Business Briefs for Dec. 17 – 20
December 16, 2011
Volunteers needed for tax help
The Utah State Tax Commission is asking for volunteers to help low and moderate income families in Utah with free tax help and applying for earned income tax credits. Under the "Earn It. Keep it. Save it." Program, a coalition of community organizations are reaching out to eligible families to provide information about the federal earned income tax credit. Charlie Roberts, a spokesman for the State Tax Commission, said an estimated $60 million and $80 million is unclaimed each year in Utah.
The coalition is under the leadership of United Way of Salt Lake and Community
Action partnership of Utah. Volunteers are needed as tax preparers, financial resource specialists, interpreters, schedulers and greeters at the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance sites. Those interested may register online at http://www.utahtaxhelp.org or by calling 2-1-1.
Official 2012 Utah Scenic Calendar Available for Holiday Giving
Copies of the 2012 Utah Life Elevated® Official Scenic Calendar are available to the general public for the holiday season. Now in its 40th year, the publication is produced by the Utah Office of Tourism to promote Utah’s scenic attractions to residents out-of-state visitors and residents. The calendar highlights many of Utah’s iconic destinations, outdoor activities, and events through its stunning photography and award-winning graphic design. The 2011 edition was honored with 13 awards in the National and World Calendar Awards competition, including a Gold Award for Best Graphic Design.
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The 2012 Utah Scenic Calendar may now be purchased through an online store at http://www.visitutah.com . Calendars are $10 each, plus tax and shipping. Bulk orders of 50+ calendars are offered at $8 each. Purchases may also be made at the Zion Natural History Association (ZNHA) bookstore located at Council Hall, 300 N. State St., Salt Lake City, UT, 84114. For more information call (801) 538-1900.
High West introduces 2011 Peach Vodka to spirits
The High West Distillery & Saloon has released the 2011 batch of Peach Vodka. High West uses only local in-season peaches, and the distillery has been waiting for the fall peach harvest to craft a new batch of High West Peach Vodka 7000′. High West Peach Vodka is available for sale at the High West General Store seven days a week including Sundays and holidays as well as in spirits shops and bars. For more information on High West’s line of whiskies and vodka, contact High West Distillery & Saloon at (435) 649-8300 or visit http://www.highwest.com.