Webinar: Day 1 Certainty Best Practices for Mortgage Lenders

Day 1 Certainty Best Practices Webinar – What You Need to Know for a Successful Implementation Date:  Tuesday, August 15, 2017 Time:  2:00 PM (EDT) Fee:  Free with discount code EQ815     It has been almost a year since Fannie Mae kicked of the DU® validation service for Day 1 Certainty™, which officially integrates [Read More…]

ETS Tax Intelligence: State Unemployment Tax Economic Update

In a majority of states, employer-specific factors (benefit charges, taxable payroll, tax contributions, and reserve account balances) used in calculating 2018 state unemployment insurance (“SUI”) tax rates will be fixed as of June 30, 2017.  However, there are still unknown legislative and economic factors that could have an impact on 2018 and future SUI tax [Read More…]

Collecting Paperwork: Don’t Let It Slow Down Your WOTC Program

We asked a group of over 200 attendees at a recent webinar what step in the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) process gave them the most trouble. The most common response: Collecting supporting documentation. This is a problem for employers because once you’ve identified individuals who qualify for WOTC, you still need to assemble certain supporting documents [Read More…]

TCI Tax Intelligence: Georgia Tax Credit Changes

Over the past year, Georgia has made a number of changes to their tax credit line-up. Two recent house bills resulted in three of the more prominent changes. The 2016 HB 936, creates a new parolee hiring credit and makes adjustments to the job tax credit. Also, 2017 HB 265, makes adjustments to the quality [Read More…]

Senate Republicans Reveal the Better Care Reconciliation Act

Background In recent weeks, Senate Republican leaders held a series of private meetings to draft a bill they hope will repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA) through the budget reconciliation process, which allows Congress to repeal and replace key components of the ACA legislation with a simple majority vote (and with no opportunity [Read More…]

WOTC Screening: Don’t Leave Money on the Table!

Too many companies leave money on the table simply because they don’t screen all new hires to see who is eligible for the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC). Don’t let this happen to your organization. The first step to a successful WOTC program is effective screening. One way to get the best possible screening percentage [Read More…]

The next frontier in Financial Services

It starts with creating a better, omni-channel customer experience. It’s 2017 and the Financial Services industry is squarely focused on creating the best possible customer experience. This means offering fast, convenient access to products and services at the point of sale, with less friction. It means creating a seamless customer experience across multiple channels, including [Read More…]

Auto by Auto Experts: John Giamalvo

Auto lenders and dealers want more knowledge and faster information about their markets and customers—on and off the lot so they can quickly close deals and grow their businesses. The Automotive Solutions team at Equifax is uniquely qualified to help with this and provide insights that drive—based on their 360 degree automotive expertise and tenure [Read More…]

Visit Equifax at the ACFE Global Fraud Conference

Say “yes” to more applicants while reducing the cost of fraud, protecting your reputation and improving the customer experience Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) Global Fraud Conference June 18-23, 2017 | Music City Center | Nashville, TN From synthetic ID to anti-money laundering (AML) tools, Equifax leverages powerful insights to help you win against [Read More…]

ACA Legislative Update: June 2017

It has been just over a month since the House of Representatives passed the American Health Care Act (AHCA) bill on May 4th. If you’ve been wondering, “What’s been going on lately? What’s next?” you’re certainly not alone. What’s happened since the May 4th AHCA bill passage? The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its report [Read More…]