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Thursday, March 15, 2018
Special deal for chamber members   It's important for your business to have an effective tool to communicate with the people who matter the most (customers, prospects, etc.)! Constant Contact's email marketing plan gives you the ability to stay top-of-mind and keep people engaged with your business. The Chamber has partnered with Constant Contact to help you with your marketing efforts. Chamber more
Categories: Chamber News
Thursday, March 15, 2018
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, commonly referred to as Tax Reform, was recently signed into law affecting all taxpayers.  The Chamber is partnering with Premier Sponsor Kerber, Eck & Braeckel to offer a tax reform seminar that reviews the many changes in the TCJA that will affect small and medium-size businesses and their owners.      This seminar will focus on the Tax Reform’s impact on both more
Categories: Chamber News
Thursday, March 08, 2018
The law of firm Quinn, Johnston, Henderson, Pretorius & Cerulo is pleased to congratulate all the Central Illinois attorneys named to the 2018 Illinois Super Lawyers and Illinois Rising Stars lists.  Quinn Johnston is particularly proud that Super Lawyers and Rising Stars selected eight attorneys from the firm.Quinn Johnston’s attorneys named to the 2018 Illinois Super Lawyers list are: Greg more
Categories: Member News
Tuesday, March 06, 2018
Commitments to True Cost Calculator GROWS  In November 2016, The Chamber conducted an online survey to identify existing business ridership practices and perceptions regarding air service to and from Springfield’s Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport. The electronic survey, focused on business travel, was completed by 251 respondents. As shown in the data on the second page, the perceptions did not more
Categories: Q5 News, Chamber News
Monday, March 05, 2018
The State of Illinois:Wage Lien Act: The Chamber has been monitoring the progress of Wage Lien Act HB4324 which would allow an employee to file a claim that he or she is owed back wages. Once a claim is filed, with or without any evidence of its reliability, liens could be placed on the business and personal property of the business owner, even if the claim is false and before any hearing is more
Categories: Chamber News, Q5 News
Wednesday, February 07, 2018
At its 149th Annual Gala, The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce celebrated the successes of 2017 and revealed crucial priorities in 2018. As part of the celebration, The Chamber recognized those who have helped lead our business sector and the community at large. Three awards were given to Chamber leaders who went above and beyond their positions to help enhance our members’ success and more
Categories: Member News, Q5 News, Chamber News
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Did you know that Springfield residents may call Habitat for Humanity of Sangamon County (HFHSC) or go online to schedule the city of Springfield large-item pickup service? Eligible Springfield residents who would like to use the city’s free large-item pickup service may call HFHSC at 523-2710, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., or book your pickup of large items online via our website at more
Categories: Member News
Thursday, January 18, 2018
The tax act signed into law at the end of December 2017 created a federal tax credit, Employer Credit for Paid Family and Medical Leave, for employers that provide paid family and medical leave to their employees, beginning in 2018 and—at least as of now—ending at the finish of 2019. The credit is only available to employers subject to the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).  Despite the credit's more
Categories: Chamber News
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
New 20% Deduction for Pass-Throughs (Sole Proprietorships, Partnerships, LLCs, and S-Corps): The bill includes a new 20% deduction on the first $315,000 of joint income ($157,500 in the case of a single return) earned by a pass-through. For example, if a small business earns $200,000 and the owner files a joint return, then the owner will not pay taxes on $40,000 (20% of $200,000) of their more
Categories: Chamber News
Wednesday, January 03, 2018
When you're targeting the Sangamon County business market, The Chamber should play an important role in your marketing plan. Being a member is an effective business strategy providing your company with a marketing tool that gives you a number of options and access to an engaged audience.  Members are encouraged to do business with other Chamber members whenever possible. For advertisers, members more
Categories: Chamber News

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