October 2017

Monthly Archives

  • Beware of IRS Scams

    The Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) is receiving a growing number of reports related to fraudulent phone calls and emails claiming to be from the IRS. Even intelligent, educated individuals can easily be ensnared in a sham that results in money lost or their identities stolen. These scammers ruthlessly target a wide audience […]

  • Social Security Administration Announces 2018 Policy Adjustments

    On October 13, 2017, the Social Security Administration (SSA) publicized a number of policy adjustments that will go into effect for 2018. The changes include the following: The maximum amount of wages subject to the 6.2% Social Security tax will rise from its current level of $127,200 to $128,700 (an increase of a little more […]

  • 5 Types of Digital Fraud Impacting Online Retailers

    As businesses migrate online, cybercrime is beginning to expand. Not only is digital fraud impacting online stores, the process of how hackers penetrate databases in evolving. In an article from Disruption Hub, author Laura Cox writes, “. In 2012, digital fraudsters cost online businesses in the US $3.5 billion, and the number has continued to […]

  • Is Disruptive Technology Damaging Business?

    Disruptive technology is on the verge of taking over the business world. For those businesses that are not ready for such an impact, could disruptive technology wind up damaging business and consumer relations? In an article from Disruption Hub, author Laura Cox writes, “There’s a huge divide between businesses that are successfully using tech, and […]

  • Inspiring Culture and Influencing Engagement Within the Workplace

    Engaged employees will go above and beyond what they are asked to complete. While engaged employees take business to new heights, getting employees engaged can be challenging. In an article from Inc., author Adam Fridman writes, “More than 85% of workers worldwide, and more than 65% of American workers, report feeling disengaged at work, according […]