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They share any information that’s available concerning our business or things that might affect our business. And I think they also are very effective in helping you understand why you need to look at things differently if you’re not looking at them the right way.
- Tanya Henry, Executive Director, Milwaukee Careers Cooperative

 

We are constantly on the alert for all the latest industry news, legislative updates, trends and more that could possibly impact your staffing business. Our president and CEO, Julie Ann Blazei, also shares her insights on the staffing industry in her message (link below). And when we don’t see information about a topic we feel is critical for you to know, we create it ourselves to share in our monthly email.

Press Room

With tax season and April 15 upon us, the national deadline to file your taxes, scams involving the IRS will be on the rise. In fact, the IRS recorded a 60 percent increase in bogus email schemes that seek to steal money or tax data. Plus, more than 2,000 tax-related scam incidents were reported to the IRS from January through October 2018, compared to only 1,200 reported in 2017.

At the 2019 SIA Executive Forum, best-selling author and top business thinker Daniel Pink offered his insight on sales in his presentation To Sell is Human: The New ABCs of Moving Others. The ABCs of selling used to be “Always Be Closing,” but Pink explains that to be successful with today’s buyers, those ABCs are no longer persuasive.

One of the outcomes of the Trump administration has been active deregulation at the Federal level. This trend, coupled with a split Congress, means that we are unlikely to see sweeping new legislation impacting employment in the next two years.

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Legislative Updates

MLive

Small businesses affected by the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic are being given extra time to make tax payments to the Michigan Department of Treasury.

The Hill

The Treasury Department and IRS on Wednesday released guidance on deferring tax payments due to the coronavirus, providing further details for taxpayers and tax preparers.

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