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February 15, 2013
Today's guest post is brought to you by Zack Pace, Senior Vice President of Benefits Consulting at CBIZ, Inc. Zack can be reached at ZPace@cbiz.com.  A properly designed voluntary benefit menu enables your employees to purchase cost-effective insurance policies that complement your employer paid benefits and improve financial security.

February 13, 2013
After the retirement plan industry went through an eventful 2012 -- 401(k) fee disclosure rules were enacted and the fiscal cliff debate came down to the eleventh hour, among other headlines -- 2013 promises to be just as memorable.Despite the eventual fiscal cliff deal, the issues brought up during the final months of 2012 are far from over.

February 8, 2013
In early December, my colleague Zack Pace wrote a guest post on five questions employers should ask about the Affordable Care Act. As a follow-up to his post, I’d like to discuss how employers can properly prepare themselves for health care reform in 2014.

February 4, 2013
Our January Small Business Employment Index (SBEI) has been released and the findings show a 2.37 percent decrease during the month, following a decrease of 0.39 percent in small business hiring in December. Although the SBEI showed a reduction, the index saw its lowest seasonal decline in the month of January in two years.

January 29, 2013
As is customary after any major tax legislation is enacted, the CBIZ National Tax Office compiled a complete recap of the changes incurred by the fiscal cliff tax deal and what you need to know about them. If you missed it, here is our alert about the tax changes in the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012.

January 22, 2013
2012 brought a continuum of changes initiated by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“Affordable Care Act” or ACA). Not only was the law reviewed and opined on by the Supreme Court, but a federal election was had, and the administrative agencies are issuing implementation regulations at a frenetic pace.

January 17, 2013
Calling all Chief Financial Officers (and those who know one). When others think about the attributes of a CFO, traits such as trustworthy, responsible and dedicated often come to mind. Of course, many also visualize the office number cruncher. But, being a CFO is just a part of who you are.

January 10, 2013
It’s been several years since we emerged from The Great Recession, but even as late as last year I saw businesses hesitant to take risks and break through the self-imposed restraints many utilized to make it past some lean times.However, I believe that 2013 will be the first time we see American companies bust through the cautious nature many adopted as a result of the market downturn.

January 4, 2013
Our December Small Business Employment Index (SBEI) has been released and the findings show a 0.39 percent increase during December, following a decrease of 0.82 percent in small business hiring in November. The SBEI’s increase in small business hiring coincides with ADP’s December jobs survey, which revealed that the private sector added 215,000 jobs, significantly exceeding analysts’ estimates of 140,000 jobs and surpassing November’s revised tally of 148,000 added jobs.

December 20, 2012
The CBIZ Mission:Possible Food Drive set a company record this year, raising 648,000 pounds of food.In addition to the desire to donate to local food banks, what helps make the Food Drive so successful is the creative and competitive environment we fostered among offices thoughout the country.

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