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Uncertainty making year-end tax planning difficult

...deduction.For many charitable organizations, such as Goodwill Industries of Middle Georgia and the CSRA, December marks the highest...from the community," said Jim Stiff, president of Goodwill Industries of Middle Georgia and the CSRA. "Our donations begin to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-11-28/uncertainty
SC lawmakers study school ruling

...property taxes on businesses and vehicles across the state while allowing rural districts with little tax base to benefit from industry elsewhere. Distribution would be simplified, with districts receiving money based on their student population. But the calculations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/education/2014-11-28/sc-lawmakers-study-school
Vogtle Nuclear Power Plant | The Augusta Chronicle

...trade workers to help alleviate a labor shortage in the construction industry. Now, he's on his way to an apprenticeship at Plant ... Some veterans of the nuclear industry were at the site south of Augusta to see the complex network of rebar...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/organizations/businesses/vogtle-nuclear-powe
Thanksgiving trumps Black Friday for deals

...for going out on Thanksgiving, but the deals are so much more attractive to me than on Black Friday," he says.But some industry watchers fear others won't shop on Thanksgiving, choosing to keep the day sacred. Those who wait instead to shop on Black...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-26/thanksgiving-trumps-black-
Health care M&A leads global deal surge

...deal making, the health care industry is a standout.Large drugmakers...at least two decades. The industry has announced about $438...2 trillion total for all industries, according to data provider...making it the best-performing industry group in the Standard & Poor's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-24/health-care-ma-leads-globa
New FDA rules will put calorie counts on menus

...grocery and convenience store industries, which have lobbied hard...together when the restaurant industry agreed to the labeling in...part of it. The restaurant industry pushed to include those outlets...all of them.The restaurant industry, along with nutrition and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-25/new-fda-rules-will-put-cal
Betting prohibition in New Jersey must stay

...has been pushing persistently to allow sports betting at horse tracks and casinos in an effort to support both struggling industries.Voters have approved the concept, but a federal court rejected it in a slightly different form. The U.S. Supreme Court...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-11-21/betting-prohibition-new-jersey-mu
US bank earnings up 7.3 percent in 3Q

...drive up revenue.The data issued Thursday by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. showed a robust picture as the banking industry continues to recover from the financial crisis that struck six years ago.Banks and other financial institutions insured by...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-25/us-bank-earnings-73-percen
Plant Vogtle expansion falling further behind schedule, construction monitor reports

...The reactors, the first licensed in the U.S. in more than three decades, are being closely watched to see if the nuclear industry can avoid massive cost overruns and delays that plagued the nation's first generation of commercial reactors.Georgia Power...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-11-25/plant-vogtle-expansion-falli
Macy's, Target, others offer speedy holiday delivery options, including overnight and same day

...Forrester Research analyst Sucharita Mulpuru fears that the industry could be ill-prepared for the influx of online ordering again...is below growth estimates for online spending by the retail industry.UPS forecasts it will deliver 585 million packages in December...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-11-24/macys-target-others-offer-