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News for Chamber 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 ...read more
Categories: Member News, Q5 News, Chamber 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 ...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
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