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Unit 5 at New Mexico's Four Corners Station Shuts Down for Repairs


SUGAR LAND--March 31, 2015--Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas)--Unit 5 at Four Corners Power Station, which is located in Fruitland, New Mexico, was taken offline Sunday evening.

Skeeters Host Free Fan Fest, April 18


SUGAR LAND, TX - The Skeeters will host the annual Fan Fest on Saturday, April 18 from 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. at Constellation Field. For the first time, fans are invited to participate in a special batting practice as part of the #SaLute2Fans initiative for the ...

Bearkat Women Place 4th At Husky Invitational


The Bearkats first a team total of 306-307-308—921. Hosted by Houston Baptist University, the tournament was played on the 6,084-yard par 72 course at Riverbend Country Club in Sugar Land, Texas. Lynn College won the team championship with a 899 total.

Gary Bruce Myers


Gary Bruce Myers, 68, of Bay City, TX, passed away March 24, 2015 in Sugar Land, TX. He was born October 6, 1946, in Sayre, Oklahoma, to the late J. C. and Ollie Myers. He worked for many years as an industrial electrician. Survivors include his wife of 47 ...

Smash-and-grab reported at First Colony Mall


According to reports, a Sugar Land jewelry store became the latest smash-and-grab victim on Monday evening. Two men — one of whom had a gun, the other had a hammer — robbed the Helzberg Diamonds store inside First Colony Mall, KTRK and KPRC report.

Pharmaceutical-Biotech Industry Places 29 North American Manufacturing Plants on Chopping Block, an Industrial Info News Alert


SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwired - Mar 31, 2015) - Reported by Annette Kreuger, Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- In a case of bad news being not quite as bad as it could be, the Pharmaceutical-Biotech Industry has targeted 29 sites across North ...

Fitch Rates Sugar Land, TX's Series 2015 GOs & COs 'AAA'; Outlook Stable


Fitch Ratings has assigned an 'AAA' rating to the following Sugar Land, TX (the city)limited tax obligations: --$13.5 million general obligation bonds (GOs), series 2015; --$17.5 million combination tax and revenue certificates of obligation (COs) series ...

Sugar Land Skeeters add six to swarm


The Sugar Land Skeeters and manager Gary Gaetti are excited to announce ...
Palmeiro, 25, provides a familiar name to many in the Lone Star state. The son of former Texas Rangers great Rafael Palmeiro, Patrick returns to Texas after spending the last ...

Police Officer Job - City of Sugar Land - Sugar Land, Texas


The Cityof Sugar Land is located on the southwest side of Houston and is one the the fastest growing communities in the state. With a population of 85,000, Sugar Land has been repeatedly ranked as one of America's safest cities in the past ten years.

Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital wins Texas Award for Performance Excellence


The Quality Texas Foundation has awarded Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital the Texas Award for Performance Excellence (TAPE). Memorial Hermann Sugar Land is one of just three organizations in the state to be given this prestigious award recognizing ...

Garage Door Service In Sugar Land


http://sugarlandtxgaraged oorrepair.com/ At Garage Door Repair Sugar Land TX Solution our company ensure to provide our consumers along with the greatest service and also top quality they are entitled…

Carpenter Sugar Land (TX) – Sugar Land Carpenters


Carpenter Sugar Land (TX) Lending helping hands when you need masterpieces built in Sugar Land (TX). Papa’s Carpenter Specialists in Sugar Land, Texas work with, builds and fixes items and structure…

Review: Makeup revolution - Ultra blush palette in Sugar and spice


 Buongiorno! Oggi vi parlerò della Ultra blush palette di Makeup Revolution nella tonalità Sugar and spice, di cui avete già letto nei most played di gennaio/febbraio. Arriva in una confezione di cart…

Featured Shop: Heritage Jewelry and Loan in Sugar Land, TX


Most pawnbrokers like James Crawford grew up working in pawn shops and have become experts in evaluating gold and diamond jewelry. Crawford is the owner of the leading pawn shop in Sugar Land, Texas, …

Sugar Land Skeeters – Better Know A Team


Team Name: Sugar Land Skeeters Alter Egos: Sugar Land Mosquitos League: Atlantic League of Professional Baseball True Rival: Immature teenagers who don’t understand skeeter is slang for mosquito H…

