You don’t have to take business insurance costs sitting down

Insurance is a risk management imperative for businesses. But owners don’t have to take high coverage costs sitting down. Stay on top of facilities maintenance and constantly strive to improve worker safety. For example, have an electrician ensure circuits aren’t close to overloading, and regularly test all fire prevention systems. Check high-traffic areas for slip-and-fall…

Business owners: Put your successor in a position to succeed

Transitioning your company to a successor means becoming a mentor. As such, you’ll have to communicate clearly, be patient and know what you’re trying to accomplish. For starters, identify various ways to pass along your knowledge. Consider, for instance, a formal training program. Have your successor work in each business department or area. Also, encourage…

Help is Available to All Affected by Harvey

Help is Available to All Affected by Harvey To all those who are currently being effected by the devastation that Hurricane Harvey has brought upon our great state, ABIP would like you to know we are here for you. When we are faced with such adversity, we must all support one another to overcome and…

Disaster Relief Payments

Disaster Relief Payments In light of Hurricane Harvey, many employers are looking for ways to assist employees that were affected by the storm. Internal Revenue Code Section 139 allows an individual to exclude qualified disaster relief payments from gross income and payroll taxation. The law was originally enacted in 2001 as relief to victims of…