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One of the most nerve-wracking experiences in a manufacturing executive's career is when an Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) inspector shows up at the door and says something like: "We received a complaint and we'd like to take a look around." Part of the reason for the anxiety is that OSHA investigators don't give any notice and can be very secretive.

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No matter how careful your company is, accidents and injuries can still happen. When they do, responding properly is an important factor in keeping your Workers' Compensation insurance costs under control. Here are six steps to take in the event an injury occurs:

AFTER AN ACCIDENT

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Many organizations spend a lot of time and money creating mission statements, to highlight their work and align employees around a common vision. But the fact is that many mission statements fail, becoming nothing more than a wall ornament or a bunch of words tucked into a seldom-read company handbook.

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Early in the history of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), violations typically involved receiving a warning letter from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). It was basically toothless and carried no penalties.

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Do you regret converting your traditional IRA into a Roth IRA? Fortunately, a taxpayer-friendly aspect of the Roth conversion rules is that you have until  October 15 (adjusted for weekends) of the year following the year of a  conversion to reverse it. In other words, the deadline for reversing any 2016  Roth conversions is October 16, 2017.

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The Work Opportunity tax credit (WOTC) is a federal income tax credit that's available to businesses that hire members of certain "targeted" groups. Here's how your business may be  able to benefit from this potentially lucrative tax break.

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