Entries by Fred Gaffney

Taxation of PTE’s: Working Around the $10,000 SALT Cap

From McKonly & Asbury Are your itemized deductions limited by the $10,000 SALT cap? New IRS guidance and state filings could provide a solution. One of the changes made by the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act limits the amount of state taxes deductible on an individual’s Schedule A to $10,000. Long story short – […]

Member News- July 7, 2021

Geisinger Medical Center, Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center recognized for use of technology  Geisinger Medical Center and Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center made Newsweek’s 2021 list of World’s Best Smart Hospitals for their commitment to innovation and advancement in health care.  Only 250 hospitals worldwide were recognized, and Geisinger Wyoming Valley and Geisinger Medical Center […]

SBA to Close Restaurant Revitalization Fund Program

U.S. Small Business Administration Administrator Isabel Guzman announced that the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) program will close on July 14. “The $28.6 billion Restaurant Revitalization Fund provided desperately needed relief to more than 100,000 restaurants and other food and beverage businesses across the nation with significant funding going to our hardest-hit, underserved businesses,” said SBA […]

Major Ransomware Attack Reinforces Need for Cybersecurity

From the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Over the July 4th holiday weekend nearly 1,500 businesses were the victims of a ransomware attack. Impacted organizations had their data encrypted with a demand for payment in order to decrypt the files. Christopher Roberti, Senior Vice President for Cyber, Intelligence, and Supply Chain Security Policy with the U.S. […]

Learn the Benefits of Being a Chamber Member at Upcoming Orientation

Anyone is welcome to attend the Columbia Montour Chamber’s Member Orientation, which will be held at LCBC Church, Thursday, July 29th from 8:30-9:30 a.m..  Whether you are a new or existing member, or interested in learning how the Chamber could support your organization, this orientation will help you discover the multitude of benefits and marketing […]