Temporary FEMA disaster center opens next week

A Federal Emergency Management Agency mobile disaster recovery center will be open in Colorado Springs Nov. 11-16. Colorado Springs residents affected by the September storms...

Dept. of Revenue system causing tax return nightmares

The system is under fire by a number of leading accounting firms who complain about delayed refunds and, in some cases, notices from the state demanding payment of penalties and interest along with the repayment of refunds that had been larger than expected.

Heart Check America fined $3.2 million

The X-Ray Certification Unit of the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has order Heart Check America to pay nearly $3.2 million for alleged violations of the Colorado Rules and Regulations Pertaining to Radiation Control. The company closed its Denver office in May after state inspectors confirmed it was conducting computed tomography scans on […]
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City infill action plan available for public comment

Drafts of the city's infill action plan are available for public comment at the city's website. The new chapter of the city's comprehensive plan provides...

Tuesday last day for state tax amnesty

Today is the deadline for Colorado taxpayers who are behind on their taxes to pay up and avoid penalties under the state’s tax amnesty program. Under the Colorado Department of Revenue’s program, most delinquent tax payers can avoid penalties and pay half the interest on past due taxes. The department reported a surge of calls […]
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El Paso County’s most expensive foreclosures

Following are the top most expensive properties that sold in the Nov. 16 El Paso County Public Trustee’s foreclosure auction.
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Sept. retail sales rise, third monthly increase

Americans spent more money on cars, furniture and at hardware stores to boost retail sales to a third monthly increase in September. The string of...

Springs Rescue Mission expands programs

Springs Rescue Mission has a new plan to assist the homeless after the City Council passed a ban on homeless camping on public property. The...

United Way 2-1-1 offers tax guidance

Once again, Pikes Peak United Way 2-1-1 operators will provide information this tax season about tax credits and where to obtain free tax preparation...

People on the Move – April 2, 2010

The American Water Works Association has named David LaFrance as its new Executive Director. LaFrance has served as Director of Finance for Denver Water for the past 12 years and is a respected industry leader in the areas of utility economics and water rates. He served as chairman of AWWA’s Audit Committee from 2005-08 and […]
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CEO shopping tips

CEO-to-CEO gift giving, a $17 billion industry, can be tricky business; here’s what one gift-giving consultant has to say about the matter. “Gift giving is an important element of an executive’s skill set, particularly on a CEO-to-CEO basis, but most business leaders don’t have the time to learn the intricacies of high-level corporate gift giving […]
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U.S. Bank named military friendly by G.I. Jobs

This Veterans Day, U.S. Bank said it has hired 2,300 veterans nationwide, surpassing its military hiring goal for 2012. “U.S. Bank is firmly committed to employing and supporting veterans, active-duty service members and their families,” said Richard Davis, chairman, president and CEO of U.S. Bancorp, parent company of U.S. Bank. “Veterans bring valuable leadership skills […]
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