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December 11th, 2018|Manufacturing & Distribution|

2018 Manufacturing Risks and Opportunities

Here are the key risks and opportunities for 2018: Attracting and Retaining a Quality Workforce Productivity challenges exist when a manufacturer can’t retain a consistent workforce. Manufacturing companies today have a hard time [...]

January 16th, 2018|Manufacturing & Distribution|

Dean Dorton Named 4th Best Place to Work in Kentucky

Last night, the annual Best Places to Work in Kentucky awards ceremony was held at the Lexington Convention Center, where the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce and the Kentucky Society for Human Resource Management announced this [...]

Optimism and Change in Manufacturing

About 200 members of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) joined together at the spring 2017 board meeting to get an update on issues affecting the industry from representatives of NAM leadership, the new [...]

April 25th, 2017|Manufacturing & Distribution|

Manage Your Risk of Fraud

Fraud is estimated to be a $3.5 trillion annual business with the typical company losing 5% of its revenue each year. Managing the risk of fraud is challenging for any organization, but especially for a [...]

February 21st, 2017|Manufacturing & Distribution|

The “Manufacturers’ Deduction” Isn’t Just for Manufacturers

The Section 199 deduction is intended to encourage domestic manufacturing. In fact, it’s often referred to as the “manufacturers’ deduction.” But this potentially valuable tax break can be used by many other types of businesses [...]

February 14th, 2017|Manufacturing & Distribution, Tax|

Employee vs. Contractor

Third party relationships have become more important as companies look to leverage outside expertise. As relationships evolve, management needs to keep a close eye to determine if the third party contractor has become [...]

Despite Industry Headwinds, U.S. Manufacturers are Optimistic, Expecting Revenue Growth in 2017

According to Leading Edge Alliance National Manufacturing Outlook Survey We are excited to release the results from the 2017 Leading Edge Alliance (LEA Global) National Manufacturing Outlook Survey. With more than 250 [...]

January 4th, 2017|Manufacturing & Distribution|

IRS Extends 1095-C and 1095-B Deadline

In November, the IRS extended the deadline for employers to furnish Forms 1095-C and/or 1095-B to employees and covered individuals. The forms, which are required under the Affordable Care Act’s employer reporting mandate, are [...]

Manufacturers are Counting Their Tax Blessings this Holiday Season

Manufacturers waited years for legislation which would allow us to know the tax impact of our capitalization plans before the equipment was purchased and placed in service rather than after the fact. Our wait ended [...]

November 29th, 2016|Manufacturing & Distribution|