Tax & Accounting Blog

3 Darn Good Reasons to LOVE Email Marketing

3 Darn Good Reasons to LOVE Email Marketing

With the seemingly endless growth of social media, you may have become skeptical about the efficacy and longevity of email marketing. Yet, year after year, sources prove that email marketing continues to reign supreme, remaining a critical and highly profitable component of any successful business development strategy. Email marketing might not be a shiny or sexy as social media, … Read More

Washington Enacts Property Tax Exemption for Industrial and Manufacturing Projects

Washington Enacts Property Tax Exemption for Industrial and Manufacturing Projects

On June 10, 2015, Washington Governor Jay Inslee signed into law legislation, effective August 27, 2015 and applicable to taxes levied for collection in 2016 and thereafter, creating a property tax exemption for the value of new construction of industrial and manufacturing facilities in targeted urban areas. L. 2015, S5761, effective 08/27/2015. New Washington Industrial … Read More

St. Johns County Tax Collector Receives Florida Customer Excellence Award

St. Johns County Tax Collector Receives Florida Customer Excellence Award

In St. Johns County, Florida, ‘Exceeding Expectations’ is something the staff of Tax Collector Dennis W. Hollingsworth strives to do each day. In recognition of that motto, the office has recently received the Florida Customer Service Excellence Award, which recognizes “Florida organizations that have demonstrated role-model customer satisfaction.” Since 2009, St. Johns County Tax Collector’s … Read More

Building Community through Social Media

Building Community through Social Media

Aumentum, Blog June 17, 2015

Whenever I ask a local government official if they use social media channels to communicate with their constituents, I usually get a scrunched up face, “you have two heads”, “why would I need to do that”, type of reaction. A fair reaction I suppose. Certainly, many don’t really think about social media as a tool … Read More