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Understanding Salaried Overtime Rules

May 8, 2021

With rules for pay for salaried employees changing last July, understanding salaried overtime rules is a challenge. Fortunately, L&I has some tools to help.…

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Nonprofit Community Recovery Grants

May 5, 2021

Does your nonprofit qualify for the new nonprofit Community Recovery Grant? The recent Restaurant Revitalization Grants offered relief aimed at a sector of the…

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Pause on Roadmap to Recovery

May 4, 2021

While we expected a new evaluation of movement between phases, the governor announced a pause on the roadmap to recovery. On April 16, Pierce…

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Restaurant Revitalization Fund

April 29, 2021

The SBA is offering a Restaurant Revitalization Fund to provide emergency assistance to qualifying businesses. Qualifying food establishments who have experienced revenue loss due…

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Upcoming Tax Increases

April 27, 2021

The 2021 Legislature adjourned on Sunday and we will likely see some upcoming tax increases. Capital Gains Tax The Legislature adopted Senate Bill 5096,…

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State of the Cities 2021

April 23, 2021

Do you wonder about the state of our cities in 2021? While you have a good idea of what the pandemic has done to…

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Vaccines at Tacoma Dome

April 22, 2021

Starting Tuesday, April 27, Covid vaccines will be available at the Tacoma Dome for drive thru or walk up service. Pierce County Department of…

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Paid Leave Tax Credit

April 21, 2021

Eligible employers can now receive a paid leave tax credit for allowing their workers paid time off for Covid vaccines. Small and midsize employers,…

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Short-term Extension of Property Tax

April 17, 2021

A short-term extension of property tax may be a bit of relief for certain businesses. Businesses that can show a loss of a quarter…

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Roll Back Relief Grants Pierce County

April 15, 2021

Roll back relief grants are now available to qualifying businesses and non profits. On Friday, April 16, restrictions rolled back to Phase 2 of…

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South Sound Business Summit

April 11, 2021

May 3, 2021 – May 7, 2021Businesses need help, that is why this year, it’s FREEwww.southsoundbusinesssummit.com SIGN UP FOR FREE HERE   6th Annual Event Hear from…

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Risk of Rolling Back to Phase 2

April 9, 2021

There’s a risk of rolling back to phase 2 this coming Monday. Both the DOH and the governors office expressed concerns about a roll…

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