Labor:




Finding—and Keeping—
Qualified Workers

Labor issues—attracting, motivating and retaining employees and providing them with appropriate benefits—remain an important concern for small and medium-size businesses. In a survey of close to 1,000 business owners employing under 500 employees, 26% said the cost of labor was one of the most significant challenges to the growth and survival of their businesses. For 24%, the lack of qualified workers was also a significant challenge.



SPONSORED REPORT

Year-end tax planning and what’s new for 2016

Practitioners need to consider several tax planning opportunities to review with their clients before the end of the year. This report offers strategies for individuals and businesses, as well as recent federal tax law changes affecting this year’s tax returns.

QUIZ

News quiz: IRS warning on cyberattacks and a change in pension rules

Once again, the IRS sounds the alarm about a threat from cyberthieves. See how much you know about this and other recent news with this short quiz.

CHECKLIST

Bolster your data defenses

As you weather the dog days of summer, it’s a good time to make sure your cybersecurity structure can stand up to the heat of external and internal threats. Here are six steps to help shore up your systems.