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January 2023 News

Registration Open for American Associations Day 2023

Registration is now open for American Associations Day, ASAE’s annual legislative fly-in, on March 27-28 in Washington, DC. Registration (worth 5 CAE credit hours) includes two days of policy education, advocacy and networking. American Associations Day is also a terrific opportunity to network with peers from around the country. During Read more

January 19, 2023|

IRS Moving Forward with Hiring Amid GOP Scrutiny

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is moving ahead with hiring and other operational plans to utilize the $80 billion in additional funding authorized in the Inflation Reduction Act signed into law last year. In a report this week from the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA), which provides oversight Read more

January 19, 2023|

Treasury Buying Time for Debt Ceiling Deal

The Treasury Department announced today it has initiated a series of technical moves known as “extraordinary measures” to avoid a potentially disastrous default on the nation’s debt. These moves are expected to hold the government over at least early June. Treasury’s announcement puts pressure on Congress to come to agreement Read more

January 19, 2023|

FTC Proposes New Rule Banning Non-Compete Agreements

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently proposed a new rule that would ban employers from imposing non-compete agreements on their workers. Approximately one in five American workers – roughly 30 million people – are bound by a non-compete clause that prevents the employee from working for a competing employer or Read more

January 19, 2023|

Webinar Focused on Building Relationships in the 118th Congress

A new Congress doesn’t just mean a reset of legislative proposals not passed in the prior session, but also the need to forge relationships with new lawmakers and leadership as a result of an election’s outcomes. Savvy advocates seek to develop rapport with these incoming lawmakers (and their returning colleagues) Read more

January 5, 2023|

DOL Targeting May for Updated Overtime Rule

After the timeline slipped from last fall, the Department of Labor (DOL) is now anticipating issuing a new rule on overtime pay exemptions in May 2023 that is likely to expand the pool of American workers eligible for overtime pay. The overtime rule sets a salary threshold used to determine Read more

January 5, 2023|

Travel Industry Celebrates Omnibus Win

Travel and tourism leaders secured a long-coveted win in the $1.7 trillion omnibus package signed into law just before the holidays last month. The year-long government spending package includes the Omnibus Travel and Tourism Act, establishing a new Assistant Secretary of Travel and Tourism at the U.S. Department of Commerce. Read more

January 5, 2023|

KY Taxing Business Events as of Jan. 1

As of Jan. 1, a wide range of services in Kentucky are now subject to a 6% sales and use tax, including several impacting in-person meetings and events in the state. The Kentucky legislature passed comprehensive tax reform legislation last spring that seeks to reduce the state’s reliance on income Read more

January 5, 2023|