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IRS Has $1.1 Billion for People Who Have Not Filed a 2007 Income Tax Return

IRS Has $1.1 Billion for People Who Have Not Filed a 2007 Income Tax Return

Refunds totaling more than $1.1 billion may be waiting for nearly 1.1 million people who did not file a federal income tax return for 2007, the Internal Revenue Service announced today. However, to collect the money, a return for 2007 must be filed with the IRS no later than Monday, April 18, 2011. continue reading »

Video Blog Series on U.S. Hispanic Market Debuts

Video Blog Series on U.S. Hispanic Market Debuts

Newlink Conversations features experts on controversial, informative topics and trends. Newlink America, (www.newlink-america.com), an advertising and PR firm focused on the U.S. Hispanic market, today unveiled a video blog series branded Newlink Conversations: continue reading »

Spain Prepares for Oil Scarcity and Higher Fuel Prices by Reducing Its National Speed Limit

Spain Prepares for Oil Scarcity and Higher Fuel Prices by Reducing Its National Speed Limit

The Spanish government has decided to reduce the speed limit on its national highways from 120 km per hour to 110 km per hour due to the crisis in the Middle East and the effect it will have on oil supply and pricing. continue reading »

PERSONAL FINANCE: IRS Announces New Effort to Help Struggling Taxpayers Get a Fresh Start

PERSONAL FINANCE: IRS Announces New Effort to Help Struggling Taxpayers Get a Fresh Start

Major Changes Made to Lien Process. In its latest effort to help struggling taxpayers, the Internal Revenue Service today announced a series of new steps to help people get a fresh start with their tax liabilities. continue reading »

STUDY:  Minorities and Women Make Best Hedge Fund Managers

STUDY:  Minorities and Women Make Best Hedge Fund Managers

Want an annualized return of 7.5% over three years or 9.1% over the last five? Then make sure your hedge fund is run by a woman or minority. continue reading »

GSA Launches Mobile Version of GobiernoUSA.gov

GSA Launches Mobile Version of GobiernoUSA.gov

Spanish-speakers now have easy access to popular government programs and services on their mobile devices, where and when they need it. continue reading »

POLL:  Hispanics Tend to Hold Few Investments or Retirement Accounts

POLL:  Hispanics Tend to Hold Few Investments or Retirement Accounts

According to a recently released poll from the Washington Post-Kaiser Family Foundation-Harvard University initiative, one out of every six Hispanics holds any type of investments. continue reading »

The Central Valley Fund Invests $3.5M in Modesto-based Paleteria La Michoacana

The Central Valley Fund Invests $3.5M in Modesto-based Paleteria La Michoacana

The Central Valley Fund, a private investment fund focused on middle market Central Valley companies, today announced a preferred stock investment of $3.5 million in Paleteria La Michoacana, LLC ("PLM" or the "Company"). continue reading »

Microsoft’s Growth Driven by Latin American Market

Microsoft’s Growth Driven by Latin American Market

As Microsoft celebrates its 25th year operating in Latin America its products have never been more popular and in demand. continue reading »

Hispanic Access Foundation Announces Partnership With H&R Block

Hispanic Access Foundation Announces Partnership With H&R Block

HAF and HRB launch program to educate Spanish-speaking taxpayers. The Hispanic Access Foundation has announced it has partnered with H&R Block, the world's largest tax services provider, to educate Spanish-speaking taxpayers about tax issues affecting where they live, work and play. continue reading »

U.S. Imports from Peru Jump by 19 percent in 2010

The Peruvian government’s foreign ministry is announcing that its exports to the U.S. grew by 19 percent in 2010 for a total of $5.7 billion, the growth driven in great part by exports of textile products. continue reading »

Los Pediatras Emiten Nuevas Recomendaciones Sobre Vacunas

Los Pediatras Emiten Nuevas Recomendaciones Sobre Vacunas

En la nueva programación se incluyen la tos ferina y la meningitis. Los adolescentes necesitan un refuerzo para protegerse de la meningitis meningocócica, una infección potencialmente mortal del tejido que rodea el cerebro, continue reading »

Contracting Program for Women-Owned Small Businesses Goes Live Friday

Contracting Program for Women-Owned Small Businesses Goes Live Friday

First Contracts Expected to be Awarded through WOSB Program. Women-owned small businesses can begin taking steps to participate in a new federal contracting program on Friday, Feb. 4, continue reading »

White House to Launch “Startup America” Initiative

Administration and Private Sector Campaigns will promote entrepreneurship and innovation. In his State of the Union Address, President Obama laid out a plan for winning the future by out-innovating, out-educating, and out-building the rest of the world. continue reading »

Peru-Korea Free Trade Agreement Set to Take Effect in April

Peru-Korea Free Trade Agreement Set to Take Effect in April

The bilateral free trade between Peru and South Korea is set to take effect in April, 2011 and is expected to expand trade between the countries five-fold through 2016. continue reading »