IRS Announces Over $11 Million in Unclaimed Refunds for Nevadans
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has announced that Nevadans who didn’t file a tax return in 2009 are entitled to over $11 million in unclaimed funds. The agency estimates a median $559 refund is waiting for just over 12,500 individuals in the Silver State. Returns from 2009 must be filed by April 15th of this year to claim refunds. Nationally, approximately 984,400 taxpayers left $917 million on the table for not filing a federal income return in 2009.
HealthCare Partners Nevada Acquires Solari Hospice Care
HealthCare Partners Nevada has acquired Solari Hospice Care. Solari provides hospice care services in Southern Nevada and will continue to operate independently while retaining its name, branding and 130 employees. Solari also provides hospice care in Houston, however the terms of this transaction are limited to its Las Vegas division. The company has provided end-of-life care to approximately 7,500 patients in Clark County since its inception in 2002.
Custom Contact Looks to Create 200 + New Jobs in Southern Nevada
Custom Contact has opened in Las Vegas to provide business processing outsourcing (BPO) applications to the hospitality industry. The company expects to create over 200 new jobs in the area. The company aims to manage all aspects of the gaming, entertainment and hospitality business through a customized BPO. Custom Contact is a minority owned business founded by individuals with combined 60-plus years of experience in the industry.
Nevada State College Announces Plans to Expand Campus
Nevada State College (NSC) plans to construct two new buildings on the current 509-acre campus to add a combined nursing and education building as well as a student center building. The college’s plans have been approved by both the Nevada Board of Regents as well as the Nevada Legislature Interim Finance Committee. The project will span 14-months upon final approval. NSC is working with the State Treasurer’s Office, Board of Finance and Board of Examiners to achieve the next phase of approvals. Financing for the project will utilize repurposed funds from existing building leases in downtown Henderson, capital funding as well as student fees.
Casey, Neilon & Associates merges with Crandall & Company
Casey, Neilon & Associates, LLC and Crandall & Company, LLP have announced the merger of the two Reno accounting firms. The combined firm will operate under the name Casey, Neilon & Associates, LLC. The 24 team members of both firms will stay on with the new firm. This merger gives the accounting company three fully staffed offices in Reno, Carson City and Incline Village.
Northern Nevada Medical Center Receives Patient Care Recognition
Northern Nevada Medical Center’s (NNMC) Wound Care Center has received the Center of Distinction Award for Quality Patient Care and the Center of Excellence Award. The awards were bestowed by Healogics, Inc. Factors taken into consideration were patient satisfaction and wound healing rate. NNMC credits some of their success to physician-supervised hyperbaric oxygen therapy that was introduced at the center in 2008.