WOTC Renewed!

Barack Obama WOTC Renewal

The President has signed into law the Tax Increase Prevention Act of 2014 that extends the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) retroactively from Jan 1, 2014 through December 31, 2014. The measure also includes a retroactive extension of other federal hiring credits – both the Federal Empowerment Zone and Indian Employment Credits. This positive result [Read More…]

How Financial Institutions Need To Market To Emerging Affluent Millennials

Emerging Affluent Millennials

Millennials control a small portion of the nation’s wealth and spending power, it’s important for financial services marketers tofoster relationships today

2014 Housing Market Trends Leave Lenders with Mixed Signals

The future of the housing market looks a bit uncertain

As we approach the end of 2014, a few housing market trends are appearing. Read on to find out what’s going on and how to prepare yourself.

Medical Identity Theft on the Rise

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Medical identity theft and fraud are rising as more private patient data is put online without adequate security measures. Not only are patients being billed for treatments they never received, medical records are being altered in ways that can have life-threatening consequences. In the most recent survey conducted by the Identity Theft Resource Center, medical identity [Read More…]

Tax Intelligence: Compliance Pays When Bundled with WOTC

compliance that pays

Situation Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) provides a federal tax incentive for each eligible hire. Employers are challenged to meet screening and compliance regulations and deadlines when assessing new hire eligibility, potentially leaving millions of dollars of tax credit savings on the table.  Screening percentages and compliance are key performance indicators for the WOTC program.  [Read More…]

Unemployment Insurance in Education

unemployment insurance in education

For school districts, the topic of unemployment insurance can be very tricky.  Today the average cost of an unemployment claim for a school district is $3,780.  It doesn’t take long for those costs to add up and that is why it is crucial for you to understand the newest UI regulation mandates.  Read the article [Read More…]

Claim Your Share of the Mortgage Refinancing Mini-Boom

Don't miss out on the mortgage refinancing mini-boom.

The faltering economy has created a new homeowner mortgage refinancing opportunities. Find out how to make the most of this mini-boom.

WOTC Legislation: House Passes One-year Renewal

WOTC legislation

On Wednesday, with a vote of 378-46, the U.S. House of Representatives approved H.R. 5771, the “Tax Increase Prevention Act of 2014″.  Included in this bill is a one year extension of WOTC and other expired tax provisions including the Indian Employment Credit and the Federal Empowerment Zone Credit.  The Senate is expected to pass [Read More…]

TV Everywhere: Cutting the Cord on Cord Cutters

Customers love the flexibility and customization of TV Everywhere

TV Everywhere is a growing trend with customers and is slated to increase in popularity going forward. But how can pay TV operators effectively market it?