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Help young patients by eating at Moe’s

AUGUSTA, Ga. – Area Moe’s Southwest Grill locations will raise money for the Children’s Hospital of Georgia this weekend through its Joey’s for Juniors event. For every $4 Joey Bag of Donuts purchase on Oct. 17-18, Moe’s will donate $2 to CHOG, the local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital.

CMNHospitalslogo_color-125x180The Joey burrito includes beans, seasoned rice, shredded cheese, pico de gallo and choice of flour or whole-grain tortilla, as well as choice of meat or organic tofu. Participating locations are:

• 3450 Wrightsboro Road, Suite D-225 at Augusta Mall (Promenade)
• 2805-C Washington Road at Washington Walk in Augusta
• 4239 Washington Road, Suite 1, in Evans
• 1500 Whiskey Road in Aiken

For more information on the fundraiser, contact Catherine Stewart at castewart@gru.edu or at 706-721-4004. You may also visit facebook.com/moesaugusta for details.

The 154-bed not-for-profit CHOG is the second largest children’s hospital in the state, providing the highest level of pediatric critical care and neonatal intensive care, as well as a wide range of general and complex health care for children. Last year, Moe’s raised more than $2,200 for CHOG through a one-day event.

Moe’s Southwest Grill is a fast-casual concept featuring fresh southwest fare in an engaging atmosphere in more than 550 locations in the U.S. and abroad. Founded in 2000, Atlanta-based Moe’s Southwest Grill was ranked #1 in category in Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500 in 2010 and is a Gold Award winner of the 2008 Consumer’s Choice in Chains Awards. For more information, visit moes.com.

Tips for filing your own income taxes

The April 15 deadline to file your taxes is less than a month away, and according to a recent report from the Internal Revenue Service, close to 27.4 million people have already prepared their own taxes – a 6 percent increase over last year.

According to Georgia Regents University Accounting Professor Joey Styron, filing your own taxes does not have be overwhelming. He recommends these tips to help you finish on time and maximize your refund.

•  File your taxes sooner, rather than later: Don’t wait until the last minute to file. Rushing to meet the deadline will only increase your chances of making an error, and you may even overlook possible tax savings.

•  File on time: According to the IRS, if you anticipate that you will owe taxes when you file, you should still file by April 15. Paying as much as you can will minimize penalties and interest charges.

•  Keep good records: Before you file, get organized. Have your W-2s, 1099s, receipts, and any other applicable records, such as donations to charitable organizations. Also, review your checkbook, credit card statements, and bank statements and create a list of items that could be considered deductibles.

•  E-filing: Opting to file your taxes online can save you a lot of hassle. Many software programs will do the calculations for you, and some even have audit protection tools built-in, which help you find mistakes before you submit your return.

Get a jump on the next tax season: Filing your own taxes gives you an inside look into where your money is going. Begin making financial adjustments now so you can increase your chances of getting a larger return next year.

Tips for filing your own income taxes

 

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 AUGUSTA, Ga. – The April 15th deadline to file your taxes is less than a month away, and according to a recent report from the Internal Revenue Service, close to 27.4 million people have already prepared their own taxes – a six percent increase over last year.

According to Georgia Regents University Accounting Professor Joey Styron, filing your own taxes does not have be overwhelming. He recommends these tips to help you finish on time and maximize your refund.

  • File your taxes sooner, rather than later: Don’t wait until the last minute to file. Rushing to meet the deadline will only increase your chances of making an error and you may even overlook possible tax savings.

 

·        File on time: According to the IRS, if you anticipate that you will owe taxes when you file, you should still file by April 15. Paying as much as you can will minimize penalties and interest charges.

  • Keep good records: Before you file, get organized. Have your W-2s, 1099s, receipts, and any other applicable records, like donations to charitable organizations. Also, review your checkbook, credit card statements, and bank statements and create a list of items that could be considered deductibles. 

 

  • E-filing: Opting to file your taxes online can save you a lot of hassle. Many software programs will do the calculations for you and some even have audit protection tools built-in, which help you find mistakes before you submit your return.

 

  • Get a jump on the next tax season: Filing your own taxes gives you an inside look into where your money is going. Begin making financial adjustments now so you can increase your chances of getting a larger return next year.

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Georgia Regents University is one of four public comprehensive research universities in the state with nearly 10,000 students enrolled in its nine colleges and schools, which include the Medical College of Georgia – the nation’s 13th-oldest medical school – the nationally-ranked Hull College of Business and Georgia’s only College of Dental Medicine. The clinical enterprise associated with the university includes the 478-bed Georgia Regents Medical Center and the 154-bed Children’s Hospital of Georgia. GRU is a unit of the University System of Georgia and an equal opportunity institution.  http://www.gru.edu