Tax preparer Joan Leger of Stone Mountain has been sentenced to two years in federal prison for filing false tax returns that claimed more than $4 million in fraudulent refunds for refugees who were unaware of the fraud.
Paid family leave is now offered for both caregiver and non-caregiver city of Atlanta employees.
Consumers may find it easier to fix inaccuracies in their credit reports because of new regulations governing the three credit reporting companies, the Metro Atlanta Better Business Bureau says.
DeKalb residents can learn about wills, trusts and estates at a free workshop on July 11 in Decatur.
Georgia consumers can legally buy fireworks in the state starting July 1, in time for Independence Day celebrations. Gov. Nathan Deal signed HB 110 into law on May 5 for the commercial sale and regulation of fireworks.
Metro Atlanta’s unemployment rate for May rose to 5.9 percent, up three-tenths of a percentage point from 5.6 percent in April. The rate in May 2014 was 6.9 percent.
Prevent Blindness is urging Georgians to leave fireworks to the professionals on July Fourth and throughout the year.
When Matt Cox, Project Manager at the Atlanta Building Energy Efficiency Project, saw that commercial buildings accounted for 66 percent of energy consumption in the area, Atlanta saw that they needed reduce the rates and minimize carbon emissions.
The DeKalb Mobile Career Center will be available to job seekers next week beginning June 15 at area library branches and other locations
“What You Don’t Know Can Hurt – Protecting Your Business” on June 18 at the SBA’s Atlanta office offers information and resources to help guide small-business owners.
Small-business owners and nonprofit controlling members have until June 30 to enter the Wells Fargo Works Project Contest for a chance to win $25,000 for their business.
Scammers are calling taxpayers with a bogus message from the Internal Revenue Service that threatens legal action if immediate payment is not made over the telephone.
Small-business owners in Stone Mountain can apply for grants up to $1,000 to give their enterprises a little lift.
DeKalb County has received the top rating for short-term notes from Fitch Ratings.
Rep. Hank Johnson, Sen. Al Franken of Minnesota and 56 other members of Congress have sent a letter calling on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to issue a strong rule to prohibit forced arbitration agreements in consumer financial services and ...