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Darcy Costello Louisville Courier Journal Published 7:29 p.m. UTC Jun 29, 2018 From pet grooming to car repairs, limo rentals to fitness classes, a range of services will start charging sales tax beginning Sunday thanks to a law that zipped through the General Assembly this legislative session. For some businesses, the changes have meant huddles with accountants or announcements blasted out to members. Some business owners expect a lack of tips or decline in business when the 6 percent tax is added onto services. "It seems like just another extra bill that they're tacking onto everybody," said David George, owner of an auto-repair company in Louisville. Government is "in the hole, and they want the people to pay for it." A wide swath of industries, encompassing 17 services, are included in the tax tweak, which calls for levying it at facilities like bowling centers, skating rinks and fitness centers, as well as for services such as landscaping, pet … [Read more...] about Get used to paying more for services (auto repair, gyms) under new tax
March 5, 1934 – April 17, 2018 Gerald G. Thuman, of the Town of Tonawanda, who owned and operated an auto repair shop on Buffalo’s East Side for more than 40 years, died April 17 in Hospice Buffalo, Cheektowaga. He was 84. Born in Buffalo, he was a 1951 graduate of Amherst High School and served in the Army. He inherited Thuman’s Garage at Jefferson Avenue and Dodge Street from his father, Sylvester Thuman, when he died in 1957. He retired in 1999. Mr. Thuman was a member of St. Amelia’s Catholic Church in the Town of Tonawanda and its Holy Name Society. An avid golfer, he was a member of Lancaster Country Club for 50 years and served on its board of directors. He also was a Buffalo Bills and Buffalo Sabres season ticket holder. He and his wife of 61 years, the former Ann Oles, traveled often throughout Europe. In addition to his wife, survivors include two daughters, Kelly Higgins and Diane Brown; two brothers, Dick and Bill; a sister, Margie Daly; three … [Read more...] about Gerald G. Thuman, 84, operated auto repair shop for more than 40 years
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest Kentucky auto repair, bowling centers, pet groomers brace for new sales tax plan Kentucky lawmakers know they need more tax revenue, so they're targeting golf courses and other businesses where sales tax hasn't been collected Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Join the Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Subscribe Today Log In Subscribed, but don't have a login? Activate your digital access. Grace Schneider, Louisville Courier Journal Published 11:18 a.m. ET April 4, 2018 | Updated 5:09 p.m. ET April 4, 2018 CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN COMMENT EMAIL MORE Kentucky business owners and managers who groom dogs, collect greens fees at golf courses and … [Read more...] about Kentucky auto repair, bowling centers, pet groomers brace for new sales tax plan
(MoneyWatch) With drivers keeping their cars longer, more people are considering do-it-yourself auto repairs and maintenance to save money. A survey by the web site AutoMD, which gives auto repair advice, showed that 77% of respondents who normally never do repairs themselves are considering it now to save money. Cars on U.S. roads now average 10.8 years. And keeping your old car running does indeed require staying current with necessary maintenance and repairs. But some jobs make sense for do-it-yourself projects, while other complex repairs risk damaging your car unless you have had some training as a mechanic and have a full array of tools. AutoMD helpfully has come up with a list of the easiest DIY jobs and those best left to the pros. Let's have a closer look at their top five easiest tasks which nonetheless would run up a bill at a repair shop because of labor costs for the technician's time. Made in USA: 5 great American carsUsed cars: 5 to avoid (and 5 better alternatives) … [Read more...] about Which auto repair jobs should you do yourself?