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2019 ACA Reporting Refresher
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has been the law of the land for a number of years now but many employers are still frustrated with the corresponding 1094/1095 reporting. As the end of the year approaches, employers should be prepared to tackle, with a great degree of accuracy, the ACA reporting that must be completed the first quarter of 2020.
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Getting a New Laptop, Tablet or Cell Phone?
Getting a new computer, notebook, tablet or other technology for your business is often necessary to keep up with the times. After purchasing new technology, you may decide to dispose of your old devices.
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VI Changes May Affect Your Auto Limits
Recent changes in the Virgin Islands could dramatically affect your personal and commercial auto limits. In determining the amount of automobile coverage you wish to purchase, you should be aware of a recent change in Virgin Islands law with respect to damages arising from an automobile accident caused by simple negligence.
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Holiday Retail Sales Risks
OSHA requires that employers provide employees with a safe and healthy workplace. As a result, OSHA encourages employers to adopt effective safety and health management tools to identify and eliminate work-related hazards, including those caused by large masses of people during busy shopping times such as the holiday season.
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Know Your Insurance: Commercial Auto Insurance
Whether transporting materials and tools to worksites, hauling goods for deliveries or driving to meet clients—companies of all kinds rely on safe and functioning vehicles to serve customers and generate profit.
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Employment Practices while Recuriting and Hiring
Like any employer, you want to make sure that your new employees are the best in the business. Searching for the right candidate to fill a crucial position is a time-consuming and difficult process. Your company needs to make sure that every new employee is highly skilled and right for the job—and you only have an application, resume and interview to find that out.
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Minimizing Customer Injury Risk
Customer personal injury claims can be costly and very damaging to your establishment’s reputation. They can be much more frequent than employee claims in some types of stores, especially if your warehouse allows customer access.
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Walking to Defeat ALS in our Community
Recently, our team participated in the Walk to Defeat ALS that took place on the Walkway Over the Hudson.
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Benefits of Commercial Auto Insurance
When it comes to running a business, vehicles – whether they’re leased, rented or owned – are crucial for a variety of tasks. Whether transporting materials and tools to worksites, hauling goods for deliveries or driving to meet clients, companies of all kinds rely on safe and functioning vehicles to serve customers and generate profit.
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Guidelines for Providing Surge Protection
When it comes to losses of electrical and electronic equipment, few events can match the destruction caused by surges (transients) and electrical noise. These phenomena are responsible for about 50 percent of most electronic equipment failures today—and that doesn’t even begin to take into account the latent damage or degradation to electrical equipment caused by surges.
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