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How Business Owners Can Make Charitable Contributions Count Toward Tax Write-Offs In 2020

Business Development Manager at Karla Dennis & Associates INC, overseeing the Sales Department in North America. Follow me @karltondennis

Business owners make mistakes all the time. For the everyday entrepreneur, mistakes are just lessons to be learned. My client, a successful CEO named Marco, was just 24 years old when he learned that if you are going to make a big contribution to charity and expect to receive a tax write-off, before you go buying a large presentation check, make sure to do some tax planning. Marco had written a $2,000 check to his favorite local nonprofit and had planned a whole scene for how he was going to deliver the gift. He remembered to write a real check to the charity; however, he forgot to inform his tax advisor before writing the check in his business name.

As a business owner, you may be thinking of additional

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Tri Counties Bank Announces Contributions to Programs Supporting Minority-Owned Businesses


Tri Counties Bank announced today it will provide $100,000 in total contributions to four community organizations that support minority-owned businesses throughout the Bank’s footprint in Northern and Central California. Further, the bank is appealing to its customers and communities to raise still more funds for these programs.


The Bank will contribute $25,000 each to four organizations that offer programs that assist minority-owned businesses, including microlending programs to create or grow businesses, technical assistance, and training opportunities. Tri Counties Bank will also be encouraging its customers to support these organizations:


  • 3CORE – an Economic Development District based in Chico serving Butte, Glenn and Tehama Counties

  • Sacramento Black Chamber of Commerce

  • Fresno Area Hispanic Foundation

  • National Asian American Coalition – based in Daly City especially serving the San Francisco Bay Area


This initiative continues the Bank’s long history of investing in

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Editorial, 9/25: Haverty’s contributions to local business development will be missed | Editorial

In addition, Haverty, according to Wendy Birdsall, president of the Lincoln Chamber of Commerce, was a champion for workforce development, and his work was instrumental in Lincoln winning $300,000 in grants earlier this year for its New Americans Task Force.

“His leadership at LPED and within many different communities will be recognized for years to come and missed dearly,” Birdsall said.

2 solid candidates in county race

The battle for a seat on the Lancaster County Board of Commissioners in District 2 (northwest Lancaster County) features two candidates with different political philosophies.

However, after speaking with both and vetting them, we’re confident that either could do the job.

Democrat Christa Yoakum, the incumbent, has done nothing to put her job in jeopardy. She has the ability to draw on that experience if reelected. With a mind toward environmental issues and bringing high-speed internet to everyone in Lancaster County, she has

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Edtiorial, 9/25: Haverty’s contributions to local business development will be missed | Editorial

In addition, Haverty, according to Wendy Birdsall, president of the Lincoln Chamber of Commerce, was a champion for workforce development, and his work was instrumental in Lincoln winning $300,000 in grants earlier this year for its New Americans Task Force.

“His leadership at LPED and within many different communities will be recognized for years to come and missed dearly,” Birdsall said.

2 solid candidates in county race

The battle for a seat on the Lancaster County Board of Commissioners in District 2 (northwest Lancaster County) features two candidates with different political philosophies.

However, after speaking with both and vetting them, we’re confident that either could do the job.

Democrat Christa Yoakum, the incumbent, has done nothing to put her job in jeopardy. She has the ability to draw on that experience if reelected. With a mind toward environmental issues and bringing high-speed internet to everyone in Lancaster County, she has

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