• Business Digest

    December 1, 2017

    Scam Alerts from SB County - Access the 2017 Scam Alerts for updated information... Details

    Village Parking Credit Program - Council received a presentation from staff regarding the background of the Village Parking Credit Program and the possibility of eliminating the Program and alternative options. This Item was discussed between Council and staff, and following discussion, Council unanimously approved staff's recommendation to move toward eliminating the Parking Credit Program; directed staff to process a Specific Plan Amendment to the Village Specific Plan that eliminates parking requirements for properties located within 800 feet of a public parking lot (except hotels, lodges, and residential uses); and directed staff to pursue additional public parking lot opportunities in the Village.

    New Employment Laws in 2018 - The CA Chamber of Commerce has released the list of new employment laws scheduled to take effect in 2018 and beyond that will affect California employers’ daily operations and policies. Some new laws made significant changes while others made small changes to existing law. Laws include... Details

    Video - 3 important new employment laws for 2018 - https://youtu.be/WHcfVaGQHso

    County Wide Plan for Bear Valley -  The next opportunity for formal public input will occur later in 2018 when we release the draft Policy Plan and draft EIR. In the meantime, visit countywideplan.com/cp to view the draft Big Bear Valley draft Community Plan and take the survey at countywideplan.com/surveys.

    Microbusiness Fact Sheet - The SBA Office of Advocacy released a new "Small Business Facts," The Role of Microbusiness Employers in the Economy.  Microbusinesses, those with 1-9 employees, are the smallest of the small businesses.  But, they are the most common type and exhibit an oversized role in employment.  Fact Sheet here.

    Transgender Rights Poster Required for Businesses in 2018.  Details.

    Six B2B Sales Tools to Help You Finish the Year Strong... Details

    11 Tips to Avoid Email Phishing - From rewarding employees for savvy security smarts, to showing them how breaches are relevant to their every-day duties, we've got the phishing prevention tips you need... Details

    Law Requires Electronic Filing/Payment of Payroll Taxes - The California Chamber of Commerce is reminding all remaining employers that they will be required to electronically submit employment tax returns, wage reports, and payroll tax deposits to the Employment Development Department (EDD) beginning January 1, 2018... Details

    New DMV ID Card Necessary To Board U.S. Flights -  If you use a California driver’s license to board U.S. flights, the card in your wallet won’t work a few years from now. Instead, you’ll need a new one called a REAL ID... Details

    Morrell Staff in Big Bear - CA Senator Mike Morrell staff meet with constituents monthly at the Chamber on the 2nd Thursday from 11 am - 2 pm. Appointment recommended. (909) 919-7731.

  • ExpressAuto-Photo-2-21-17(1)-w1920.jpg