Senate Finance Passes Tax Extender Bill – WOTC Included

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As expected and hoped, the Senate Finance Committee passed a version of a tax extenders bill that includes a two year extension of WOTC (through the end of 2015), as well as the Indian Employment Credit and the Federal Empowerment Zone credit.  In addition, based on the earlier “Long-Term Unemployed Hiring Incentive Act” (H.R. 3726) [Read More...]

Online Targeting for Auto: How Car-Buying Preferences Vary by City

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Auto manufacturers, auto ad agencies, lenders and dealers all face difficult challenges in online advertising. While brand advertising puts a make or model into the consumer’s mind, the ultimate goal is to sell cars. The most effective way to do this – as well as to extend loans – is to put the right message [Read More...]

The Hopper and The Genie: TV Targets Millennials Through Tech

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If a calculated marketing move could isolate and possibly result in losing a large chunk of your customer base, would you proceed? That’s the question…

Senator Wyden Releases Draft of Tax Extender Markup

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Senator Ron Wyden, Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, has released a draft of a proposed markup for a tax extenders bill that will be be put up for a markup and vote today, April 3rd.  Notably, the proposal includes a two year extension and renewal (retroactive one year, and a one year extension until  December [Read More...]

Sweet Deal: Balancing Targeted Offers with Telco Risks

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Just three days into his new job, FCC chairman Tom Wheeler called for more competition within the telecommunication sector, noting that effective…

Centralize Service Activation with InterConnect for Communications & Utilities

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Service activation works like a machine – without all the gears in place, you lost functionality and efficiency. Unfortunately, with varying data,…

Account Acquisition: Equifax Helps Utility Streamline and Simplify


When your company already manages over 200,000 accounts, it’s important to keep current customers happy while attracting a new client base. That was the…

Join us at CUPA Southern to learn how to evolve with changing workforce compliance needs

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Higher Education institutions with various types of employees, multiple campuses, and a rapidly changing regulatory environment are faced with a growing compliance challenge when managing their workforce. Please join us at CUPA Southern, booth #201 to learn how to leverage expertise and technologies to help simplify and better manage the following: ACA compliance -   measuring and tracking eligibility, deciding [Read More...]

2014 Farm Bill Requires New Report to Prove SNAP Benefits Not Paid to the Deceased

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A provision of the 2014 Farm Bill requires agencies to submit a report to the USDA to prove they haven’t issued benefits to the deceased. Section 4032 of the Agricultural Act of 2014, “Annual State report on verification of SNAP participation,” says that agencies must submit a report to the Secretary of Agriculture …containing sufficient [Read More...]