High school students in the I-72 Corridor have a unique opportunity to expand their education beyond the classroom through participation in the Morgan-Scott, Pike or Greene-Calhoun CEO Programs. This innovative program is designed to teach students business skills in a business environment. Whereas typical classes focus on theoretical learning, the CEO Program gives students the opportunity to implement what they are learning and to test out their ideas in a dynamic business environment.
The CEO Program helps to inspire the next generation of entrepreneurs and business leaders to step outside of their comfort zones, plan for success, take calculated risks...
Investors now have the opportunity to reduce capital gains tax by directing their gains towards investments made in Opportunity Zones. The Federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (Jobs Act) has made it possible for individual investors, corporations and trusts to benefit from current economic gains without immediately paying capital gains tax. Those liquidating stocks or selling properties, for example, can invest their gains into Opportunity Zone Funds and instead of paying capital gains tax, have that tax deferred, reduced or even eliminated over time.
How to Defer or Reduce Capital Gains Using the Jobs Act
According to the IRS, “Opportunity...
November 24 is Small Business Saturday, a shopping holiday that urges consumers to patronize small and independent businesses rather than online retailers or big box stores. Supporting small businesses on November 24th has become a holiday tradition and we encourage community members to continue this tradition throughout the holiday season.
How did it start?
American Express was behind the first Small Business Saturday, which started in 2010. The initial goal was to counter the negative effects of the recession on small businesses and local economies.
The holiday quickly caught on. In 2011, the Senate passed a resolution in support of Small Business Saturday....
MacMurray College is a four-year, career-directed college with a strong liberal arts tradition, committed to preparing graduates for satisfying and productive professional careers, effective leadership, and enriched lives of continuing learning, achievement, and service. The campus is located in west central Illinois in the city of Jacksonville, about 30 miles west of the state capital of Springfield. Learn More!
I 72 Opportunity Corridor
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