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Awards Deadline August 15
Just a reminder: the final deadline to submit nominations for the fall PIA National awards is this Wednesday August 15.
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PIA: Independent Insurance Agents Score Major Victory In Treasury Department’s Proposed Regulations for Pass-Through Businesses
WASHINGTON – In a major win for small-business insurance agencies and brokerages, proposed regulations issued August 8 by the U.S. Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) specifically state that “insurance agents and brokers” are not excluded from taking the 20% pass-through tax deduction that was passed as part of the tax reform legislation signed into law late last year...
Deadline Extended for PIA Award Nominations
The deadline for making nominations for four PIA National awards has been extended to Wednesday August 15, 2018.
NFIP Extended Another Four Months
The U.S. Senate joined the House in passing a four-month extension of the NFIP, through November 30, 2018.
Latest Hurricane Forecast: 12 Named Storms
A forecast issued on Aug. 2 by Colorado State University says 12 named storms are likely to form this year, down from 17 last year
Hurricane Maria Probably Killed 1,139, Penn State Study Shows
Some 1,139 people are likely to have perished after Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico
FEMA Buys $500 Million Cat Bond for NFIP
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has used the capital markets for the first time to access reinsurance cover for the National Flood Insurance Program
Insurers Cut Rate Requests on ACA Plans
After years of significant rate increases, insurers across a number of states are seeking smaller rate increases for their Affordable Care Act (ACA) plans.