2/13/18 – The Senate Ways and Means Committee considered and passed some bills that are important to Missouri employers this morning. SB 884 (Koenig) would allow the Missouri Department of Revenue to issue a sales tax license without a bond unless the DOR believes the bond would be necessary. Current law requires a bond be… Read More Senate tax committee takes action on several bills
Several tax bills were heard over the last two weeks in the Senate Ways and Means Committee chaired by Sen. Wayne Wallingford. AIM President and CEO Ray McCarty testified in favor of SB 674 (Koenig) that would provide definitions in the tax cut legislation passed in SB 509 over the objections of former Gov. Jay… Read More Tax bills debated in Senate Ways and Means Committee
Associated Industries of Missouri President and CEO Ray McCarty testified at a hearing of the Senate Small Business and Industry Committee in favor of a bill sponsored by Senate Majority Floor Leader Mike Kehoe that would reduce the weeks of unemployment benefits available when the unemployment rate is low to as few as 13 weeks… Read More AIM supports unemployment bill…again!
Associated Industries of Missouri President and CEO Ray McCarty testified in favor of legislation this week that would require state agencies that change a standard, threshold or requirement to formally file a regulation. The bill would also require any state agency proposing a regulation with a cost in excess of $500,000 to notify affected people/businesses,… Read More Agencies would be required to publish rules
If you missed the recent webinar on cyber security awareness hosted by the Danna McKitrick law firm and Associated Industries of Missouri, featuring many expert guests from government and the private sector, you may watch a replay at this link:
Across America, companies are reinvesting their anticipated tax savings from the federal tax cut passed by Congress and signed into law by President Donald Trump. Some are reinvesting their savings into infrastructure such as new machinery, adding square footage or new facilities. Others are reinvesting in their human capital by adding jobs or giving raises… Read More Response requested: How is your company using your federal tax cut?
Associated Industries of Missouri (AIM) supports three bills that are advancing in the current legislative session. HB 1512 (Corlew) allows enforcement of arbitration agreements between at-will employees and their employer. The bill has cleared the initial House committee and needs approval from a House rules committee before advancing to the House floor. A companion bill,… Read More Bills allowing enforcement of arbitration agreements and dealing with asbestos claims heard in Committee