Archive of Business Tips

Aiming at Dark Money, but Hitting Nonprofits

by Gary Schuster, Jacoborwitz and Gubits, LLP Governor Cuomo has just signed into law a measure intended to shine light on so-called “dark money” contributions to political candidates by some nonprofit organizations. The law was immediately criticized by a wide array of nonprofit and other groups as both overbroad and inadequate. The law applies to […]

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‘Made in Orange’ = ‘Pride of Place’

In 2012, when Harriman’s Jermaine Paul appeared on Season 2 of NBC-TV’s “The Voice” – eventually winning it all — whenever he was asked “Where are you from?” he answered, “Orange County, New York.” When Orange County residents get the same question, the response tends to be, “I’m from Newburgh” or “Goshen” or “Warwick” and […]

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Don’t Overlook the Latino Community in Marketing & Advertising

Hispanics are the fastest growing population in the U.S. According to research done byLaVoz magazine, of the 120,000 Latinos in the Mid-Hudson Valley, 90,000 prefer to speak Spanish in their homes. A recent Nielsen report indicated that from 2010 to 2050, the Hispanic population in the U.S. will grow 167%, significantly more than any other […]

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Hiring Summer Help

The following article was provided by Vanacore, DeBenedictus, DiGovanni & Weddell, LLP, CPAs Do you remember your first summer job?  It doesn’t matter if you were a babysitter, caddy, telemarketer or lifeguard. Your first job taught valuable lessons about responsibility and balancing work with family and friends. It also helped keep you out of trouble […]

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