By George Paulsen, Hood & Strong LLP November 2020 Two measures passed last week increasing business taxes in San Francisco. Propositions F and L were passed by voters aimed at businesses with over 2 million dollars in gross receipts. What is Proposition F? Proposition F, now law, repeals the payroll tax and raises the gross […]

By George Paulsen, Hood & Strong LLP November 2020 Is it time to give your children your vacation home or a rental property you own in California? Proposition 19 that just passed suggests it might be the right time. In the last election Proposition 19 was voted into law. This new law, effective February 15th […]

By Wyatt Bland October 2020 At AEIS we offer our clients the tools, resources, and partnerships to help save you time so you can focus on growing your business. At this time of year, in addition to shopping for benefits, you may be looking around to join a Professional Employer Organization, also known as a […]

  The future of work is now. You’ve probably heard that being said since the onset of COVID-19 and the growth of remote work. Well, it’s true and as the nature of how work gets done changes, so too does the way HR’s function plays out. In part 1, we took a look at current […]

  “When people are financially invested, they want a return. When people are emotionally invested, they want to contribute.” – Simon Sinek The COVID-19 pandemic has taught us many things. First, it has taught us that empathy and kindness goes a long way. We’ve learned that as individuals, communities, and as a nation, that we can […]

by Steven R. Allison, CEPA, Managing Partner, Business Exit Strategies at S.R. Allison, Ltd. July 2020 Did you know Baby Boomers will transfer ownership of over TEN TRILLION DOLLARS in closely held businesses throughout the next decade? Are you one of them? Whether you want to fund a retirement lifestyle, maintain a community presence, or simply […]

Even with video conferencing and messaging apps, fully involving remote employees in team and company meetings remains a challenge. There may be no replacing the experience of being physically in the room, but you can take steps to make meetings more productive and inclusive for remote participants. The most important thing to remember when “meeting” […]

The traditional workplace of physical offices and desks has changed. The new normal we are all experiencing is the remote workplace. While some are adjusting to this change without any growing pains, some may find it difficult to transition. Follow these tips to help manage your time in this new space. SET UP A PHYSICAL […]

For many of us, the experience of working entirely from home is a new one. It has required us to rethink the way we work and function as a team. Many of the routines, patterns, practices, and processes we have created over time are no longer effective, and we’ve had to institute new means of […]

As companies frantically try to adapt to the coronavirus pandemic, many HR teams find themselves with an alarmingly jam-packed workload. Employee interviews need to be postponed, telework policies implemented or adjusted, health and wellness protocols changed. And when everyone is in crisis mode, it’s easy to let a simple, but crucial, aspect of the job […]