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Tax Reform Bill Increases Businesses’ Purchasing Power

In keeping with its aim to reduce burdens and encourage businesses to make investments, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, effective Jan. 1, 2018, offers a variety of tax advantages that can yield big savings.

This post highlights two particularly important provisions and touches upon a few others of note.

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Tis the Season for Retailers to Know their Premises Liability Risks

Nothing says Happy Holidays like the hustle and bustle of Christmastime commerce. Crowded stores, congested parking lots and package-laden shoppers are a welcomed tradition to retail outfits that realize roughly twenty percent of annual sales during the holiday season. But with all the hustle and bustle also comes the increased risk of incidents: the combination of lots of shoppers and lots of merchandise means a greater chance of spills and tumbles (of products and people). The last thing stores want to do is curb retail activity, but how do they keep tabs on potential dangers that could lead to customer injury and legal liability? 

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