More than 10,000 small Montana businesses have one fewer tax to pay next year, thanks to a new law effective Jan. 1.
Last month we talked about combining sales meetings and conferences with a “leisure reward” and the importance of incentivizing teams to engage at meetings. Obviously, travel is an attractive and effective way to spice up an incentive meeting program.
When the economy took its recent downturn, business travel declined. Although both are back on the rise, keeping track of your expenses is critical — and sometimes a pain. But it doesn’t have to be.
Within the space of just a few days, the national debt has topped $15 trillion — about $133,000 per taxpayer — and the congressional super committee failed in its effort to lower annual deficits and reduce the growth of the national debt.
In the three weeks left to complete its deficit-reduction plan, the congressional supercommittee should take some bipartisan recommendations given Tuesday by four Americans who have extensively studied the nation’s debt crisis: Erskine Bowles, Alan Simpson, Pete Domenici and Alice Rivlin.
Looking ahead to the 2011 session of the Montana Legislature, cities and counties are hoping their revenues won’t be raided to help balance the state budget.