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June 14, 2010

NAFED Group Created for LinkedIn

If you already have a profile on LinkedIn, now you can add NAFED to your list of groups. The group will be a great place for you to connect with fellow members, share ideas and concerns, and check up on the latest news from NAFED. Join our group!

If you don't have a profile on LinkedIn yet, it's worth checking out not only to connect with NAFED online, but for your own professional development. You can link up with colleagues past and present or pose questions to LinkedIn's community of 70 million and get expert answers, among other things. Learn more about LinkedIn here.

More Information on Health Care Reform for
Small Businesses

The government has released further guidance for small businesses on the health care reforms instituted March 23, 2010. In an open letter to small business owners, the Small Business Administration shares some useful links to important information on the Affordable Care Act, including a broad overview of the act and some clarifications on the tax credit for small businesses.

Behind the links you'll find information on who will be affected by employer responsibility requirements, how standard operating rules will reduce administrative hassles, the establishment of SHOP Exchanges, how the new federal tax credit will interact with pre-existing state tax credits, and how credit will be extended for add-on dental and vision plans.

If you are ready to dive in and determine whether you are eligible for the tax credit and calculate how large a credit you will receive, the IRS has also posted Notice 2010-44, Tax Credit for Employee Health Insurance Expenses of Small Employers.



Certification Preparation Seminar -- Portables
Atlanta, GA
June 23, 2010

Certification Preparation Seminar -- Pre-Engineered
Atlanta, GA
June 24, 2010



AHJ Training Presentation
Did you know NAFED has a customizable PowerPoint presentation to support your AHJ training program? It is designed to assist the AHJ in recognizing the proper selection, placement, classification, and maintenance of portable fire extinguishers. Video clips and talking points come included. Order yours today!