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Tax relief is now at 7-Eleven stores
Cashing your tax refund Tax refund
Money back from the government when too much tax has been paid or withheld from a salary. can now be a part of a quick run to the local 7-Eleven store.
H&R Block clients can cash checks for up to $7,500 at the convenience store's VCom kiosks. The ATM machines are available 24 hours a day in more than 1,000 7-Eleven locations nationwide.
The kiosk allows customers to cash payroll tax Payroll Tax
Tax an employer withholds and/or pays on behalf of their employees based on the wage or salary of the employee. In most countries, including the U.S., both state and federal authorities collect some form of payroll tax. refund and government checks, conduct money transfers and purchase money orders and store-value cards. Customers will receive the value of their tax refund checks, minus a check-cashing fee in a 90-second transaction.
Warner, Mattel in Hot Wheels Hot Wheels is a brand of die cast toy car, introduced by American toymaker Mattel in 1968. It was the primary competitor of Johnny Lightning and Matchbox until 1996, when Mattel acquired rights to the Matchbox brand from Tyco. deal
BURBANK - Warner Home Video Warner Home Video is the home video unit of Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group, a division of Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc. It was founded in 1978 as WCI Home Video (for Warner Communications, Inc.). It was re-named Warner Home Video in 1980. Inc. and Mattel Inc. have entered into a worldwide home-video distribution agreement for the company's new Hot Wheels AcceleRacers property, it was announced Monday.
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WHV Westdeutscher Hockey-Verband (West German hockey association) will have exclusive distribution rights to four Hot Wheels movies promoting the AcceleRacers animated property in all territories throughout 2005, beginning with the debut release of the first installment of the four-part movie saga, ``AcceleRacers: Ignition,'' on March 22.
Additional titles to be released this year on DVD DVD: see digital versatile disc.
in full digital video disc or digital versatile disc
Type of optical disc. The DVD represents the second generation of compact-disc (CD) technology. and VHS (Video Home System) A half-inch, analog videocassette recorder (VCR) format introduced by JVC in 1976 to compete with Sony's Betamax, introduced a year earlier. include ``The Speed of Silence,'' ``The Challenge'' and ``The Ultimate Race.''
VEDC VEDC Valley Economic Development Center (Los Angeles, CA, USA) gets charter for credit union
PACOIMA - The Valley Economic Development Center announced Monday that it has received the charter for the Pacoima Development Federal Credit Union, the area's first community financial services institution.
The Van Nuys-based nonprofit worked with Councilman Alex Padilla, who represents the area, for several years to secure $1.2 million in funds for the organization. It will open in May at 16138 Van Nuys Blvd.
Movie Gallery bid passes big hurdle
DOTHAN, Ala. - Movie rental chain Movie Gallery Inc. has passed a regulatory review of possible antitrust issues in its bid to acquire larger rival Hollywood Entertainment Corp., which is also the target of a takeover bid from industry leader Blockbuster Inc.
Dothan-based Movie Gallery, the nation's third-largest movie-rental chain, said Monday that its offer had cleared the waiting period required under federal antitrust law antitrust law
Any law restricting business practices that are considered unfair or monopolistic. Among U.S. laws, the best known is the Sherman Antitrust Act of 1890, which declared illegal “every contract, combination…or conspiracy in restraint of trade or without objections from regulators.
Pentagon probing 8 more contracts
The Pentagon announced Monday that it was investigating eight additional Air Force contracts, totaling nearly $3 billion, as part of a broader investigation into influence peddling involving a former Air Force official and the Boeing Co.
The eight contracts were all handled by Darleen A. Druyun, a former Air Force official who is in prison after having admitted giving Boeing special treatment in return for a job at the company.
The eight were identified by the Defense Contract Management Agency, a Pentagon oversight body, which reviewed 407 contracts that Druyun handled as a top Air Force acquisitions officer.