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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

As 2015 quickly winds down and the New Year approaches, important legislative and tax changes are also on the horizon.

We’ve put together a list of the top changes that you’ll need to be prepare your staffing / consulting business for in 2016. From minimum wage increases to states with changing tax tables, to Earned Income tax credit notice requirements, we’ve collected the information you need to face the tax and legal changes coming in 2016 with confidence.

We’ve compiled the top legislative and tax changes that will impact staffing companies in 2016, including:

Ready or not, the holiday season has officially begun. As holiday décor fills retailers’ shelves and talks of Black Friday sales begin to circulate, more and more businesses are looking to add staff to help with the holiday rush.

It also means an increase in opportunity for staffing companies to help meet those demands.

For businesses and consumers, the Automated Clearing House (ACH) Service has been gaining in popularity as a means of transferring money electronically. It’s relatively quick and easy, without the expense associated with wire transfers. Typically ACH transfers have a 48-hour settlement timeframe, and many settle within 24 hours. In order to move money even faster within the ACH network, NACHA, the Electronic Payments Association, has made a same-day ACH proposal that outlines the rules governing same-day ACH practices.

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Legislative Updates

The Missouri Department of Labor has announced that the state minimum wage rate for 2015 has been established, according to state law, at $7.65, effective January 1.

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The National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) recently delivered a workers’ compensation loss cost and assigned risk rate filing to the Georgia Department of Insurance.

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Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn announced the state's workers' compensation insurance rates will drop 5.5% next year.

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