Category: Business

Job Creation Opportunities with Greater Hartford Arts Council grant program

Job Creation Opportunities with Greater Hartford Arts Council grant program

Mayor Pedro E. Segarra and Greater Hartford Arts Council Chief Executive Officer Cathy Malloy will join workers at the Isham-Terry House to acknowledge the job creation efforts of the 2012 GHAC Hartford Arts & Heritage Jobs Grant. The event will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, February 22, 2012, at the house, located at 211 High Street. “Connecticut’s Capital […]

Mayor Segarra Outlines Legislative Priorities

Mayor Segarra Outlines Legislative Priorities

Mayor Pedro E. Segarra today outlined his legislative priorities for the 2012 Connecticut General Assembly session, which includes support for social business enterprise creation, strengthened early childhood education systems and extended producer responsibility. Due to its density of nonprofit organizations, hospitals and state buildings, more than half of Hartford’s property is tax exempt. To address that reality and Hartford’s demography […]

CHF is Accepting Applications for Health Leadership Fellows Program

CHF is Accepting Applications for Health Leadership Fellows Program

The Connecticut Health Foundation’s Health Leadership Fellows Program is now accepting applications for its eighth class, which begins September 2012. CT Health’s leadership Fellows program is designed to develop individuals into leaders who can apply that learning to achieving health equity.   CT Health’s leadership program provides participants with knowledge, experiences, and leadership skills needed to achieve health equity. “The Connecticut […]

Tax Help ‘en Español’

Tax Help ‘en Español’

Tax information can be tough to understand in any language, but it can be even more difficult if it is not in your first language. The IRS offers a wide range of free and easy-to-use products and services for Spanish-speaking taxpayers. Here are 10 ways you can get help from the IRS if you need assistance with your federal taxes […]

IRS Suggests You File Tax Return Electronically

IRS Suggests You File Tax Return Electronically

IRS e-file: It’s safe. It’s easy. It’s time. Most taxpayers—nearly 80 percent– file electronically. If you haven’t tried it, now is the time! The IRS has processed more than 1 billion individual tax returns safely and securely since the nationwide debut of electronic filing in 1990. In fact, last year, 112 million people – 78 percent of all individual taxpayers […]

IRS Kicks Off 2012 Tax Season with Deadline Extended to April 17

IRS Kicks Off 2012 Tax Season with Deadline Extended to April 17

The Internal Revenue Service today opened the 2012 tax filing season by announcing that taxpayers have until April 17 to file their tax returns. The IRS encourages taxpayers to e-file as it is the best way to ensure accurate tax returns and get faster refunds. The IRS also announced a number of improvements to help make this tax season easy […]

Webster Bank “Bring Back America”

Webster Bank “Bring Back America”

Sometimes life imitates art. ABC World News with Diane Sawyer featured Webster Bank as part of its Bringing Back America series. Just in time for the holidays, Jim Smith, chairman and CEO of Webster Bank, was called a real life George Bailey from the classic movie It’s a Wonderful Life because Webster has been singularly proactive with its loan modification […]