News Section | Community News

Indiana Sheriffs Association Youth Leadership Camp

Indiana Sheriff’s Assoc. Youth Leadership Camp dates, location announced

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Sheriff Tracy Brown has announced that the 32nd Annual Indiana Sheriffs’ Association Youth Leadership Camp will be held in Warren County this year. The camp is scheduled for July 6th – 8th, 2011 at Pine Creek Camp near Pine Village. The Sheriff’s Youth Leadership Camp is a program provided by the Indiana […] Read the full story

Posted in Community News

Man smoking salvia

Proposal banning Spice, Salvia in Indiana could soon be law

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — A statewide ban on products like “Spice” and the herb salvia divinorum is closer to becoming law after today’s 93-0 vote in the Indiana House of Representatives in support of a proposal authored by State Sen. Ron Alting (R-Lafayette). Senate Bill 57 adds various chemical compounds used in synthetic cannabinoids like ‘Spice’ […] Read the full story

Posted in Indiana Politics

US Income Tax Forms

Taxpayers set e-File record as tax deadline nears; more than 100M e-Filed returns so far

WASHINGTON, DC — With the tax deadline just hours away, the Internal Revenue Service has announced that taxpayers set a record this weekend for e-filed tax returns, topping 100 million for the first time since they began offering the service. The IRS saw a late surge of e-filed returns over the weekend. By early Monday […] Read the full story

Posted in Community News

stack of various tax forms

Indiana DOR offers last-minute tax filing tips for Hoosiers

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -– The Indiana Department of Revenue has issued tips for Hoosiers who have waited until the final days of the tax season to tackle completing their returns. The deadline for filing Indiana tax returns and Federal tax returns is Monday, April 18th, 2011. Use I-File: Indiana’s I-File program is available 24 hours a […] Read the full story

Posted in Community News

Indiana one step closer to restructured, lower corporate tax rate

INDIANAPOLIS, Inc. — A key House committee this week voted 18-4 in support of State Sen. Brandt Hershman’s job bill fostering the creation of private-sector jobs and promoting economic development by restructuring Indiana’s corporate income tax rate by 20 percent. Senate Bill 589 lowers Indiana’s corporate income tax rate from 8.5 percent to 6.5 percent […] Read the full story

Posted in Business News, Indiana Politics

Tips for avoiding most common tax filing mistakes

WASHINGTON, DC — If you want to get your federal tax refund ASAP, the Internal Revenue Service says taxpayers should review their tax returns for common errors that could result in delayed refunds. Here are some ways to avoid common tax return errors. File electronically. Filing electronically, whether through e-file or IRS Free File, vastly […] Read the full story

Posted in Community News

Greater Lafayette Community Calendar

 November 2005
SMTWTFS
303112345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
27282930123