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Back-to-School in Virginia: Tax Deductions and Credits for Education

August is back-to-school month for many students in Virginia. The youngest children will head to their first day of preschool and recent high school graduates will head off to college. Fortunately, there are tax deductions and credits that can be taken for the expenses of both kids and new adults.

CST Group Selects Stroke Comeback Center as July Jeans for Charity Recipient

During the month of July, CST Group supported the Stroke Comeback Center. Its mission is to provide ongoing and personally meaningful programs within a supportive and peer-driven environment that is affordable for all stroke and brain trauma survivors, enabling them to achieve their maximum potential.

Getting the Most From Your Out-of-Pocket Expenses

When you go on a business trip or take a client out to lunch, you can generally count on your employer to pick up the tab. Depending on your profession and employer, however, there may be times when you’re forced to pay a business expense out of pocket. Even if the company isn’t paying you back, you shouldn’t throw away the receipts – you may be able to deduct those expenses on your individual tax return.

CST Group Hosts Blood Drive for Toddler with Cancer

The son of a good friend of CST Group employee, Mark Ventura, was diagnosed with Neuroblastoma last September. At just under 2 years old, he receives regular blood transfusions to help combat the effects of chemotherapy. In the spirit of community giving, the CST Social Committee asked the Red Cross to have a blood drive at the company’s building to help this child, and others like him.