Wednesday, December 26, 2012
The financial deadline looms in Washington, with no deal yet made. Check this primer, and share your questions and thoughts.
With Christmas 2012 over, one reality check is that the looming "fiscal cliff" deadline is just a few days away. On December 31, tax cuts dating to the George W. Bush presidential term are scheduled to expire, and President Obama and congressional leaders have not reached a compromise. Of course, that means tax bills would increase for many middle- and upper-class taxpayers. And that means paycheck withholding for many workers would change, leaving them with less take-home pay in the new year. -- Do you think President Obama and Congress will reach a "fiscal cliff" deal? How would a tax increase affect your spending? Share your thoughts in the comments below. Apparently, though, there will be no immediate change in withholding tables, …
Tuesday, September 13, 2011
GCPL's new plans call for 'non-tax' revenue of millions of dollars annually.
Don't be surprised if you soon see one of those illiterate, chicken-loving cows in your local Gwinnett Public Library branch. Advertising in libraries and business marketing initiatives are part of the GCPL's effort to make up funding cuts by reaching out to the private sector. Philip Saxton, chairman of the Gwinnett library system, said Monday that he hopes the library can raise at least $4 million annually through private initiatives as it seeks to become less dependent on tax revenue. "We're not the same library we were a year ago," he told Gwinnett Commission Chairman Charlotte Nash and other county government leaders during the final day of budget review sessions. The Gwinnett government is preparing its fiscal year 2012 budget and is…
Saturday, June 4, 2011
Display and feedback improved for local business listings.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
Saturday, June 4, 2011
Dear Suwanee Patch Readers: Recently we launched a new look for our Suwanee local listings pages, changing the name from "Directory" to "Places" on our navigation bar. You'll notice on our Places page an increase in featured local listings as well as an easier way to rate and review businesses you have visited. Here are a few things to check out: - Rate your neighborhood right from our Places page and quickly reshuffle listings by clicking "Get More" at the top or bottom of the page. - To rate a listing, simply click the number of stars under the business name. - Have something to say about a listing? Write a review by clicking "review" and going straight to the listing. - Looking for a specific listing? You can search for a listing using …