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  • KSI program participants celebrate the new upgraded computers purchased with funding from DFRC. Proudly displaying thank you posters are (left to right): Judith Downing, Matthew Poore, Tanndra Tucker, Ann Haggerty a Trustee with DFRC, Alyssa Baker, William Bailey, Heather Mack, Annie Brown, Erika Klase and Michael Schiappa.

Western Sussex Chamber of Commerce hosts special Business and Economic Development Forum

March 2nd, 2020|Categories: BUSINESS|

The Western Sussex Chamber of Commerce held a special Business and Economic Development Forum on Thursday, Feb. 13 at Heritage Shores with Governor John Carney, House Speaker Pete Schwartzkopf, House Minority Leader Dan Short, and County Council President Mike Vincent serving as panelists. The chamber holds monthly Business and Economic Development Forums at Stargate Diner in Seaford. Carney answered the first question of the day, about economic development opportunities in Sussex County. Carney spoke about the Delaware Prosperity Partnership, a public/private partnership that looks to retain and attract businesses. He added that there are 60 projects in the pipeline including five active projects in county. Governor John [...]

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Driving that extra mile to avoid taxes

Ben Franklin said, “..nothing is more certain than Death and Taxes.” How you meet and deal with them may write your epitaph.

For those of us operating a ‘pass-through’ business –- one that files federal income taxes via the owners’ personal 1040 forms — the due date is looming: April 15.  Or maybe you are one of the millions who pay an estimated amount and always request an extension to Aug. 15.

Either way, now is a good time and last chance to explore what extra deductions or credits you may be able to take on your […]

Delaware Farm Bureau celebrates 75th anniversary

The Delaware Farm Bureau accepted a tribute 75 years in the making recently honoring the impact and legacy of the statewide non-profit organization.

“The rapidly evolving nature of farming makes the work of the Delaware Farm Bureau more important than ever,” said State Rep. Charles Postles, tribute sponsor and member of the Kent County Farm Bureau’s board of directors. “Representing about 5,800 farmers, ranchers, watermen, and others, the Bureau speaks with a loud voice. It effectively advocates for our interests in Dover, and through our national partnerships, in Washington D.C. as well.”

The tribute, offered by Delaware’s House of […]

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