One of the ways that New Yorkers for Children funds these programs is through its annual gala. The 2016 New Yorkers For Children Gala raised over $1 million that will go towards programs like the Back To School Package and the Charles Evans Emergency Educational Fund. The Gala was held at Cipriani 42nd Street and was co-chaired by celebrity hairstylist Frédéric Fekkai, Shirin von Wolfen and many others. The high-profile event drew attendees like Trey Songz, Alexia and David Leuschen, Kelly Rutherford, Rose Gilroy, Daphne Groeneveld and Danielle Snyder.
The ETIC and the ACTC are both refundable tax credits. There are a wide variety of tax credits available to taxpayers and business as a way of offsetting some of their liability. The most common for individual taxpayers are the Earned Income Tax Credit, Child Tax Credit, and the Lifetime Learning Credit. For businesses, commonly used tax credits are the General Business Credit, New Markets Tax Credit, and the Work Opportunity Credit.
The former FDA commissioner during the majority of Obama’s administration was Margaret Hamburg, known best for stabilizing the agency during a difficult time. Her predecessor, Dr. Robert Califf, had been in the position less than a year when he stepped down on January 20th. The current acting commissioner is Stephen Ostroff. The upcoming decision to chose a commissioner is eagerly awaited.
The Big Apple Circus (BAC) is based in New York City and has been a tourist attraction since its beginnings in 1977. The circus has been successfully performing shows annually at the Lincoln Center since 1981; they’ve toured a variety of worldwide locations, and would regularly be rented out by companies. “Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton…
Tax credits benefit the economy in a number of different ways, but consumers must go on an arduous search to find every tax credit available to them. Large businesses use tax credits to enact better business practices, and small consumers use tax credits to save money at the end of the year. This article explains…
The bowling part in October of 2015 was no exception. Wolf Blitzer of CNN, comedian Donnell Rawlings, and even international ambassadors such as Yousef Al Otaiba (https://www.facebook.com/Yousef-Al-Otaiba-162542037255423/) were all in attendance. Taking place at Pinstripes Bowling Alley in Georgetown, the night was a relaxed change of pace from the usual hustle and bustle that is typical of the D.C. area.
The New Market Tax Credit Program works to aid in “building up” of our forgotten communities. The goal is to attract private investors that will invest in these forgotten communities, abandoned commercial properties, and outdated manufacturing buildings and revive them. By investing in these communities, the investors create viable investments that truly give back to the community through services and jobs, not the mention a working, successful presence that feeds community pride. The result is a reinvigorated local economy.
Since his purchase, Ken Dart has stayed true to his vision of creating a mixed use community in this beautiful space. He embraces new urbanism, which would create residential, commercial and business spaces that’d be linked together through mutual community areas. This way, he would be creating a living town, rather than just another subdivision. Dart Realty (Cayman) Ltd., brought Camana Bay to life, and in doing so, introduced the first new urbanism development to the Caribbean.
The Finance Authority of Maine (FAME)is administering the Maine New Markets Investment Program which permits income tax credits for investments in certain communities in Maine. The program is modeled after the federal New Markets Investment Program. Qualifying investments must be equity investments made in approved Community Development Entities (CDE). The funding for the program is…
The Joseph E. Robert, Jr. Prize for Philanthropy has recently been awarded to Yousef Al Otaiba, U.S. ambassador of the United Arab Emirates. In addition, his wife Abeer Al Otaiba, a well-respected philanthropist in her own right, was awarded by the Children’s National Health System.