Four Good Reasons to Pay Your Taxes

It’s that time of year again. The W-2s and 1099 are starting to arrive in the mail and before you know it, it will be March and then April 15th – Hello Tax-Time! No one enjoys paying taxes, but there are several reasons to do the best job you can of accurately reporting your income: Uh oh! Uncle Sam Wants You! Obviously, under-reporting may invite scrutiny from the IRS and whatever savings you may have once enjoyed will quickly be wiped out ...
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New Years’ ideas for your business in 2016

The New Year is always a great point in time to look back and then start afresh – are you ready to make 2016 be the best year yet? Are you planning a whole list of resolutions for your business or just looking for small improvements? Here are a few suggestions to help you start the year off right. No time or energy to plan for an entire year? Try our initial “quick fixes” and just focus on them for a day or a week; if they work, you can always ...
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Community Capital’s Entrepreneurial Pop Up Shop Encourages Residents to Buy Local

Dozens of Westchester residents stopped in to Community Capital New York’s Entrepreneurial Pop Up Shop last week to buy local for the holidays! Sponsored by Tompkins Mahopac Bank, the event, held at small business loan client Ground Floor Co-working in New Rochelle, featured more than a dozen small business loan clients of the nonprofit microfinance lender, from Posh Pretzels selling chocolate-covered treats that made the Oscar Swag bags last ...
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Just in Time for the Holidays

The Harvard Business Review’s Daily Stat reports today that Merely Seeing a Box Being Opened Makes You Like What’s Inside Research participants were more interested in buying a commemorative coin that was in a little red box if they observed the box being opened, as opposed to simply seeing the coin in the open box (0.43 versus minus-0.32 on a willingness-to-buy scale of minus-5 to 5), even though there was no surprise involved: In both ...
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Community Capital on ABC!

CommunityCapital New York's Vice President of Lending, Simone Obermaier, and loan client Mercedes Nunez, were guests of ABC's El Tiempo Spanish programming show hosted by Westchester resident Joe Torres! Mercedes, as CEO and Founder of Palisades Cleaning Service, was the first recipient of a small business loan from Community Capital's CFA Award, the Million for Main Street Fund, and has since doubled her employees from 17 to 35, and provides ...
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