Move For Hunger-Moving Companies Helping With Our Nations Hunger Problem

Move for Hunger

Move for hunger is an amazing non-for profit organization that has paired up with over 155 moving companies in 37 states at this time.  They are assisting with fighting the nation’s problem of hunger.  This organization is working hard to support the efforts of local food banks, who provide food to … [Read more...]

Dirty Fridges are a Health Risk

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Having a dirty fridge is more then just gross, it can actually be harmful to your health. Most people only thoroughly clean their fridges when they are moving, especially under it. The horrors under fridges are unlike any mess you've ever seen. Anyway scientists say that fridges should be … [Read more...]

SMALL EMPLOYER HEALTH INSURANCE TAX CREDIT

saving money for small moving companies

 Written By:  Thomas L. Broderick, C. P. A.,Treasurer of Pickens-Kane, Chicago, Illinois  The new health insurance reform package (Affordable Care Act was enacted on March 23, 2010) includes an immediate tax break for qualified small businesses: the Code Sec. 45R small employer health … [Read more...]

MOVING COMPANIES AND CONSUMERS BEWARE (CAR HOAX! PLEASE READ)

Beware of internet moving scams-there are many scams circulating on the internet.

  It has been brought to our attention, there are several emails that are in the circulation and an ad on  Craig’s List by someone using the identity of a legitimate moving company trying to sell a vehicle.  The actual company, Absolutemovingandstorage.com  has nothing to do with the emails, it's … [Read more...]

CYBER CRIME INCREASING AT AN ALARMING RATE! Movers and Business Owners BEWARE!

Who's on the other end of your computer?

This article caught my attention, because a family member went through the same situation last year with his company.  His bank account was drained by cyber criminals, causing the grueling process of getting federal investigators involved, and the loss of hundreds of thousands of dollars.  The way … [Read more...]

IRS AND INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS

IRS and Independent Contractors

                                                                                                        Nancy Joerg, Esq of Wessels, Sherman, Joerg, Liszka, Laverty, Seneczko, P.C in St. Charles, IL  has written an article on the topic of independent contractors and the IRS in 2010.  For movers … [Read more...]

EASIER NOW TO BECOME A MOVING COMPANY IN OREGON

Becoming a Licensed Mover in the state of Oregon.

   Written By:  Douglas Pierovich, Compliance Specialist, Oregon DOT  In the summer of 2009 the Oregon Legislature amended the laws making it easier for companies to obtain authority to provide intrastate household goods moving services.  Existing moving companies can no longer block … [Read more...]

ILLINOIS MOVERS ASSOCIATION RECOGNIZED BY THE SENIOR TRANSITION ALLIANCE

Help seniors

  The Illinois Movers’ and Warehouseman’s Association  (IMAWA) has been recognized by the Senior Transition Alliance™ for their efforts to support senior consumers as they move from their homes to community or care settings. IMAWA has long recognized the need for specialized services to support the … [Read more...]