White Paper: Comprehensive Data and Insights that Drive Smarter SMB Lending

Get a Big Picture View of Small Businesses Commercial payment performance data can help provide information on how a business is paying its financial obligations, but it only paints part of the picture. To grow and thrive small businesses need access to capital and resources to help sustain their operations and increase revenue. Click on [Read More…]

Infographic: Delivering Value from Comprehensive Data

Enhanced Data Fuels Insights that Drive Smarter Lending By supplementing traditional financial performance data with expanded configurable data, you can increase predictability and drive smarter lending. The Commercial Financial Network (CFN) results in an expanded view of capital. Access records on over $165B of outstanding small business credit obligations to help improve decision quality. Click [Read More…]

Maximize Hiring Tax Credits with Mobile WOTC Screening

A mobile-optimized WOTC screening solution can help maximize tax credits.  Americans are relying more and more on mobile devices.  In fact, Pew Reseach Center reported in January 2017 that 77% of US adults own a smartphone.  Use of mobile phones in talent acquisition is also on the rise.  This includes job searches and applications. iCims [Read More…]

May 2017 Briefly: An Unemployment Case Analysis

Background The claimant was discharged for using profane language at work. He was disqualified from benefits upon a finding that he was discharged for misconduct connected with the work.  The claimant appealed, and a hearing was scheduled before an administrative law judge. At the Hearing The Employer’s Evidence:  The witness for the employer, a retail [Read More…]

Quarterly U.S. Economic and Credit Trends from Equifax – Credit Card Activity Remains Strong and Steady

As part of our new quarterly series, U.S. Economic and Credit Trends Outlook, Equifax is sharing fresh insights and information about current economic conditions. We hope this regular update can help you optimize performance, growth and profitability across all areas of your business by giving you a fresh, current snapshot of the economy and key [Read More…]

Register Now: Q2 Economic and Credit Trends from Equifax

It’s almost time for the Q2 U.S. Economic and Credit Trends Outlook from Equifax. This quarterly webinar series is aimed at helping you make more informed decisions, with economic and consumer credit trends from across the U.S. Register Now Join Equifax Thursday, May 25 2017 at 1:00 pm ET as Chief Economist Amy Crews Cutts [Read More…]

U.S. Economy is Looking Up, as Improvement Continues Through 2017

Having a basic understanding of current economic conditions can help you make smarter, more strategic decisions about your business. You can benchmark your performance against national markets and trends. You can better forecast your book of business. You can even boost your business agility by monitoring shifts in your industry, or the broader economy. For [Read More…]

10 Most Common ACA Challenges Employers Face in 2017

It’s been quite a saga for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) over the last year. It was dead, then maybe not, and now it’s here to stay (at least for now). In a recently-released audit and report completed by the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) titled, “Affordable Care Act: Assessment of Efforts to Implement [Read More…]

Wage Audit: Nearly No-touch Solution Available

Wage Audit requests can create a significant administrative strain on employers, and the burden seems to be growing. Over the past few years, wage audit frequency has steadily increased, and the process has become more complex. Response guidelines vary by state, employees must often spend hours reformatting data, and states are becoming more diligent about [Read More…]

ETS Tax Intelligence: Implementing A Successful M&A Transaction

Situation When contemplating a merger, acquisition, reorganization, or divestiture (“M&A”) transaction, a structured, cohesive plan can assist employers in achieving desired outcomes.  Continuing from last month’s ETS Tax Intelligence, which focused on planning for a successful M&A transaction, the third phase of an M&A transaction focuses on implementation of the strategic plan, also referred to [Read More…]