Carpenter Sugar Land (TX) – Sugar Land Carpenters


Carpenter Sugar Land (TX) Lending helping hands when you need masterpieces built in Sugar Land (TX). Papa’s Carpenter Specialists in Sugar Land, Texas work with, builds and fixes items and structure…

Chargrilled Oysters and a Hurricane at The Rouxpour in Sugar Land


Well folks, I am very fond of some N'awlins style oysters.  As a fella who has lived most of his life along the Gulf Coast, Mostly in Baton Rouge and Houston, they can be served great so many ways.  B…

Carpenter Sugar Land (TX) – Sugar Land Carpenters


Carpenter Sugar Land (TX) Lending helping hands when you need masterpieces built in Sugar Land (TX). Papa’s Carpenter Specialists in Sugar Land, Texas work with, builds and fixes items and structure…

PD: Man caught on camera stealing $200K from Best Buy in Sugar Land


Surveillance cameras caught a man breaking into a Best Buy in Sugar Land and stealing more than $200,000 worth of merchandise.

Horizon Development plans medical office building in Sugar Land


Horizon Development has hired Transwestern to find tenants for a two-story medical office development  in Sugar Land’s Telfair community. Construction of the 38,600-square-foot building is scheduled t…




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Earned Income Tax Credit Awareness Day in SUGAR LAND TEXAS

The U.S. Treasury Department’s State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI) today released a new Quarterly Report detailing how the program continues to help small businesses grow and create jobs. Since the beginning of the program, the Treasury Department has disbursed more than $1.1 billion to participating states.

The Internal Revenue Service is partnering with community-based organizations across the country to promote Earned Income Tax Credit Awareness Day, an effort to alert millions of low and moderate-income workers who may be missing out on a significant tax credit that can be as much as $6,000.

Millions of workers who earned $52,427 or less last year may qualify for EITC for the first time in 2015, making awareness of the credit critical. About a third of the people eligible for EITC fluctuate each year based on changes to their marital, parental and financial status. All across the United States, local officials and community organizations are holding events highlighting this key benefit.

“About four out of five eligible workers and families get the credit they earned. That leaves millions missing EITC every year,” said IRS Commissioner John Koskinen. “It’s an important credit and one of the government’s best tools to fight poverty.”

Last year, almost 28 million eligible workers and families received $66 billion total in EITC, with an average EITC amount of $2,400.

The IRS website is a valuable first stop to help taxpayers get it right this filing season, from information on claiming the EITC, to learning about the Affordable Care Act (known as the health care law), to finding free tax help. The IRS encourages everyone to use the EITC Assistant on IRS.gov/eitc, an interactive tool to find out if they are eligible for the credit. The IRS website also provides helpful information on the health care law and how it may affect tax returns at IRS.gov/aca. There is also an interactive tool that helps individuals determine if they are eligible for the premium tax credit. And qualified taxpayers may also find a free tax return preparation site on IRS.gov/vita.

The amount of EITC varies depending on income, family size and filing status. Those who work for someone else or those who run a business or farm and who earned $52,427 or less during 2014 could receive larger refunds if they qualify for the EITC. This could mean up to $496 in EITC for people without children, and a maximum credit of up to $6,143 for those with three or more qualifying children.

The EITC is refundable. This means those eligible may get a refund from the IRS even if they owe no tax or had no taxes withheld from their paycheck.

Workers potentially eligible to claim the credit should visit IRS.gov/eitc to learn if they qualify, how to claim the credit and more. The EITC Assistant will also determine their filing status, if they have a qualifying child or children and estimate the amount of the EITC they could get. If an individual doesn’t qualify for EITC, the Assistant explains why and a summary of the results can be printed.

Get the Credit — How to Claim the EITC

To get the EITC, workers must file a tax return, even if they are not legally required to file, and specifically claim the credit. Free tax help is available to those eligible for the EITC:

The Internal Revenue Service is partnering with community-based organizations across the country to promote Earned Income Tax Credit Awareness Day, an effort to alert millions of low and moderate-income workers who may be missing out on a significant tax credit that can be as much as $6,000.

Millions of workers who earned $52,427 or less last year may qualify for EITC for the first time in 2015, making awareness of the credit critical. About a third of the people eligible for EITC fluctuate each year based on changes to their marital, parental and financial status. All across the United States, local officials and community organizations are holding events highlighting this key benefit.

