WZ New? September 26, 2008

More Than 400,000 Floridians Fail To Claim Economic Stimulus Checks

fanologo The IRS has identified more than 5 million Americans who are eligible to receive the $300 economic stimulus check that was authorized earlier this year by Congress  but have failed to file a claim.  This group is mostly composed of senior citizens, disabled veterans and others with disabilities who would not usually be required to file taxes. The 405,968 eligible Floridians who have yet to claim their checks are missing out on a piece of the $121,790,400 payment.  Miami-Dade County has the highest number of unclaimed checks with 21,898, followed by Ft. Lauderdale and Jacksonville. Those who have not claimed their economic stimulus check have until October 15th to do so.  Find more information at www.IRS.gov or call the rebate hotline at 866.234.2942

Unemployment Deadline Nearing

The deadline is quickly approaching for enrollment in FANO’s alternative program that allows nonprofit organizations with more than ten employees to opt out of the State’s unemployment tax.  The program allows nonprofit organizations to put their own money into a fund to cover claims as opposed to paying a tax to the State up-front.  Last year we saved one organization $55,000.  Nonprofits interested in a quote to see if your organization can save should contact Marina at marina.fano@gmail.com or call 305.557.1764.  The State imposed deadline for enrollment is November 30th.

Free Weekends At The Museum From Bank of America

Bank of America is offering holders of its check, ATM or credit cards free admission to selected museums the first Weekend of each month.  Upcoming dates for free admission are Oct. 4-5, Nov. 1-2 and Dec. 6 –7.  Dates continue the first weekend of each month through October.  Participating Florida museums include the Morikami Museum in Delray Beach, the Museum of Art in Ft. Lauderdale, the South Florida Science Museum in West Palm Beach and the Miami Children’s Museum, Miami Science Museum and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Miami.  For more information or a complete list of dates and participating museums, visit http://promotions/bankofamerica.com/museums/

Elections ’08: Raise the Nonprofit Profile

The elections are less than 42 days away so the time to get involved is NOW! The deadline for voter registration is October 6 and this is your last chance to get your members, staff and board engaged in the November 4 election.  The Nonprofit Voter Engagement Network has state specific resources including: voter registration; absentee ballots; early voting; voting at the polls; voting assistance; candidate guides; sample ballots; info on ex-offender voting; disability voting issues and constituency groups.  You can also order t-shirts, bumper stickers, hats, totes and toolkits of the website.  Visit the website at www.nonprofitvote.org for more information.

Certificate of Nonprofit Management  –  Upcoming Class Schedule

Saturday, October 11, 2008

Saturday, November 8, 2008

Saturday, December 13, 2008

Saturday, January 17, 2009

Saturday, February 21, 2009

Saturday, March 14, 2009

Saturday, April 18, 2009

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How can FANO better serve you? Email us today to let us know

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7480 Fairway Drive, Suite 206,  Miami Lakes, Florida, 33014

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