August is normally quiet in Washington, DC, but in keeping with the theme of 2020, this month has been more frenetic. While we beat back new taxes on the insights industry, the Insights Association has had to tangle with the demise of the U.S.-EU Privacy Shield for data transfer, further pandemic relief, some new threats to pharma MR, the finalization of CCPA, and an attempt to rush the 2020 Census that threatens the statistical viability of most marketing research and data analytics in the U.S.
The past month has seen significant developments on CCPA, COVID-19, data taxes, small business-crippling legislation in California, immigration work visas, and TCPA. The Insights Association is grateful for your membership and support in combatting these tough issues. Check out what we’re up to!
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act -- the $2 trillion spending law approved on March 27, 2020 in response to the COVID-19 economic crisis -- also changed the handling of net operating losses in federal tax law, which may be of interest to some insights businesses in need of liquidity.
The insights industry, like most others, faces a liquidity problem from the COVID-19 pandemic, so IA wanted to share this overview from an accountant and financial advisor of the new CARES Act provisions for retirement savings accounts that might help some of our members.
The Insights Association has scored several policy victories in recent months – on Capitol Hill and in states across the U.S. Here are some of the highlights with content links for you and your team, all made possible by your membership.
They say nothing is certain in this life but death and taxes.
As part of the Budget Control Act, the recently-passed legislation that raised the federal debt limit, Congressional leaders had to appoint 12 members to a "super-committee" responsible for determi
H.B. 196, sponsored by Kentucky Rep.