Category Archives: Economy

Request for Comments for Dealer Exemption from ELD Rule 

Request for Comments for Dealer Exemption from ELD Rule Earlier this year, EDA and a number of regional equipment dealers’ associations submitted a request to the Federal Department of Transportation (DOT) to have your dealership’s service and delivery vehicles exempted from the new Electronic Loggins Device (ELD) rule. As a

NEDA Energy Cost Savings Program

NEDA Energy Cost Savings Program Save Money On Your Natural Gas and Electric Bill  We are excited to announce a new program that is available to our members. NEDA has joined forces with PGP Energy to try and help our members reduce their energy expenses anywhere from 10 – 15

State Dealer Protection Laws: Set the Bar

State Dealer Protection Laws: Set the Bar New Hampshire’s Equipment Dealers, led by the Northeast Equipment Dealers Association (NEDA), have spent over four years fighting for a fair and equitable dealer protection law. We encourage members all across North America to support NEDA and its fight for fair and equitable

2016 Dealer-Manufacturer Relations Survey Released

2016 Dealer-Manufacturer Relations Survey Released In this year’s survey, equipment dealers were asked to rate up to seven manufacturer lines they carry based on 12 criteria related to operations and support. Click here to get the results

President Obama signs Section 179

President Obama signs Section 179 Section 179 has been past retroactive for 2015 with the $500,000 deduction limit (without the measure the limit was $25,000), but this time the rule has been made permanent. Congress passed the measure early last week, and it was signed into law by President Obama

Congress gives OK for OSHA to raise maximum fines by 80 percent

Congress gives OK for OSHA to raise maximum fines by 80 percent The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has not increased its maximum penalties since 1990, but that likely will change in dramatic fashion next year. A bipartisan provision in the budget agreement negotiated in the House and Senate

H2-B Help Is Needed Today

H2-B Help Is Needed Today A bipartisan group of Senators are circulating two helpful H-2B letters and we need your help to ensure that as many Senators as possible sign the attached letters.  The first letter being spearheaded by Senators Burr (R-NC) and Mikulski (D-MD) will be sent to the Secretary of

HF&C Compliance Alert: Small Group Market – Changing Definition

HF&C Compliance Alert: Small Group Market – Changing Definition Why this may not directly impact you, we feel it is important to keep you engaged with the ever changing world of ACA compliance. Beginning in 2016, the definition of “small employer” for insurance rating and underwriting purposes changes. In general,

Telemedicine

Telemedicine Continuing our overview of TeleMedicine we are pleased to present more detail on our trusted partner AllyHealth. Our platform is specifically designed to save you time and money. We help you accomplish this through superior products and services, close account management and support, and a true desire to deliver

NYS Tax Department issues new sales tax bulletins

NYS Tax Department issues new sales tax bulletins The following items have been recently posted to the NYS Sales Tax Web site. TB-ST-244 Exemptions for Farmers and Commercial Horse Boarding Operators TB-ST-587 Motor Fuel and Diesel Motor Fuel Used in Production TB-ST-917 Utilities Used in Production

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