Is subprime auto lending creating the next bubble? Analysis of data by economists Amy Crew Cutts and Dennis Carlson suggests otherwise.
In August, Rep Aaron Schock of Illinois introduced H.R. 5264 “To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make the work opportunity credit permanent.” The bill would extend WOTC one year retroactive to cover the current hiatus and would also make WOTC permanent. Mr. Schock and his Co-sponsor Charles Rangel of NY have published [Read More...]
Situation State targeted hiring programs provide tax credits for businesses who hire individuals falling into various categories such as disabled, unemployed, economically disadvantaged, and veterans. Most states allow any business, regardless of industry, to take advantage of these programs. Accessing and qualifying for these programs can vary from state to state. Solution To benefit from [Read More...]
We have all heard the news that data breaches and the subsequent identity theft of all types is the fastest growing crime in the US today. More people and businesses are being impacted for larger dollar amounts − witness the impact of the Target and Home Depot breaches. Unfortunately, there is no such thing as [Read More...]
Some good news in the “wind-down” of the California Enterprise Zone Program! The California HCD has assigned third-party agents to continue vouchering for all Los Angeles zones as of September 1, 2014 through the end of 2014. Previously, Los Angeles announced that they would no longer accept voucher applications after August 31, 2014. Even though [Read More...]