Entries by Fred Gaffney

Employers Face New January 31st W-2 Filing Deadline

A new federal law, aimed at making it easier for the IRS to detect and prevent refund fraud, accelerates the W-2 filing deadline for employers to January 31.   The Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes (PATH) Act, enacted last December, includes the new requirement for employers. The January 31 filing deadline also applies to certain […]

Deck the Halls at the Holiday Open House

Be a part of the Partnership’s biggest event of the year and one of the area’s premiere holiday celebrations. The Holiday Open House will be held on Thursday, December 8th at The Pine Barn Inn. The evening will be filled with great networking opportunities and feature assorted foods and a full selection of beverages. The […]

Pension Reform Stalls in House

From PA Chamber of Business & Industry An opportunity for a substantive pension reform measure to reach Gov. Tom Wolf’s desk puttered out last Wednesday night, as House legislative leaders determined that there were not enough votes in that chamber to pass legislation that had earlier been reported from a conference committee. Prior to the […]

Candidates Provide Positions on Business Topics

Candidates for State Representative for the 107th and 109th districts have provided responses to business-related questions in advance of the November 8th General Election. The questions were developed by the Joint Governmental Affairs Committee of the Chamber and Columbia-Montour Visitors Bureau and sent to all of the registered candidates. Their responses are provided unedited except being aggregated and […]

State Legislature Wrapping Up Session

From PA Chamber of Business & Industry State House and Senate lawmakers are in Harrisburg this week as part of a busy two-week session period wherein they are expected to wrap up legislative action for the 2015-16 session. The PA Chamber remains focused on working with lawmakers toward getting a comprehensive public pension reform measure […]