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  • Four Tips for Creating an Apprenticeship Program

    A shortage of skilled workers is a real concern in some of the nation’s largest industries. If you fear your business could find itself struggling to fill positions, one way to lay the groundwork for a solution is to create an apprenticeship program. Apprenticeships are paid positions that focus on gradual, step-by-step training aimed at…

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  • Businesses Aren’t Immune to Tax Identity Theft

    Tax identity theft may seem like a problem only for individual taxpayers. But, according to the IRS, increasingly businesses are also becoming victims. And identity thieves have become more sophisticated, knowing filing practices, the tax code and the best ways to get valuable data. How It Works In tax identity theft, a taxpayer’s identifying information…

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  • Tax Planning for Investments Gets More Complicated

    For investors, fall is a good time to review year-to-date gains and losses. Not only can it help you assess your financial health, but it also can help you determine whether to buy or sell investments before year end to save taxes. This year, you also need to keep in mind the impact of the…

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  • Analyze Your Health Plan’s Electronic Security to Comply with HIPPA

    If you’re an employer that sponsors a health care plan, you may worry about inadvertently violating the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act — commonly known as HIPAA. But you should also bear in mind that there is a formal requirement for ensuring electronic data security. Specifically, sponsors of most plans must do a risk…

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