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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 ...read 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 ...read 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 ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Thursday, December 21, 2017
On January 1, 2018, several pieces of legislation that affect the business community will go into effect, and below is a brief synopsis of those laws.  Please review these to see which, if any, will affect your business in the new year.  Some are industry-specific, and some are applicable to all businesses.  Business RegulationPublic Act 100-0346 prohibits a new or used auto dealer from allowing ...read more
Categories: Chamber News
Wednesday, October 04, 2017
Turnkey drone solution delivers 75% faster turbine inspections & thousands of dollars in improved asset productivity annually   Measure, the largest U.S. provider of drone services to enterprise customers, announced the addition of turnkey wind farm inspection capabilities to its portfolio of aerial data collection solutions. Wind farm operators can now outsource preventive maintenance ...read more
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