“About four out of five eligible workers and families get the credit they earned. That leaves millions missing EITC every year,” said IRS Commissioner John Koskinen. “It’s an important credit and one of the government’s best tools to fight poverty.”

Last year, almost 28 million eligible workers and families received $66 billion total in EITC, with an average EITC amount of $2,400.

The IRS website is a valuable first stop to help taxpayers get it right this filing season, from information on claiming the EITC, to learning about the Affordable Care Act (known as the health care law), to finding free tax help. The IRS encourages everyone to use the EITC Assistant on IRS.gov/eitc, an interactive tool to find out if they are eligible for the credit. The IRS website also provides helpful information on the health care law and how it may affect tax returns at IRS.gov/aca. There is also an interactive tool that helps individuals determine if they are eligible for the premium tax credit. And qualified taxpayers may also find a free tax return preparation site on IRS.gov/vita.

The amount of EITC varies depending on income, family size and filing status. Those who work for someone else or those who run a business or farm and who earned $52,427 or less during 2014 could receive larger refunds if they qualify for the EITC. This could mean up to $496 in EITC for people without children, and a maximum credit of up to $6,143 for those with three or more qualifying children.

The EITC is refundable. This means those eligible may get a refund from the IRS even if they owe no tax or had no taxes withheld from their paycheck.

Workers potentially eligible to claim the credit should visit IRS.gov/eitc to learn if they qualify, how to claim the credit and more. The EITC Assistant will also determine their filing status, if they have a qualifying child or children and estimate the amount of the EITC they could get. If an individual doesn’t qualify for EITC, the Assistant explains why and a summary of the results can be printed.

Get the Credit — How to Claim the EITC

To get the EITC, workers must file a tax return, even if they are not legally required to file, and specifically claim the credit. Free tax help is available to those eligible for the EITC:

  • Free File on IRS.gov. Free brand-name tax software walks people through a question and answer format to help them prepare their returns and claim every credit and deduction for which they are eligible. Free File also provides online versions of IRS paper forms, an option called Free File Fillable Forms which is best suited for taxpayers comfortable preparing their own returns.

  • Free tax preparation sites. EITC-eligible workers can seek free tax preparation at thousands of Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) and Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) sites. Taxpayers can locate the nearest site using a search tool on IRS.gov or through the IRS2go smartphone application.

    It is important for taxpayers to bring along all the required documents and information to make sure they get the EITC they deserve. Also, those who bought coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace should receive Form 1095-A, Health Insurance Marketplace Statement, from their Marketplace in early February. It’s important to also bring the Form 1095-A to the volunteer site. Any taxpayer who does not receive it by early February should contact their Marketplace, not the IRS. The IRS will not have access to the information on the form.

Like last year, the IRS expects to issue more than nine out of 10 refunds within 21 days. The IRS reminds taxpayers that the fastest way to get a refund is to e-file their tax return and choose direct deposit. It takes longer to process paper returns. Because of budget cuts resulting in a smaller staff, it will likely take an additional week or more to process paper returns, meaning that those refunds are expected to be issued in seven weeks or more. Taxpayers can track the status of their refund with the “Where’s My Refund?” tool available on IRS.gov or on IRS2go.

Similar Benefits Available Through the Health Care Law

The Affordable Care Act requires that a taxpayer and each member of his or her family have qualifying health insurance coverage for each month of the year, qualify for an exemption from the coverage requirement, or make an individual shared responsibility payment when filing a federal income tax return.

Premium Tax Credits: If taxpayers bought coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace, they should receive Form 1095-A, Health Insurance Marketplace Statement from their Marketplace by early February. They should save this form because it has important information needed to complete their tax returns. 

If a taxpayer is expecting to receive Form 1095-A and has not received it by early February, they should contact the Marketplace where the coverage was purchased. Due to the fact that the IRS does not have this information, it is recommended that taxpayers contact the appropriate marketplace.

Anyone who benefited from advance payments of the premium tax credit must file a federal income tax return. The taxpayer will need to reconcile those advance payments with the amount of premium tax credit they’re entitled to based on actual income. As a result, some people may see a smaller or larger tax refund or tax liability than they were expecting. When filing their return, taxpayers will use IRS Form 8962, Premium Tax Credit (PTC), to calculate the premium tax credit and reconcile the credit with any advance payments.

