Research and Development Tax Credit Expansion Act

On July 22, 2019, a bill (the Research and Development Tax Credit Expansion Act) was introduced that would be effective for taxable years beginning after December 31, 2019 to expand refundability and increase simplification of the research credit for certain small businesses. The Research and Experimentation (R&E) tax credit promotes

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How Manufacturers Use Benefits to Spark Improvement

Barnes Dennig, North Side Bank, and USI Insurance recently revealed the results of their 2019 Manufacturing Compensation & Benefits Benchmarking Study that surveyed regional manufacturing companies in Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana. Of the 97 companies that participated, 48 companies had over 100 employees (large companies) and 49 companies had under

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How is Artificial Intelligence Changing the Supply Chain?

In the last few years, artificial intelligence (AI) has played an important role in reshaping supply chain norms and standards. Soon, businesses will be required to implement machine learning technologies if they want to remain competitive. At the turn of the century, when machine learning first entered the business world,

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