Building a Bright Future

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Get ready for a vibrant mountain destination! As part of our Provider Incentive Program, top 2018 distributors will earn a trip to the beautiful and charming city of Asheville, North Carolina, and stay at the grand Omni Grove Park Inn!

With its innovative culture and breathtaking mountain scenery, it’s no surprise that Asheville was named by National Geographic Travel as an “up and coming” city in its new book, World’s Best Cities: Celebrating 220 Great Destinations.

Build a bright future with us in 2018, and experience abundant rewards in Asheville:

  • Visit a welcoming, vibrant location offering adventure and tranquility.
  • Be treated VIP-style treatment at an exquisite 4-diamond property.
  • Get the inside scoop on latest TASC news, service offerings, and innovations.
  • Gain an edge on the competition via valuable industry “insider” meetings.
  • Savor some of the best regional fare—a mecca of high southern cuisine.
  • Absorb the area’s culture and attractions via exclusive excursions.
  • Establish lifelong friendships with peers in the industry.
  • Celebrate the mountain scenery in the breathtaking Blue Ridge Mountains.
  • Rejuvenate in luxury at the The Spa at Omni Grove Park Inn.

Click here to view the PIP Asheville brochure.

Be sure to work with your Regional Sales Director on how to earn the trip.

We look forward to a great year together and hope to see you in Asheville.

Balistreri – Graduate of the Leadership Greater Madison Program

Congratulations to Mario Balistreri, TASC’s most recent participant and graduate of the Leadership Great Madison program.  Leadership Greater Madison (LGM) provides advanced leadership training to help future community leaders become more aware of the issues affecting our area and the opportunities that exist to get involved. The program focuses on helping participants learn how to develop in-depth analysis of, identify resolution management approaches to, and communicate about, critical public issues while placing special emphasis on contemporary issues, challenges and opportunities, as well as “real world” options and experiences. Over a period of 10 months participants serve on an “Issue Team” and focus on specific issues facing the Dane County area. To see and learn more about what Mario’s team did, you can watch the video they prepared for their final project. Click Here to watch the video.

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Compliance – the Time is Now to Refocus

During the past several months, more employees have been concerned about the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and the potential of “appeal, repair or replace.” With the unknowable legislative change, employees must refocus on everyday challenges of other long-existing, unwavering Federal regulations.  A business that isn’t aware of its HR responsibilities is clearly headed for trouble. The regulators, the DOL, the HHS, and the IRS have increased the number of audits to ensure employers are compliant and not violating employees’ rights.  In addition to potential fines and penalties imposed by the regulators, employees are awarded hundreds of thousands of dollars through private litigation.

Learn More from our VP of Compliance,Carolyn McNairy, by reading the full article in SHRM HR Professionals magazine.

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How to make Americans more generous, not less.

CNN has picked up our OpEd co-authored by TASC CEO Dan Rashke! Fantastic news for the efforts of The Greater Give and TASC.

“Congress is considering changes to the tax code which would greatly reduce the proportion of taxpayers who benefit from incentives for charitable giving.”

Learn more by clicking the link to the full article: http://www.cnn.com/2017/10/31/opinions/use-tax-law-to-encourage-charitable-giving-opinion/index.html

Navigating the Requirements of the Affordable Care Act

Just when we thought we had all the requirements figured out, health care could change forcing new challenges and new decisions in the sea of compliance.  Employers and plan sponsors need to prepare for significant changes whether ACA is repealed, replaced, or repaired. It is highly likely that certain key ACA provisions will be rolled back.

SHRM HR Professionals Magazine’s full article draws out some of the changes that could occur when it comes to the Affordable Care Act. Click here to Learn more.

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TASC Cybersecurity and Privacy Best Practices Forum underscores the need for a plan to address cybersecurity and privacy threats.

Cybersecurity and privacy now go hand in hand, with breaches at an inevitable state within all organizations. “No one entity can be smart enough to fight it all off — we have to work together with other businesses across all industries,” said Cliff Mason, president of Madison-based Total Administrative Services Corporation (TASC).

That was the takeaway from a panel of world-renowned cyber and data security experts at a recent forum hosted by TASC in Washington, D.C. Speakers at this free conference included David Bray, former CIO for the FCC, Steven Chabinsky, former deputy assistant director of cyber for the FBI, and Shane Harris, a journalist who covers intelligence agencies for The Wall Street Journal. The event drew attention to the need for higher standards in cyber and data security from America’s leading services providers in every industry.

Visit our website for the full article on Cybersecurity and Privacy.