Republicans Usually Opposed to Obama See Promise in Tax Plan

Republicans Usually Opposed to Obama See Promise in Tax Plan

(Bloomberg) -- Republican lawmakers are doing something surprising with President Barack Obama’s proposal to tax U.S. companies’ overseas profits. They’re calling it constructive. Top members of the committees focused on taxes in Congress…
Apple's Health Tech Takes Early Lead Among Top Hospitals - Isler NW

Apple's Healthcare Technology Takes Early Lead Among Top Hospitals

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Apple Inc's healthcare technology is spreading quickly among major U.S. hospitals, showing early promise as a way for doctors to monitor patients remotely and lower costs. Fourteen of 23 top hospitals contacted by Reuters said they have rolled…
TIGTA Warns of Phone Scams Related to IRS

TIGTA Warns of Phone Scams Related to IRS

In press release TIGTA 2015-01 J. Russell George, Treasury Inspector General for Taxpayer Administration (TIGTA) warned of the threat of phone scams where the individual claims to represent the Internal Revenue Service in order to defraud individuals. Phone…
Misplaced SSA-1099 Forms Can Be Replaced Online

Misplaced SSA-1099 Forms Can Be Replaced Online

The U.S. Social Security Administration has announced that new online services include the ability to quickly and easily get a replacement form SSA-1099 within minutes. Carolyn W. Colvin, Acting Commissioner of Social Security, said on Monday…
6 Reasons Every Company Needs a Customer Service Roadmap

6 Reasons Every Company Needs a Customer Service Roadmap

In today’s hyperconnected world, your product is only as good as the service you back it with. It’s easy for small companies to think of customer service as just a checkbox item, but to be competitive and offer a seamless experience as you…
The 45 Most Glorious Desserts in Portland

The 45 Most Glorious Desserts in Portland

Your decadent guide to the city's sweetest, gooiest, giddiest, mind-bendingly hands-down bestest desserts. It's about time you indulge. Portland is in the throes of a dessert breakthrough, with cozy cafés reimagining classic cakes, innovative…
Republicans, Democrats Agree On Tax Issue

Republicans, Democrats Agree On Tax Issue; Winter Storm Warning Issued For Hell

Congress is determined to fix the broken tax Code, even if it has to do it one provision at a time. Which apparently, it just might have to do. On Thursday night, the House voted 240-39 to approve a bill (H.R. 644) that would make permanent…
Student Debt Decreases Wealth & Homeownership

Wealth, Homeownership Lag for Americans With Student Debt

Americans who take on debt to fund their university studies tend to have less wealth and lower homeownership rates over long periods than those who don’t rely on loans, research from the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston finds. U.S. student…
Agrarian Ales Expanding Shares - Isler NW

Agrarian Ales Offering Shares in Company to Expand

By Samurai Artist | January 30, 2015 Agrarian Ales out of Eugene, Oregon, is offering public shares in the farmhouse brewery under a new state law in order to expand. Perhaps Oregon’s most truly “farmhouse” brewery, Agrarian grows 100%…
Super Bowl Breaks Ratings - Isler NW

Super Bowl Breaks Record for U.S. TV Viewing

Preliminary Nielsen Figures Pegged at 114.4 Million By Joe Flint A record 114.4 million people watched the New England Patriots defeat the Seattle Seahawks in the Super Bowl on Sunday, the largest audience for a U.S. television program in…