New Jersey Businesses Should Consider Instituting Telecommuting Policies

  With the rapid advances in mobile technology, telecommuting has gained popularity in recent years throughout the business community, including in New Jersey.  Gone are the days when every employee has to sit at the desk to complete projects, review and revise corporate documents, or participate in meetings and teleconferences.  It is hard to ignore View Article →

The Benefits of HR Outsourcing

There is no perfect recipe for achieving business success. Yet certain characteristics generally play a big role, such as perseverance, a laser-like focus, the ability to develop and execute a strategic plan, and the aptitude to manage one’s workforce. The challenge is that there are many aspects to any business, and it is difficult to View Article →

Is Your Company Prepared for a DOL Investigation?

The last thing any human resource professional wants to receive is an envelope alerting them to a Department of Labor (DOL) ERISA Investigation. Unfortunately, today’s HR professionals have reason to be concerned as 75 percent of DOL investigations are closed with correction. Corrections can range from changes to administrative processes, fines, penalties and, in rare View Article →

Floods, Cyber-Attacks, Chemical Spills and Fires: Five Ways New Jersey Business Owners Can Survive Unthinkable Catastrophes

  Up to 40% of small businesses never re-open after a disaster    Is your business prepared for a flood, cyber-attack, chemical spill, fire – or even a long-term power outage?  No one wants to consider these misfortunes happening to their business, but with advance planning, businesses will be in a much better position to View Article →

Proposed Regulations Seek to Settle Section 199 Deduction Controversy in Contract Manufacturing Arrangements

Section 199 of the Internal Revenue Code, referred to as the Domestic Production Activities Deduction (DPAD), offers valuable tax savings to taxpayers, specifically to manufacturers. Section 199 allows a deduction equal to 9% of qualified income.  Qualified income is income earned from manufacturing and production activities, if the manufacturing and production activities primarily occur within View Article →