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IRS and Security Summit Partners Warn of Fake Tax Bill

The Internal Revenue Service and its Security Summit partners today issued an alert to taxpayers and tax professionals to be on guard against fake emails purporting to contain an IRS tax bill related to the Affordable Care Act.

The IRS has received numerous reports around the country of scammers sending a fraudulent version of CP2000 notices for tax year 2015. Generally, the scam involves an email that includes the fake CP2000 as an attachment. The issue has been reported to the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration for investigation.

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Identity Protection: Prevention, Detection and Victim Assistance

Identity theft places a burden on its victims and presents a challenge to businesses, organizations and government agencies, including the IRS. Tax-related identity theft occurs when someone uses your stolen Social Security number to file a tax return claiming a fraudulent refund.

The IRS combats tax-related identity theft with an aggressive strategy of prevention, detection and victim assistance. We’re making progress against this crime, but it remains one of our highest priorities. If you become a victim, we’re committed to helping you resolve your case as quickly as possible.

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Back to School Workshop: Market Your Destination to Students and Youth

In September, the Ohio Travel Association hosted the Back to School Workshop: Getting Your Share of the Student and Youth Travel Market. Read below for an overview of the workshop, along with what you can do to make yourself more marketable to students and youth.

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New Chamber Members: September

Welcome to our newest members!

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2017 Visitor Guide: Info collection starts soon!

Local business owners, attractions, and restaurants should expect hearing from the Chamber soon regarding the 2017 Destination Seneca County Visitor Guide. We'll be updating information and adding new businesses, along with inquiring about ads! Help us make the best visitor guide yet by participating!

North Coast Business Journal: Welcoming Account Exec Kristina Willoughby

I am Kristina Willoughby, an Account Executive with Schaffner Publications Incorporated (SPI), a communications company, providing current information for over 30 years.  I oversee accounts for both The Beacon, a free weekly local newspaper for the general public and the North Coast Business Journal, a monthly publication that bridges the gap between Toledo, Cleveland and Columbus business worlds. 

Born and raised in Port Clinton, Ohio, I bought a house in the same neighborhood I grew up in and my children attend the same schools that I did growing up.  I love every part about living here, hence being mindful of the small business communities. We, on our own, are only one intricate part of this amazing Northern Central portion of Ohio but together there are infinite possibilities.

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Support Businesses Affected by Road Closures

     With all of the roadwork and construction that has been taking place this summer, we would like to extend a thank-you to everyone who has continued to support local businesses affected by construction!

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Ballreich’s Awarded for Best Potato Chip and Potato Stick

On July 16, 2016, the nation’s first Potato Chip Festival was held in Saratoga Springs, New York, the birthplace of potato chips.  This event not only created history for the potato chip, but also for Ballreich’s Potato Chips and Snacks.  

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New Chamber Members: August

Jimmy John’s 

Aaron Taylor, Vice President

2161 W. Market St., Tiffin, OH

jimmyjohns.com

 

Jimmy John’s is a nationally known restaurant specializing in a variety of freshly made, from-scratch sub and club sandwiches. Offering everything from the classic ham and cheese to specialty gourmet sandwiches, there is something for everyone to enjoy at Jimmy John’s! Furthermore, each franchise uses guaranteed fresh ingredients, and locally sources vegetables whenever possible.  Jimmy John’s Tiffin location is projected to open in August 2016.

 

Seneca County Commissioners 

Holly Stacy, President

111 Madison St., Tiffin, Ohio

419-447-4550

www.seneca-county.com

 

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Are you looking for ways to stay up-to-date on Chamber information and Seneca County events? Be sure to check out tiffinchamber.com and destinationsenecacounty.org for complete lists of community resources, local businesses, and area events.

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