The Suffolk County Comptroller’s Office has a three-person enforcement unit that’s going after businesses, including short-term rentals, that may be avoiding paying the county’s three-percent hotel/motel tax.
Since the group has started enforcing, over $254,000 has been levied in penalties and interest payments, according to Comptroller John Kennedy, who spoke before a joint meeting of North Fork chambers of commerce Wednesday night in Riverhead. READ
Attorney Christopher Worth, of The Law Office of Christopher Worth in Riverhead, addressed the Chamber of Commerce Thursday. (Credit: Cyndi Murray)
Though President Obama’s executive actions on immigration reform have stalled in federal court, the policies’ potential impacts on a local level is still much on the minds of some business owners.
Immigration attorney Christopher Worth, who has offices on East Main Street in Riverhead, tried to respond to concerns during a Thursday morning Chamber of Commerce event in Riverhead called Eggs and Issues.
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Riverhead Chamber of Commerce and the Riverhead Industrial Development Agency are hosting its annual East End Employment Expo next Tuesday in downtown Riverhead, bringing together those looking for employment, and employers searching for qualified help. (more…)
BARBARAELLEN KOCH PHOTO | Vines & Hops and TWS Hobby Center opened up on Main Street within the past year.
Business owners, grab your cards and raise a glass: the Riverhead Chamber of Commerce is hosting an after-hours networking meeting next week downtown.
E. Main Street business Vines and Hops is holding the meeting, with catering to be provided by Maple Tree Deli.
The meeting’s going to take place next Thursday at the food and drink lounge, which opened up its doors last year. It’s expected to kick off at 5 p.m. and end at 7 p.m.
Cost is $15 for non-Chamber members, and $10 for members, and includes a glass of wine or beer, as well as some finger foods.
Visit the Riverhead Chamber of Commerce website for more information.