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Information overload? Using data to build identities

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The information used in transactions with customers, consultants, and partners is continuously changing, but your systems may be hindering your ability to manage this change. The problem is not just about managing the technical integration, but the downstream implications of new information as it relates to the business policies that drive the relationships you have [Read More…]

Senate Finance Committee Passes Tax Extender Package

Legislative Update

Beginning on July 21, the Senate Finance committee began their process of a “markup” of a tax extenders bill.  Recall that WOTC – a key element of the tax extenders, has been in hiatus since January 1, 2015.  The text of the markup proposal can be found here.  A markup is an important step in [Read More…]

How To Incorporate Financial Data For Better Ad Targeting

State Tax Credits

The rise of data-driven marketing has brands increasingly looking for insights that allow them to better target their most likely customers and eliminate any potential media waste. But with so many resources at their fingertips, marketers are still learning how best to combine different kinds of data assets. In fact, they’re often either not using [Read More…]

Data-Driven Segmentation Helps Banks Go After the Right Mortgage Candidates with Speed

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Proactive approach reveals consumers looking for home loans and who among them may present the lowest risk for banks. We’re in the middle of the summer home-selling season, and — for the first time in several years — consumers have warmed up to the idea of purchasing new homes. Nearly three-quarters of respondents to a [Read More…]

Allaying concerns about fraud from third-party vendors

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Companies have spent a great deal of time and money protecting their core systems and infrastructure from cyber attacks — hardening their perimeters and moving to risk-based authentication for moderate to high risk resources. The collaborative environment of modern companies also means that there are quite a few “extranets”, which allow for information sharing with partners, third-party vendors, and [Read More…]

Bulletin: Labor and Employment Compliance – New State Notification Requirements for RI and OR

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Rhode Island Passes Pregnancy Accommodation Bill On June 25, 2015, Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo signed Rhode Island Senate Bill 276, mandating the expansion of workplace accommodation for women who are pregnant or nursing. Under the new law, employers are to provide “reasonable accommodation” for employees who require it as a result of a condition [Read More…]

New Hire Notifications and Other State Requirements: Understanding the Compliance Management Challenge

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A leading labor attorney spoke at a recent webinar about the fast-growing number of new hire reporting and notification requirements states are imposing on employers. Chad Richter, a Partner with Jackson Lewis, told an audience of HR professionals about best practices to use in addressing the compliance management challenge: managing the process of monitoring, interpreting and [Read More…]

Using Analytics to Power Identity Proofing

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Confirming the identities of users in large external user populations can be challenging. A government agency giving a citizen access to sign up for benefits or check records may potentially be challenged with identifying a single person among more than 230 million adults. Combating identity-based fraud on that scale can be even more challenging. While [Read More…]

WOTC Update: Tax Reform and Tax Extenders

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Tax reform is sometimes mentioned as a potential cause of delay for the renewal of WOTC and other tax credits.  That is, if tax reform were to happen, then it is conceivable that, as part of that process, various tax credits would cease to be renewed in favor of a reduction and simplification of overall [Read More…]

Webinar: Employment Verifications for ACA

ACA Alert

Webinar: Impact of ACA | CMS on Verifications  Wednesday | July 29th | 12:00 pm CDT; 1:00 pm EDT The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the federal agency responsible for administering the benefit programs defined by the ACA, will require employer validation of employment and income in assessing applicant eligibility. CMS has selected The Work Number® as [Read More…]