetings as required nuisances. However, these meetings can fulfill important planning and protective functions, besides providing a chance for the corporate attorney and accountant to help finalize year-end planning and review the next year’s agenda.
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BREAKING -- Man pleads guilty in Moxham shooting
A Johnstown man faces up to 40 years in prison after pleading guilty today to third degree murder in Feb. 6 shooting death of Joshua Scott Price in a Cypress Avenue home.
A 67-year-old caroling tradition
Ruthanna Weber, 98, has been organizing a Kenwood, Md., caroling tradition since World War II when she was in the Navy.
Ebensburg honors its heritage with Dickens of a Christmas
Sleigh rides, traditional crafts, period costumes and an old-fashioned puppet show helped whisk Dickens of a Christmas visitors back in time today for the Ebensburg community’s holiday celebration.
Penelec union families illustrate lockout's affect
About 150 locked-out Penelec workers and family members spent more than an hour today demonstrating along busy West Plank Road near the company’s Altoona headquarters.
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