This Week in Committees

The following are selected items on committee calendars for the coming week that might be of interest to members.  Schedules are subject to change.  If you would like more in­formation on any of these issues or others of interest to you, please do not hesitate to contact us at info@aivt.org.  You can also review full agendas […]

Exporter Summit February 24, March 3

The SBA is letting interested companies know that the 2021 National Small Business Exporter Summit is February 24 and March 3. This is an opportunity to exchange ideas and share best practices with the top small- and medium-sized exporters from across the United States, Canada and Mexico. Sessions will be from 10:00 am to 2:00 […]

Special ACCD and Department of Health Webinar for Vermont Manufacturers February 17

The Agency of Commerce and Community Development has reached out to AIV to dedicate the next installment of their business webinar series to manufacturers and their issues and concerns.  The Vermont Department of Health and ACCD have been holding a mostly weekly webinar series focused on health and commerce pandemic updates for the business community. […]

Updated Resources and Guidance from the IRS

Updated FAQs and new IRS form available for sick and family leave credits The IRS published updated FAQs (click here) about recent legislation that extended and amended tax relief to certain small- and mid-sized employers under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). The IRS also announced a new Form 7202, Credits for Sick Leave […]

Upcoming National Webinars

AIV’s national partners and allies at NAM are hosting the following webinars that might be of interest to Vermont employers: Reducing Legal Costs with an Integrated Resolution Program. February 18, 2:00 pm.  Click here. Leading Edge: Securing Your Smart Factory on February 25, 12:00 pm. Click here.

This Week in Committees

The following are selected items on committee calendars for the coming week that might be of interest to members.  Schedules are subject to change.  If you would like more in­formation on any of these issues or others of interest to you, please do not hesitate to contact us at info@aivt.org.  You can also review full agendas […]

VT PTAC Webinars for February

The Vermont Procurement Technical Assistance Center (VT PTAC) is hosting the following seminars in February: The Quick Pitch – A Powerful Business Tool. February 10, 10:00 to 11:30 am.  Click here. Contacting the Contracting Officer. February 17, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm.  Click here. Creating your Own Capability Statement. February 23, 11:00 am to 12:30 […]

ACTION ALERT | Proposals Address Key Vermont Manufacturing Tax Priorities

The House Ways and Means Committee is considering two key areas of tax reform of importance to manufacturers.  The first is a carryover of proposals from last year to change the way corporate taxable income is apportioned to Vermont, which would benefit manufacturing.  The second is a new proposal from the Administration to expand the […]

New COVID-19 Workplace Guidance from OSHA

Responding to the recent executive order on worker health and safety, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued stronger guidance on identifying coronavirus exposure risks and implementing a COVID-19 Prevention Program at work.  Click here.