BKD, a national CPA and advisory firm with a presence in Colorado Springs, joined forces last week with the National Association of Manufacturers for a webinar to review new and proposed business tax regulations, as well as to compare reform proposals in the House of Representatives with those of President-elect Donald Trump. The webinar was […]
States and municipalities across the nation are having difficulties balancing budgets because sales tax is declining nationally — it’s a consumption-based tax, and consumers, of course, are “pulling back.” Dr. Tom Zwirlein, professor of finance at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, was a keynote speaker, along with City Manager Penny Culbreth-Graft, at UCCS’ […]
Scene: A three-hour dinner in Germany, Poland or France with potential business associates, during which only politics, religion and family are discussed. Success or waste of time? Probably the former. “The fundamental difference between American businessmen and Europeans, is that Americans believe that product and service is king or queen, and method is fungible,” said […]
Ent Credit Union is returning $10 million to its credit union members in a one-time special dividend which will be in their accounts this week. The 209,000 members will receive from $25 to $1,000 depending on their use of credit union products and services in 2011. Member use of the credit union for loans and […]
Directors and officers insurance is an enigma that many business people don’t understand the need for or how it relates to business, said Dave Reitan, an account executive for Six & Geving Insurance. Some directors and officers think they are covered for personal liability under other company insurance policies, but they aren’t.
Many employers, in order to survive this economic downtown, have had to reduce the benefits they offer to employees. Some of the changes include discontinuing matching contributions or suspending profit sharing contributions to employee retirement plans, said Robert L. Book, executive vice president of Strategic Financial Partners. While many employees are grateful to still have […]