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Is Your Business Now Eligible to Use Schedule C-EZ?

Your business may have become eligible to use the abbreviated Schedule C-EZ instead of the longer Schedule C when reporting business profit and loss on your tax year 2004 federal income tax return, according to the IRS.

Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Launches Search for New Executive Director

The Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (MHCC), the state's leading Hispanic business advocacy organization, today launched a national search for a new Executive Director.

Supplier Diversity Success

As part of its commitment to minority business development, Toyota is committed to finding new and different ways of helping MBEs grow their companies. Opportunity Exchange has generated more than $95 million worth of business for minority-owned companies.

Schedule C-EZ Change Means Savings for Small Businesses

The Internal Revenue Service today announced it will expand the number of small businesses eligible to file a simplified expense form, a move that will save money and reduce paperwork burden.

Coachella, Calif., Grocery Chain Targets Hispanics

"As Southern California's Hispanic population has grown over the last decade, Coachella Ranch Market, Ontario-based Cardenas Markets, Maxi-Foods in Riverside and similar chains have found themselves in a stronger competitive position."

New HUD Contracting Opportunities

The following contracting opportunities were posted to the HUD internet site on 09/14/2004.

Ontario, Calif.-area Firms Explore Operating in Mexico

Robert Carreon has sold video surveillance equipment to law-enforcement agencies around the country. Now, the Rancho Cucamonga manufacturer wants to expand his horizons beyond U.S. borders.

New Export Campaign Starts for the Virginia Apple Growers Association

The joint venture formed under the auspices of the Export Trade Certificate of Review program has accelerated the Virginia apple industry's development efforts into foreign markets.

UPS Launches Trade Direct: "Warehouse in Motion"

UPS Trade Direct SM services streamline the supply chain by making it easy to move goods directly from international factories through customs to multiple U.S. locations, eliminating the need for warehouse stops at the border for repackaging.

Durham, N.C., Sues Woman Over Small Business Loan Program Scandal

More than three years after Durham's small business loan program collapsed, the city has filed a lawsuit against the woman at the center of the scandal.

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