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Chris Allen, CPA: Premier Advocate Spotlight

Chris Allen, CPA Wineberg, Solheim, Howell & Shain, P.C. callen@wshscpa.com (312) 372-0440 SBAC Member since 2016       Chris Allen has been an active participant in the SBAC since 2016. In addition to attending the SBAC Golf Outing and Advocacy Awards, Chris provided his expertise by speaking on tax reform panel during the April … more

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How technology integration can help your business flourish

How technology integration can help your business flourish Contributed By: MXOtech, INC Modern businesses rely on various technologies to keep their companies up and running. Today, most of them need an internet connection and multiple apps and software to help their staff get things done. At first glance, all the different technologies you use may … more

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Creating a Successful Internship Program: Tips from TandemHR

Ask An HR Expert: How Do I Create A Successful Internship Program? Contributed By: The Tandem Family of Companies An internship program is a big responsibility for both the organization and also the interns themselves. Here are three tips to create a successful internship program for both your company and potential interns. Tip #1: Have … more

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SBAC Premier Advocates Day at the Ballpark

This week SBAC Premier Advocate Members enjoyed an EXCLUSIVE behind-the-scenes tour followed by a game at Guaranteed Rate Field. The tour was lead by Jonathan Reisdorf and included stops at the back office and on the field. Members were then treated to box seats with all the perks to watch the White Sox. While the … more

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Department of Labor Releases Proposed Overtime Rule

DOL Proposes Increase to FLSA Exemption Threshold Contributed by: Jason Tremblay, Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP On March 7, 2019, the U.S. Department of Labor released its long-promised proposed rule raising the minimum salary threshold required for workers to qualify for the Fair Labor Standards Act’s exemption threshold to $35,308 annually.  The new rule … more

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Top 5 Ways B2B Companies Can Slash Payment Processing Costs in 2019

Top 5 Ways B2B Companies Can Slash Payment Processing Costs in 2019 Contributed By: Andrew O’Connor, Team Merchant If your business does business with other businesses, chances are payment processing makes up a much larger part of your annual expenses than you would like it to. The good news is that “the times, they are … more

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If Disaster Strikes, Do You Have a Backup Strategy for your Business?

How to plan a reliable backup strategy for your business Contributed By: MXOtech, INC In the event of security breaches or natural disasters that could disrupt your day-to-day operations, all small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) should have a reliable disaster and backup recovery plan (DRP). When disaster strikes, how can you ensure that business continues … more

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Right Way Signs Makes Chicago Tribune List of Amazing Murals

Congratulations to SBAC Member, Right Way Signs Chicago, for being recognized in the Chicago Tribune’s Amazing Chicagoland Wall Murals list. The highlighted work is a mural of Abraham Lincoln at the Hotel Lincoln in Lincoln Park. According to a blog featured on the Right Way Signs website: The hand painted mural of President Lincoln measured … more

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SBAC Member Double Good Featured on the Today Show!

ICYMI – Double Good, an SBAC Premier Advocate Member, was featured this week on the Today Show for a segment titled, Food for Thought. According to a recap on the Double Good website – The segment featured some incredible non-profit organizations we work with, like Rhythm Works and The Transition Center; an interview with our buddy Izzy Paskowitz … more

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SBAC Member SomerCor featured on Comcast Newsmakers

ICYMI – SBAC Member, Manny Flores, was featured on Comcast Newsmakers talking about the work SomerCor does to support small businesses in Illinois. Watch the full video here!

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