The winners of the annual event were chosen from nominations submitted by others in the community.
Kelley Kindl and her husband, Scott Kindl, have both been cutting and styling hair in Saratoga Springs for more than 10 years. So, when the opportunity arose to open their respective businesses in a new location, it made perfect sense.
Two new companies, both owned by former taxicab drivers, provide that service.
People don’t have to be drunk to order up a driver. Amanda Putnam of Saratoga Designated Car Service recalls being called to take someone home from her doctor’s office after an unexpected medical procedure made driving unwise.
Leaders in the tourism and craft beverage industries met with state officials to explore new industry opportunities at the New York State Tourism and Craft Beverage Summit in October. At the summit, the state's largest investment in tourism to...
The New York Racing Association says a series of upgrades will be made to the historic paddock mutuel building at Saratoga Race Course. The work is anticipated to be complete in advance of the 2017 meet. NYRA officials said...
CPAs in public accounting firms do their fair share of yearend tax planning services. The past several years, have been particularly challenging due to Congress not acting on the Bush-era and other “tax extenders” until so late in the year, most tax planning was already completed.
However, with the passage of the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015 (PATH Act) in December 2015, Congress made some of the significant tax extenders permanent or extended them for several years, making the task a breath of fresh air.
As we begin to close out the year, we should be mindful that we are doing all we can do take advantage of the opportunities for retirement savings that are available to us. When doing so, it is important to note the different types of accounts we may have access to, as well as the varying benefits that each provides.
The Traditional IRA provides a very basic avenue for contributing to a retirement account in a tax-advantaged way. Savings are made on a pre-tax basis, and your contributions are generally tax-deductible to you in the current year.
Now that we are in the heart of the holiday season, you may be thinking about ways you can put your money where your heart is.
Specifically, you might be pondering which groups you should support with charitable gifts. And as long as you choose groups that meet the right criteria, your generosity can also be rewarding to you, in the form of tax benefits.
To begin with, you’ll want to make sure you are giving to a reputable charity. That means you’ll need to ask some questions.
It’s all about habits. The way we eat is established by patterns or habits. So, after the diet we go back to our established patterns. And guess what? We gain back all, and sometimes more of the weight we lost.
The same is true when we try to change something in our business life. Did you know that it takes at least six months to change an established pattern or habit? And that is why we often fail to be consistent in new business habits.
Things are going well at a new Crossfit gym that opened in Saratoga Springs on Sept. 1, according to co-owner Kevin Ostrander.
The gym, called Crossfit 12866, is located at 30 Gick Road. It offers an extensive Olympic-style weightlifting program in addition to classes in Crossfit strength and conditioning exercises.