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November 5, 2019
By Chris Baltimore
Tax Tips for Manufacturers & Distributors: How State and Local Incentives Can Subsidize Your Growth Initiatives
Whether your manufacturing or distribution company is planning to expand, add more employees or bring in new technologies, growth takes investment. What companies may not be aware of is a benefit that could help offset those growth-related expenses – state tax incentives.
November 5, 2019
Trump Administration, House Republicans Begin Discussions on ‘Tax Cuts 2.0’
After trying and failing to pass provisions in 2018 that would have made some tax reform provisions permanent, House Republicans and the Trump Administration are making another pass at tax changes. Here’s an update on what developments may be coming.
Don’t Let These Oddities in Lease Accounting Be the Odd Thing Out of Your Implementation Plan
Certain leasing arrangements will complicate your adoption of the new leasing standard. Here’s what lessees can do to navigate the nuances of sale and leaseback and build-to-suit arrangements.
November 4, 2019
By Karen McLeese
San Antonio’s Paid Sick Leave Ordinance Amended
The City of San Antonio enacted a paid sick leave ordinance last August, which was subsequently challenged by a group of businesses. A compromise between the City and the business group resulted in a court ordered implementation delay of the ordinance. The City Council then made further amendments to the ordinance, now known as the Sick and Safe Leave Ordinance.
HPID Rules Rescinded
After several years of regulatory kerfuffle, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services formally rescinded the regulatory requirement for health plans to obtain and use a health plan identifier.
2020 Social Security Cost-of-Living Adjustment
Though the annual cost of living adjustments applicable to certain welfare and retirement benefit plans, as well as Medicare plans, have yet to be released, the Social Security Administration announced its cost of living adjustments for 2020.
New California Law Imposes Notice Obligation
A new, very short California law enacted in August is grabbing much attention. This new law imposes a dual notice obligation upon employers sponsoring spending account plans, such as a medical flexible spending account plan, a dependent care assistance plan, or an adoption assistance plan, that cover California residents.
DOL Disclosures: Relief Coming?
For some time now, the Department of Labor has been looking at ways to streamline employee benefit communications. By way of proposed rules issued earlier this month, the agency is proposing a new safe harbor for electronic distribution of certain retirement and pension plan communications.
November 1, 2019
By Philip Noftsinger
The Tide Changes With October Hiring Increase for CBIZ Small Business Employment Index (SBEI)
Phil Noftsinger, Executive Vice President, CBIZ Employee Benefits, discusses small business hiring trends for October 2019 in the CBIZ Small Business Employment Index.
October 30, 2019
By Matthew Mercier
Active Shooter – the New Cyber
Much as cybercrime exploded worldwide to staggering impact, workplace violence in the form of active shooter incidents has now emerged as a threat that cannot be ignored or minimized. Although it’s a difficult subject, it is important for businesses to consider active shooter/workplace violence insurance to cover gaps and grey areas that exist in standard coverage insurance.