Among the many controversial topics being batted around this election season, one of the few with any opportunity for bi-partisan support is a reform of the corporate tax code. While it is still an issue that generates strong opinions on either side of the aisle, most politicians and business executives realize that the current corporate tax structure is broken. Despite a corporate tax rate that tops out at 39 percent, the highest in the industrialized world, the U.S. actually has a fairly low “effective tax rate.” U.S.-based companies pay only about 10 percent tax because of numerous tax breaks and tax provisions, according to the Government Accountability Office.
Did you know the “Internet of Things” — is a thing? Well now you do. It even has its own acronym: IoT. Fancy, huh? Whether you knew about IoT or not, you’re welcome. Because we at NCET are about to bring you together with an expert to learn more about this amazing — um, thing. […]
My journey into social media began in August of 2008, when I joined Twitter, LinkedIn, and Facebook. I wrote the first of my 770 blog posts in March, 2009. Some of you have been at it even longer, but most of us have been active on social media for about eight years. It was a steep curve, but I learned most of the basic operating principles in my first two years of practicing these powerful communication tools. Now we have new platforms like Instagram, Snapchat, and Periscope. While it seems these tools we are using to communicate are changing rapidly, here are a few things that were true in 2008 that I think are still true today.
By Alex Soeth Does your business have a product made in Nevada? If so, the Nevada Small Business Development Center would like to help you spread its awareness. Made in Nevada, managed by the Nevada SBDC, is a nonprofit marketing and branding initiative that has proudly promoted Nevada-made products for more than 25 years. This […]
I am addicted to the latest technology gadgets and trends, especially those that are tied to my personal interests like photography, digital entertainment, automation and business. It seems like I never get tired of trying to figure out what the next innovation will bring and how it will impact our lives and business. In that light let’s take a look at a few technology trends and see how they are becoming intertwined between work, home and each other.
Advanced logistics is where big metal meets big data. You’ll get a behind-the-scenes look at the ways that technology is empowering traditional logistics operations during NCET’s Tech Wednesday event at ITS Logistics.
For many companies looking at implementing more “green” strategies, the prospect of going paperless often seems insurmountable. I recommend a measured approach. Here are some simple ideas on how to reduce the documents you have and implement a company wide retention policy.