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Due Date for Certain State Tax Returns

The Tennessee Department of Revenue announced that due dates for certain Tennessee franchise and excise tax returns, business tax returns, and Hall income tax returns will be April 18, 2017, instead of April 15, 2017, to be consistent with the Internal Revenue Service federal income tax filing deadline. For more information, please see important notice #17-03, posed to the Department's website.
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New service enables Tennesseans to locate lost life insurance policies, annuities

The Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance has announced a new service enabling Tennesseans to more easily locate lost life insurance and annuity policies. The Lost Policy Service enables beneficiaries to track down the life insurance policies or annuity contracts of deceased family members or friends. To use the service, Tennesseans submit a simple request […]
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Alliance for Better Nonprofits holds Board Excellence Conference

The Alliance for Better Nonprofits is holding its Board Excellence Conference on May 3 at The Regas Building.  This one-day only event is focused on strengthening nonprofit leadership at the highest level – The Board of Directors.  There will be three tracks for Executive Directors, Board of Directors, and Nonprofit Staff.  For more information or […]
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New Legal Handbook for Seniors

The Tennessee Bar Association has released the 2014 edition of The Legal Handbook for Tennessee Seniors, available online at  The Handbook, originally published in 2001, has been updated by TBA’s Public Education Committee.  The following is from a release by Legal Aid of East Tennessee: “Older adults often don’t realize that there are legal […]
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Tennessee Secretary of State Warns of Scam Directed at Businesses and Nonprofits

The Tennessee Secretary of State issued this warning regarding a scam directed at businesses and nonprofits.  Entities are receiving official-looking notices from “Annual Business Services,” claiming that the entity must submit a form and pay $125 to register.   However, Annual Business Services is not affiliated with the Secretary of State’s office and there is no […]
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We recommend the following insightful article for anyone helping someone who is suffering

Silk, Susan and Barry Goldman, How Not to Say the Wrong Thing, L.A. Times (Apr. 7, 2013),,0,2074046.story.
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