Outdated Perceptions Widen the Manufacturing Labor and Skills Gap

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At a glance: Main takeaway: The manufacturing industry is no stranger to dealing with labor shortages. While every industry continues to struggle with finding qualified talent in highly competitive markets, outdated perceptions of the manufacturing industry have widened the labor and skills gap. Impact on your business: Despite being put through the wringer the last…

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New CHIPS Tax Credit Provides Opportunities and Complexity for Companies and Investors in Superconductor Manufacturing

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At a glance The main takeaway: The recently passed CHIPS Act creates a new Advanced Manufacturing Tax Credit to provide incentives for US companies to invest in domestic semiconductor manufacturing. The Act allows a credit of up to 25% of qualified investment amounts in facilities or equipment used to manufacture semiconductors in the US. There are…

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The America COMPETES Act Could Supercharge Manufacturing

At a glance Main takeaway: The America COMPETES Act is set to transform the manufacturing industry and advance the United States (US) as an innovative global leader. Impact on your business: The comprehensive legislative will invest billions into US manufacturing from reinforcing supply chains so critical goods are produced domestically to boosting scientific research, cutting-edge…

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Vertical Integration: Is it Right for Your Supply Chain?

At a glance Main takeaway: Companies are determined to control the future of their supply chain and are turning to vertical integration in hopes to combat rising inflation and the uncertainty of resources. Impact on your business: Taking ownership of your supply chain has its advantages, however, vertical integration comes with a steep price tag…

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If You Received Carried Interests, Profits Interest or a Promote – You Are Subject to a 3-Year Holding Rule

At a glance The main takeaway: The new regulations under Section 1061 impose a three-year hold on carried interests (also referred to as profits interest and promote), from one year, to qualify for long-term gains treatment for tax years beginning after December 31, 2017. Impact on your business: The modifications to Section 1061 will greatly impact taxpayers…

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The Pulse on the Economy and Capital Markets: Jan 31 – Feb 4, 2022

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https://player.vimeo.com/video/674563774 At a glance: The markets continue to give us a lesson on what volatility looks like with Nasdaq up 3.4% on Monday and down 3.7% on Thursday In the bond market, the yield on the 10-year treasury rose to 1.9%, lowering the values of government and investment grade bonds. Meta Platforms (formerly Facebook) disappoints…

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