October 2020 Volume V


October 2020 Volume V

Purpose

The purpose of Kappa Beta Delta is to encourage and recognize scholarship and accomplishment among students of business pursuing associate degrees. To encourage and promote personal and professional improvement and a life distinguished by honorable service to humankind.

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Check Out the IRS YouTube Channel for Tips


Did you know that the IRS has its own YouTube channel? The channel is full of informational videos that answer common questions from taxpayers. They cover everything from filing a tax return for the first time to what to do if you don't receive a W-2.

In addition, the IRS also posts videos in multiple languages for multilingual taxpayers. They even have videos in American Sign Language to accommodate taxpayers of all languages and ability levels. They have their videos separated into different categories including Tax Tips, Identity Theft, Small Business, and IRS Tax Pros. Now it's easier than ever to get your tax questions answered online.

* This information is not intended to be a substitute for specific individualized tax advice. We suggest that you discuss your specific tax issues with a qualified tax professional.

Tip adapted from IRS.gov


How to Make Healthy Habits Stick

We've all set goals that for some reason or another haven't happened. Believe it or not, there is a science behind whether you achieve your goals. Because of that, these tips can help:

  • Set a series of smaller goals instead of large goals - Although it can be beneficial to dream big, you may find it more attainable to set smaller goals and celebrate your successes along the way. For example, if your goal is to eat healthier, make an effort to change just one meal a day. Make your goals specific and attainable to succeed.

  • Always look for new opportunities - You might be surprised how often an opportunity pops up for you to implement your new goal. For example, you can take the stairs instead of the elevator or take a 15-minute walk throughout your day to be more active.

  • Be patient - Major life changes don't happen instantly and they're not easy! Try not to get frustrated if you don't see immediate progress. Be patient with yourself and celebrate the small victories as you go.

Tip adapted from Mayo Clinic



What Are B Corps?

Certified B Corporations (or B Corps), are businesses that uphold the highest social and environmental standards. They are businesses that are putting sustainability at the forefront of their business and do this through a number of different shifts in operations.

In order to receive a B Corp certification, a business is evaluated on their products and services, as well as on their overall positive impact of the company. They have achieved a verified score that assesses their workers, customers, community, and environment. A B Corps' board of directors may also have to have legal documents recording their balance of profit and purpose.

Supporting B Corporations is a vote for the future of how we do business!

Tip adapted from BCorporation.net

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