August 2011

Published Monday, August 1, 2011

Why Surveying Is So Important

Requests for feedback are pervasive among businesses. Companies and organizations are constantly asking for feedback from both their business partners and customers. Why do companies put so much effort and expense into getting customer feedback? Surprisingly, the answer is quite simple: we live in a new economic world in which the customers are in control, and businesses need to adapt to meet their needs in order to thrive ...

Enhancing Benefits:  Getting the Most Out of HR Programs

In tough economic times, perks, bonuses and benefits are often the first thing to go. Unfortunately, a lack of benefits can have a highly detrimental effect on workplace morale and employee retention ...

 IRS Investment Income Compliance Project: Social Clubs Take Note

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has been conducting a compliance project with respect to the reporting of investment income by the social clubs exempt from income tax under Section 501(c)(7) of the Internal Revenue Code (IRC) ...

Tip Credit Notice Q&A

The National Restaurant Association (NRA) recently published information about the new DOL rule regarding the notice that employers are required to provide to tipped employees. Both NCA and NRA encourage our members to immediately make efforts to comply in good faith with the new notice requirements ...

Laws & Regs

 A “Temporary” Employer Tax Permanently Ended; The First Ruling on the Health Care Reform Law from an Appellate Court; The Continued Assault on the H-2B Visa Program; California Governor Vetoes Card Check; New Louisiana Youth Concussion Act

Industry Watch

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NCA News

Coming Soon: 2011 Trends & Issues: A Private Club Perspective


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