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Tax Freedom Day is the day when Americans finally have earned enough money to pay off their total tax bill for the year.
According to the Tax Foundation, in 2013, Massachusetts taxpayers worked until April 25th (4th latest nationally) to pay their total tax bill. The Tax Freedom Days of neighboring states are: Rhode Island, April 19th (ranked 12th latest nationally); Connecticut, May 13th (ranked latest nationally); New York, May 6th (ranked 2nd latest nationally); New Hampshire, April 15th (ranked 21st latest nationally); and Vermont, April 14th (ranked 25th earliest nationally).
Join us for Fundamentals of Importing on Wednesday, May 10 in Conference Room 05/06. This seminar will cover the operational, logistical and financial aspects of importing while addressing special interests of importers such as security and global supply chain management.
Specific issues to be covered include product classification and valuation, global sourcing, customs clearance, import financing, logistics, documentation, and working with import service providers.
Paula Connelly, Attorney – Law Offices of Paula M. Connelly
Workshop is free, but registration is required at 5:30pm (before the workshop).
According to the Bureau of Economic Analysis and the National Association of Realtors, the real estate industry accounted for $61,041 million or 15.6% of the gross state product in Massachusetts in 2011. Economic contributions come from home construction, real estate brokerage, mortgage lending, title insurance, rental and leasing, home appraisal, moving truck service, and other related activities.
Would you like to expand your business internationally?
Have you had some international inquiries but weren’t sure how to respond?
If you answered ‘Yes’ to either of these questions, please join us April 3 for the Fundamentals of Exporting.
This workshop covers all of the most important topics, skills, and resources needed to become a successful exporter. We will discuss all of the major components of the export process: international sales and marketing; export logistics and finance (including the all-important topic of making sure you get paid).
Additionally, we will identify state and federal resources available to you – many of which are free of charge or very low cost. Join us for this informative, interactive workshop on how to build your international sales.
Kathleen Kinahan-Newell, Trade Compliance Manager – Massachusetts Export Center
Paula Murphy, Director – Massachusetts Export Center
Date: Wednesday, April 3, 2013 Time: Registration 5:30 p.m.; Program 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Boston Public Library 700 Boylston Street, Conference Rooms 5/6 (concourse level), Boston (directions) Cost: No charge, but preregistration is required Contact: Register online If you have questions, contact the Massachusetts Export Center at 617-973-8664.