Food Producers Face Rising Food Safety Concerns - R&D Credits Can Help

Written by Angie Longacre. Updated Sep 22, 2019.

Approximately 97 percent of fish and shellfish consumed in the U.S. are sourced from other countries. Along with 50 percent of fresh fruit and 20 percent of vegetables, totaling 19 percent of all food eaten in this country.1

We’re obtaining more and more food outside our country. One reason is that consumers have broadened their palettes and crave sustenance that cannot be grown in the U.S.

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Power of Partnerships – WOTC Software Solutions Bolster Businesses

Written by Rachel Zarate Brouwer. Updated Sep 20, 2019.

Are you satisfied with the Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC) claims results that your Applicant Tracking System (ATS) or Human Resource Information System (HRIS) vendor captures for you? Should you be? Have you considered what a dedicated WOTC process software and services team could do for you and your business’ bottom line?

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Today’s Special: Food Trends with a Side of R&D Tax Credits

Written by Angie Longacre. Updated Sep 18, 2019.

Our world turns on an axis of trends: music trends, technology trends, movies trends, trends in clothing, housing, automobiles…and food. Rotating, shifting, never stopping.

And food trends have graced our collective plate pretty much since our choices broadened beyond what berries grew along our migration path or which wooly mammoth was within spear range. New discoveries in science, technology, cultures, and newly available food and resources, have all influenced our turning tastes.

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Don’t Underestimate HR’s Power to Save Your Company Money

Written by Angie Longacre. Updated Sep 16, 2019.

Who are the money-makers in your company? Sales? Yes. The staff who provide the services you offer? Yes. HR? Possibly.



Though HR doesn’t posses the power to directly bring in revenue like your sales team, they can perform feats with cost saving ideas that will garner savings and ultimately pad your bottom line.

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CBD-Infused Food? R&D Credits Can Help F&B Manufacturers Put It on Shelves

Written by Angie Longacre. Updated Sep 14, 2019.

Products infused with CBD derived from the hemp plant seem to be cropping up everywhere. And not just as stand-alone tinctures and salves, but in your coffee, cookies, cereal, tea, jellybeans…even your liquid Happy Hour libations. Farmers are growing it in their fields, and food and beverage manufacturers are fortifying their products with it.

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Vets Are Opening Small Businesses – Who’s Offering ‘Direct Support’?

Written by Angie Longacre. Updated Sep 11, 2019.

Where would we be without those willing to fight for our freedom and families? Drinking over-taxed tea and flying the U.K. flag? That would be the least dreadful of the possibilities. Since our fight for independence in 1776, the selflessness and conviction of our country’s brave men and women have secured privileges and protected rights of which many across the globe only dream. Our soldiers have given life, limb, and other sacrifices to afford their fellow citizens these liberties.

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Get Certain About the ‘Elimination of Uncertainty’ for R&D Credits

Written by Charlotte Ochs. Updated Sep 5, 2019.

What do a farm and a software company have in common?

Think about it.

“Nothing,” you say?

Think again.

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Edible Food Packaging – Cutting Down on Landfill Pileup

Written by Angie Longacre. Updated Sep 3, 2019.

Why didn’t you take out the garbage? It’s overflowing!”

“I thought you were going to take it out.”

“I took it out last time.”

“No, I did.”

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Automation Orders More Jobs for Fast-Food? Yep. And WOTC Can Help

Written by Angie Longacre. Updated Aug 30, 2019.

Automation will annihilate up to 800 million jobsby 2023 – so predicts a McKinsey Global Institute study.1

Since the dawn of The Machine, humans have feared The Takeover. We have fretted and postulated that we will meet our demise by the cold, mechanical hand of The Robot and the superior, but potentially malevolent artificial intelligence (AI) that powers it.

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WOTC: Giving Employees and Businesses a New Chance at Success

Written by Rachel Zarate Brouwer. Updated Aug 28, 2019.

Most of us probably knew – or were – that odd kid in school that no one wanted to befriend. Dark, sordid stories echoed through the hallways assuming truth about the outcast. The accepted – and expected - attitude was, “don’t talk to that person.” But then someone pushed aside the rumors and judgements and gave that person a chance; they got to know that student and learned about their life…and found an amazing treasure, a friend.

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