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What Is Corporate Excise Tax?

What Is Corporate Excise Tax? posted on Jan 29

Corporate excise tax applies to all corporations operating in Massachusetts, both foreign and domestic. Due on the 15th day of the third month after the close of the corporation’s fiscal year, corporate excise tax payments can be filed online through WebFile for Business. While electronic   …Continue Reading What Is Corporate Excise Tax?

Apprenticeship Program

Apprenticeship Program posted on Jan 22

Through the Massachusetts Apprenticeship Program, workers have the opportunity to receive paid on-the-job training in combination with related in-class coaching. The program is administered by the Division of Apprentice Standards (DAS), an agency under the Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development (LWD). About the   …Continue Reading Apprenticeship Program

Get Ready for Tax Season

Get Ready for Tax Season posted on Jan 20

Tax season is upon us, and that can mean stress for Massachusetts residents and workers who don’t have the documents they need to file returns and payments by the April 15, 2015 deadline. While the Department of Revenue (DOR) encourages online filing of Massachusetts state   …Continue Reading Get Ready for Tax Season

Six Facts About Radon, the Leading Cause of Lung Cancer in Nonsmokers

Six Facts About Radon, the Leading Cause of Lung Cancer in Nonsmokers posted on Jan 15

You don’t have to smoke or be exposed to second-hand smoke to get lung cancer. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), radon is responsible for an estimated 20,000 lung cancer deaths a year. One in four homes in Massachusetts has the potential to   …Continue Reading Six Facts About Radon, the Leading Cause of Lung Cancer in Nonsmokers

What Is the Motor Vehicle Excise Tax? posted on Jan 14

Whether your car’s a clunker or an optimally engineered driving machine, it’s subject to the annual Motor Vehicle Excise Tax collected by the assessor’s office in your city or town. Like a property tax, which pays for services in the city or town in which   …Continue Reading What Is the Motor Vehicle Excise Tax?

Get Involved: Become a Mentor in Mass.

Get Involved: Become a Mentor in Mass. posted on Jan 8

Who molded you into the person you are today? Think back to high school or your first job: Did someone guide and support you when you faced difficult choices or challenges? Whether acknowledged or not, the difference makers in your life were your mentors. From   …Continue Reading Get Involved: Become a Mentor in Mass.

Celebrate New Year’s Eve Safely in Massachusetts

Celebrate New Year’s Eve Safely in Massachusetts posted on Dec 27

From all-day festivals in Pioneer Valley to breathtaking firework displays on the Charles River, New Year’s Eve is an exciting and fun holiday in Massachusetts. Friends and family gather to mark the turning of the calendar in one of the most festive celebrations of the   …Continue Reading Celebrate New Year’s Eve Safely in Massachusetts

4 Tips for Donating

4 Tips for Donating posted on Dec 24

Lending a helping hand to someone in need is a great way to pay it forward for the small comforts in your own life—a roof over your head, food on the table, and your loved ones around you. You can help those less fortunate by donating to one   …Continue Reading 4 Tips for Donating

Preventing Animal Homelessness in Massachusetts

Preventing Animal Homelessness in Massachusetts posted on Dec 22

Animal homelessness is an ongoing concern in Massachusetts. The Division of Animal Health offers programs and services that work to protect and control the number of homeless animals. The state hopes to bring this issue to light by spreading awareness and sharing information on the   …Continue Reading Preventing Animal Homelessness in Massachusetts

Volunteering: Making a Difference in Massachusetts

Volunteering: Making a Difference in Massachusetts posted on Dec 18

Volunteering can be a satisfying and worthwhile experience for everyone. Donating your time, talent, and effort are small ways to make a significant difference in your community. Many volunteer opportunities exist throughout Massachusetts that enable you to get involved in your community and improve the   …Continue Reading Volunteering: Making a Difference in Massachusetts