Reporting requirements: Most taxpayers will simply check a box on their tax return to indicate that each member of their family had qualifying health coverage for the whole year. No further action is required. Qualifying health insurance coverage includes coverage under most, but not all, types of health care coverage plans. Taxpayers can use the chart on IRS.gov/aca to find out if their insurance counts as qualifying coverage.  

Exemptions: A taxpayer may be eligible to claim an exemption from the requirement to have coverage. If eligible for an exemption, the taxpayer will need to complete the new IRS Form 8965, Health Coverage Exemptions and attach it to their return. The individual must apply for some exemptions through the Health Insurance Marketplace.  However, most of the exemptions are easily obtained from the IRS when filing a tax return.  

Individual Shared Responsibility Payment: If an individual does not have qualifying coverage or an exemption for each month of the year, they will need to make an individual shared responsibility payment when filing their return for choosing not to purchase coverage. Examples and information about figuring the payment are available on the IRS Calculating the Payment page. More information about the Affordable Care Act and the 2014 income tax return is available at IRS.gov/aca.

Get It Right

Taxpayers are responsible for the accuracy of their tax return even if someone else preparers it for them. The rules for EITC are complicated. The IRS urges taxpayers to seek help if they are unsure of their eligibility, whether from a paid tax professional or at a free tax return preparation site. Deliberate errors can have lasting impact on future eligibility to claim EITC and leave taxpayers with a penalty.

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Register now and request your ballots for the year in SUGAR LAND TEXAS

The Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) registers you to vote, and acts as a request for your State absentee ballots for the year. It is important to complete a new FPCA annually, every time you move or at least 90 days prior to the election you want to vote in.

Completing a new FPCA is easy at FVAP.gov:

  • Select your State from the drop-down on the home page
  • Click the box at the bottom of the page to Register to Vote, Request a Ballot or Update My Voter Info
  • The FVAP online tool will walk you through the form, and provide you with a PDF packet to print, sign and send directly to your local election official (LEO); links are also provided here for States that offer online voter registration
  • You can check the status of your registration and/or ballot request by contacting your LEO at any time

Remember, the only way your LEO knows how to reach you is with the information you provide! Some States allow a longer time between registrations, but if you submit a new FPCA every year, you wont have to worry about your registration or ballot request status and can participate in all the elections* you´re eligible to.

* While there are no regularly scheduled elections for Federal offices, there may be some elections for office which are vacated by the end of the term. Being registered ensures you will be able to participate in these elections.

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If you experience any issues or have questions, FVAPs call center is available at 1-800-438-VOTE (8683), DSN 425-1584 or at vote@fvap.gov. Toll-free phone numbers from 67 countries are listed at FVAP.gov. Find us on Facebook at /DoDFVAP and follow @FVAP on Twitter.

PDF version of FVAP Voter Alert #1

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How can I follow Congressman votes that I have chosen in SUGAR LAND TEXAS

How to . . .   observe about congressional votes  All voting in Congress is a matter of public record. However, not all floor votes are roll call votes. There are voice votes (“aye” or “no”) and pision or standing votes (where the presiding officer counts Members), and these types of votes do not indicate by name how a member voted. Senate.gov

Senate roll call vote tallies are posted online within an hour of the vote.   You can view today´s votes or use the vote tables to look at any roll call vote taken since the 101st Congress (1989).  In addition to vote tallies, the entries also provide brief descriptions of the votes and links to Congress.gov for the texts of the legislation.

House.gov

House roll call vote tallies are posted online directly following the vote.   You can view votes from this Congress or use the archives to look at any roll call vote taken since the 101st Congress, 2nd session (1990).  In addition to vote tallies, the entries provide brief descriptions of the votes.

Congress.gov

Congress.gov provides Senate recorded floor votes going back to the 101st Congress (1989-90) and House recorded floor votes going back to the second session of the 101st Congress (1990). To access votes using Congress.gov search for a bill and click on the "Actions" tab. All House and Senate roll call votes will be listed with links to the House and Senate´s web pages.

Congressional Record

The Congressional Record is the official source of information on recorded floor votes.  Votes are printed in the daily Record as they occur on the floor. The votes provide an alphabetical listing of members under “yea,” “nay,” and “not voting” categories and show the overall tally for each category.  However, votes are not identified by party or by state. The Daily Digest section that is printed at the end of each Record shows how many roll call votes were taken that day and show on what page in the Record the votes can be found. TheCongressional Record Index provides subject access to the votes (under “Votes in Senate” and “Votes in House.”)

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