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Young to POTUS: Push Congress to End Medical Device Tax

Senator Todd Young on Thursday sent a letter to President Donald Trump urging him to push Congress to act quickly on the onerous medical device tax. The U.S. House of Representatives could vote on a medical device tax repeal bill as early as next week. If the bill passes the House it will head to the Senate. “In the [...]

2018-07-20T14:25:56+00:00July 20th, 2018|

Critical Public Policy Review Time at Indiana Chamber

Advocacy to help improve our state’s business climate has been at the core of the Indiana Chamber’s mission throughout its history. While our public policy experts are “in the game” in working with both the General Assembly and Congress, their “game plan” is developed by business community volunteers who serve on a series of public policy committees. These groups [...]

2018-07-20T14:50:28+00:00July 20th, 2018|

Gain Insight on the Latest Tax Issues at Indiana Tax Conference on August 10

Federal tax reform. Online sales tax collection. Major state and local tax developments and trends. It can all be a lot for Hoosier businesses keep up with. To assist business owners and others, the Indiana Chamber of Commerce is hosting the 2018 Indiana Tax Conference on August 10 from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Indianapolis. [...]

2018-07-20T14:48:46+00:00July 20th, 2018|

Indiana Poised to See Millions in New Revenue From Online Sales Tax Collection

Indiana Poised to See Millions in New Revenue From Online Sales Tax Collection The recent U.S. Supreme Court decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair had been awaited by many brick-and-mortar retailers and state budget-makers for over 25 years. In a nutshell, the Supreme Court’s decision (5-4) will permit states to move forward with sales tax collection from online retailers. The Court overturned the Quill [...]

2018-07-20T14:07:11+00:00July 20th, 2018|

Concern Builds Over Tariffs as Chamber Urges Congressional Action; Walorski Leading the Way

The Indiana Chamber is hearing from an increasing number of Hoosier businesses concerned about the Trump administration’s position on tariffs, which has put the country at odds with six of America’s top seven foreign markets. These countries account for more than half of all U.S. exports. What started as a just attempt to protect American steel and aluminum from [...]

2018-07-20T14:58:42+00:00July 20th, 2018|

Indiana Chamber Warns of Negative Impacts of Tariffs

(INDIANAPOLIS) — Concern continues to build in the business community regarding the Trump administration’s position on tariffs, which has put the country at odds with six of America’s top seven foreign markets. Indiana Chamber of Commerce President Kevin Brinegar explains the dilemma: “What started as a just attempt to protect American steel and aluminum from cheap imports has now transformed [...]

2018-07-19T08:07:27+00:00July 19th, 2018|

Science Says: Read More Books

I hated reading when I was small. I even distinctly remember the reading contest we had at school and my plan was to game the system by reading very short books that were, on second thought, probably board books from my babyhood. Yeah … I didn’t get away with that. My parents forced me to start reading actual books and [...]

2018-07-13T09:54:01+00:00July 13th, 2018|

BizVoiceExtra: Small Indiana Town Helps Villagers Thousands of Miles Away

Toward the end of my telephone interview with Bob Gabrielse for an article in the July-August issue of BizVoice magazine, he politely asked if he could quickly take another call, apologizing for the interruption. A trucking company was on the other end of the line, hoping to deliver 200 parts about an hour later. The vehicle wasn’t heading to [...]

2018-07-12T16:29:33+00:00July 12th, 2018|

Purdue University Fort Wayne: Student-Athletes Gain Access to Elite Care in New Partnership With Lutheran Health Network

Purdue University Fort Wayne and its Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced today that the university has formed a partnership with Lutheran Health Network to provide comprehensive health care for all student-athletes. This partnership will expand services and resources to help provide comprehensive health care in the fields of sports medicine, sports performance, and beyond. “Health care for our student-athletes [...]

2018-07-11T09:15:28+00:00July 11th, 2018|